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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.

Paris is also pronounced similarly to Parriss and Parwiz. Other suggested similar baby names are Baris, Faris, Jaris, Parish, Parke, Parks and Pears.

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Popularity of Paris

Paris is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1060 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2319 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Paris name in U.S.
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