Meaning and name origin
Paris \p(a)-ris\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Paris), is pronounced PARE-iss. It is of Greek origin. Name from Greek mythology. Also place name: Paris has also been used in English as a surname for immigrants from the capital of France. The city was named after the Gallic tribe that founded it, the Parisii. Socialite Paris Hilton.
Paris is a very popular first name for females (#2006 out of 4276, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2319 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Paris for girls (2014 statistics).