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Parker Surname History

Famous people with the surname Parker: Quanah Parker, Comanche chief; Isaac Charles Parker, "the hanging judge"; and Bonnie Elizabeth Parker of "Bonnie and Clyde" notoriety. The Parker family is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Parker has spread, it has evolved making it's etymology a challenge to piece together. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Parker family name, Parker etymology, and records of Parker ancestors. Parker family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Parker family members.

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Misha Foster Anybody have a relation to a Grace Parker and a James Michael Parker (born in Mississippi)? I am looking back into our ancestry and my dad (JM Parker) is the only one still alive and he can't remember where we all originated from.

Thank you!
Michele Parker
Jun 08, 2014 · Reply
Sarah McMullan What are the birth years of your Grace and James? I have a Grace born in 1918 and 1907. I have 5 James. My Parkers are in the Jackson County Mississippi area.
Jun 09, 2014 · Reply
Billie Munguia My maiden name is Parker.. My great grandfather was Aaron Monroe Parker.. great grandmother Omkie Gruben.. with 12 brothers and sisters.. Aaron Monroe born August 1883 and died 21 March 1964
Jul 08, 2014 · Reply
Billie Munguia he was married to Nettie Westbrook before Omkie but Nettie had passed
Jul 08, 2014 · Reply
Stacy Hill Any one have any info on The Chesley Parker III from Dry Branch GA or any Parkers from that area Gus,Doc, Joe,Mary , Martha , Lavena , Bessie , Alonzo , Chesley . They were born mid or late 1800 really light skin
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Parker Life Expectancy

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Life Expectancy

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Famous People named Parker

Famous members of the Parker family:

  • Quanah Parker (ca. 1845 or 1852 – February 23, 1911) was a Comanche chief.
  • Isaac Charles Parker (October 15, 1838 – November 17, 1896) was known as the "Hanging Judge"
  • Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) "Bonnie and Clyde"

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Most Common Parker First Names

According to our database of 206,624 people with the last name Parker that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • William 3.1%
  • James 3.0%
  • John 2.9%
  • Mary 1.9%
  • Robert 1.8%
  • George 1.6%
  • Charles 1.6%
  • Thomas 1.1%
  • Joseph 0.9%
  • Richard 0.8%
  • Henry 0.7%
  • Edward 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.6%
  • Margaret 0.6%
  • David 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • Arthur 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Parker 0.5%
  • Willie 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Donald 0.5%
  • Harry 0.5%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Harold 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Annie 0.3%
  • Michael 0.3%
  • Paul 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Ernest 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Fred 0.3%
  • Anna 0.3%
  • Betty 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Ralph 0.3%
  • Mildred 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Jessie 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%

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