Parker Family History
Parker Name Meaning
English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier parchier) an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park ). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland. Americanized form of French Paquet 2 or Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press