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Paris Surname Origin

(Locality). The metropolis of France, on the Seine, anciently called 'Lutetia Parisiorum,' Lutum, mud, from its situation in a marshy place. A place where the Pars or Peers met in Congress. Paro, to make civil or military arrangements; Paries, a wall, a walled town; Peri, an island.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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