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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 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).

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

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

Similar Names

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