WHAT IT MEANS: Maker of books
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of books, Booker as a first name has been recent — often to honor African-American leader Booker T. Washington.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: None come to mind!
KNOW THIS: Booker ranked consistently in the U.S. Top 1000 names until 1967. Its highest placement was from 1903-1908, when rated within the top 200 names in the country.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Baby Booker shares his name with musician Booker T. Jones, of Booker T. and the M.G.’s.