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 is a somewhat popular first name for males (#878 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#47 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Parker for boys. Parker reached its highest rank of #73 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).