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Parmar Name Meaning

Indian (Rajasthan and neighboring states): Hindu (Rajput) name meaning ‘one that strikes the enemy’, from Sanskrit para ‘alien’, ‘enemy’ + mara ‘strike’, ‘kill’. The Parmars ruled in Malwa, which is now part of Madhya Pradesh. They consider themselves one of the Agnikulas or ‘Fire Tribes’ (see Chauhan for the Agnikula legend).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Parmer, Barman, Varma, Amar, Sarkar, Farmer, Parsa, Paras, Parma

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Parmar Family Origin

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Parmar Family Occupations

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  • Bridge Builder

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Lt. U.S. Army

    33%

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In 1880, Bridge Builder and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Parmar. The most common Parmar occupation in the USA was Bridge Builder. 33% of Parmar's were Bridge Builders. A less common occupation for the Parmar family was Lt. U.S. Army.

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