Are you looking for a timeless and appealing name for your bundle of joy? If yes, Parkes can be the perfect option. This name is often associated with nature and greenery. Parkes is an alternate variation of the Old English name Parker. This name is of Old English derivation and is most commonly used for babies of a specific gender. The meaning of Parkes is 'park keeper'.This name is predominantly used in Britain, Australia, and America. Parkes was ranked at 1,331 position in Australia in 2004. This name evokes companionship, sharpness, and openness. People with this name are believed to be diplomatic and know how to convince people to get their work done. They are also smart, witty, intelligent, and have strong communication skills. Parkes is a small town in the Central region of New South Wales, Australia. Some famous celebrities who use Parkes as their surname include Lauren Parkes, an American model, and the late Gerard Parkes, an Irish-Canadian actor.