Phyllis

The vernal blooming of an almond tree.; Shutterstock ID 50755567; PO: COMMUNITY
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Origin: Greek

Φυλλις (Greek)

Meaning: foliage

In Greek mythology, Phyllis was the daughter of a king of Thrace who was in love with Demephon (or Acamas in some versions), who promised to return to her on a certain day. When he didn’t, she killed herself and was transformed into an almond tree.

Variants: Phillis, Phyliss

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