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Phil (girl)

What does Phil mean?

Phil Pronunciation of Phil [phil] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Phil) has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Phil is "horse lover". Phil is an alternate spelling of Philippa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


6 alternative forms via Philippa: Flip, Philana, Philina, Philipa, Phillie and Philly.

1 masculine form: Philip.

Creative forms:
(female) Phili, Phyil, ..

(male) Phell, Pher, ..

Middle name pairings:
Phil Jaslynn (P.J.), ..

How popular is Phil?

Phil is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#127948 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Phil has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Phil name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Phil outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amil, Ceil, Dail, Gail, Jil, Lil, Perl, Phila, Philia, Philis, Philys, Pia, Pip, Poll, Pris, Rahil and Teil. These names tend to be more commonly used than Phil.

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