Last name: PARIS

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PARIS : This last name is indexed 1,781,779 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PARIS : 1: French and English (via Norman French): from the Old French personal name Paris a variant of Patrice Patris (from Latin Patricius from patricius ‘patrician nobleman’; see Patrick) which became associated with the name of the Trojan prince Paris in Homer's Iliad (see Parise 1). Compare Parris.2: English: habitational name from the city of Paris in France. The placename is taken from the name of a Celtic people the Parisii who settled on the banks of the River Seine in pre-Roman times.3: Catalan (París): from a shortened form of the personal name Aparici (see Aparicio).4: Hungarian (Páris): from the personal name Páris or Párizs (see Parise 1).5: German: nickname for someone who had been in Paris or had trade relations with the city.6: Italian: variant of Parise.

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