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


Similar surnames: Mark, Pack, Bark, Lark, Perk, Parr, Cart, Spark, Gard, Dark

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Park Family Origin

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Park Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Park. The most common Park occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Park's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Park family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Park Historical Records

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Park Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Park life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Park in 1943 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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