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Gender: M Meaning of Parker: "park-keeper" Origin of Parker: English occupational name Parker's Popularity in 2015: #72

One of the first generation of surname names, along with Porter and Morgan, Parker's still one of the most appealing and remains firmly in the Top 75. The association with Charlie Parker gives Parker itself a jazzy edge. Rosie O'Donnell has a son named Parker.

Famous People Named Parker

Parker Cleaveland, Geologist and mineralogist
Parker Fennelly, American actor
Parker Gispert, Lead singer of The Whigs
Parker Griffith, American politician
Parker Hall, American football player
Parker Jacobs, Artist, actor, and musician
Parker Johnstone, American racecar driver
Parker MacDonald, Canadian ice hockey player
Parker McKenzie, American linguist
Parker McLachlin, Professional golfer
Parker Hendrick Croft III, American actor
Parker Foster Aiken, son of pop star and politician Clay Aiken
Parker Jaren O'Donnell, son of actress Rosie O'Donnell
Parker Cannon, Lead singer of The Story So Far
Pippen Parker, American playwright and brother of Sarah Jessica Parker
Parker Schanbel, star of Gold Rush on Discovery Channel

Pop Culture References for the name Parker

Parker Booth, son of Seeley Booth on TV's 'Bones'
Parker Luciani, character in the game Resident Evil: Revelations
Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man
Parker 'Shy' Cage, character in Kristen Ahsley's Motorcycle Man and later on main romantic lead in Own the Wind.
Lucas Parker, character in the Shadow Falls series by C.C. Hunter
Parker Scavo, character in Desperate Housewives
Parker Langerak, character in "The Sims 3" computer game

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