Phoenix has roots in Greek It is derived from the word “phoinix,” which means "dark red." In Egypt, the name is a symbol of immortality, as it directly relates to the mythical Egyptian bird. According to this legend, the phoenix perishes in flames and is reborn from its own ashes every 500 years. The name has been steadily increasing in the United States since the 1990s.
Similar Names: Phyliss, Philissa, Philisse
Famous Phoenix Names: Phoenix (Greek mythological figure)