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

Whittaker Origin and Meaning

The name Whittaker is a boy's name of English origin meaning "white field".

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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Comments

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-16T12:33:00

I'm not a fan of Whittaker

JessicaRK467 Says:

2015-04-12T02:11:47

How wonderful for you

Kibby Says:

2015-01-30T21:26:54

Really like this name as a way to get to the nickname Whit for a boy!

MissusAytch Says:

2014-09-03T23:42:32

I doubt whoever wrote the description for this name actually read Whittaker Chambers' book "Witness" or knows anything about the reality behind the so-called Red Scare. We are considering Whittaker as a middle name for a future son not despite the connection to Whittaker Chambers, but in honor of him - one of the bravest, wisest, and most misunderstood Americans of the 20th century.