Phillip: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Phillip

Phillip

Pronunciation: FI-lip (key)

Origin of the name Philip:

Derived from the Latin Philippus, which is from the Greek Philippos (lover of horses). The name is composed of the elements philos (loving) and hippos (horse). Var: Philipp, Phillip, Phillipp.

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Phil, Phill, Philly, Lip

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Phillip Bryant, gospel singer
Phillip Noyce, Australian director
Philip Carey, American actor (soap operas)
Phillip Schuman, American director, writer, cinematographer (best known for Raiders of the Lost Ark)
Philip Madoc, famous actor from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, from 1960s thruogh the late 1990s

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Prince Phillip (voiced by Bill Shirley) in Sleeping Beauty
Phillip "Lip" Gallagher on the TV series Shameless

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