Meaning and Origin of Parkin - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Parkin

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Rock, stone

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (mainly Yorkshire) : from the Middle English personal name Perkin, Parkin, a pet form of Peter with the diminutive suffix -kin. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a characteristic phonetic development in Old French and Middle English.)