Parkman Family History
Parkman Name Meaning
English:: occupational name from Middle English park ‘enclosure game preserve park’ (Old French parc) + man sometimes for one living at or near such a place but probably more often denoting someone employed to look after after deer and other game in a hunting park; compare Parker . occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Park (see Park ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press