Meaning and Origin of Parr - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Parr

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : From the stable

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from Parr in Lancashire, which was named in Old English with pearr ‘enclosure’.
  • German : from Middle Low German parre ‘parish’, ‘district’, ‘minister’s house’; a metonymic occupational name for a parson or for someone who worked in a parsonage or manse. Compare Pfarr.