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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Parke

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Alt. Meaning

P is for please, the way you always do.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Notable Persons Named Parke

Parke was born on July 16th, 1871 in Jamestown, New York. Parke is also known as Davis and Parke Hill. He died on June 5th, 1934.

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Parke Godwin was a science fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction writer. Parke was born on January 28th, 1929. He breathed his last breath on June 19th, 2013.

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Parke was born on November 21st, 1891. He breathed his last breath on May 12th, 1970.

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Parke was born in 1909. He breathed his last breath in 1961.

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Parke Wilson was a baseball. Parke was born on October 26th, 1867 in Keithsburg, Illinois. He died on December 20th, 1934.

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Parke was born in 1881. He passed away on February 28th, 1942.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Parke

Norman was born on December 22nd, 1986 in Bushmills.

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Ronan Parke is a pop music musician. His ongoing career started in 2011. Ronan was born Ronan Parke on August 8th, 1998 in Poringland.

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Trent was born in 1971.

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Simon Parke is a squash player. Simon was born on August 10th, 1972 in Oakham.

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Melissa Parke is a Minister for International Development and Minister for Foreign Affairs (Australia). Melissa was born on August 11th, 1966 in Donnybrook, Western Australia.

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Elizabeth was given the name Elizabeth Parke in 1897. She passed away in 1990.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 5 0 5
1912 8 0 8
1913 10 0 10
1915 17 0 17
1916 12 0 12
1917 9 0 9
1918 16 0 16
1919 12 0 12
1920 11 0 11
1921 9 0 9
1922 15 0 15
1923 11 0 11
1924 10 0 10
1925 9 0 9
1927 5 0 5
1928 7 0 7
1929 12 0 12
1930 5 0 5
1932 9 0 9
1933 5 0 5
1934 9 0 9
1936 9 0 9
1937 6 0 6
1938 8 0 8
1940 8 0 8
1942 6 0 6
1943 9 0 9
1944 10 0 10
1945 6 0 6
1946 11 0 11
1947 8 0 8
1948 10 0 10
1949 7 0 7
1950 7 0 7
1951 9 0 9
1953 9 0 9
1954 12 0 12
1955 16 0 16
1956 14 0 14
1957 6 0 6
1958 6 0 6
1959 11 0 11
1960 8 0 8
1961 12 0 12
1962 14 0 14
1963 5 0 5
1964 10 0 10
1965 10 0 10
1967 9 0 9
1968 6 0 6
1970 10 0 10
1972 7 0 7
1975 5 0 5
1977 7 0 7
1978 5 0 5
1979 7 0 7
1980 7 0 7
1982 6 0 6
1987 5 0 5
1989 5 0 5
1990 6 0 6
1992 5 0 5
1993 7 0 7
1994 6 0 6
1995 6 0 6
1996 7 0 7
1998 5 0 5
2000 7 0 7
2001 8 0 8
2007 5 0 5
2011 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5
2013 5 0 5
2014 10 0 10

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Popularity of Parke as a last name

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Common last names for Parke

  • Davis
  • Smith
  • Jones

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Parke U.S.
  White 88.17% 64.26%
  African American 5.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Parke

People with the last name Parke are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Parke

  • How Popular is the name Parke? Parke is the 14,270th most popular name of all time. As a last name Parke was the 7,031st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Parke have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 619 babies born with the first name Parke in the United States. That's more than enough people named Parke to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Parke? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Parke first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Parke is Friday, January 16th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Parke born? The highest recorded use of the first name Parke was in 1915 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Parke Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Parke is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Parke: Your name in reverse order is Ekrap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rkepa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Parke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,759 people with the last name Parke.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Parke? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Parke as their last name.

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