Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. am-ə-RIL-is(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek ἀμαρύσσω (amarysso) meaning "to sparkle". This was the name of a heroine in Virgil's epic poem Eclogues [1]. The amaryllis flower is named for her.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAmarilis(Spanish (Latin American))

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Entry updated May 29, 2020