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Park Family History

Park Name Meaning
English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game.English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter. Compare Parkin.Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’.Korean: variant of Pak.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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487,789 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
62,091 Military Records
55,156 Immigration Records
321,381 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Park Families

  • Number of Park families
     224 - 446
     75 - 223
     1 - 74
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Park families
     789 - 1,575
     264 - 788
     1 - 263
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Park families
     770 - 1,537
     257 - 769
     1 - 256
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Park Family Origin

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Park Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Park

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Park Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Park Civil War Service Records

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