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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Parham

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  • A user from Australia says the name Parham is of Persian origin and means "Destiny".
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Notable Persons Named Parham

Parham Zohrevand is an athlete for the Persepolis F.C. Academy.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Parham

Lennon Parham is an actress, comedienne, and writer. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Lennon was born on October 26th, 1976 in Lilburn, Georgia, U.S.


Charles Fox Parham was an evangelism and evangelist. Charles was born on June 4th, 1873 in Muscatine, Iowa, United States. He died on January 29th, 1929.


Philip Parham is a UK Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, UK High Commissioner to Tanzania, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to the United Arab Emirates, and List of High Commissioners of the United Kingdom to Tanzania. Philip was born on August 14th, 1960.


Levi Parham is a blues, folk music, country music, and americana (music) musician.


Hartzell was born on February 25th, 1900 in Winnipeg. Hartzell is also known as Parham and Tiny (stage name). He died on April 4th, 1943.


Robert was born on January 24th, 1966.


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Popularity of Parham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Parham U.S.
  White 46.40% 64.26%
  African American 47.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Parham

People with the last name Parham are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Parham

  • How Popular is the name Parham? Parham is the 74,815th most popular name of all time. As a last name Parham was the 2,302nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Parham have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Parham in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Parham? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Parham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Parham is Saturday, January 17th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Parham born? The highest recorded use of the first name Parham was in 1994 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Parham: Your name in reverse order is Mahrap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hprmaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Parham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,846 people with the last name Parham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Parham? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Parham as their last name.

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