The Phillis name
Phillis is an English name, a variant of Phillips. The surname is believed to have originated from the given name Phillip, a derivative of the Greek name Phillipos.
Phillis variations and common misspellings
Phillip, Phillips, Phyllis, Philips, Phillipps, Hillis, Tillis, Millis, Philipps, Pullis
Phillis families in the United States
Phillis did not rank in the top 1,000 surnames on the 2010 U.S. Census.
According to Ancestry.com, in 1880, 53% of people named Phillis in the United States were farmers. Ancestry's records listing the name Phillis include 66,000 historical documents, 17,000 birth, marriage, and death records, 1,000 military records, 970 immigration records, 12,000 census and voter lists, and 34,000 member trees.