Meaning and Origin of: Phenix

Family name origins & meanings

  • Northern English and Scottish : variant of Fenwick.
  • Canadian French (Phénix) : from Old Frenchfénix ‘phoenix’ (Latin phœnix), presumably a nickname, perhaps of anecdotal origin.
  • A man of this name, known also as Dauphiné, from the Savoie region of France, is documented in Repentigny, Quebec, in 1721.