Name Phyllis – origin and meaning

Phyllis is a female name.

Origin of Phyllis

Phyllis is a name of the Greek mythology. She was a Greek princess, who killed herself out of love. She was transformed into a leafless almond tree, which was foliated after her love embraced her.

Meaning of Phyllis

Phyllis means “foliage” (from Old Greek “phyllon”).

Pronunciation of Phyllis

Alternate spelling of Phyllis


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