Examples from the Web for parentage
Pro-lifers believe that all human life should be treated with dignity and respect, no matter what the parentage may be.
Given his parentage, Ai is considered a "princeling," a member of the political elite.
Their sex lives and the parentage of their children are called into question.
Approximately 75 per cent of Chicago's population is of foreign birth or parentage.The Greatest Highway in the World|Anonymous
Over the parentage of this man genealogists have disputed for centuries.
Its parentage may be traced, if we will, to those mystery-mongers whom Plato mentions with disapproval.The Legacy of Greece|Various
The Slav wife in this country bears from two to two and a half times as fast as the wife of American parentage.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
The statistics of the parentage of illegitimate children have some bearing on this question.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for parentage
Word Origin and History for parentage
late 15c., "parental conduct," from Middle French parentage (12c.), from parent (see parent). Meaning "lineage" is from 1560s; figurative use from 1580s.