Phyllis - Meaning Of Phyllis, What Does Phyllis Mean?

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Phyllis Meaning


What does Phyllis mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Phyllis is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Phyllis is "foliage".  

Phyllis is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Phy-llis.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 6121  in baby name popularity for girls with 21 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


Variants of the name Phyllis include Philis, Phillis, Phyliss, Phyllidos.

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

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

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

Phyllis Numerology
Phyllis in Hieroglyhics
Phyllis 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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