Origin:Word and occupational name
Description:An occupation name that sounds odd to the modern ear but enjoyed some use a century ago. May make a comeback as a more genteel brother to the new union of boys (and girls) with worker names such as Mason, Carter, and Bailey.
Origin:English occupational name
Description:So many occupations have been adopted as names that nothing seems strange any more. Author is a truly unique choice, appearing on neither side of the extended popularity list. Author might prove to be an inspirational choice for a baby girl or baby boy born into a family of writers.