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


Phyllis is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Phyllis?

Phyllis is a name from 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 lover Demophon embraced her.

What does the name Phyllis mean?

Phyllis means “foliage” (from ancient Greek “phúllon/φῠ́λλον”).

Pronunciation of Phyllis

Variants of the name Phyllis


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Popularity of the name Phyllis

The name Phyllis is ranked #5728 overall.

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