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Felipe

What does Felipe mean?

Felipe Pronunciation of Felipe [fe-lipe] as a boys' name is pronounced feh-LEE-pay. It is of Spanish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Felipe is "lover of horses". Variant of Philip. Crown Prince of Spain, Felipe.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

Felipe has 8 variants: Felippe, Filip, Filippo, Fillip, Flip, Lippo, Pip and Pippo.

Felipe has 4 more different relations via Philip: Felipo, Filep, Fyllip and Pilipo.

Creative forms:
(male) Falipe, Felile, ..

(female) Feline, Felite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Felipe Matthew (F.M.), ..

How popular is Felipe?

Felipe is a very prominent first name for males (#370 out of 1220, Top 30%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#7740 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Felipe for boys. Felipe reached its peak rank of #387 in the U.S. in 1993, and is presently at #798. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Filip (#1926 in recent rankings) and Philip (#434) are the prominent variation forms of Felipe (#798 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Felipo, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Felipe reached its peak in the 1940s (average #867) and has become much lower since (#1052, 83%), with the version Philip becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Felipe, Filip, Philip in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Filip, Philip outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Fadile, Faine, Falito, Falke, Farlie, Fedele, Fee, Feivel, Feiwel, Felan, Felic, Felice, Felicio, Felicks (see Felix), Felike, Feliks, Felim, Felix, Felizio, Felten, Feltin (see Felton), Felton, Felyx, Fenix, Ferdie, Fergie, Feri, Feste, Fife, Filian, Finlie, Flin, Flinn, Flint, Folke, Fraine, Fulke, Pelike (see Felix) and Pepe. These names tend to be less frequently used than Felipe.

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