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What does Parks mean?

Parks Pronunciation of Parks [parks] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Parks means "park keeper". Parks is an alternate spelling of Parker (Old English): occupational name used as surname.

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


Parks has 1 variant: Parkes.

2 more alternative forms via Parker: Parke and Parkman.

Creative forms:
(male) Porks, Porrks, ..

(female) Parpa, Parri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Parks Kairo (P.K.), ..

How popular is Parks?

Parks is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#322 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Parks was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1926 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Parks name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other prominent variation form of Parks listed in the Top 2000 is Parker (#72 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Parks was at its apex in the year 2013 (usage of 0.3%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.3%, 6%). Parker is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Maks, Oaks, Par, Paris, Parish, Parken, Parkin, Parkins, Parr, Parris, Parry, Pats and Pears. These names tend to be more commonly used than Parks.

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