Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Paris, France
Main Origin Language: Greek
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In 2017 the name Paris...

• was given to 1,076 baby girls
• was the 302nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 24% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Georgia
• a unisex name which was given to girls 94% of the time
• was about as popular as Nyla and Lena
Babies Named Paris Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Paris...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2004
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1952
• is 5007% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 125% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Malayna, Chesney, Treasure, Ashton, Ivan, Kainoa
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Antoinette, Socorro, Michael, Phillip, Bradford
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Paris Per State
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Geographically the name Paris...

• 81% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Malaysia, Jaliyah, Jakayla, Princeton, Caiden, Braylen
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Violet, Penelope, Quinn, Isaac, Theodore, Oliver
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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Historically Male Names Now Given to Girls

More information on Paris by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Paris are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Paris will be the only kid named Paris in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Paris compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Paris rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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