When Anne Elizabeth Parker was born on 14 October 1848, in Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles Lowell Parker, was 35 and her mother, Abigail Penniman, was 32.
English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.
Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.