Of Greek origin.
A unisex name.
From the name of a beautiful and immortal bird of the Greek mythology.
Phoenix is associated with the sun.
According to Greek mythology, the phoenix obtains new life by arising from its own ashes.
According to another Greek myth, Phoenix was also the father of Europa, from whom the European continent was named.
Phoenix symbolizes renewal as well as the sun, time and resurrection.
Phoenix’s popularity rankings: #94 in New Zealand (2016), #282 in England.
Phoenix’s is steadily climbing in the U.S.A. baby names’ popularity lists and is ranked #292 in 2016.
In the last decade, several U.S.A. celebrities have chosen the name for their babies, mostly as a boy baby name.