Meaning and name origin
Amaryllis \a-ma-ryllis, amar(yl)-lis\ as a girl's 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 form: Amarilis.
For more information, see also the related girl name Marilla.
Amaryllis is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Amaryllis for girls. Amaryllis has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).