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What does Philis mean?

Philis Pronunciation of Philis [philis] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Philis means "greenery". Philis is a version of Phyllis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, greenery (tree).


Philis has 10 variants: Filis, Fillis, Fillys, Fyllis, Phillis, Philys, Phylis, Phyliss, Phylliss and Phyllys.

1 more different relation via Phyllis: Phyllie.

Creative forms:
(female) Philsa, ..

(male) Philke, Philpa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Philis Evangeline (P.E.), ..

How popular is Philis?

Philis is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Philis is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Phyllis, Phyliss, Phylis and Phillis are the popular variation forms of Philis (not ranked). Other forms, like Fillys, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Philis was widespread among parents in the 1930s (average #766), but now, the version Phyllis has gone out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Philis is pronounced similarly to Felis. Other recommended names are Adelis, Ailis, Alis, Allis, Carilis, Carlis, Charis, Chris, Collis, Dallis, Delis, Dellis, Dylis, Dyllis, Eilis, Elis, Ellis, Hollis, Khris, Marilis, Marlis, Pali, Pallas, Palles, Paris, Parris, Pauli, Paulie, Pelia, Perris, Persis, Phalisha, Phanie, Phelia, Phemia, Phemie, Phil, Phila, Philana, Philena, Philene, Philia, Philicia, Philina, Philipa, Philippa, Philippe, Phillida, Phillie, Phillina, Philline, Phillipa, Phillira (see Philyra), Philly, Philyra, Pilar, Poli, Polli, Pollie, Pris, Thais, Themis and Wallis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Philis.

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