Phillip Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Phillip
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 through the late 1990s
Phillip "Phil" Collingsworth Sr, American gospel singer
Phillip "Phil" Brian Collingsworth Jr, American gospel singer
Philip Rivers, American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the NFL from 2004 (in San Diego) to the present (2017)
- Phillip in song, story & screen
Prince Phillip (voiced by Bill Shirley) in Sleeping Beauty
Phillip "Lip" Gallagher on the TV series Shameless
Phillip J. “Phil” Coulson, character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Main character of the show Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.