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What does Filippo mean?

Filippo Pronunciation of Filippo [fil-ip-po] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Filippo is "lover of horses". Filippo is a variant form of Felipe (Spanish, Greek): transcription of Philip.

Associated with: greek.


Filippo has 1 variant: Felipo.

11 more alternative forms via Felipe, Philip: Felippe, Filep, Filip, Fillip, Flip, Lippo, Philipp, Philippe, Philippos, Pilipo and Pippo.

Creative forms:
(male) Fiippo, Filipo, ..

(female) Filippe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Filippo Vito (F.V.), ..

How popular is Filippo?

Filippo is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#52289 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Philip (#434 last year), Felipe (#798), Filip (#1926) and Philippe are the prominent varying forms of Filippo (outside Top 2000). These forms of Filippo were at the height of their popularity 8 decades ago (median #1129) and are now much less common (#1289, 83%), with the version Philip becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Falito, Felicio, Felizio, Filian and Olimpo. Like Filippo, these names are not commonly used.

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