Popularity:828
Origin:Greek
Meaning:defender
Paris is a gender-neutral name given to appealing interpretations of a chic, cultural soul with a taste for fine art and finer cusine. In truth, Paris is Greek in origin and shrouded in legendary myth. Though renowned for his incredible handsomeness, Paris is best known for his love and stealing of the beautiful Spartan queen Helen. It was the act that triggered the great Trojan War, forever cementing his paramour as Helen of Troy—a legendary figure whose face sparked artistic iterations across the centuries. As for Paris, his name's roots in the ancient Luwian tongue have kept its true meaning a mystery. So often interwoven with his Greek name Alexander, Paris has adopted its meaning of "defender,"—but who knows what new legacy baby will inspire. How very Avante Garde.

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