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What does Parriss mean?

Parriss Pronunciation of Parriss [par-riss] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Parriss is "ecclesiastical locality". Parriss is an alternate form of Parrish (Old French): place name.


Parriss has 1 variant: Parris.

1 more relation via Parrish: Parish.

Creative forms:
(male) Peariss, Perriss, ..

(female) Parci, Parse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Parriss Graysen (P.G.), ..

How popular is Parriss?

Parriss is an unusual given name for males. Parriss is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Parish, Parris and Parrish are the popular varying forms of Parriss (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Parriss was well-received in the year 1993 (median #1574). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Parriss is pronounced similarly to Paris and Parwiz. Other suggested similar names are Arliss, Boriss, Burgiss (see Burgess), Caddiss, Chriss, Corliss, Curtiss, Dariess (see Darius), Darrius, Daviss, Farris, Farrish, Ferriss, Harris, Harriss, Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Landiss (see Lander), Markess, Markiss, Morriss, Padric, Parkes, Parkin, Parkins, Parks, Parr, Parrey, Parrie, Parry, Parsons, Parviz, Patric, Patrice, Patrick, Patrik, Perkins, Perrie, Perrin, Purvis, Purviss and Tavariss (see Tavaris). These names tend to be more commonly used than Parriss.