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Parnes Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for the president of a Jewish community Yiddish parnes (from Hebrew parnas).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Barnes, Parness, Farnes, Warnes, Fornes, Karner, Pane, Paras, Pires

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Where is the Parnes family from?

You can see how Parnes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parnes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parnes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Parnes families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Parnes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Parnes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parnes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Parnes. 100% of Parnes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Parnes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 587 military records available for the last name Parnes. For the veterans among your Parnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parnes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Parnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Parnes in 1957 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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