Mal: പരവൂർ paravūr

‘Paravar Village’    Town, Kerala

From Paravar and Mal: ūr, ‘town’, ‘village’.

Some suggest that the name comers from the seafaring Paravar tribe/community who have lived on the coast here (and in Tamil Nadu) since ancient times.

Paravur is a tourist destination close to Kollam featuring both beach and backwaters.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Kerala place names.


Paravur, Kollam

Paravur, Kollam       Trawell