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Parker meaning and name origin
Parker \p(a)-rker, par-ker\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Parker), is pronounced PAR-ker. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Parker is "park keeper". Occupational name used as surname, and popular in the 19th century as a given name. Actor Parker Stevenson; musician Charlie Parker; historian Francis Parkman.
Parker has 4 variant forms: Parke, Parkes, Parkman and Parks.
Baby names that sound like Parker are Barker and Berger.
Popularity of Parker
Parker is a somewhat popular first name for men (#878 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#47 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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