Phoenix - girls name

Phoenix name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Phoenix name meaning:

The name Phoenix originates from Greek mythology and holds deep symbolism. In Greek mythology, the Phoenix was a mythical bird that was believed to live for hundreds of years before setting itself on fire and being reborn from its own ashes. This cycle of death and rebirth symbolizes renewal, transformation, and resilience. Therefore, the name Phoenix is often associated with these qualities.

Naming a boy Phoenix can convey the desire for him to possess these characteristics. It suggests a hope for him to rise above challenges, to adapt and grow stronger, and to find new beginnings in the face of adversity. The name Phoenix also carries a sense of uniqueness and individuality, as it is not a common name choice. It can be seen as a way to inspire a child to embrace their own identity and to stand out from the crowd.

Overall, naming a boy Phoenix can be seen as a powerful choice, representing the hope for resilience, transformation, and a flourishing life. It conveys a belief in one's ability to overcome obstacles and to find new opportunities for growth and success.



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Overall UK ranking: 483 out of 5581

87 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Phoenix

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