What does Baker mean?

Definitions for Baker
ˈbeɪ kərbak·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Baker.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bakernoun

    someone who bakes commercially

  2. baker, bread makernoun

    someone who bakes bread or cake


  1. bakernoun

    A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.

  2. bakernoun

    A portable oven for baking.

  3. Bakernoun

    for a baker, or owner of a communal oven

  4. Etymology: bake + -er, cognate with Dutch: bakker

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bakernoun

    He whose trade is to bake.

    Etymology: from to bake.

    In life and health, every man must proceed upon trust, there being no knowing the intention of the cook or baker. South.


  1. Baker

    A baker is a tradesperson who bakes and sometimes sells breads and other products made of flour by using an oven or other concentrated heat source. The place where a baker works is called a bakery.


  1. baker

    A baker is a person who produces various types of baked goods, such as bread, pastries, cakes, cookies and pies, often for sale in a bakery. This involves mixing ingredients according to recipes, shaping and baking the dough, and often includes decorating the final product. Some bakers may also be responsible for cleaning and maintaining their baking equipment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bakerverb

    one whose business it is to bake bread, biscuit, etc

  2. Bakerverb

    a portable oven in which baking is done


  1. Baker

    A baker is someone who makes, bakes and sells breads, rolls, biscuits or cookies, and/or crackers using an oven or other concentrated heat source. Cakes and similar foods may also be produced, as the traditional boundaries between what is produced by a baker as opposed to a pastry chef have blurred in recent decades. The place where a baker works is called a bakery.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BAKER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Baker is ranked #44 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Baker surname appeared 419,586 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 142 would have the surname Baker.

    79.8% or 334,956 total occurrences were White.
    14.4% or 60,588 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 9,567 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 8,476 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 3,650 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 2,350 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Baker' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4405

Anagrams for Baker »

  1. brake

  2. break

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Baker in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Baker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Baker in a Sentence

  1. David Rutley:

    According to The GBGB, roughly a quarter of the dogs were given new homes and 60 percent were taken into a greyhound charity. Trudy Baker, coordinator of Greyt Exploitations, a nonprofit aimed to protect greyhounds, says even when the dogs were retired, they stayed in a dangerous environment. VOLUNTEERS WORK TO RESCUE MORE THAN 500 GREYHOUNDS SET FOR CHINESE MEAT MARKET The truth is hundreds of dogs listed as retired by The GBGB still remain in a commercial environment, confined to trainers kennels that have failed to comply with an agreed British Standard Institute specification, either used for breeding, forced to routinely donate blood or simply awaiting rehoming, Trudy Baker said.No amount of ineffective window dressing welfare commitments will address the suffering and deaths of thousands of dogs racing on dangerously configured tracks. Mark Bird, the managing director at The GBGB, says the industry needs increased and sustained funding to allow welfare programs to flourish for the greyhounds. For others, transparency is key to helping the greyhounds. Transparency is key to understanding how we can improve welfare standards... We want more greyhounds to find new homes and to enjoy a healthy retirement when they leave the sport.

  2. Former President George H.W. Bush:

    They had Jimmy Baker and Susan Baker there, praying over Jimmy Baker and expressing their love for Jimmy Baker, and our pastor, it was a beautiful moment. ... Jimmy Baker was in the loving embrace of family. It was a prayerful, incredible time.

  3. Katharine Hepburn:

    My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

  4. Katharine Hepburn:

    My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

  5. Kevin Lundberg:

    The state shouldn't come in and say to the individual businessman, 'You must violate your religious — and I'll say religious-slash-moral convictions. This baker (Silva), thought that was a violation of their moral convictions. The other baker, which we all know very well because of all the stories, clearly that was a violation of their religious convictions.

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