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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 has 4 variant forms: Parisa, Parissa, Parris and Parrish.

Paris is also pronounced similarly to Perris. Other suggested similar baby names are Caris, Karis, Maris, Parish and Pris.


Paris is a very popular first name for females (#2006 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2319 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Paris name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Paris with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Paris name in U.S.

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