Paris

Unisex

Meaning

French for handsome prince of troy

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/ˈpærɪs/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Paris is a niche choice, but as a keen traveller I really identify with it.

I see this as a great dog name on many levels. It's a chic nod to the City of Love, perfect for a pooch with a certain je ne sais quoi, or a dog owner into fashion, travel, or French culture.

It's also a name that screams sophistication, like a canine Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina" - Parisian edition.

Did you know Paris was originally a Greek hero in mythology? So, if your dog is a lover not a fighter, or has a penchant for stealing hearts (or sandwiches), Paris gives him or her a meaning that the average person won't even realize at first.

It's a little bit of haute couture for your hound. And who said dogs can't be fashion-forward? It's the 21st century, after all.

Traits associated with the name Paris:

Dogs named Paris tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and resilient. This name is also associated with beauty, companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Paris?

It suggests that you have an appreciation for the finer things in life and that you may have a romantic side.

Is Paris a good dog name?

Paris has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Paris isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Paris is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Paris was, in the past month, the 281st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Paris is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Paris was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Paris's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Paris is most adored in Massachusetts, West Virginia and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oklahoma, New Mexico and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Paris.

Most popular breeds named Paris:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Poodle
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Maltese

Paris is found in these categories:

french dog names
french

Capital city of France, known for art, fashion, food, and history.

beautiful dog names
beautiful

City of Love's moniker evokes elegance, romance, and sophistication for pooches.

cute dog names
cute

Chic French charm meets playful homage to Hilton's famous Chihuahua.

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