Amaryllis

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Amaryllis

Amaryllis

To Spark

Derived from amaryssein ‘to sparkle’, in modern times it is also associated with the flower named in the 19th century from the Arcadian heroine. 

Meaning:

To spark

Origin:

Greek

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Amaryllis

 

Variations & Similar Names

Amaia, Amalia, Amarantha, Amethyst, Anastasia

Nicknames

Amara, Amary,  Lissy, Mara, Millie

Middle Names

Eve, Blair, Jade, Joy, Pearl,

Famous Bearers

Amaryllis Garnett (English actress)

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