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Parmar Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Parmar Families

  • Number of Parmar families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Parmar Family Occupations

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