Parikh is a widely used last name amongst Indian Hindu people meaning "assayer" in Gujarati or "examiner" in Sanskrit and commonly belongs to the merchant class of Bania (Hindi) or Vanika (Sanskrit).. However, it can also be seen in the Jain and Swaminarayan religions, which were also founded in India. The Oswal and Porwal Banias have clans called Parekh. Parikh's generally belong to the Vaishya Hindu caste. People with this surname include:

  • Narhari Parikh, Indian freedom fighter and social reformer
  • Rohit Jivanlal Parikh, Indian-American mathematician and logician
  • Himanshu Parikh, Indian architect
  • Ravish Parikh, CEO of Pavonis Designs
  • Mayur Parikh, journalist
  • ketan parekh, infamous stock broker
  • Dr. Tushar Parikh, Indian neonatologist
  • Viraj Parikh, B.A. LL.B.

Other articles related to "parikh":

... of this town comes from huge contribution by Dr.Jethalal K Parikh,who worked really hard to give good education and employment to local community.There are schools and hospital named under his ... Parikh who gave the donation to build it in a time where the town was very poor ... Parikh Highschool is still where the kids of Sankheda attend ...
Sandeep Parikh - Career
... Parikh began improvising and writing sketches for the short-lived comedy troupe The Village Idiots at Brown University ... Parikh plays the role of "Zaboo" in The Guild, an Internet sitcom about a group of online role-playing game members whose guild meets in real life for the first time after Zaboo ... Parikh created, co-wrote, and directed The Legend of Neil about a real-world slacker who gets sucked into The Legend of Zelda and has to fight his way out with a wooden sword and no discernible skills ...
Devika Parikh
... Devika Parikh (Born 3 November 1966, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA) is an Afro-Indian American actress, whose name means "little goddess" in Sanskrit ... Parikh has worked in television, advertisements, film, voice work and theatre ... Parikh has had recurring roles on popular television shows such as NBC's Emmy-award winning drama The West Wing Fox's hit show 24 and Showtime drama series Resurrection Blvd. ...
Rohit Jivanlal Parikh
... Rohit Jivanlal Parikh (born November 20, 1936), is a mathematician, logician, and philosopher who has worked in many areas in traditional logic, including recursion theory and proof theory ... Rohit Parikh was married to Carol Parikh (née Geris) from 1968 to 1994 ... Parikh's theorem, stating that regular languages and context-free languages have the same sets of letter frequency vectors, is named after him ...