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Popularity
323k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Phyllis

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Green Leaves, Foliage
  • #215 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Phyllis" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1880660
1881550
1882880
188315150
188416160
188511110
188620200
188718180
188829290
188925250
189042420
189131310
189231310
189353530
189456560
189565650
189669690
189767670
18981081080
18991111110
19001261260
19011241240
19021641640
19031501500
19041811810
19051831830
19061951950
19072622620
19082882880
19093523520
19103923920
19115275270
19127797790
19131,0591,0545
19141,4141,4077
19152,0932,0885#100 girl name
19162,4322,4275#95 girl name
19172,7052,69510#92 girl name
19183,3333,3267#80 girl name
19193,1903,1900#84 girl name
19203,8523,8520#72 girl name
19214,5994,5909#60 girl name
19224,9434,93310#53 girl name
19235,4815,4765#45 girl name
19246,2876,26918#44 girl name
19256,5016,48516#40 girl name
19266,9366,92016#33 girl name
19277,4427,42319#29 girl name
19287,9447,92024#26 girl name
19298,0177,99522#24 girl name
19307,7977,77027#28 girl name
19317,2337,21122#29 girl name
19327,3317,30625#30 girl name
19337,1387,10929#28 girl name
19347,2017,17922#28 girl name
19357,3957,36530#27 girl name
19367,3927,37121#25 girl name
19377,2717,24427#27 girl name
19387,6777,64532#28 girl name
19397,6157,59124#30 girl name
19407,4497,41534#33 girl name
19417,3757,34827#35 girl name
19427,8177,79126#37 girl name
19437,6337,60528#39 girl name
19447,0547,02430#40 girl name
19456,5506,53119#40 girl name
19468,0708,04624#41 girl name
19479,2049,18618#37 girl name
19487,8917,87516#46 girl name
19497,3327,31418#50 girl name
19506,7086,69711#53 girl name
19516,8046,78915#57 girl name
19526,1636,15211#65 girl name
19535,9615,9565#69 girl name
19545,7765,76610#75 girl name
19555,7085,68820#74 girl name
19565,6655,65114#82 girl name
19575,3155,3069#90 girl name
19585,0895,07514#94 girl name
19594,6944,6859
19604,4454,43510
19613,8543,83816
19623,5083,49612
19633,2493,2436
19642,9042,89410
19652,4732,4667
19661,9401,9400
19671,4021,3957
19681,0861,0860
19699059050
19707667660
19716326257
19725045040
19734044040
19743093090
19753253250
19762412410
19772372370
19782222220
19792042040
19801811810
19811821820
19821781780
19831721720
19841511510
19851291290
19861071070
19871201200
19881151150
198995950
199085850
199181810
199280800
199387870
199469690
199569690
199670700
199756560
199846460
199943430
200040400
200142420
200235350
200329290
200425250
200531310
200625250
200724240
200820200
200922220
201025250
201120200
201212120
201319190
201421210

Want to know about the populiarty of Phyllis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 323,161 babies born with the name Phyllis in the United States. That's more than enough Phyllis to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Phyllis" was in 1947 with a total of 9,186 babies. (That's a lot of baby Phyllis)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Phyllis" ranks #47 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 48 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 7,633 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Phyllis" mean?

Phyllis (Greek): Green Leaves, Foliage

The name "Phyllis" is of Greek origin and it means "Green Leaves, Foliage". It's a name commonly given to girls.

P is for pride, strong and alive!

H is for heart, warm and loving.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Your name in reverse order is "Sillyhp". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lhlyisp". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Phyllis popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Phyllis in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Phyllis

Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller is a stand-up comedienne, actress, and voice artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1949 to 2012. Phyllis was born in 1917 as Phyllis Ada Driver in Lima, Ohio, U.S.

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Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly is a political activist. Phyllis was born in 1924 as Phyllis McAlpin Stewart in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Phyllis George

Phyllis George is a sportscaster, actress, and first lady of kentucky from 1979 to 1983.. Phyllis was born in 1949 in Denton, Texas.

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Bebe Daniels

Bebe Daniels is an actress, dancer, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1910 to 1960. Bebe was born in 1901 as Phyllis Virginia Daniels in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Phyllis Kirk

Phyllis Kirk is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Phyllis was born in 1929 as Phyllis Kirkegaard in Syracuse, New York, U.S.

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Past life for Phyllis born Aug 21, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Phyllis

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