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Gender: Male Meaning of Parish: "ecclesiastical locality" Origin of Parish: French

The name Parish is a boy's name of French origin meaning "ecclesiastical locality". Parish and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

More masculine than Paris for a boy, but in danger of being misunderstood as that name; has a slightly churchy feel.

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Famous People Named Parish

Perrish Cox, American NFL football player
Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American journalist and abolitionist

Pop Culture References for the name Parish

Stanton Parish, character from TV series "Alphas"

Parriss, Parry, Parrie, Parrysh, Parrisch


SoDallas3 Says:


Like this more as a girl's middle name, but I guess it could work as a boy's middle name as well.

mabespark Says:


Am I pronouncing this wrong, or does it sound like perish?