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Parrish (boy)

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What does Parrish mean?

Parrish /par-rish/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Parrish) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Parrish is "ecclesiastical locality". Place name. A parish is the area under the care of one pastor or priest.

Associated with: priest (monk)

Variations

Parrish has 3 variants: Parish, Parris and Parriss.

Related boy name: Paris.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Perrish, Pierrish, ..

(female) Parchy, Parrishi, ..

How popular is Parrish?

Parrish is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#632 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Parrish for boys. Parrish was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #841 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Parrish name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Parrish outside U.S.

Paris (#1617 via latest list), Parish and Parris are the prominent variation forms of Parrish appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Parrish was widespread among parents 21 years ago (median #1338) and has become much diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Parrish, Paris, Parish, Parris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Parrish and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Faivish, Farris, Farrish, Gadish, Garrith, Hamish, Harish, Harris, Harriss, Marsh, Padric, Parkes, Parkin, Parkins, Parks, Parr, Parrey, Parrie, Parry, Parviz, Parwiz, Patric, Patrice, Patrick, Patrik, Perrie, Perrin, Purvis, Purviss and Tavish. These names tend to be more commonly used than Parrish.


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