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Phil meaning and name origin
Phil \phil\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Phil), is a variant of Philip (Greek), and the meaning of Phil is "horse lover". The baby name Phil sounds like Philo, Philly, Vail and Wil. Other similar baby names are Bail, Kail, Chill, Neil, Gail, Gil, Paul, Poul, Poll, Pol, Pal, Peal, Peel, Pell, Pall, Sail, Shilo and Thilo.
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Popularity of Phil
Phil is a very popular first name for men (#460 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).
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