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What does Phylliss mean?

Phylliss Pronunciation of Phylliss [phyl-liss] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Phylliss is "greenery". Phylliss is a variant form of Phyllis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, greenery (tree).


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

2 more different relations via Phyllis: Phyllida and Phyllie.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Phylliss Nalani (P.N.), ..

How popular is Phylliss?

Phylliss is an unusual first name for females. Phylliss is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Phylliss (outside Top 2000) are Phillis, Phylis, Phyliss and Phyllis. These relations of Phylliss were favored during the years 1930-1939 (average #766), but now, the version Phyllis has become less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alless, Alliss, Arliss, Bliss, Chellise, Colliss (see Collis), Corliss, Dyllis, Feliss, Holless (see Hollis), Holliss (see Hollis), Marliss, Pallas, Palles, Perlline, Phalisha, Phelia, Philia, Philina, Philipa, Phillane, Phillida, Phillie, Phillina, Philline, Phillipa, Phillira (see Philyra), Philly, Phillyda (see Phillida), Phillyra (see Philyra), Phylicia, Phyllicia, Phyllisha, Polli, Pollie, Polline (see Paulina), Themiss, Walless and Walliss (see Wallis). These names tend to be more frequently used than Phylliss.

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