What does Parker mean?

Definitions for Parker
ˈpɑr kərpark·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Parker.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Parker, Charlie Parker, Yardbird Parker, Bird Parker, Charles Christopher Parkernoun

    United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)

  2. Parker, Dorothy Parker, Dorothy Rothschild Parkernoun

    United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)


  1. Parkernoun

    A Parker pen.

  2. Parkernoun

    for a gamekeeper.

  3. parkernoun

    a park-keeper

  4. parkernoun

    someone who parks a motor vehicle

  5. Parkernoun

    An occupational surname for a gamekeeper.

  6. Parkernoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  7. Parkernoun

    A female given name.

  8. Parkernoun

    A town, the county seat of La Paz County, Arizona, United States.

  9. Parkernoun

    A home rule municipality of Douglas County, Colorado, United States.

  10. Parkernoun

    A city in Bay County, Florida, United States.

  11. Parkernoun

    A small city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States.

  12. Parkernoun

    A small city in Linn County, Kansas, United States.

  13. Parkernoun

    An unincorporated community in Scott County, Missouri, United States.

  14. Parkernoun

    A small city in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States.

  15. Parkernoun

    A census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States.

  16. Parkernoun

    A city, the county seat of Turner County, South Dakota.

  17. Parkernoun

    A city in Collin County, Texas, United States.

  18. Parkernoun

    An unincorporated community in Yakima County, Washington, United States.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Parkernoun

    A park-keeper. Robert Ainsworth

    Etymology: from park.


  1. parker

    The term "Parker" has different definitions depending on the context but generally, it may refer to: 1. A surname of English origin. 2. Parker Pen Company, a manufacturer of pens in the US. 3. A professional who handles the responsibility of parking cars, also known as a valet or parking attendant. It could also refer to several places, primarily in the US. Please provide more context if you mean something different.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parkernoun

    the keeper of a park


  1. Parker

    The Town of Parker is a Home Rule Municipality in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. As a self-declared "Town" under the Home Rule Statutes, Parker is the second most populous town in the county; Castle Rock is the most populous. In recent years, Parker has become a commuter town at the southeasternmost corner of the Denver Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 45,297, over 145 times the population of 285 when Parker incorporated in 1981. Parker is now the 19th most populous municipality in the State of Colorado.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Parker is ranked #56 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Parker surname appeared 336,221 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 114 would have the surname Parker.

    69.1% or 232,564 total occurrences were White.
    24.7% or 83,349 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 7,901 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 7,599 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 2,959 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 1,816 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Parker in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Parker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Parker in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    I ’m a Democrat and this is the election for the nominee of my party, and I believe if Parker Gindele want to help pick who the Democratic Party nominee is, Parker Gindele should be a Democrat.

  2. Grange Lady Haig Rutan:

    As an author I found it fascinating interviewing luminaries of the jazz world for over 15 years, beginning with a phone call from Red Rodney on a Thanksgiving Day in 1989 and then a phone call from Stan Getz on Christmas Day; their comments set in motion the quest to write a book about my first husband, Al Haig, the chosen pianist of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie (who gave me the moniker 'Lady Haig' one blustery cold night outside of Birdland on a January night) - and later Stan Getz.”

  3. Nicola Fox:

    Anyone who knew Dr. Astrophysicist Eugene Parker, knew that he was a visionary, i was honored to stand with him at the launch of Parker Solar Probe and have loved getting to share with him all the exciting science results, seeing his face light up with every new image and data plot I showed him. I will sincerely miss his excitement and love for Parker Solar Probe. Even though Astrophysicist Eugene Parker is no longer with us, Astrophysicist Eugene Parker discoveries and legacy will live forever.

  4. Barbara Parker:

    After Newtown, after Aurora, after Gabby Giffords was shot -- Barbara Parker think, something is gon na get done. This time, the circumstances of this tragedy, they are different. there are people out there whose minds Barbara Parker will never change.

  5. Gabby Giffords:

    There are people out there whose minds Barbara Parker will never change, if you are a parent, if you are a mother, if you have children -- how can you look your child in the eye and say Barbara Parker are willing to allow you to be collateral damage in order to keep what some people perceive to be their constitutional rights ? If Barbara Parker as a society are willing to accept that, what kind of society are Barbara Parker ?

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