What does Phoenix mean?
Phoenix [phoenix] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Phoenix) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Phoenix is "dark red". The mythical bird known as the phoenix is a symbol of immortality. After living for centuries, it dies, then is resurrected from its own ashes. Also the name of a city in the southwestern American state of Arizona.
(female) Phinix, Phoenia, ..
(male) Phoeis, Phoenet, .. Middle name pairings:
Phoenix Santana (P.S.), ..
How popular is Phoenix?
Phoenix is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#10394 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Phoenix entered the list in 1994 and reached its top rank of #455 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Phanie, Phelia, Phemia, Phemie, Phoebe▲, Phoebey and Phoeboe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Phoenix.See names in meaning and etymology.