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Memphis Meaning


What does Memphis mean?

The name Memphis is of Arabic origin.

The meaning of Memphis is "nice place to live".

Memphis is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mem-phis.

The Given Name Memphis

Memphis is quite an attractive name and a welcome find.

A name fit for a child full of charm and spirit, a little seeker.

Memphis remains a favorite due to its sophisticated and popular nature.

Memphis falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Memphis Depay.

Memphis Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 458 in baby name popularity for boys with 638 occurrences. It ranked 1,502 in baby name popularity for girls with 145 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 572 in baby name popularity for boys with 475 occurrences. It ranked 2,022 in baby name popularity for girls with 97 occurrences.

Want to see how Memphis sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Memphis Name Popularity Page.

Memphis Related Names

Famous Memphiss

  • Memphis Depay ~ Soccer Player

Memphis Numerology

What will your new littleMemphis be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Memphis are often fresh and babyish but most of all they are read more >>

Memphis Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Memphis.

Just for fun, see the name Memphis 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 Memphis in Nautical Flags page.