What does Phillip mean?
Associated with: greek.
(male) Philpa, Vallip, ..
(female) Philla, Philli, ..
How popular is Phillip?
Phillip is a very prominent first name for males (#87 out of 1220, Top 7%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#5351 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Phillip for boys. Phillip reached its highest rank of #68 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #410 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the history of Phillip and affiliated names. Philip (#434 the previous year), Felipe (#798), Filip (#1926), Phillips, Philippe and Phil are the popular variation forms of Phillip (#410 the previous year). Other forms, like Philips, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Phillip was widespread among parents 8 decades ago (median #944) and is now significantly lower (#1366, ▼84.5%), with forms like Philip falling out of fashion.