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Philippa Meaning


What does Philippa mean?

The name Philippa is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Philippa is "lover of horses".

Philippa is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Phi-li-ppa.

The Given Name Philippa

Philippa is a variant of Philipa. See Philipa for further details.

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

A name fit for a child full of majesty and distinction, a little adventurer.

Philippa has no variant spellings.

Philippa falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Philippa de Chantemilan, and Philippa Mareri.

Philippa Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 2,529 in baby name popularity for girls with 70 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,467 in baby name popularity for girls with 74 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Philippa Related Names

Philippa is a variant of Philipa.

The name Philippina is a form of Philippa.

Philippa has the diminutive (nickname) Pippa.

Famous Philippas

  • Philippa ~ Saint
  • Philippa de Chantemilan ~ Saint
  • Philippa Mareri ~ Saint
  • Philippa of Gheldre ~ Saint

Philippa Numerology

What will your new littlePhilippa be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Philippa Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Philippa.

Just for fun, see the name Philippa 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 Philippa in Nautical Flags page.