Parker - boys name

Parker name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Parker name meaning:

The name Parker is of English origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the occupational surname "park-keeper," which referred to someone who was responsible for maintaining or managing a park. The name is associated with qualities such as responsibility, leadership, and a love for nature.

Boys named Parker are often described as intelligent, independent, and ambitious. They have a natural ability to take charge and excel in leadership roles. They are hardworking and diligent, always striving for success in their endeavors. Parkers are known for being practical and organized, which enables them to accomplish their goals efficiently.

Furthermore, the name Parker is also tied to a sense of adventure and freedom. Those with this name tend to have a love for the outdoors and an appreciation for the beauty of nature. They have a strong connection to their roots and value the importance of preserving and caring for the environment. Overall, the name Parker embodies strength, responsibility, and a love for the natural world.

Origin: English

Keeper of the forest, forest ranger.


Surnames, Unisex names

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Overall UK ranking: 143 out of 4789

395 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (90)
  • Scotland (131)

Historical popularity of Parker

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