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Phillip Meaning


What does Phillip mean?

The name Phillip is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Phillip is "lover of horses".

Phillip is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Phi-llip.

The Given Name Phillip

Phillip is a variant of Philip. See Philip for further details.

Fearless and stylish, it is a name considered by many parents.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Phillip falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Phillip Allen Sharp, and Phillip Cocu.

Phillip Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 451 in baby name popularity for boys with 659 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 427 in baby name popularity for boys with 726 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Phillip Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Phillip has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Phillip to other names.

Phillip Related Names

Phillip is a variant of Philip.

The name Phillipa is a form of Phillip.

Famous Phillips

  • Phillip Allen Sharp ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1993
  • Phillip Cocu ~ Soccer Player

Phillip Numerology

What will your new littlePhillip 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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Phillip Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Phillip.

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