Paris Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Paris:
Borne in Greek legend by a son of Priam, the king of Troy, and Hecuba. Paris' kidnapping of Helen, the wife of Menelaus, set off the Trojan War.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Paris
Pare, Par, Pari, P, Paresian, 'Ris, Pp, Pa,Pare Pare
- Meanings and history of the name Paris
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 Michael Katherine Jackson
- Paris in song, story & screen
April in Paris, 1932 song.
April in Paris, 1952 movie.
Paris Geller from the TV series "Gilmore girls" (appeared in 127 episodes)