• 521 Parsa


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Parsa

"Parsa" is a name of Persian origin, and it means "Pure- virtuous-righteous-chaste-faithful". It's a name commonly given to boys.


Hebrew פרסה (parsa)

  1. A Hebrew measure of itinerant distance: one parsa is about four kilometers, approximately the distance a man can walk in 72 minutes; a parasang.

parsa was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Italian, and Latin

Notable Persons With the Name Parsa

Parsa Pirouzfar is an important somebody. Parsa was born in 1972.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Parsa

Ali Parsa is an important human.


Farrokhroo Parsa was a Deputy Minister of Education of Iran and Ministry of Education (Iran). Her career lasted from 1968 to 1971. Farrokhroo was born on March 22nd, 1922 in Qom. She died on May 8th, 1980.


Nasrat Parsa was a soft rock, pop music, ghazal, and classical music musician. He plays Tabla and Pump organ. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 2005. Nasrat was given the name Nasrat Ali Parsa on February 22nd, 1968 in Kabul. He left this life on May 8th, 2005.


Asghar Parsa is a Spokesperson of National Front and National Front (Iran). Asghar was born in Khoy.


Mona Parsa is an attorney, author, speaker, and lawyer. Mona was born on April 2nd, 1982.


Niloofar Parsa is an actor. She has had major accomplishments since 2012. Niloofar was born Niloofar Parsa in 1990 in Tehran.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 7 0 7
1989 5 0 5
1990 6 0 6
1991 11 0 11
1992 5 0 5
1993 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
1995 5 0 5
1996 19 0 19
1997 10 0 10
1998 19 0 19
1999 18 0 18
2000 25 0 25
2001 14 0 14
2002 15 0 15
2003 37 0 37
2004 23 0 23
2005 35 0 35
2006 29 0 29
2007 19 0 19
2008 34 0 34
2009 30 0 30
2010 26 0 26
2011 30 0 30
2012 30 0 30
2013 10 0 10
2014 25 0 25
2015 23 0 23

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Popularity of Parsa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Parsa U.S.
  White 75.51% 64.26%
  African American 1.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 13.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Parsa

People with the last name Parsa are most frequently White or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Parsa

  • How Popular is the name Parsa? Parsa is the 15,359th most popular name of all time. As a last name Parsa was the 37,792nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Parsa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 521 babies born with the first name Parsa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Parsa 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 Parsa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Parsa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Parsa is Monday, August 26th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Parsa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Parsa was in 2003 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Parsa Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Parsa is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Parsa: Your name in reverse order is Asrap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Prsaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Parsa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 588 people with the last name Parsa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Parsa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Parsa as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Parsa mean?

Pis for pride, strong and alive!

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Ris for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Sis for serious, not always joking.

Ais for authentic, be real

Name poster for Parsa

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.