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What does Fillip mean?

Fillip Pronunciation of 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.

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

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

(female) Fili, Fillin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fillip Micheal (F.M.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Fillip (not ranked) are Phillip (#410 last year), Philip (#434), Felipe (#798), Filip (#1926), Phillips and Philippe. Other variants, like Filep, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Fillip was widespread among parents 75 years ago (average #1053) and is now much lower (#1261, 83.7%), with forms like Phillip falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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.

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