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Gender: Male Meaning of Whittaker: "white field" Origin of Whittaker: English

The name Whittaker is a boy's name of English origin meaning "white field". Whittaker and is often added to lists like Cool Names for Winter Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Make suggestions based on previous person's signature".

From the experts:

If you discount the connection to the controversial Whittaker Chambers in the days of the Red Scare, Whittaker is a pleasant enough British surname with the preppyish nickname Whit.

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Famous People Named Whittaker

Whittaker Chambers (born Jay Vivian Chambers), American writer, editor, and Communist figure
Forest Whitaker, American Actor

Pop Culture References for the name Whittaker

John Avery Whittaker "Whit," character from "Adventures in Odyssey" audio series