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What does Phylicia mean?

Phylicia Pronunciation of Phylicia [phyli-cia] as a girls' name is pronounced fa-LEE-shah. It is of American origin. Blend of Felicia and Phyllis, made familiar today by actress Phylicia Rashad.

Associated with: blend.


Phylicia has 1 variant: Philicia.

11 more related forms via Felicia, Phyllis: Falicia, Filicia, Phalicia, Phalisha, Phelicia, Phylis, Phyliss, Phyllicia, Phyllida, Phyllie and Phyllisha.

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Middle name pairings:
Phylicia Kailani (P.K.), ..

How popular is Phylicia?

Phylicia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3105 out of 4276, Top 73%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Phylicia was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #787 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Phyllis, Phyliss, Phylis and Felicia are the popular varying forms of Phylicia appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Falicia, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Phylicia was at its highest in the 1930s (median #950), but now, versions like Phyllis have gone out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adalicia, Adelicia, Alicia, Allicia, Analicia, Belicia, Carlicia, Celicia, Cilicia, Dalicia, Delicia, Elicia, Jalicia, Lyricia, Malicia, Melicia, Mellicia, Patricia, Pelagia, Pellagia, Phelia, Philia, Philina, Philipa, Philippa, Philis, Phillis, Phylliss, Phyllys, Salicia, Shericia and Talicia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Phylicia.

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