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What does Phillis mean?

Phillis Pronunciation of Phillis as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Phillis is "greenery". Phillis is an alternate spelling of Phyllis (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH Phil-, greek, greenery (tree)


VARIANTS Phyllys, Phylliss, Phyliss, Phylis, Philys, Philis, Fyllis, Fillys, Fillis, Filis




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How popular is Phillis?

Phillis is a very popular first name for women (#1183 out of 4276, Top 28%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#22570 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Phillis reached its highest position of #918 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Phillis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Phillis outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Phillis are Phyllis, Phyliss and Phylis. Usage of these relations of Phillis was common among parents in the 1930s (ADOPTION OF 0.7%), but now, the version Phyllis has become somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ailis, Allis, Collis, Dallis, Dellis, Dyllis, Eilis, Ellis, Hollis, Pallas, Palles, Phelia, Phil, Phila, Philana, Philena, Philene, Philia, Philicia, Philina, Philipa, Phillane, Phillida, Phillie, Phillina, Philline, Phillipa, Phillira (see Philyra), Philly, Phillyda (see Phillida), Phillyra (see Philyra), Philyra, Phyllisha, Polli, Pollie and Wallis. These names tend to be less frequently used than Phillis.

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