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Paraskeve - Meaning of Paraskeve

What does Paraskeve mean?

[ syll. pa-ras-ke-ve, par-ask-eve ] The baby girl name Paraskeve is pronounced as PEHREYS-EHV- †. Paraskeve's language of origin is Old Greek and it is predominantly used in Greek. It is derived from the word paraskeue which is of the meaning 'preparation'. The name was borne by a 2nd-century saint martyred in Rome. Paraskeve is the feminine equivalent of the Greek Paraskevas.

Forms of the name include the Russian Paraskeva, the Greek Paraskevi, and the Russian Praskovya.

See also the related categories, martyred (death) and saint.

Paraskeve is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Paraskeve include the Russian Praskovya and the Greek Paraskevi.

† approx English pronunciation for Paraskeve: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"


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