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What does Filep mean?

Filep Pronunciation of Filep [filep] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the name Filep means "horse lover". Filep is a version of Philip (Greek). Biblical: one of the 12 apostles.

Associated with: greek.


Filep has 8 variants: Felipe, Filip, Fillip, Fyllip, Philipp, Philippe, Phillip and Phyllip.

4 more related forms via Philip: Felipo, Filippo, Pilipo and Pip.

Creative forms:
(male) Foulep, Fullep, ..

(female) Fine, Finel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Filep Jeremias (F.J.), ..

How popular is Filep?

Filep is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Filep is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Filep (not ranked) are Phillip (#410 in 2015), Philip (#434), Felipe (#798), Filip (#1926) and Philippe. Usage of these forms of Filep was at its highest during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.6%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.1%, 84%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fidel, Fife, Filmer, Finlea (see Finlay), Finlee, Finley and Flip. These names tend to be more frequently used than Filep.

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in meaning and etymology.