Phyllis
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
FIL-is
Meaning
Green leaves
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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.

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