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An occupational surname for a child or a servant of a parson.

  • In the United States adopted by bearers of one or more similar sounding Jewish surnames, and of the Swedish surnames Pärsson and Persson.

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Kansas
  3. A city in Tennessee
  4. A town in West Virginia

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Usage notes[edit]

According to the 1990 census of the United States Parsons is the 439th most common surname with 64,662 people having the surname residing there, representing 0.026% of the population.