What does Philippe mean?
Philippe [philippe] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Philippe) has its root in Greek, and the name Philippe means "horse lover". Philippe is a French form of Philip (Greek). Biblical: one of the 12 apostles.
Associated with: greek.
(male) Paisippe, Philpa, ..
(female) Philce, Philphi, .. Middle name pairings:
Philippe Hagen (P.H.), ..
How popular is Philippe?
Philippe is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#20028 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Philippe was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #1250 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Felipe (#798 in 2015), Filip (#1926), Philip (#434), Phillip (#410) and Phillips are the prominent related forms of Philippe. Other variants, like Phyllip, are seldom used. These forms of Philippe were popular 8 decades ago (usage of 0.6%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.1%, 83.7% less), with versions such as Philip becoming less trendy.
Philippe is alike in pronunciation to Felippe. Other recommended names are Paulie, Pelike (see Felix), Phelim, Phelps, Phil▼, Philander, Philbert, Philemon, Philibert, Philipson, Philly, Philo, Phinian, Phipps, Phips (see Phipps) and Pippo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Philippe.See names in meaning and etymology.