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

What does the name Parekh mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Parekh

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Alt. Meaning

P is for peer, you have few equals.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for respect, earned through your actions

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

K is for kindness, you always show.

H is for hug, give one today!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Parekh

Asha Parekh is an actress, producer, and dancer. Her career lasted from 1952 to 1999. Asha was born on October 2nd, 1942 in Mumbai.


Deepak Parekh is a non-executive chairman of the hdfc group, housing development finance corporation, and non-executive chairman of thehdfcgroup. He holds the title Padma Bhushan and Chartered Accountant. Deepak was born on October 18th, 1944 in India.


Her ongoing career started in 2002. Brinda was born Brinda Parekh on November 3rd, 1984 in Mumbai. Brinda is also known as Brinda Parikh.



Hasmukhbhai was born on March 10th, 1911. He left this life in 1994.


Andrij Parekh is a cinematographer. Andrij was born on September 20th, 1971 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Where is the name Parekh popular?

International Interest for Parekh

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Parekh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Parekh U.S.
  White 2.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Parekh

People with the last name Parekh are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Parekh

  • How Popular is the name Parekh? As a last name Parekh was the 9,770th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Parekh? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Parekh was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Parekh: Your name in reverse order is Hkerap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akhrep. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Parekh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,316 people with the last name Parekh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Parekh? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Parekh as their last name.

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