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Name Phillip

Meaning:friend of horsesTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2013 rank:#364     ... 362:Marcos, 363:Remington, 364:Phillip, 365:Kason, 366:Major ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Philip, Phillis, Fillip, Philipp, Phyllis     Details
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About Philip/Philippa, the group of names with the same origin as Phillip

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,  10:Felipe Brazil 2010,  16:Philip England+Wales 1954,  18:Filippo Italy 2007,  20:Filippa Sweden 2005,  33:Filipa Portugal 2011,  41:Filipe Portugal 2013,  44:Pippa New Zealand 2013,  57:Phillip England+Wales 1954
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
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SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1984 64,  1974 63,  1964 59,  1954 571944 93,  1914 99
Norway2013 1132012 157,  2011 147,  2010 153,  2009 154,  2008 146
USA decades1990-1999 128,  1980-1989 71,  1970-1979 71,  1960-1969 68
USA yearly2013 364,  2012 350,  2011 378,  2010 355,  2009 340,  2008 305,  2007 295,  2006 286,  2005 269,  2004 249,  2003 233,  2002 227,  2001 210,  2000 201,  1999 191,  1998 177,  1997 165,  1996 150,  1995 137,  1994 131
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