English occupational name

Barker Origin and Meaning

The name Barker is a boy's name of English origin meaning "tanner".

Barker may be appealing to parents looking for a name with many layers - not only does it share a meaning with the more common Shepherd and Tanner, it also brings to mind the bark of a tree, making this a surreptitious choice for nature enthusiasts.

Famous People Named Barker

  • Yannique De Lisle Barkermale American rapper
  • Landon Asher Barker(b. 2003) son of Blink,182 drummer Travis Barker

Barker in Pop Culture

  • Oma Barkercharacter in the webcomic "Riverside Extras" by Miri Chamberlain