Park Family History

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Park Name Meaning

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. English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter. Compare Parkin. Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’. Korean: variant of Pak.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mark, Pack, Bark, Lark, Perk, Parr, Cart, Spark, Gard, Dark

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Park Family Origin

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Park Family Occupations

What did your Park ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Park. 37% of Park men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Park women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Park were Student and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Park Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 343,000 census records available for the last name Park. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Park census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 63,000 immigration records available for the last name Park. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 66,000 military records available for the last name Park. For the veterans among your Park ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Park Life Expectancy

What is the average Park lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Park life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Park in 1943 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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