Name: Parish

Origin and Meaning of the Name Parish

  • Meaning:
    From Paris
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (PA rish)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Parish)
  • Rating:
    Low
    High

Miscellaneous Info for Parish

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This English surname was used of someone from Paris, France. Associations with the modern English word 'parish' were made later. This surname can also be from the medieval given name Paris, but this name was very rare (it is believed to be an Old French form of Paris, although it would have been associated with the Trojan prince Paris of Greek mythology).

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