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Parker - Meaning of Parker

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[ 2 syll. par-ker, pa-rk-er ] The baby girl name Parker is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being more popular. It is pronounced PAARK-er †. Parker has its origins in the Old French language and it is used largely in English. The meaning of Parker is 'park keeper'. It is derived from the word parc which is of the meaning 'park'. It represents the transferred use of the job title and the surname as a given name. See Parker for more information.

Forms of Parker include the names Park, Parke, Parkes, Parkman, and Parks.

See also the related category french.

Parker is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also regarded as trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.095% of baby girls were named Parker. It was #162 in rank then. Out of all girl names in its family, Parker was the most commonly used in 2018. Parker has primarily been a boy name in the last century. In 2017, 3 times more boys than girls were given the name Parker.

A baby name that sounds like Parker is the English Porchare.

† Pronunciation for Parker: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

A famous person named Parker is Actress, Parker Posey, born 8 November 1968, Baltimore, Maryland.


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