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What does Phyllip mean?

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

Associated with: greek.


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

3 more related forms via Philip: Philips, Phillips and Philly.

Creative forms:
(male) Pellip, Phylpa, ..

(female) Phyllia, Phylly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Phyllip Shaan (P.S.), ..

How popular is Phyllip?

Phyllip is an unusual first name for men. Phyllip is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Felipe (#798 the previous year), Filip (#1926), Philip (#434), Philippe, Phillip (#410) and Phillips are the prominent variation forms of Phyllip (outside Top 2000). These forms of Phyllip were popular with parents during 1940-1949 (median #1053) and have become much less popular since (#1261, 84%), with versions like Philip becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar name is Phelim. Like Phyllip, this name is not commonly used.

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