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Porter, Baker, and More! 60 Adorable Baby Names Inspired by Occupations

Many occupation names — not necessarily ones that are still in use today — are fairly common as last names (think Baker or Parker). However, we think that most of them are strong enough to slip into first-name territory. Read through for 60 baby names inspired by occupations — from the truly unique to the more common.

A

Archer, Abbott, Ayers

B

Bailey, Baker, Baxter, Bekker, Bishop, Booker

C

Carey, Carter, Chandler, Colby, Coleman, Cooper

D

Day, Deacon, Deanna, Dexter, Duke

F

Fallon, Ferris, Fisher, Foster

G

Gage

H

Harper, Hunter

K

Knight

L

Lander

M

Marshall, Mason, Mercer

P

Paige, Palmer, Parker, Piper, Poet, Porter

R

Ryder

S

Sailor, Sawyer, Scout, Shepherd, Skylar, Slater, Smith, Spencer, Sumner

T

Tabor, Taylor, Tanner, Thatcher, Travis, Tucker, Turner

W

Walker, Ward, Webster, Wilder, Wright

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