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What does Philippine mean?

Philippine Pronunciation of Philippine [philip-pine] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and Philippine means "horse lover". Philippine is a version of Philippa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


2 alternative forms via Philippa: Philippe and Phillipina.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Philippine Xiomara (P.X.), ..

How popular is Philippine?

Philippine is a rare first name for women. Philippine is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Philippine has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Philippine is alike in pronunciation to Filippine. Other suggested similar names are Abiline, Agrippine, Brigidine, Christine, Ciline, Delphine, Emiline, Filipina, Filippina (see Philopena), Ghiliane, Ghislaine, Guillemine (see Wilhelmina), Jillaine, Khristine, Liliane, Nilsine, Olivine, Pauline, Pelippa, Peppie, Perline, Perlline, Phalicia, Phelicia, Philana, Philanthie (see Philantha), Philberthe (see Philiberta), Philena, Philene, Philette, Philia, Philiberta, Philicia, Philina, Philipa, Philippina, Philis, Phillane, Phillida, Phillie, Phillina, Philline, Phillipa, Phillira (see Philyra), Phillis, Philomena, Philomene, Philomina, Philopena, Phylicia, Phyllie, Pippie, Polline (see Paulina), Ralphine, Shalaine, Shirine, Shirline, Silvaine, Willamine and Willmine (see Wilhelmina). These names tend to be more frequently used than Philippine.

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