Paris: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Paris

Paris

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Comments and insights on the name Paris: | Edit

Whenever I mention Paris as a boy's name, people automatically think of the Hilton girl and wrinkle their nose. I however, think it's a nice BOY name. It sounds intelligent and is not trendy like a lot of other names while still not being way out there.

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Nicknames for Paris: | Edit

Pari, Par

Meanings and history of the name Paris: | Edit

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.

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Paris Beckett Brosnan, son of actor Pierce Brosnan
Paris Latsis, Paris Hilton's ex

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