"white field"

Whittaker Origin and Meaning

The name Whittaker is a boy's name of English origin meaning "white field".

If you discount the connection to the controversial Whittaker Chambers in the days of the Red Scare, Whittaker is a pleasant enough British surname with the preppyish nickname Whit.

Whittaker Popularity

Famous People Named Whittaker

  • Whittaker Chambers (born Jay Vivian Chambers)American writer, editor, and Communist figure
  • Forest WhitakerAmerican Actor

Whittaker in Pop Culture

  • John Avery Whittaker "Whit" character from "Adventures in Odyssey" audio series