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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.

Associated with: greek.


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

Fillip has 5 more relations via Felipe, Philip: Felipo, Filippo, Flip, Phillips and Pilipo.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Finlip, Vilip, ..

(female) Fili, Fillin, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent alternative forms of Fillip (not ranked) are Philip (#389 last year), Phillip (#391), Felipe (#713), Filip (#1786), Phillips and Philippe. Other variants, like Filep, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Fillip was widespread among parents 74 years ago (average #1053) and is now much lower (#1213, 82.1%), with forms like Philip falling out of fashion. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Fillip and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Billie, Fairlie, Fallow, Farlie, Felic, Felim, Felix, Feltin (see Felton), Fidalio, Fidelio, Fidelis, Fidelix, Field, Filian, Fillan, Filmer, Findlie (see Finlay), Finlay, Finlea (see Finlay), Finlee, Finley, Finlie, Finnlie, Firmin, Flin, Foillan (see Faolan), Fuller, Fulvio, Gillis, Hillie, Willi, Willie and Willis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fillip.