Parker Name Meaning & Origin

Parker

Pronunciation: PAHR-ker (key)

Origin of the name Parker:

Transferred use of the surname which arose as an occupational name for one who worked in a park. The name is derived from the Middle English parker (a park-keeper, a gamekeeper).

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Park

Meanings and history of the name Parker

Keeper of the forest; Gamekeeper
Old-English Occupational Surname
Unisex

Famous real-life people named Parker

Parker Stevenson, American actor.
Parker O'Donnell, son of Rosie O'Donnell
Parker MacDonald, Canadian hockey player and coach.
Parker "Bullet" Hall, American professional football player.
Parker Ballinger, nephew of Coleen Ballinger

Parker in song, story & screen

Parker Lewis, title character from the sitcom, "Parker Lewis Can't Lose"

Parker Brothers, toy and board game manufacturer.

Peter Parker, Spider-Man

Omni Parker House Hotel, Boston historical landmark. Famous for their celebrity and political clientele.

Parker Paint, a paint distributor.

Parker, one of the twin teenage boys on desperate housewives (Parker and Porter).

The son of Seeley Booth in "Bones" is named Parker.

Parker is the name (maybe an alias) of the character in a series of novels written by Donald E Westlake under the pseudonym Richard Stark.

Parker Rooney is the youngest child of the Rooney family on Disney Channel's "Liv and Maddie"

Parker Tristin (a drag king alias)

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