Meaning and name origin
Filipa \f(i)-li-pa\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Filipa is "horse lover". Filipa is a variant of Philippa (Greek): feminine of Philip used somewhat in the 19th century. A name for baby girls which is not broadly used.
Filipa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Filipa and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Filippa and Felipa. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).