Phyllis
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
FIL-is
Meaning
Green leaves
More info about the name "Phyllis"

Phyllis originates in Greek language and means "green leaves". Phyllis is a character in Greek mythology, a woman who eventually kills herself out of love and is changed into an almond tree. As a feminine given name it used to be fairly popular in the United States but lately its usage has declined.

Popularity of the Name Phyllis
Also Spelled Like...

Philis, Phillis, Phylis, Phyliss, Phyllys, Phylys

Famous Phyllis

Phyllis Diller - actress
Phyllis Austin - writer
Phyllis Bennis - journalist
Phyllis Bentley - published author
Phyllis Chesler - writer
Phyllis Gant - writer
Phyllis Gotlieb - writer
Phyllis Hyman - musician
Phyllis Johnston - writer
Phyllis Kirk - actress
Phyllis Logan - actress
Phyllis Naylor - published author
Phyllis Schlafly - activist
Phyllis Webb - writer
Phyllis Whitney - published author

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