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Name Phil

Meaning:friend of horsesTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Philip
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
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About Philip/Philippa, the group of names with the same origin as Phil

Meaning/translation:friend of horses
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:known from Saint Philip, the apostle
 the name element hippos for horse can be traced back to a very ancient Indoeuropean root ekwo
Words:philos = the friend  Old Greek
 hippos = the horse  Old Greek
 ekwo = the horse  Indoeuropean
Topics:12 Apostles, New Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Philipp Germany/East 1991,  1:Filip Sweden 1998,  4:Philippe France 2011,  10:Felipe Buenos Aires 2014,  16:Philip England+Wales 1954,  18:Filippo Italy 2007,  20:Filippa Sweden 2005,  33:Filipa Portugal 2011,  40:Filipe Portugal 2014,  44:Pippa New Zealand 2013
Old/original forms:Philippos Old Greek, Philippus Latin
Name variants:Filipa, Filippa, Philippa, Philippine, Pippa, Felipe, Filip, Filipe, Filipp, Filippo, Fillip, Phil, Philip, Philipp, Philippe, Phillip, Pippo   Sortable list   Details