Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #387 in 2013 and #389 in 2014.

Famous People

Philip Seymour Hoffman (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Philip K. Dick (Writer), Philip Roth (Writer), Philip Michael Thomas (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Philip Daniel Bolden (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Philip Winchester (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Philip Bailey (Singer), Philip Baker Hall (Movie Actor,TV Actor)


In English

Origin: From Ancient Greek Φίλιππος ‎(Phílippos), name of ancient kings of Macedonia, from φίλιππος ‎(phílippos, “fond of horses”), from φιλέω ‎(philéō, “I love”) + ἵππος ‎(híppos, “horse”).


-One of the twelve disciples of Jesus in the Bible; one of the seven deacons.

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-( male name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In German


-( male name), an English style variant of Philipp.

In Swedish


-( male name), spelling variant of Filip.

In Danish


-( male name), a popular spelling variant of Filip.

In Norwegian


-( male name), spelling variant of Filip.