Parish Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Parish Name Meaning: This is locational for 'from Paris' in France. Secondly from a rare medieval personal name 'Paris' an old French form of 'Patrick'. From Latin 'Patricius',meaning 'nobleman'.

The earliest recorded spelling is that of 'Lotyn De Paris'.

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Parish Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Parish family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 226
Female Servant 109
Labourer 66
Independent 59
Male Servant 45
Ag Labourer 40
Farmer 34
Shoe Maker 15
Plasterer 11
Laundress 11
Servant 9
Dress Maker 9
Mason 9
Weaver 9
Publican 8
Apprentice 8
Pauper 8
Blacksmith 8
Agricultural Lab 8
Lab 8
Gardener 7
Carrier 6
Carpenter 6
Draper 5
Basket Maker 5

Parish Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Parish 100% 33,609
2 Prish 83% 156

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The surname Parish is the most popular version of all its varients

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