This occupational surname was given to a gamekeeper or park keeper. Namesakes include professional golfer Parker McLachlin and actress Parker Posey, whose first name was a tribute to 1950s model Suzy Parker given to her by her father. It is used much more for boys than girls and belongs to that trendy set of occupational names ending in –er, including Miller, Porter, Carter, Hunter, Carver and Ryder, which signified a messenger on horseback.
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