Parker name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old French
Usage: English
Pronunciation: par-kerr
Meaning: Keeper of the Forest, Forest Ranger and Park Warden
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What does Parker mean?

Pleasing and Ceaseless Old French Parker is used predominantly in English, meaning of Parker is "Park Keeper, Forest Ranger or Park Warden" is a unisex name.

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How do I pronounce Parker?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Parker is par-kerr. Some people pronounce it as par-kur.

Variants of Parker


Nicknames for Parker

You can playfully shorten baby name Parker with these possible

Names that rhyme with Parker

How popular is the name Parker?

Parker was a very popular name in United States. Over 120946 babies have been named Parker since 1880. When at its peak in 2015, it ranked 72nd when 5702 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

However after 180 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 100 baby names 10 times A common name in England and Wales with over 2432 new-borns have been given the name since 2004.

Recently peaked at the charts, 417 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 136th position. Also, Parker was a common name in Queensland. Over 729 babies have been named Parker since 2012.

When at the peak of its usage in 2017,. However after 8 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

Parker is a familiar baby name in Victoria, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2019, 100 babies were given Parker and it reached its peak ranking, 77 on boy names chart. Over 238 people have been named Parker in Victoria. Parker is an uncommon baby name in still in use in Ireland.

There are over 137 babies that have been given the name Parker in Ireland. In France, first appeared in 2013 and is still in use.

Also, Parker is a familiar name in Canada, Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, China and Australia.

At least, 120000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Numerological aspects of Parker

You are outgoing and fun but there are times when you prefer solitude over party and books over people. The only way to find happiness is to stop searching for it and let it find you first. Unrestricted lifestyle is your mark. You respond to occurrences in an unusual, impulsive but also creative way. You think a lot and it makes you sick sometimes. You always think there's more out there. You want to accomplish more when it comes to you career.

Other names similar to Parker, for would be parents

  •  Megan - Famed Old Greek Megan is used majorly in English and Kannada, meaning of Megan is "Pearl or Strong or Capable" is given to both sexes. In 2017, famed name Megan reached 499th position among baby girl names in United States
  •  Carole - Commonly used in Norwegian and Danish illustrous, Carole is of Germanic and Old High German origin, meaning of Carole is "Vigorous, Husband or Man" is a gender insensitive name
  •  Oliver - Customary and Ever lasting unisex name Oliver means "Extending an Olive Branch Signifies an Offer of Peace, Elf Warrior or Olive Tree". Its origin is in French and Old High German is used particulary in Greenlandic, English and German
  •  Caleb - Famed and Perennial unisex name Caleb is used predominantly in Finnish, Arabic and English, Caleb means "Courageous, Messenger or Faithful Dog" has its origin in Hebrew
  •  Spencer - Commonly used in English durable and frequently used, Spencer aimed at both sexes, meaning of Spencer is "Administrators, Servants or Provisioner" is of Old French origin

Middle names for Parker

There are many familiar and sweet middle names that are commonly paired with Parker.

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Famous people named Parker

  • Parker Thomas Moon, American political scientist
  • Parker Pillsbury, American minister and advocate for abolition and women's rights
  • Parker Wickham, is famous for being a Loyalist politician
  • Parker Tyler, American author, poet, and film critic
  • Parker Vooris, Parker Baldwin Vooris, Jr
  • Parker Cleaveland, American geologist and mineralogist,
  • Parker Posey, American actress and musician
  • Parker Stevenson, Richard Stevenson Parker Jr
  • Parker Burrell, politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Parker Fennelly, American actor and playwright
  • Parker Goris, American actor
  • Parker Palmer, American author, educator, and activist
  • Parker Johnstone, former race car driver and motorsports announcer
  • Parker Bohn III, left-handed American professional bowler
  • Parker MacDonald, professional ice hockey left winger
  • Parker Pennington, American figure skater
  • Parker Gispert, lead singer of The Whigs
  • Parker Griffith, Rolf Parker Griffith Jr
  • Parker Corning, United States Representative from New York
  • Parker Trio, Southern Gospel music trio originating from Canada
  • Parker Hall, professional American football player for the Cleveland Rams and the San Francisco 49ers
  • Parker Moloney, Australian politician
  • Parker Price in On the Spot: Fashion Night Life as
  • Parker Douglass is a professional American football player playing the placekicker position for Sioux Falls Storm in the Indoor Football League.
  • Parker McKenna Posey, from 2016 sci-fi, thriller film 90 Minutes of the Fever, who played Crystal.
  • In 2004, Parker Britt characterized the role of Monty in drama, horror film At Night with No Curtains.
  • Parker Quinn, from 2009 comedy, horror flick Die-ner (Get It?), who characterized the Rob.
  • In 2011 comedy movie, Jesus, the Total Douchebag, Parker Weller played God.

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  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Births Deaths And Marriages Victoria,
  6. Department of Jutsice, Government of Western Australia,
  7. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
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