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Philly (girl)

What does Philly mean?

Philly Pronunciation of Philly [philly] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Philly) is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Philly is "horse lover". Philly is a variant form of Philippa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Philly has 1 variant: Phillie.

6 more different relations via Philippa: Phil, Philana, Philina, Philipa, Phillipa and Pippy.

Creative forms:
(female) Philla, Phily, ..

(male) Phillo, Philpa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Philly Layna (P.L.), ..

How popular is Philly?

Philly is a rare first name for women. Philly is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Philly has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Philly is alike in pronunciation to Phelia, Phila, Philia and Phyllie. Other suggested similar names are Bailly, Billy, Cilly, Emilly, Gilly, Hilly, Jilly, Lilly, Milly, Paulla, Pauly, Peall, Pealle, Pella, Philis, Phillis, Phillyda (see Phillida), Phillyra (see Philyra), Philys, Phyllys, Poll, Polley, Polli, Polly, Reilly, Shelly, Shilla, Shirly, Tilly and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Philly.

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