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What does Philippos mean?

Philippos Pronunciation of Philippos [philip-pos] as a name for boys is a Greek name, and the meaning of Philippos is "horse lover". Philippos is an alternate form of Philip (Greek). Biblical: one of the 12 apostles.

Associated with: greek.


Philippos has 1 variant: Philippus.

6 more different relations via Philip: Filippo, Philipp, Philippe, Philips, Phillips and Pilipo.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Philippos Davian (P.D.), ..

How popular is Philippos?

Philippos is a rare given name for males. Philippos is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Philippos (outside Top 2000) are Philip (#434 last year), Philippe and Phillips. These relations of Philippos were at the top of their popularity in the 1940s (usage of 0.33%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.04%, 88.8%), with the form Philip becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Phelps, Philemon, Philibert, Philipson, Phillip, Philo, Phipps, Phips (see Phipps), Phoibos and Pippo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Philippos.

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