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Phoenix (girl)

What does Phoenix mean?

Phoenix Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, dark (black), red, bird, ashes (tree)


VARIANTS Feenix, Fenix, Phenice



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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 #353 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Phanie, Phelia, Phemia, Phemie, Phoebe, Phoebey and Phoeboe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Phoenix.

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