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Gender: Male Meaning of Barker: "tanner" Origin of Barker: English occupational name

The name Barker is a boy's name of English origin meaning "tanner". Barker and is often added to user-created lists like Medieval Occupations and Titles and discussed in our forums with posts like "New: Movie Title Family Name Game!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Barker

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

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