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Parris Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Parris is of English origin.

The meaning of Parris is "wager".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 3870  in baby name popularity for girls with 39 occurrences.  It ranked 5603 in popular baby names for boys with 16 occurrences. 

View the Parris Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Parris has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Parris to other names.


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Parris is a variant spelling of Paris.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Parris in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Parris.

Just for fun, see the name Parris in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Parris in Nautical Flags page.

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.