Phyllis
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
FIL-is
Meaning
Green leaves
Like the Name Phyllis?
BOYS
GIRLS
+ Phyllis
+ Add to My Favorites

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

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Phyllis?
Discussion on the name Phyllis
Weekly Prize Big thumb princess diaries cotton bamboo baby girl dress   style 1048

A true work of art by www.junebeebaby.comYour baby girl will look and feel like a princess in this joyful dress beautifully crafted with 100% Cotton & Bamboo yarns in lovely spring colors. Gorgeous pattern decorating the skirt and sleeves is completed with an elegant crocheted trim. The little cute flower on the collar and a matching pretty bow add the perfect finishing touches. Closure is on the back with three pearl buttons. Easy care by machine wash.JuneBee Baby, Inc. specializes in one of a kind...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.