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What does Philipp mean?

Philipp Pronunciation of Philipp [philipp] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Philipp is "horse lover". Philipp is an alternate form of Philip (Greek). Biblical: one of the 12 apostles.

Associated with: greek.


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

8 more relations via Philip: Filippo, Phil, Philippos, Philippus, Philips, Phillips, Philly and Pilipo.

Creative forms:
(male) Palipp, Philpa, ..

(female) Phili, ..

Middle name pairings:
Philipp Francesco (P.F.), ..

How popular is Philipp?

Philipp is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15446 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Phillip (#410 from recent data), Philip (#434), Felipe (#798), Filip (#1926), Phillips, Philippe and Phil are the popular variation forms of Philipp (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Philipp were favored as birth names in the 1940s (adoption of 0.6%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.1%, 84%), with forms such as Philip going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Phillip, Phillips in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Phelim, Phelps, Philipson, Philo, Phinian, Phipps and Phips (see Phipps). Like Philipp, these names are not commonly used.

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