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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Paras

  • How many people with the first name Paras have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, 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 Arsap. 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Paras" mean? The list below shows the origins of Paras as well as things modernly associated with the name Paras such as celebrities named Paras.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Paras

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

  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 With the Name Paras

Paras Arora

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 Khadka

Paras Khadka is a leading person. Paras was born on October 24th, 1987 in Kathmandu.


Paras Mhambrey

Paras Mhambrey is a cricketer.


Paras Tomar

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


Paras Chandra Jain

Paras Chandra Jain is a leading individual. Paras was born in 1950.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Paras

Kobe Paras

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


Benjie Paras

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

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

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

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.

  • José Natividad González Parás
    (Governor of Nuevo León)

What does the name Paras mean?

Pis for pride, strong and alive!

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Ris for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Ais for authentic, be real

Sis for serious, not always joking.

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