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Pronunciation of Phoenix
How popular is the baby name Phoenix in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Phoenix baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,365 babies born with the name Phoenix in the United States. That's more than enough Phoenixes to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Phoenix" was in 2015 with a total of 1,152 babies. (That's a lot of baby Phoenixes)
According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Phoenix" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 27 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of 1,843 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Phoenix popular?
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Phoenix" mean? The list below shows the origins of Phoenix as well as things modernly associated with the name Phoenix such as celebrities named Phoenix.
Origin and Meaning of Phoenix
The name "Phoenix" is of Greek origin, and it means "Blood red". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
- The state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation
- A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
- A legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix; according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a time and it renewed itself every 500 years
- A large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
Other Inspirations for the Name Phoenix
Phoenix Time Zone
Phoenix Park Hotel
P is for peer, you have few equals.
H is for hug, give one today!
O is for openness, it's refreshing!
E is for expressive, not one to hold within.
N is for natural, the genuine side of you.
I is for interest, you show in others.
X is for x, the mysterious side of you!
Your name in reverse order is "Xineohp". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oeinhxp". 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.
Past life for Phoenix born Feb 6, 1928
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 Romania approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.