What does Philippus mean?
Philippus [philip-pus] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Philippus is "horse lover". Philippus is an alternate form of Philip (Greek). Biblical: one of the 12 apostles.
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Philippus has 1 variant: Philippos.Creative forms:
(female) Middle name pairings:
Philippus Veer (P.V.), ..
How popular is Philippus?
Philippus is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#107565 out of 150436, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Philippus (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Philip (#434 in 2015), Philippe and Phillips. Adoption of these forms of Philippus was at its peak during the years 1940-1949 (median #1232) and has become significantly lower since (#1478, ▼88.8%). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Emilianus (see Emil), Paulinus, Phelps, Philibert, Philipson, Phillip▼, Phipps, Phips (see Phipps) and Pilipo (see Philip). These names tend to be more commonly used than Philippus.See names in meaning and etymology.