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Paris /par-is/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' 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 variants: Parisa, Parissa, Parris and Parrish.

Kreatif forms: Pairis, Panris, Pazris. [more]

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Paris is a very prominent first name for females (#2006 out of 4276, Top 47%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1970 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Paris for girls. Paris entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #157 in the U.S. in 2004, and is at #269 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paris outside U.S.

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Paris is alike in pronunciation to Perris. Other suggested similar baby names are Caris, Karis, Maris, Parish and Pris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Paris.