French place-name

Paris Origin and Meaning

The name Paris is a boy's name of French origin.

The first famous Paris was a mythological prince of incredible beauty. The most recent was media darling Paris Hilton, inspirer of a generation of baby-girl namesakes. But since Pierce Brosnan and other celebs have continued to use it for their sons, the name retains some masculine identity. For girls, it jumped from #464 to #412 in the past year alone.

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Paris Rank in US Top 1000

# 1495 on Nameberry

Paris Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Paris Popularity

Famous People Named Paris

  • Saint ParisBishop of Teano
  • Paris ThemmenAmerican actor
  • Paris Michael LenonAmerican football player
  • Paris K.C. BarclayAmerican film director
  • Paris EliaCypriot footballer
  • Paris JacksonCanadian rugby player
  • Paris Kasidokostas LatsisGreek shipping heir and one,time fiance of Paris Hilton
  • Paris Beckett Brosnan (b. 2001)son of actor Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith

Paris in Pop Culture

  • ParisGreek mythological prince whose judgement of the three goddesses and kidnapping of Helen sparked the Trojan War
  • Parischaracter in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"
  • Paris Mintonfrom TV series "Fallen Angels"
  • Paris Bennett aka Exoduscharacter in Marvel's X,Factor comics
  • Paris aka Nathan Taylorcharacter in Marvel Comics' Pantheon
  • "Paris"song by The Chainsmokers
  • ParisTexas, USA