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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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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Barber

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

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