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Paris

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How popular is the baby name Paris in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 10 0 10
1882 11 0 11
1883 7 0 7
1884 8 0 8
1885 6 0 6
1886 10 0 10
1888 5 0 5
1889 7 0 7
1890 13 0 13
1892 11 0 11
1893 8 0 8
1894 12 0 12
1895 13 0 13
1896 7 0 7
1897 7 0 7
1898 7 0 7
1899 6 0 6
1900 9 0 9
1901 9 0 9
1903 11 0 11
1904 6 0 6
1906 10 0 10
1907 9 0 9
1908 12 0 12
1909 14 0 14
1910 6 0 6
1911 8 0 8
1912 22 0 22
1913 22 0 22
1914 27 0 27
1915 29 0 29
1916 31 0 31
1917 46 8 38
1918 52 7 45
1919 52 8 44
1920 49 5 44
1921 29 0 29
1922 40 0 40
1923 68 6 62
1924 45 9 36
1925 28 0 28
1926 38 9 29
1927 37 0 37
1928 29 0 29
1929 32 0 32
1930 30 6 24
1931 35 7 28
1932 26 0 26
1933 22 0 22
1934 29 0 29
1935 20 0 20
1936 23 0 23
1937 19 0 19
1938 31 0 31
1939 26 0 26
1940 18 0 18
1941 24 7 17
1942 35 5 30
1943 47 9 38
1944 44 10 34
1945 38 0 38
1946 38 9 29
1947 40 8 32
1948 51 10 41
1949 34 10 24
1950 38 12 26
1951 50 11 39
1952 34 6 28
1953 43 16 27
1954 48 20 28
1955 58 26 32
1956 111 35 76
1957 83 32 51
1958 68 22 46
1959 93 45 48
1960 119 56 63
1961 140 77 63
1962 136 77 59
1963 129 68 61
1964 137 67 70
1965 125 66 59
1966 97 39 58
1967 113 49 64
1968 106 44 62
1969 125 59 66
1970 183 63 120
1971 185 57 128
1972 144 44 100
1973 98 45 53
1974 126 51 75
1975 113 34 79
1976 123 48 75
1977 128 50 78
1978 112 51 61
1979 150 58 92
1980 175 66 109
1981 188 82 106
1982 235 109 126
1983 210 109 101
1984 262 137 125
1985 348 204 144
1986 438 295 143
1987 487 315 172
1988 471 293 178
1989 597 367 230
1990 673 439 234
1991 779 483 296
1992 804 529 275
1993 837 570 267
1994 729 510 219
1995 678 474 204
1996 635 433 202
1997 668 491 177
1998 768 565 203
1999 743 570 173
2000 783 585 198
2001 684 541 143
2002 745 617 128
2003 1,274 1,157 117
2004 2,246 2,150 96
2005 1,783 1,693 90
2006 1,348 1,261 87
2007 934 864 70
2008 760 684 76
2009 835 774 61
2010 1,061 983 78
2011 1,006 932 74
2012 1,269 1,182 87
2013 1,340 1,233 107
2014 1,319 1,223 96
2015 1,292 1,208 84

Want to know about the popularity of the Paris baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,167 babies born with the name Paris in the United States. That's more than enough Paris to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Paris" was in 2004 with a total of 2,150 babies. (That's a lot of baby Paris)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Paris" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 44 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 2,246 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Paris popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Paris" mean? The list below shows the origins of Paris as well as things modernly associated with the name Paris such as celebrities named Paris.

Origin and Meaning of Paris

The name "Paris" is of Greek origin, and it means "From Paris, France". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Par"is
A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic.

Note: ☞ It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.

Etymology: From Paris, the son of Priam

noun Par"is
The chief city of France.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
  2. A town in northeastern Texas
  3. (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War
  4. Sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton is a socialite, television personality, model, and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Paris was born in 1981 as Paris Whitney Hilton in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Paris Latsis

Paris Latsis is a heir. Paris was born in 1979 as Paris Kasidokostas Latsis in Athens, Greece.

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Paris Bennett

Paris Bennett is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Paris was born in 1988 as Paris Ana'is Bennett in Rockford, Illinois.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Paris

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Paris Is Burning
Paris Las Vegas
Paris Museum Pass
Paris Saint Germain
Paris Jackson
Paris Map
Paris Metro Map
Paris Weather

Alternative Meanings

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

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Past life for Paris born Jun 9, 1990

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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