What does Walker mean?

Definitions for Walker
ˈwɔ kərwalk·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Walker, John Walkernoun

    New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)

  2. Walker, Alice Walker, Alice Malsenior Walkernoun

    United States writer (born in 1944)

  3. pedestrian, walker, footernoun

    a person who travels by foot

  4. walkernoun

    a shoe designed for comfortable walking

  5. walker, Zimmer, Zimmer framenoun

    a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk

  6. walker, baby-walker, go-cartnoun

    an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk


  1. Walkernoun

    A low frame having casters or wheels, designed to enclose a baby on its sides and provide support while the baby is learning to walk; it usually has a seat so that the baby can sit while not walking.

  2. Walkernoun

    A low rectangular frame of light metal about waist high, usually having two horizontal arms mounted on four legs with an open rear, designed to be carried or pushed in front of a person whose legs are impaired, to provide support while walking; it may have wheels on two of the four legs.


  1. walkernoun

    a person who walks or a thing which walks, especially a pedestrian or a participant in a walking race.

  2. walkernoun

    A walking frame.

  3. walkernoun

    A shoe designed for comfortable walking.

  4. walkernoun

    A person who walks (or waulks) cloth, that is, who fulls it.

  5. walkernoun

    A male escort who accompanies a woman to an event.

  6. Walkernoun

    A northern English occupational surname from the occupation of treating cloth by "walking" it.

  7. Etymology: walkere, from wealcere.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Walkernoun

    One that walks.

    Etymology: from walk.

    I ride and walk, and am reputed the best walker in this town. Jonathan Swift, to Gay.

    May no such vicious walkers croud the street. John Gay.


  1. walker

    A walker is a tool used to aid walking, especially for people who are elderly, disabled, or injured with mobility limitations. It is usually a lightweight metal frame, often with wheels, with hand grips at the top and two or four supports touching the ground. A person uses it by holding onto the top and moving the frame forward, helping to maintain balance and stability while moving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Walkernoun

    one who walks; a pedestrian

  2. Walkernoun

    that with which one walks; a foot

  3. Walkernoun

    a forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester

  4. Walkerverb

    a fuller of cloth

  5. Walkerverb

    any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect

  6. Etymology: [AS. wealcere. See Walk, v. t., 3.]


  1. Walker

    Walker is a city in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 941 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cass County. Walker is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area. Minnesota State Highways 34, 200, and 371 are three of the main arterial routes in the city.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Walker is ranked #31 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Walker surname appeared 523,129 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 177 would have the surname Walker.

    58.6% or 306,867 total occurrences were White.
    35% or 183,357 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 13,340 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 12,607 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 4,551 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 2,354 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Walker' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4293

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Walker in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Walker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Walker in a Sentence

  1. Steve Romines:

    Kenny Walker told police as soon as they interviewed Kenny Walker at the station that Kenny Walker had fired the shot and advised them Kenny Walker had told the police at the scene she had fired because Kenny Walker believed they might very well kill Kenny Walker.

  2. Johnny Wowk:

    Walk more than you sit to be fit - Johnny The Walker

  3. Johnny Wowk:

    My shoes are so tough, I give them a beating every day and they never complain. -Johnny The Walker

  4. Johnny Wowk:

    For you it's another day another dollar, for me it's another day another mile. -Johnny The Walker

  5. Ronna McDaniel:

    I ’m certainly proud of Herschel Walker and the race Herschel Walker ran, i spent a lot of time with Herschel Walker in Georgia, I was with Herschel Walker on Monday, and I know Herschel Walker worked very hard to serve the people of Georgia.

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