Names starting with Ph- for boys

"PH" names beginning or starting with Ph- for men. Names that start with Ph- are used more often as feminine names. Click here for the list of names containing the element "ph", and here for the list of Ph- names for girls. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.0692%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.0504%, down 27.1%), but with names like Phillip, Phil and Philip becoming less in vogue. Phoenix (#355) is the most chic boy name here.


Alphonse - Phoenix

Page 1/1 of 18 Ph- grouped names.

[Phauns, Phons, Phonz, .. 20 more] Forms of Alphonse 1 Based on Old German. "Ready for battle." Unconventional. Compare Phons with popular last names Bons (upper 49%), Arons (24%), which also end with -ons. ..

[Phelan, .. 4 more] Var. of Faolan 2 Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Wolf." Phelan (upper 2%), like Philon (upper 37%), Phelts (85%), is a common Ph- prefix surname. ..

[Pharamond, Pharamund, .. 3 more] Var. of Faramond 3 Based on Old English word. "Traveler's protection." Unconventional, but Pharamond, Pharamund are comparable to popular -nd last names Cramond (upper 87%), Sherlund (96%). ..

[Phelim, .. 1 more] Form of Felim 4 Root fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Ever good." Rare. Phelim is not found in the US Census.

[Philbert, Philibert, Phillbert, .. 3 more] Var. of Filbert 5 Derived fr. Old German. "Very bright." Unique. Philbert, Philibert, Phillbert, like Robert, Seibert, end with the common masculine-sounding -bert. ..

[Phinean, Phinian, .. 9 more] Forms of Finnian 6 Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. "White, fair." Unusual. Phinean, like Killean, Jean, ends with the common masculine -ean. ..

[Philbert, Philibert, Phillbert, .. 1 more] Forms of Fulbright 7 From Old German. "Very bright." Philbert, Philibert and Phillbert were not among 2014's Top names. ..

[Phyfe, .. 2 more] Var. of Fyfe 8 Source fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. .. Fifeshire is an area of Scotland. Unique. Phyfe, like O'Keefe, Cliffe, ends with the favored masculine-sounding -fe.

Phelan [Phelim, .. 2 more] 9 Root fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Like a wolf." Phelon (top 51%), Phen (52%) are common surnames similar to Phelan (top 2%).

Phelps 10 Derivative of Old English language. "Son of Philip." Popular as last name. Compare Phelps (upper 1%) and popular last names Phelan (upper 2%), Phelon (51%), which also begin with Phe-. See also Philips.

Philander 11 Stems fr. Greek word. "Loving mankind." A rare children's name.

Philemon 12 Root fr. Greek. "Loving." Common as surname. Compare Philemon (top 29%) with common -mon last names Filimon (top 45%), Hillmon (38%).

Philip [Phil, Philipp, Philippe, Philippos, Philips, Philippus, Phillip, Phillips, Philly, Phyllip, .. 10 more] 13 Derived fr. Greek. "Horse lover." Philip, Phillip (cf. Tulip, Chrislip) are popular -lip suffix surnames. ..

Philo 14 Derivative of Greek language. "Love." Unique. Philo, like Odilo, Berilo, uses the favored masculine-sounding -ilo ending. See also Thilo.

Phineas [Phinehas, .. 7 more] 15 Possibly from the Hebrew name Pinchas .. Not in Top 1000.

Phipps [Philips, Philipson, Phips] 16 Source fr. Old English. "Son of Philip." Common as surnames, and Phipps (upper 1%), Philips (3%), etc. are similar to common last names Phippin (upper 67%), Phills (66%), with the Phi- prefix.

Phoebus [Phoibos] 17 Based on Greek language. "Bright, radiant." Not Top 1000 names. ..

Phoenix [Phenix, .. 1 more] 18 Source fr. Greek language. "Dark red." Listed in Top 1000.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ph- names: Phil, Philip, Phillip, Phoenix


Quick Index

Summary of names (grouped by variations) for Ph- names for boys.

Alphonse - Phoenix
Alphonse [Phonz, ..], Faolan [Phelan], Faramond [Pharamund], Felim [Phelim], Filbert [Phillbert, ..], Finnian [Phinian], Fulbright [Phillbert, ..], Fyfe [Phyfe], Phelan [Phelim], Phelps, Philander, Philemon, Philip [Phyllip, ..], Philo, Phineas [Phinehas], Phipps [Phips, ..], Phoebus [Phoibos], Phoenix [Phenix]

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