• 260 Paras


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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Paras

"Paras" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Touchstone". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. plural of para

paras was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Dupaninan Agta, Estonian, Finnish, French, Ladino, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Paras

Paras Arora is an actor. His career lasted from 2005 to 2005. Paras was born Paras Arora on January 10th, 1994 in Bareilly, India.


Paras is royalty. He holds the title Crown Prince of Nepal. Paras was born as the child of Gyanendra of Nepal and Queen Komal of Nepal on December 30th, 1971 in Kathmandu.


Paras was born on October 24th, 1987 in Kathmandu.


Paras Mhambrey is a cricketer.


Paras Tomar is a television personality, radio show host, model, and celebrity. Paras was born on October 22nd, 1984 in New Delhi.


Paras was born in 1950.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Paras

Kobe Paras is a basketball player. Kobe was born on September 19th, 1997 in Quezon City.


Benjie Paras is a basketball player for the Shell Turbo Chargers and San Miguel Beermen in the Philippine Basketball Association. His career lasted from 1989 to 2003. Benjie was born on October 2nd, 1968 in Santa Mesa.


André Paras is a basketball, actor, singing, testimonial, model (people), dance, basketball player, singer, endorser, model, and dancer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. André was given the name André Alonzo Paras on November 1st, 1995 in Quezon City.


Paras is royalty. He holds the title Crown Prince of Nepal. Paras was born as the child of Gyanendra of Nepal and Queen Komal of Nepal on December 30th, 1971 in Kathmandu.


Joey Paras is an actor, director, singer, writer, producer, and host. His ongoing career started in 2006. Joey was born Joey Paras in Manila, Philippines.


Ricardo Paras was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Ricardo was born on February 17th, 1891 in Boac, Marinduque. He breathed his last breath on November 25th, 1984.


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Popularity of Paras as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Paras U.S.
  White 37.35% 64.26%
  African American 2.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 45.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Paras

People with the last name Paras are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Paras

  • How Popular is the name Paras? Paras is the 23,121st most popular name of all time. As a last name Paras was the 12,566th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Paras have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260 babies born with the first name Paras in the United States. That's more than enough people named Paras to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Paras? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Paras first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Paras is Saturday, February 25th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Paras born? The highest recorded use of the first name Paras was in 1990 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Paras: Your name in reverse order is Sarap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Psaar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Paras? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,463 people with the last name Paras.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Paras? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Paras as their last name since less than 1 person in 120k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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