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|Posted by: Macfive 28-Oct-2006, 05:46 PM|
| Background: Probably a contraction of Ap Harry, the son of Harry. In the Welsh it also signifies ready, prepared, equal, like; Para, endurance, one capable of enduring. The name may be local, from Parys, a mountain in Wales, so called from parhous, inexhaustible (mines); or Pres, brass, copper, ore.
Variations: Parry, Parrey, Parrie
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