Last name: PARKHURST

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PARKHURST : This last name is indexed 38,325 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PARKHURST : English: habitational name from any of various places called Parkhurst such as Parkhurst in Buxted (Sussex) which is recorded as Perkehurst in 1439 and Parkhurst in Abinger (Surrey) which is recorded as Parkherst in 1464. The placenames derive from Middle English park ‘park enclosure’ (Old French parc) or parrok ‘enclosure paddock’ (Old English pearroc) + hirste ‘hillock copse’ (Old English hyrst).

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