Paris Name Meaning

French, English, and German: from the medieval personal name Paris, which is actually an Old French variant of Patrice (see Patrick), but which became associated with the name of the Trojan prince Paris in Homer’s Iliad. French, English, and German: habitational name from the French city of Paris or a nickname denoting someone who had Parisian connections, for example through trade. Catalan (París): from a reduced form of the personal name Aparici, which was given to children born on the Feast of the Epiphany, 6th January (see Aparicio). Hungarian (Páris): from the personal name Páris or Párizs.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Paris Family Origin

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Paris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paris. A less common occupation for the Paris family was Keeping House. The most common Paris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Paris's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Paris | Data not to scale

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Paris Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Paris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paris in 1942 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paris

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