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Gender: Male Meaning of Parker: "park-keeper" Origin of Parker: English occupational name Parker's Popularity in 2018: #96

The name Parker is a boy's name of English origin meaning "park-keeper". Parker is ranked #96 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Popular English Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell Purgatory -- GIRLS".

From the experts:

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 100 for boys. About three times as many boys as girls get this occupational name. The association with Charlie Parker gives Parker itself a jazzy edge, and it also has a nature-related meaning. Rosie O'Donnell has a son named Parker.

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Pop Culture References for the name Parker

Parks, Parkman, Park, Parke, Parkes

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mamaof5 Says:


Thinking of this as a middle name for Leif

raevynstar Says:


This and Walker both have a pleasantly Southern sound.