Meaning and Name Origin
Amaryllis \a-ma-ryllis, amar(yl)-lis\ as a girls' name is pronounced am-ah-RILL-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Amaryllis is "fresh, sparkling". Also the name of a flower. A poetic name for a simple shepherdess or country girl.
Amaryllis has 1 variant: Amarilis.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Marilla.
Amaryllis is a rare given name for women. Amaryllis is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Amaryllis for girls. Amaryllis has not made it into the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)