Phoenix name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German
Usage: English
Pronunciation: fee-niks
Meaning: Dark Red
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What does Phoenix mean?

Renowned Phoenix came from Old High German language bestowed upon both boys and girls used in English, meaning of Phoenix is "Dark Red".

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How do I pronounce Phoenix?

The two syllabled name Phoenix is pronounced, fee-niks.

Variants of Phoenix


Nicknames for Phoenix

Here is the list of Possible nicknames for name Phoenix:

Names that rhyme with Phoenix

How popular is the name Phoenix?

a popular name in United States having over 24853 recievers in 80 years of usage. Currently the name is hotter than ever, 1444 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 252nd position.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 20 times A common name in England and Wales with over 3275 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At its zenith in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 219th spot and 243 baby boys were given the name. Also, A common name in New South Wales having over 409 recievers in 4 years of usage.

Currently the name is hotter than ever, it ranked 82nd when 111 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Phoenix is a familiar baby name in Queensland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

In 2011, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 83 on boy names chart when 82 babies were given the name Phoenix. Over 671 people have been named Phoenix in Queensland.

Phoenix is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, in use since 2003, peaked in 2018 when it ranked 329th. There are over 102 babies that have been given the name Phoenix in Ireland.

It also recently appeared in France baby boy names chart.

Also, Phoenix is a familiar name in China, Cambodia, Canada, England and Malawi. At least, 20000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

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Phoenix in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Phoenix

Peace, balance, harmony, honesty, and fairness describe your soul the best. Your only mistake is that you are trying to prove others you can do it, instead of proving yourself. Learn how to live on your own and trust others without losing yourself and your self-respect. To have dreams you want to accomplish means having a reason to wake up in the morning. Cooperation and friendly approach are your best qualities when it comes to working.

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  •  Napoleon - Napoleon's meaning is Man from Naples or Sons of Mist is originated from Germanic and Greek used in Spanish, Finnish and Swedish is a gender-neutral name
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  •  Dominick - Persistent and Prominent Dominick is used mostly in Swedish and Finnish commonly used for both sexes has its origin in Latin, Dominick means "Belonging to the Lord or Offered to the Lord"

Famous people named Phoenix

  • Phoenix RoadRunners, minor league ice hockey team based in Phoenix
  • Phoenix, indie pop band
  • Phoenix, vessel launched in France in 1809
  • Phoenix Legend, Chinese popular music duo
  • Phoenix Arn-Horn in When Innocence Is Lost as Actress
  • Phoenix Chou in The Blood Bond as Actress
  • Phoenixxx Blaque in Dirty Bob's Xcellent Adventures 36 as Actress
  • Phoenix Gonzales in The Tuxedo as Actress
  • Phoenix Askani in Breed as Actress
  • Phoenix Ray in Sex Trek: Charly XXX as Actress
  • Phoenix Jones, born Benjamin John Francis Fodor in 1988, is a mixed martial arts fighter who behaves in real life as if he were a superhero.
  • Actor Phoenix Arizona, renowned for short This Film Is a Dog
  • Phoenix Nugent, from 1995 documentary movie The Secret World of Dreams, who portrayed the File Clerk.

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  5. Births Deaths And Marriages Victoria,
  6. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
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