Phoenix - Meaning Of Phoenix, What Does Phoenix Mean?

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Phoenix Meaning


What does Phoenix mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Phoenix is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Phoenix is "rising bird".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "dark red".

Phoenix is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Phoe-nix.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 486  in baby name popularity for girls with 616 occurrences.  It ranked 382 in popular baby names for boys with 775 occurrences. 

View the Phoenix Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Phoenix has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Phoenix to other names.


Phoenix falls into the name categories bird, place.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Phoenix in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Phoenix Numerology page.

Phoenix Numerology
Phoenix in Hieroglyhics
Phoenix in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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