Meaning and Origin of Park - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Park

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Cultivated land

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are : English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game.
  • A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are : from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter. Compare Parkin.
  • A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are : ornamental name from park ‘park’.
  • A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are : variant of Pak.