US Popularity:10258
Meaning:Greenery; Green bough
Traditional and sweet, this name has been a popular choice over the years, and with good reason. Of Greek origin and typically feminine, Phillis means “greenery” or “green bough,” helping to keep baby forever young. Phillis can be spelled in various ways, including Phyllis, which was quite prevalent in Greek mythology. Phyllis is the daughter of a Thracian king and wife of Demophon, the King of Athens, which may instill some royal qualities in your little bundle of joy.

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  • Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Name Popularity Data

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