"white field"

Whittaker Origin and Meaning

The name Whittaker is 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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Famous People Named Whittaker

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

Whittaker in Pop Culture

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