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The name Phyllis is of Greek origin, and means green leaf.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Phyllis has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Phyllis
Use of the Name Phyllis for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
320,514 56,814 865 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Phyllis has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Phyllis last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1984, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Phyllis
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808206  
18819195  
18827258  
188351215  
188453816  
188568911  
188650620  
188753318  
188846629  
188951025  
189039142  
189147031  
189249531  
189337353  
189437556  
189535065  
189635069  
189735967  
1898299108  
1899272111  
1900292127  
1901261124  
1902237164  
1903245150  
1904229181  
1905235183  
1906225195  
1907200262  
1908194288  
1909172351  
1910175390  
1911155525  
1912140776  
19131231,051  
19141131,406  
1915992,092  
1916962,424  
1917922,696  
1918803,329  
1919843,187  
1920723,852  
1921604,585  
1922534,933  
1923455,487  
1924446,261  
1925406,484  
1926336,909  
1927297,422  
1928267,918  
1929247,991  
1930287,762  
1931297,209  
1932307,301  
1933287,103  
1934287,174  
1935267,363  
1936257,369  
1937277,245  
1938287,639  
1939307,596  
1940337,414  
1941357,341  
1942377,796  
1943397,596  
1944407,012  
1945406,525  
1946418,036  
1947379,178  
1948467,864  
1949507,318  
1950536,688  
1951576,782  
1952656,154  
1953695,940  
1954755,766  
1955755,685  
1956825,653  
1957905,306  
1958945,072  
19591034,684  
19601084,437  
19611203,836  
19621293,491  
19631303,251  
19641402,890  
19651542,471  
19661731,940  
19672151,396  
19682501,089  
1969301905  
1970342765  
1971374629  
1972398507  
1973454406  
1974548309  
1975531325  
1976639242  
1977666237  
1978714222  
1979790201  
1980854181  
1981852183  
1982871177  
1983882173  
1984957151  
Totals:  320,514 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Phyllis as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Phyllis appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 105 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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