Given Name PHYLLIS

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Φυλλις (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: FIL-is (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "foliage" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of a woman who killed herself out of love for Demophon and was subsequently transformed into an almond tree. It began to be used as a given name in England in the 16th century, though it was often confused with Felicia.

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The Office US characters, top 10 in Canada
VARIANTS: Phillis, Phyliss, Philis (English)
  United States
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  Canada (BC)
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