Paris

Paris - A very unique female name



  Mar 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Paris appeared on the charts for the first time in 1955 on position #1713. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Paris and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Paris? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Paris. The baby girl name Paris was given to 1,143 baby girls in 2012, ranking #277 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,236 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Paris peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2004 on position 157.



Famous with this name

Paris
Inés París
Paris Arrowsmith


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Paris is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Paris is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #59 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #993.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Paris is where you live.


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Paris origin and meaning

Paris is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Paris, pop culture references for the name Paris and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Paris

We've found the following names that sound similar to Paris, sorted by popularity.

Precious / Porsha / Porsche / Porscha / Prisha / Porcha / Parris / Porche / Parisa / Persia /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012277
2011344
2010328
2009407
2008461
2007384
2006263
2005205
2004157
2003272
2002455
2001507
2000469
1999467
1998447
1997501
1996551
1995506
1994484
1993434
1992467
1991493
1990531
1989583
1988659
1987601
1986627
1985793
19841013
19831162
19821141
19811352
19801803
19791712
19782162
19771971
19762049
19753080
19741742
19731965
19721652
19711673
19701568
19691685
19681947
19671663
19661947
19651485
19641288
19631454
19621349
19611233
19601382
19591938
19582360
19572345
19551713

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana59
Mississippi80
Georgia99
South Carolina100
Alabama105
Florida139
North Carolina179
Arkansas180
Tennessee183
Michigan212
New York237
Texas240
Virginia249
New Jersey259
Ohio274
Maryland303
Kentucky311
Nevada350
Pennsylvania373
Connecticut395
Missouri410
Illinois419
Oklahoma453
California489
Massachusetts490
Wisconsin610
Arizona627
Kansas650
Utah666
Minnesota667
Indiana767
Washington906
Colorado993

Even more about Paris


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Paris a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Paris?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Paris
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,236
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1955
2012 births +1,143

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