Meaning and Origin
What does the name Weaver mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Weaver means "healer".
- A submission from Hawaii, U.S. says the name Weaver means "Weaving fabric" and is of English origin.
- One who weaves, or whose occupation is to weave." Weaversof linen."P. Plowman.
- [Zoöl] A weaver bird.
- [Zoöl] An aquatic beetle of the genus Gyrinus. See Whirling.
- Finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
- A craftsman who weaves cloth
From Middle English weevere, wevar, from Old English *wefere, *wifre, *wæfre (“weaver”, in compounds), equivalent to weave + -er. Compare Saterland Frisian Weeuwer (“weaver”), Dutch wever (“weaver”), German Low German Wever (“weaver”), German Weber (“weaver”), Swedish vävare (“weaver”), Icelandic vefari (“weaver”).
- One who weaves.
- A strand of material used in weaving.
- Any bird in the family Ploceidae.
- An aquatic beetle of the genus Gyrinus.