Parrish

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Parrish

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  1. United States painter (1870-1966)
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Parrish

PMD is a hip hop music musician. He plays Rapping and Disc jockey. He was most prominent from 1986 to 1986. PMD was given the name Parrish J. Smith on May 13th, 1968.

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Parrish was born in 1968.

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Parrish Casebier is a basketball player for the Lincoln Thunder. He was most active from 1993 to 2006. Parrish was born on July 18th, 1972 in Owensboro, Kentucky.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Parrish

Kehlani is a contemporary r&b and hip hop music musician. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Kehlani was given the name Kehlani Parrish on April 24th, 1995 in Oakland, California. Kehlani is also known as Kehlani.

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Janel Parrish is an actress, singer, songwriter, and dancer.She has been prominent since 1998. Janel was born on October 30th, 1988 in Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Hunter Parrish is an actor and singer.He has been prominent since 2003. Hunter was given the name Hunter Parrish Tharp on May 13th, 1987 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.

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Russell Parrish is a glam metal and hard rock musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard instrument, Percussion instrument, Kramer Pacer, Yamaha Pacifica, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1992. Russell was given the name Russ Parrish on November 24th, 1970 in Redwood City, California, United States. Russell is also known as Satchel, Rikki Ratchet, and (Formerly known as Rikki Ratchet).

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Alex Parrish is a federal bureau of investigation.

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Leslie Parrish is an actress, activist, writer, and producer. Leslie was born on March 18th, 1935.

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How popular is the baby name Parrish in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 8 0 8
1960 5 0 5
1961 86 8 78
1962 101 5 96
1963 67 5 62
1964 78 6 72
1965 90 12 78
1966 134 10 124
1967 111 11 100
1968 104 8 96
1969 93 9 84
1970 94 6 88
1971 108 12 96
1972 88 10 78
1973 67 0 67
1974 48 9 39
1975 55 11 44
1976 34 9 25
1977 26 0 26
1978 26 7 19
1979 22 0 22
1980 29 0 29
1981 24 0 24
1982 30 8 22
1983 35 5 30
1984 37 8 29
1985 37 5 32
1986 32 6 26
1987 24 0 24
1988 52 9 43
1989 58 8 50
1990 61 9 52
1991 82 15 67
1992 114 26 88
1993 84 8 76
1994 83 13 70
1995 65 9 56
1996 53 11 42
1997 48 9 39
1998 61 13 48
1999 37 8 29
2000 39 0 39
2001 44 10 34
2002 42 8 34
2003 47 13 34
2004 34 10 24
2005 36 8 28
2006 25 0 25
2007 33 11 22
2008 24 8 16
2009 21 6 15
2010 20 6 14
2011 33 12 21
2012 34 11 23
2013 20 6 14
2014 24 9 15
2015 19 0 19
2016 26 5 21
2017 25 12 13
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Parrish

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Popularity of Parrish as a first name

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Popularity of Parrish as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Parrish U.S.
  White 80.21% 64.26%
  African American 14.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Parrish

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

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Fun Facts about the name Parrish

  • How Popular is the name Parrish? Parrish is the 5,188th most popular name of all time. As a last name Parrish was the 694th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Parrish have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,037 babies born with the first name Parrish in the United States. That's more than enough people named Parrish to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Parrish? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Parrish first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Parrish is Friday, August 1st, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Parrish born? The highest recorded use of the first name Parrish was in 1966 with a total of 124 babies.
  • Random Parrish Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Parrish is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Parrish: Your name in reverse order is Hsirrap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hpsairr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Parrish? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 49,733 people with the last name Parrish.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Parrish? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 17 of them will have Parrish as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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