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Phil Meaning


What does Phil mean?

The name Phil is of English origin.

The meaning of Phil is "lover of horses".

Phil is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Phil.

The Given Name Phil

Phil is a diminutive of Philip. See Philip for further details.

Phil is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

This great little boy name has a natural majesty.

Wrap it up and take it home, Phil may just be the name you're looking for.

Phil falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Phil Collins, Phil Esposito, and Phil Everly.

Phil Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 6,569 in baby name popularity for boys with 13 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,444 in baby name popularity for boys with 17 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Phil sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Phil Name Popularity Page.

Phil Related Names

Phil is a diminutive of Philip.

Famous Phils

  • Phil Collins ~ Rock Musician
  • Phil Esposito ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Phil Everly ~ Rock Musician
  • Phil Knight ~ Business Mogul
  • Phil Niekro ~ Baseball Player
  • Phil Rizzuto ~ Baseball Player
  • Phil Silvers ~ Actor
  • Phil Spector ~ Musician

Phil Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Phil.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Phil are often vain and hard-working but most of all they are read more >>

Phil Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Phil in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Phil.

Just for fun, see the name Phil in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Phil in Nautical Flags page.