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Parker - Meaning of Parker

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Meaning of the name ParkerParkParkeParkesParkmanParkarParks

[ 2 syll. par-ker, pa-rk-er ] The baby boy name Parker is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is PAARK-er †. Parker is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Old French origins. The name's meaning is park keeper. It is from the element 'parc' which means park. The first name is derived from the English surname, which is itself from an Old French job title for someone tending a park. It was first adopted by English speakers in the 19th century.

Parkar, Parke (English), Parkes, Parkman, and Parks are variants of Parker.

Park (English contraction) is another variant of Parker.

See also the related categories, title, keeper (protector), and french.

Parker is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1970s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2013, 0.281% of baby boys were given the name Parker. It ranked at #74 then. In 2016, its usage was 0.233% and its ranking #87, and it was the most popular out of all boy names in its group. Parker has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys. In 2015, the name Parker was given to 4 times as many baby boys than girls.

Baby names that sound like Parker include Parkar, Prokhor, Prysor, Parashar, Procoro, and Parashara.

† 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 Actor Parker Stevenson, born June 4, 1952, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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