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What does Parkman mean?

Parkman Pronunciation of Parkman [park-man] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the meaning of the name Parkman is "park keeper". Parkman is an alternate form of Parker (Old English): occupational name used as surname.

Associated with: old english, park (tree), keeper (defender).


3 alternative forms via Parker: Parke, Parkes and Parks.

Creative forms:
(male) Parman, Patman, ..

(female) Parkla, Parkta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Parkman Kalel (P.K.), ..

How popular is Parkman?

Parkman is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#12238 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Parker (#72 from recent data) and Parks are the prominent alternative forms of Parkman (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Parkman reached its apex in the year 2013 (median #1037) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1036, 5.6% less usage). Parker is more familiar than the rest. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Parker, Parks in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Parker outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aaran, Arman, Cadman, Carman, Carolan, Carsan, Daman, Daran, Dargan, Darian, Darran, Darrian, Darryan, Darshan, Dayman, Eaman, Eastman, Erman, Farran, Freman, Furman, Garan, Garlan, Garllan, Garman, Garran, Garrman (see Garman), Garvan, German, Gorman, Hackman, Hakan, Harkan, Harlan, Harman, Hartman, Herman, Jackman, Jaran, Jarman, Jarran, Jerman, Kalman, Karlan, Karman, Kaufman, Lachman, Larran, Marlan, Marsean, Naaman, Nachman, Naman, Norman, Orman, Pagan, Palmar, Parken, Parkin, Parkins, Parson, Parton, Perkin, Perkyn, Rayman, Salman, Taran, Tarran, Tasman, Tazman, Truman, Wakeman and Zalman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Parkman.

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