Parker (surname)

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This article is about the surname Parker. For other uses, see Parker (disambiguation).
Parker
Family name
Pronunciation \PAR-ker\
Meaning "keeper of the park"
Region of origin England
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Parker is a family name of English origin, derived from Old French with the meaning "keeper of the park". "Parker" was also a nickname given to gamekeepers in medieval England.[2] It is the 51st-most common surname in the United Kingdom.[3] Within the United States, it is ranked as the 47th-most common surname.[4]

Notable persons with the name include:

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