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Philippa meaning and name origin
Philippa \ph(i)-lippa, phil(ip)-pa\ as a girl's name is pronounced FIL-lip-ah, fil-LIP-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Philippa is "horse lover". Feminine form of Philip used somewhat in the 19th century.
Philippa has 21 variant forms: Felipa, Filipa, Filipina, Filippa, Flip, Pelipa, Pelippa, Phil, Philana, Philette, Philina, Philipa, Philippe, Philippine, Phillie, Phillipa, Phillipina, Philly, Pippa, Pippie and Pippy.
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Popularity of Philippa
Philippa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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