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What does Parsifal mean?

Parsifal Pronunciation of Parsifal [par-si-fal] as a name for boys is an Old French name, and the meaning of the name Parsifal is "pierce the vale". Parsifal is an alternate spelling of Percival (Old French).


Parsifal has 2 variants: Parsafal and Parsefal.

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Middle name pairings:
Parsifal Beckham (P.B.), ..

How popular is Parsifal?

Parsifal is an uncommon given name for men. Parsifal is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Parsifal (not ranked) is Percival. Other variants, like Parsafal, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Parsifal was widespread among parents during the years 1880-1889 (#808). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Percival in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Danial, Darral, Faical, Faisal, Faizal, Faysal, Hannibal, Harpal, Marischal, Marschal, Marshal, Pagiel, Palila, Paltiel, Paris, Parish, Parkin, Parkins, Parkman, Parnel, Parnell, Parrie, Parris, Parrish, Parriss, Parrnell, Parson, Parsons, Parviz, Parwiz, Pascal, Pascale, Paschal, Pascual, Pascuale, Pasha, Pasqual, Pasquale, Perceval (see Percival), Percivall (see Percival), Poriel and Rafal. These names tend to be more commonly used than Parsifal.

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