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Parker

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How popular is the baby name Parker in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 14 0 14
1881 12 0 12
1882 14 0 14
1883 8 0 8
1884 9 0 9
1885 6 0 6
1886 11 0 11
1887 14 0 14
1888 11 0 11
1889 13 0 13
1890 12 0 12
1891 15 0 15
1892 10 0 10
1893 13 0 13
1894 20 0 20
1895 15 0 15
1896 16 0 16
1897 10 0 10
1898 14 0 14
1899 9 0 9
1900 17 0 17
1901 9 0 9
1902 8 0 8
1903 16 0 16
1904 25 0 25
1905 14 0 14
1906 16 0 16
1907 8 0 8
1908 13 0 13
1909 17 0 17
1910 15 0 15
1911 15 0 15
1912 34 0 34
1913 52 0 52
1914 55 0 55
1915 72 0 72
1916 62 0 62
1917 67 0 67
1918 82 0 82
1919 92 0 92
1920 64 0 64
1921 66 0 66
1922 76 0 76
1923 72 0 72
1924 78 0 78
1925 76 0 76
1926 61 0 61
1927 76 0 76
1928 74 0 74
1929 85 0 85
1930 50 0 50
1931 56 0 56
1932 67 0 67
1933 59 0 59
1934 59 0 59
1935 53 0 53
1936 51 0 51
1937 46 0 46
1938 56 0 56
1939 62 0 62
1940 65 0 65
1941 54 0 54
1942 50 0 50
1943 63 0 63
1944 43 0 43
1945 52 0 52
1946 57 0 57
1947 75 0 75
1948 69 0 69
1949 51 0 51
1950 61 0 61
1951 62 0 62
1952 62 0 62
1953 56 0 56
1954 59 0 59
1955 51 0 51
1956 54 0 54
1957 67 0 67
1958 40 0 40
1959 56 0 56
1960 53 0 53
1961 55 0 55
1962 57 0 57
1963 55 0 55
1964 52 0 52
1965 61 0 61
1966 38 0 38
1967 38 0 38
1968 63 0 63
1969 54 0 54
1970 69 8 61
1971 66 0 66
1972 47 0 47
1973 33 0 33
1974 28 0 28
1975 43 0 43
1976 49 0 49
1977 71 5 66
1978 108 0 108
1979 134 0 134
1980 133 0 133
1981 147 9 138
1982 158 6 152
1983 216 8 208
1984 255 11 244
1985 323 13 310
1986 351 13 338
1987 347 15 332
1988 430 12 418
1989 543 15 528
1990 743 20 723
1991 919 36 883
1992 1,170 53 1,117
1993 1,210 54 1,156
1994 1,302 53 1,249
1995 1,441 73 1,368
1996 1,894 98 1,796
1997 2,429 132 2,297
1998 2,809 179 2,630
1999 3,258 247 3,011
2000 3,353 254 3,099
2001 3,503 316 3,187
2002 3,412 315 3,097
2003 3,494 310 3,184
2004 3,477 414 3,063
2005 3,787 384 3,403
2006 4,119 453 3,666
2007 4,576 505 4,071
2008 4,932 617 4,315
2009 5,223 599 4,624 #96 boy name
2010 5,380 652 4,728 #85 boy name
2011 6,152 872 5,280 #79 boy name
2012 6,377 1,024 5,353 #81 boy name
2013 6,860 1,201 5,659 #74 boy name
2014 7,091 1,394 5,697 #73 boy name
2015 6,822 1,439 5,383 #72 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Parker baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 103,179 babies born with the name Parker in the United States. That's more than enough Parkers to occupy the country of Tonga with an estimated population of 103,036 (as of November 30, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Parker" was in 2014 with a total of 5,697 babies. (That's a lot of baby Parkers)

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Parker" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 65 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 3,412 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Parker popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Parker" mean? The list below shows the origins of Parker as well as things modernly associated with the name Parker such as celebrities named Parker.

Origin and Meaning of Parker

The name "Parker" is of English origin, and it means "Park Keeper". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Parker Posey

Parker Posey is an actress and musician with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Parker was born in 1968 as Parker Christian Posey in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Parker

Parker Boats
Parker Dresses
Parker Hannifin
Parker Mckenna Posey
Parker Pens
Parker Tide
Parker Bows
Parker Colorado
Parker Meridien New York
Parker Stevenson
Parker Young

Alternative Meanings

P is for peer, you have few equals.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Rekrap". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raekrp". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Parker born Jul 12, 2006

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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