Catherine Walker

29 July 1677–
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Walker was born on 29 July 1677, in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Walker, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Thomson, was 29.

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John Walker
Margaret Thomson
William Walker
Catherine Walker
John Walker
Margaret Walker
William Walker
Catherine Walker
Margery Walker

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Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Catharine Walker, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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