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.
Related boy name: Paris.Kreatif forms: Pairish, Parkrish, Pierrish. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Parrish for boys. Parrish was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #812 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Paris is the only other prominent variation form of Parrish appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Parrish was widespread among parents in 1991 (average #796) and has become less since. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Parrish and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Farrish. Like Parrish, this name is not commonly used.