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Paradis Name Meaning

from a learned variant of Old French pareis ‘Paradise’, Greek paradeisos (see Paradise). As a toponym this was applied to verdant places, and it is quite common as a place name in Nord and Normandy; the surname, therefore, can be a topographic or habitational name. topographic name from Old French parvis ‘square in front of a church’.

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


Similar surnames: Paradise, Paradiso, Paris, Parodi, Paredes, Dardis, Parady, Prada

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Paradis Family Origin

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Paradis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paradis. The most common Paradis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Paradis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Paradis family was Butcher.

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