How to pronounce Philip phi-lip What does my name mean? Meaning of Philip: Warlike, Loves Horses, Horse Lover, Friend of Horses
Origin and Meaning
Baby name Philip is originated from the Greek name Philippos meaning "friend of horses" which in turn is composed of elements philos meaning "friend, lover" and hippos meaning "horse" The name is borne by Philip II who was the father of Alexander the Great along with four more kings of Macedon. This was also the name of one of the twelve apostles and an early figure in the Christian church known as Philip the Deacon. Several French and Spanish rulers were named as Philip. Other few notable bearers include poet Sir Philip Sidney, the American science fiction novelist Philip K. Dick and Olympic victor and legendary hero Philippus of Croton.
Philip was ranked 412 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 10.16% from its previous ranking of 374 in 2014. Philip was ranked 866 in 1996 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.73% from its previous ranking of 843
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Philip is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 288 in 2014. Around 3832 people wear Philip as their first name. Philip is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.
Philip is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1907 and ranked 412 (0.017693% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 338575 people wear Philip as their first name. Philip is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1896 and ranked 412 (0.017693% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 338575 people have Philip as their first name. Philip is not a native United States and Philip may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.094711% of people in US have this given name.Complete history of Philip
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Expression number of Philip is 7.
Philip likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Philip are gifted with an analytical mind. Philip are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.
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