What does parsonage mean?

Definitions for parsonage
ˈpɑr sə nɪdʒpar·son·age

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word parsonage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. parsonage, vicarage, rectorynoun

    an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector


  1. parsonagenoun

    A house provided by the church for a parson, vicar or rector.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Parsonagenoun

    The benefice of a parish.

    Etymology: from parson.

    I have given him the parsonage of the parish. Addison.


  1. parsonage

    A clergy house is the residence, or former residence, of one or more priests or ministers of religion. Residences of this type can have a variety of names, such as manse, parsonage, rectory or vicarage.


  1. parsonage

    A parsonage is a house provided by a religious institution or church for its clergy or minister to live in. It is typically located close to, or on the same grounds as, the church. Parsonages are also sometimes referred to as a "rectory" or "vicarage", depending on the denomination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parsonagenoun

    a certain portion of lands, tithes, and offerings, for the maintenance of the parson of a parish

  2. Parsonagenoun

    the glebe and house, or the house only, owned by a parish or ecclesiastical society, and appropriated to the maintenance or use of the incumbent or settled pastor

  3. Parsonagenoun

    money paid for the support of a parson

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Parsonage is ranked #151532 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Parsonage surname appeared 108 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Parsonage.

    91.6% or 99 total occurrences were White.
    5.5% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce parsonage?

How to say parsonage in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parsonage in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parsonage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for parsonage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for parsonage »


Find a translation for the parsonage definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"parsonage." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 26 Feb. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/parsonage>.

Discuss these parsonage definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for parsonage? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    • A. assortment
    • B. accident
    • C. confectionery
    • D. staff

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for parsonage: