Gender Feminine
Scripts Παρασκευή(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek παρασκευή (paraskeue) meaning "preparation" or "Friday" (being the day of preparation). This was the name of a 2nd-century saint who was martyred in Rome.

Related Names

Masculine FormParaskevas
Other Languages & CulturesParaskeva(Bulgarian) Paraskevi, Paraskevoula, Voula(Greek) Paraskeva(Macedonian) Praskovia, Praskoviya, Praskovya(Russian)

Name Days

Greece: July 26


Entry updated May 29, 2020