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Gender: Male Meaning of Fisher: "fisherman" Origin of Fisher: Occupational name Fisher's Popularity in 2017: #765

The name Fisher is a boy's name meaning "fisherman". Fisher is ranked #765 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Fisher

Fisher Stevens (born Steven Fisher), American actor
Fisher Ames, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts
Holt Fisher Smith (b. 2015), son of actors Tiffani Thiessen and Brady Smith

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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