Phoenix
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Given Name PHOENIX
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: FEE-niks   [key]
Meaning & History
From the name of a beautiful immortal bird which appears in Egyptian and Greek mythology. After living for several centuries in the Arabian Desert, it would be consumed by fire and rise from its own ashes, with this cycle repeating every 500 years. The name of the bird was derived from Greek φοινιξ (phoinix) meaning "dark red".
Popularity
United States  ranked #307 for boys
 ranked #453 for girls
 
England and Wales  ranked #331 for boys 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #96 for boys 
New Zealand  ranked #86 for boys