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Parker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ (see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland. Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish names.

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


Similar surnames: Marker, Packer, Harker, Barker, Parler, Barber, Pasker, Parke, Hawker

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Parker Family Origin

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Parker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Parker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Parker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parker. A less common occupation for the Parker family was Farming.

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Parker Life Expectancy

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