Given Name PARASKEVE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Late Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Παρασκευη (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek παρασκευη (paraskeue) meaning "preparation" or "Friday" (being the day of preparation). This was the name of a 2nd-century saint who was martyred in Rome.
MASCULINE FORM: Paraskevas
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Paraskeva (Bulgarian), Paraskevi, Paraskevoula, Voula (Greek), Paraskeva (Macedonian), Praskoviya, Praskovya (Russian)