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Of Greek origin.

Variant form of the name Phyllis.

From the Greek name «Φύλλις» (Phyllis).

Derives from the Greek word «φύλλον» (phyllon), meaning “leave”.

According to Greek mythology, Phyllis was the daughter of Thracian King Sithon and the nymph Mendeis.

Other forms of the name are Phyllis, Fillis, Philisse, Phylicia.

Famous bearers are Phillis Wheatley, Phillis Levin.