Meaning: Cleans and Thickens Cloth Origin: English
The meaning of the name Walker is “Cleaner and thickener of cloth”. An English surname and occupational name for someone who walks wool (to tread on it while wet) to clean and thicken it (or full it) – also known as a Fuller.
Made famous by Walker Texas Ranger, Brian Walker (referred to as Walker) from Brojects, President George Walker Bush and actor Paul Walker.
This gender-neutral name is steadily becoming more popular on girls, I personally love it. It reminds me of names Faulkner, Hunter and Sawyer.