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Paris meaning and name origin
Paris \p(a)-ris\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Paris), is pronounced PARE-iss. It is of Greek origin. Greek mythology: Paris was the young and beautiful prince of Troy whose love affair with Helen caused the Trojan war. 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. See also Parrish.
Paris has 1 variant form: Parris.
Baby names that sound like Paris are Baris, Boris, Parriss, Parwiz and Pears.
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Popularity of Paris
Paris is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1060 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2319 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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