Name Philip Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Philip


Philip is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Philip

Philip derived from the Greek name Philippos (Φίλιππος).

What is the meaning of the name Philip?

Philip means “friend of horses” (from ancient Greek “philos/φίλος” = friend/beloved + “híppos/ἵππος” = horse).

Pronunciation of Philip

Variants of the name Philip

Filip Filipp Philipp Phillip Phillipp

Popularity of the name Philip

The name Philip is ranked #441 overall.

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