Origin:Greek
Popularity:281
Meaning:dark red
Phoenix is a gender-neutral name of Greek origin. Though this name technically means "dark red", it is also a common creature of mythology. The phoenix is a creature of rebirth and growth. Living its full life cycle, bursting into flames at the end of it, and then being reborn from the ashes has been a symbol in literature and art since the medieval ages.

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  • River Phoenix
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