Gender: Male Meaning of Whistler: "one who whistles" Origin of Whistler: English occupational name

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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Ziggy2112 Says:


Reminds me of the ski resort.



"occupational" the only occupation that whistles, is a shepherd, so might as well call him shepherd

faithnamer Says:


Cute name, but I feel like people would always be asking him to whistle..