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Phillip meaning, origin, history

Name: Phillip No. of characters: 7 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old Greek
How to pronounce Phillip phi-llip What does my name mean?
Meanings: One of the Biblical 12 Apostles Horse Lover Friend of Horses

Phillip was ranked 390 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 4.00% from its previous ranking of 375 in 2014. Phillip was ranked 945 in 2005 list of US girls name and dropped by 4.77% from its previous ranking of 902 in 2001.

Full form of Phillip : Polite Hesitant Inexperienced Literary Lonesome Intelligent Prompt

Phillip is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Phillip is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1912 and ranked 390 (0.019056% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 307197 people wear Phillip as their first name. Phillip is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1918 and ranked 390 (0.019056% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 307197 people have Phillip as their first name. Phillip is not a native United States and Phillip may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.085933% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Phillip
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1912178306
1913178369
1914160537
1915176628
1916161723
1917168723
1918172729
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Expression number of Phillip is 1.

Phillip loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Phillip generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Phillip Fillip, Hillip, Johnphillip, Phillip, PhyllipFamous people named Phillip
Mia Phillips in Pizza Party as
Phillipa Dunne in Doctor Burger as Actress
Lisa Phillips in Lisa Phillips as Actress
Maggie Phillips in Aquarium as Actress
Nori Jill Phillips in Birthday Song as Actress
Patricia Phillips in Lantern Hill as Actress
April Phillips in The Lovely Bones as Actress
Roxana Phillip in The Broca Divide as Actress
Julie Phillips in What's Love Got to Do with It as Actress
Irna Phillips in The Guiding Light as Writer
Phillip Adams, producer,actor,writer
Names like Phillip Phi, Phia, Phil, Phila, Philadelphia, Philamena, Philana, Philander, Philant, Philbert, Philberta, Philece, Philecia, Philemon, Philémon, Philena, Philene, Philesha, Philias, Philibert
Phillip Namesakes Comments :Phillip is an English variant of the proper name of the person Italian Filippo. It comes from the name of ancient greek Φίλιππος ( Philippos ), composed of φιλος ( philos , "friend", "Lover") and 'ιππος ( hippos , " horse "), and it means "friend of the horses " [5] ," lover of horses " (by extension" knight " or even" belligerent "). People named Phillip: Achille Philip (1878-1959)- French organist and composer, André Philip (1902-1970)- French politician, Asha Philip (1990)- British sprinter, Danny Philip (1951)- Solomon Islands politicians, Gershum Philip (1982)- Antiguan Tennis Players. - Mark Matherly
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Other variants of Phillip :Philippos Philip Philippus Filip Felip Filippus Flip Vilppu Philippe Philipp Filippos Fülöp Pilib Filippo Filips Pilypas Piripi Filipe Felipe Felipinho Filipp Filib Pylyp  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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