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Paradise Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Old French paradis, denoting someone who lived by a park or pleasure garden, especially one attached to a monastery, nunnery, or cathedral. Americanized form of French Paradis or Italian Paradiso. Americanized form of a Greek family name such as Paradissis, Paradissiadis, or Paradissopoulos, from a personal name based on ancient Greek paradeisos ‘paradise’, ‘pleasure garden’, from Persian pairidaesa ‘royal park’. Americanized form of German Paradies, a German topographic name and house name and an ornamental Ashkenazic Jewish name, from Middle High German paradis(e), German Paradies ‘paradise’, ‘park’, ‘pleasure garden’ (see 1 and 3).

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


Similar surnames: Paradis, Paradiso, Paris, Abadie, Parrish, Caradine, Fraise, Parise

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Paradise Family Origin

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Paradise Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • General Laborer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Paradise occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Paradise's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, General Laborer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paradise. A less common occupation for the Paradise family was Labourer.

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Paradise Historical Records

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Paradise Life Expectancy

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Famous Paradise Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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