What does Fillip mean?
Fillip /fil-lip/ as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Fillip is "lover of horses". Fillip is a version of Felipe (Spanish, Greek): variation of Philip. Compare last name Filipe.
How popular is Fillip?
Fillip is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#74675 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Prominent alternative forms of Fillip (not ranked) are Philip (#389 last year), Phillip (#391), Felipe (#713) and Filip. Other variants, like Pilipo, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Fillip was widespread among parents during the years 1940-1949 (average #376) and is somewhat lower today (#623, ▼39.6%), with the forms Felipe, Phillip and Philip becoming less fashionable. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Fillip and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Billie, Fairlie, Fallow, Farlie, Felic, Felim, Felix, Feltin, Fidalio, Fidelio, Fidelis, Fidelix, Field, Filian, Fillan, Filmer, Findlie, Finlay, Finlea, Finlee, Finley, Finlie, Finnlie, Firmin, Flin, Foillan, Fuller, Fulvio, Gillis, Hillie, Willi, Willie and Willis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fillip.