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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Phylis

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Wiktionary
  1. dative plural of phylum
  2. ablative plural of phylum

Notable Persons Named Phylis

Jennifer Jones was an actress and singer. She was most active from 1939 to 1974. Jennifer was given the name Phylis Lee Isley on March 2nd, 1919 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. She died on December 17th, 2009.

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Phylis was born on May 8th, 1946 in Ogden, Utah.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 5 5 0
1900 6 6 0
1903 5 5 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 9 9 0
1912 16 16 0
1913 15 15 0
1914 15 15 0
1915 35 35 0
1916 33 33 0
1917 34 34 0
1918 48 48 0
1919 50 50 0
1920 52 52 0
1921 33 33 0
1922 56 56 0
1923 58 58 0
1924 73 73 0
1925 40 40 0
1926 49 49 0
1927 49 49 0
1928 57 57 0
1929 51 51 0
1930 74 74 0
1931 50 50 0
1932 63 63 0
1933 56 56 0
1934 58 58 0
1935 45 45 0
1936 66 66 0
1937 74 74 0
1938 64 64 0
1939 75 75 0
1940 69 69 0
1941 62 62 0
1942 83 83 0
1943 97 97 0
1944 76 76 0
1945 67 67 0
1946 91 91 0
1947 99 99 0
1948 104 104 0
1949 109 109 0
1950 79 79 0
1951 65 65 0
1952 72 72 0
1953 70 70 0
1954 58 58 0
1955 64 64 0
1956 55 55 0
1957 71 71 0
1958 64 64 0
1959 43 43 0
1960 58 58 0
1961 52 52 0
1962 34 34 0
1963 35 35 0
1964 33 33 0
1965 41 41 0
1966 36 36 0
1967 26 26 0
1968 16 16 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 6 6 0
1985 5 5 0

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Popularity of Phylis as a first name

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Common last names for Phylis

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Fun Facts about the name Phylis

  • How Popular is the name Phylis? Phylis is the 4,892nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Phylis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,342 babies born with the first name Phylis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Phylis to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Phylis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Phylis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Phylis is Wednesday, September 6th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Phylis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Phylis was in 1949 with a total of 109 babies.
  • Random Phylis Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Phylis is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Phylis: Your name in reverse order is Silyhp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlyips. How do you pronounce that?

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