Name Memphis Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Memphis


Memphis is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Memphis thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Memphis?

Memphis is a name of Greek origin. The name refers to the 5000 year old city of Memphis (actually Men-nefer in Egyptian), the capital of ancient Egypt. The city was named after the person Memphis from Greek mythology, the daughter of the river-god Neilos or wife of Epaphus, a king of Egypt.

What does the name Memphis mean?

The unisex name Memphis means “enduring beauty” or “enduring and beautiful” (from Egyptian “mn-nfr”).

Pronunciation of Memphis

Popularity of the name Memphis

The name Memphis is ranked #9218 overall.

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