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Gender: M Meaning of Fisher: "fisherman" Origin of Fisher: Occupational name Fisher's Popularity in 2015: #799

As a member of two trendy name categories, animal and occupational, this name broke into the Top 1000 in 2004 and would make a nice tribute to an angler Grandpa.

The best known bearer, Fisher Stevens, pulled a switcheroo on his birth name Steven Fisher. Fischer (another possible spelling) Black was a distinguished economist.

Fisher is a fairly common surname, whose bearers include the family of Eddie, Carrie, and Joely; actress Isla; food writer M.F.K. Fisher; and two legendary cartoonists: Bud Fisher, creator of "Mutt 'n' Jeff," and Ham Fisher, who invented Joe Palooka.

Famous People Named Fisher

Fisher Stevens (born Steven Fisher), American actor
Fisher Ames, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts
Bobby Fischer, American chess champion.
Derek Fisher, American basketball player
Irving Fisher, economist
John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, British admiral
Mel Fisher, American treasure hunter
Ronald Fisher, statistician and geneticist
Rashia Fisher, American rapper
Michael Fisher, English physicist
Noel Fisher, American Actor
St John Fisher, English Catholic saint

Pop Culture References for the name Fisher

Colin Fisher, character from "Bones"
Sam Fisher, character from "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" series
Fisher, Jackie's boyfriend on the American sitcom "Roseanne"
St. John Fisher College

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