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What does Phillida mean?

Phillida Pronunciation of Phillida [phill-i-da] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Phillida is "greenery". Variant of Phyllis. First appeared in the 16th century; mostly literary use. Actress Phyllida Law.

Associated with: greek, greenery (tree), 16th century, literary, law (righteous).


Phillida has 3 variants: Fillida, Phillyda and Phyllida.

Related girl name: Cherida.

4 more relations via Phyllis: Philis, Phillis, Phyllie and Phylliss.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Phillida Indigo (P.I.), ..

How popular is Phillida?

Phillida is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Phillida is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Phillida (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Phyllis and Phillis. These forms of Phillida were popular as birth names in the 1930s (average #536), but now, the version Phyllis has fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Allida, Amillia, Billina, Callida, Fillira, Ghillian, Lillia, Lillika, Lillita, Nillda (see Nilda), Palladia, Paulita, Phelia, Phila, Philana, Philena, Philette, Philia, Philicia, Philina, Philipa, Philippa, Phillane, Phillie, Phillina, Philline, Phillipa, Phillipina, Phillira (see Philyra), Phillothea (see Philothea), Philly, Phillyra (see Philyra), Philomina, Philothea, Philyra, Phyllicia, Phyllisha, Shilla, Shirlinda, Sillia, Sillija (see Silja), Silliya (see Silja), Thilda and Willda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Phillida.

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