When John Laker was born on 10 September 1844, in Merstham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Laker Jr, was 36 and his mother, Jane Tate, was 38. He lived in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 3 October 1870, at the age of 26.
English (Sussex and Kent): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Old English lacu ‘stream’ (see Lake , Lakeman ) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.
North German: variant of Lake .