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What does Filis mean?

Filis Pronunciation of Filis [fil-is] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Filis is "greenery". Spanish variant of Phyllis.

Associated with: greek, greenery (tree).


7 related forms via Phyllis: Fillis, Fillys, Fyllis, Philis, Phillis, Philys and Phylis.

Creative forms:
(female) Falis, Flois, ..

(male) Filcis, Filfe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Filis Joelle (F.J.), ..

How popular is Filis?

Filis is a rare first name for women and an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Filis (outside Top 2000) are Phyllis, Phylis and Phillis. Other forms, like Philis, are uncommon. These forms of Filis were favored as birth names in the 1930s (adoption of 0.67%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Phillis, Phylis, Phyllis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Filis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Filis is pronounced similarly to Felice, Felis, Felise, Feliss and Feliz. Other recommended names are Ailis, Alis, Allis, Delis, Dylis, Eilis, Elis, Ellis, Felisa, Fifi, Fila, Filia, Filipa, Filisha and Flip. These names tend to be more frequently used than Filis.

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