First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Paraska mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Paraska

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  • A submission from Ireland says the name Paraska means "Paraskevi (Greek: ?????????, Paraskeue, literally "Preparation", and also the name of the "day of preparation" for the Sabbath, i.e. Friday) is a female given name. Greek-language variations include Paraskevoula (????????????), Voula (?????), Vivi (????), Evi (???), Skevi (?????), etc. The male equivalent is Paraskevas (??????????). The archaic Russian female name Praskovya originates here, as does the Bulgarian and Ukrainian (also Paraska) feminine name Paraskeva. In Georgian, Paraskevi means Friday." and is of Slavic origin.
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Paraska is of Slavic origin and means "Pearl".
Other origins: Polish

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Alt. Meaning

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

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Popularity of Paraska as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Paraska

  • When was the first name Paraska first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Paraska is Sunday, July 2nd, 1876.
  • How unique is the name Paraska? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Paraska. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Paraska: Your name in reverse order is Aksarap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akpasar. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Paraska born Jun 1, 1987

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).