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Parkes Name Meaning

variant of Park 1. patronymic from Park 2.

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


Similar surnames: Parks, Parke, Parker, Barkes, Sparkes, Markes, Perkes, Harmes, Hawkes

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Parkes Family Origin

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Parkes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Teamster

    6%
  • Apt Matron La

    3%
  • Barrister

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Parkes family was Barrister. The most common Parkes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Parkes's were Farmers. Farmer, Teamster and Apt Matron La were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parkes.

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Parkes Historical Records

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Parkes Life Expectancy

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