Barker (surname)


Barker (surname)

Barker is a surname, and may refer to:

* Al Barker, (1839-1912), American baseball player
* Andrew Barker, (1971-), American percussionist and composer
* Arj Barker, (1974-), American comedian, actor
* Benjamin Barker, (dates unknown), Psycho killer, barber
* Bernard Barker, Watergate burglar
* Bob Barker, (1923-), game show host, television personality
* Bret Barker, trumpet player for The W's
* Christopher Barker, (1529-1599), Queen's Printer
* Cliff Barker (1921-1998), American basketball player
* Clive Barker (artist), (1940-), Pop Art sculptor
* Clive Barker, (1952-), British horror author
* Collet Barker (1784-1831), British explorer in South Australia
* Dominic Barker, (1966-), British children's author
* Edmund Henry Barker, (1788-1839), British classical scholar
* George Barker, several people named George Barker, including:
** George Barker (painter), (1882-1965), American painter
* Howard Barker, (1946-) 20th century British playwright
* Jane Barker, 18th century British poet and novelist
* James Barker (athlete) (born 1892), British Olympic athlete
* James F. Barker, former President of the Rochester Institute of Technology
* James L. Barker, 20th century linguist and historian
* Jeff Barker, (1976-), American television journalist. Covered six major hurricanes.
* John Barker (scholar), (c.1460-1482), a very early Old Etonian
* Sir John Barker, 1st Baronet, (1840–1914), founder of Barkers department store in Kensington, London, and Liberal MP
* John Barker (footballer), (1975-), Australian rules football player.
* Joseph Barker (mayor), mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1850 to 1851
* Ma Barker, (c.1871-1935), reputed American gang leader
* M. A. R. Barker (Muhammad Abd-al-Rahman Barker, born as Philip Barker), (1930-), retired professor, fantasy novels and roleplaying games writer
* Les Barker, (1947-), British comedian
* Lex Barker, (1919-1973), American actor, known for his Tarzan movies and German Cowboy films.
* Pat Barker, (1943-), British author
* Paul Barker (writer) editor of "New Society" 1968-1986
* Robert Barker (Printer), (ca. 1565-10 Jan 1745/6), King's Printer, publisher of the King James Bible 1611
* Roger Barker, American psychologist
* Ronnie Barker, (1929-2005), British comedian
* Thomas Jones Barker, (1815-82), English painter of Crimean War scenes
* Travis Barker, (1975-), American drummer for the bands "Blink 182", "Plus-44" & "Box Car Racer"
* William George Barker, (1894–1930), Canadian Victoria Cross winner
* Will Barker, (1867 – 1951), film producer, director, cinematographer
* Wharton Barker, (1846- ? ), American financier


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  • Barker — This interesting surname, with variant spelling Berker, has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be a metonymic occupational name for a tanner of leather deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century be(o)rc and Middle English bark(en) meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Barker Baronets — There have been five creations of baronetcies for people with the surname Barker. The first three were in the Baronetage of England; the last two in that of Great Britain and the United Kingdom, respectively.Baronets of Grimston Hall (1622)*Sir… …   Wikipedia

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  • Joseph Barker — may refer to:*Joseph Barker (Massachusetts) (1751 ndash;1815), American politician; Democrat Republican; served in U.S. Congress from 1805 to 1809 *Joseph Barker (mayor), American anti Catholic and nativist orator and activist; served as mayor of …   Wikipedia

  • Harley Granville-Barker — (November 25 1877 ndash; August 31 1946) was an English actor, director, producer, critic and playwright.Born in London, Harley Granville Barker (as he was then known) made his first appearance onstage there at the age of 14. His acting work led… …   Wikipedia

  • Audrey Sale-Barker — Medal record Competitor for  United Kingdom Women s Alpine skiing World Championships Silver …   Wikipedia

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  • Chambré Brabazon Ponsonby-Barker — (12 June 1762 – 13 December 1834) was an Irish Member of Parliament. He was born Chambré Brabazon Ponsonby, son of Chambré Brabazon Ponsonby by his wife Mary, daughter of Sir William Barker, 3rd Baronet. He adopted the surname of Barker on… …   Wikipedia

  • Bart King — Infobox cricketer biography playername = Bart King female = country = United States fullname = John Barton King nickname = living = dayofbirth = 19 monthofbirth = 10 yearofbirth = 1873 placeofbirth = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania countryofbirth =… …   Wikipedia