English occupational name
"one who whistles"

Whistler Origin and Meaning

The name Whistler is a boy's name of English origin meaning "one who whistles".
A new entry is the fashionable new occupational name category -- and a jolly job it must be -- with the added attraction of relating to the great early 20th century American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler, of "Whistler's Mother" fame.

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Famous People Named Whistler

  • James McNeill WhistlerAmerican painter
  • Whistler Allendrummer for Hippo Campus

Whistler in Pop Culture

  • Erwin "Whistler" Emorycharacter from the movie "Sneakers"
  • Whistlercharacter in TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
  • Abraham Whistlermentor to Blade in Marvel Comics
  • James Whistlercharacter on TV's "Prison Break"
  • "Whistler" Canadian TV series named for the ski resort
  • "The Whistler" mystery radio show and movie series
  • WhistlerBritish indie band
  • "The Whistler" 1977 song by Jethro Tull
  • "The Whistler" instrumental song by Fourplay
  • "Whistler's Mother" colloquial name for "Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1," portrait by James Whistler
  • WhistlerBritish Columbia, Canada, home of Mount Whistler and the 2010 Winter Olympics

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