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Origin and popularity of the name PARKIN

Origin

Parkin : English (mainly Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Perkin Parkin a pet form of Peres ‘Peter’ (see Pierce) with the diminutive suffix -kin. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a characteristic phonetic development in Middle English.)

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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