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Parris (girl)

What does Parris mean?

Parris Pronunciation of Parris [par-ris] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Parris) is of Greek origin. Parris is a variant form of Paris (Greek): name from Greek mythology.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

3 related forms via Paris: Parisa, Parissa and Parrish.

Creative forms:
(female) Parrisi, Pearis, ..

(male) Parbus, Parre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Parris Skyla (P.S.), ..

How popular is Parris?

Parris is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2764 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Paris (#263 the previous year) is the only prominent variation form of Parris (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Parris was favored as a baby name in 2004 (#157) and is somewhat less conventional today (#263, 43.6%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Parris is alike in pronunciation to Perris. Other suggested similar names are Barri, Barrie, Caris, Carlis, Carri, Carrie, Carrin, Carrisa, Damris, Dorris, Farrin, Harrie, Karis, Karri, Karrie, Karrin, Karrisa, Maris, Marlis, Marrin, Marris, Parish, Perri, Perrie, Perrin, Persia, Persis, Pris, Vardis and Zarria. These names tend to be more frequently used than Parris.

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