What does decker mean?

Definitions for decker
ˈdɛk ərdeck·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dekker, Decker, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Deckernoun

    English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)

  2. deckernoun

    (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels

    "they rode in a double-decker bus"


  1. Deckernoun

    A vessel or vehicle which has a deck or decks; -- used esp. in composition; as, a single-decker; a three-decker; a double-decker bus.


  1. deckernoun

    (used in conjunction with a number) Something having numerous levels.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deckernoun

    A dresser; one that apparels or adorns; a coverer.

    Etymology: from deck.


  1. decker

    A decker generally refers to a piece of equipment or a structure with multiple levels or layers. The term originated from transportation industry, referring to buses or ships that have more than one passenger level, such as a double-decker bus. However, it can also be applied to other items like racks, ovens, or tools with multiple layers. The term is also used as a surname in various cultures. It's important to note that the specific meaning of "decker" can vary based on the context in which it is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deckernoun

    one who, or that which, decks or adorns; a coverer; as, a table decker

  2. Deckernoun

    a vessel which has a deck or decks; -- used esp. in composition; as, a single-decker; a three-decker


  1. Decker

    Decker is a town in Johnson Township, Knox County, Indiana, United States. The population was 249 at the 2010 census. It was founded 1869 by Isaac Decker. Decker is near the White River, and is well known for the watermelon and cantaloupe produced in the surrounding rural area. The school at Decker provided all grades until 1967, when the middle and high school grades were consolidated into South Knox High School. The school continued to provide grades K-5 until 1999, when those grades were also consolidated. The school mascot was the 'Aces,' which originally referred to wartime airplane pilots, and later on to the aces in playing cards.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Decker is ranked #597 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Decker surname appeared 56,576 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 19 would have the surname Decker.

    93.9% or 53,159 total occurrences were White.
    2.4% or 1,386 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 911 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 509 total occurrences were Black.
    0.5% or 328 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 289 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for decker »

  1. Dereck

  2. recked

  3. redeck

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decker in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of decker in a Sentence

  1. Joel Johnson:

    There’s no replacing Brianna Decker with one individual player. But we can replace her and what she does well with a lot of different people. And so that’s what we’re going to try to do.

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