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      • The Parisii were the first inhabitants of the area, back when France was still called Gaule (third century BC) so they naturally named the city "Civitas Parisiorum", which means the city of the Parisii. Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC by a Celtic people called the Parisii, who gave the city its name.,the%20Parisii%2C%20who%20gave%20the%20city%20its%20name.
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  2. How Did Paris Get Its Name? - WorldAtlas

    The name ‘’Paris’’ originated from the earliest inhabitants of the Paris region (the Parisii tribe). The city is also known as the ‘’La Ville Lumiere’’ meaning ‘’the City-of-Light’’ because it is the first big city in the continent to have gas street lighting and it also played a major role in the era of Enlightenment.

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  3. Paris - Wikipedia

    The name 'Paris' is derived from its early inhabitants, the Gallic Parisii tribe. The meaning of the Gaulish name Parisii is debated. According to Xavier Delamarre, it may derive from the root pario- ('cauldron').

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  4. The City of Lights: How Paris Got Its Nickname

    How Paris really came to be called ‘The City of Light’ The real reason for the city’s name actually stems from the mid-17th century, when Louis XIV, otherwise known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was on the throne.

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  5. How did Paris, France get its name? - Quora

    Answered July 17, 2018 · Author has 209 answers and 1.1M answer views Parisii is the name of the Gallic tribe that inhabited Paris surroundings during Roman times, the village itself was called Lutetia but often referenced as Lutetia Parisiensis or some variations including both names.

  6. Where does the city of Paris get its name? - Quora

    Oct 06, 2017 · Originally Answered: How did Paris get its name? Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC by a Celtic people called the Parisii , who gave the city its name. By the 12th century, Paris was the largest city in the western world, a prosperous trading centre, and the home of the University of Paris .

  7. Where did Paris get its name? - Answers

    The name of the city was also altered to Lutèce.The city reclaimed its original identity (as being related to the Parisii) by calling itself "Paris" towards the end of the Roman occupation.

  8. know_thy_self11: Paris, how did it get its name?

    Aug 11, 2013 · Paris is a city named after the "Great Mother Isis", Isis has many names because she had the largest amount of followers in the history of the world, all over the world! Isis, African name is Auset. Auset is the mother of Heru the worlds first savior! Names of Isis {Auset} throughout history, Auset, Isis, Black Madonna and Mary- mother of Jesus!

  9. The Real Story Behind How France Got Its Name

    He effectively became the first king of a unified country that became known as the ‘land of the Franks’ thereby receiving its Latin name, Francia or France. The fields surrounding Paris, France © Nicolas Prieto / Unsplash. Add to Plan.

  10. Paris (mythology) - Wikipedia

    The name Paris is probably of Luwian origin, and comparable to Pari-zitis, attested as a Hittite scribe's name. The name Paris is etymologically unrelated to the name of the French city of Paris, which derives its name from a Gaulish tribe called the Parisii

  11. History of Paris - Wikipedia

    The population of Paris did not return to its 1936 level until 1946 and grew to 2,850,000 by 1954, including 135,000 immigrants, mostly from Algeria, Morocco, Italy and Spain. The exodus of middle-class Parisians to the suburbs continued.