Meaning:Legendary bird; Dark red, crimson
There is no greater name associated with rebirth and transformation than the beloved Phoenix. Gender-neutral and of Greek and Latin origins, Phoenix has long been associated with the mighty mythological bird who rises from the ashes in splendor. Emerging from the Greek phoinix, the name means "dark red" or "crimson" in possible tribute to the creature's alignment with purifying flames. It is a being long connected with the sun, living a full life cycle before igniting in fire and remerging again in brilliant red hues. For your baby, it speaks to the endless possibility of growth and renewal, inciting them to embrace change fearlessly—a perfect appellation for a true trailblazer.
Famous People Named Phoenix
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- River PhoenixActor
Phoenix Name Popularity Data
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Overall:Phoenix is currently #243 on The Bump
Boy:Phoenix is currently #182 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Phoenix is currently #138 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Phoenix is currently #292 in U.S. births
Boy:Phoenix is currently #485 in U.S. births
Girl:Phoenix is currently #657 in U.S. births
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