What does Paris mean?
Paris [paris] as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' 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: Parris.Creative forms:
(male) Padis, Pais, ..
(female) Parce, Parsy, .. Middle name pairings:
Paris Nicolas (P.N.), ..
How popular is Paris?
Paris is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1060 out of 1220, Top 87%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#1970 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Paris reached its peak rank of #592 in the U.S. in 1991, and is presently at #1787. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Parish, Parris and Parrish are the popular varying forms of Paris (#1787 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Paris was at its most widespread 22 years ago (average #1338) and has become much less since, with the version Paris becoming less in vogue.
Paris▼ is pronounced similarly to Parwiz and Perez. Other suggested similar names are Aris, Arris, Baris, Boris, Chris▼, Cris, Davis▲, Faris, Farris, Harris, Idris, Jaris, Jarvis▼, Joris, Kris▼, Moris, Nuris, Padric, Pain, Pali, Par, Parke, Parkes, Parkin, Parkins, Parks, Parr, Parrie, Parry, Parviz, Patin, Patric, Patrik, Pats, Pears, Purvis, Tavis and Tris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Paris.