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Philip - Letter P - Boy Baby Names

In our Philip boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Philip
  • Meaning: Horse Lover
  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 335,101 boys given the name Philip. That is approximately 0.19% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Philip is most popular in New York, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
  • Similar sounding names: Philip, Phillip
  • Popularity of Philip:
    YearRankTotal 2012 409 705 2011 405 694 2010 403 697 2009 394 763 2008 377 814 2007 359 878 2006 341 907 2005 325 992 2004 307 1,018 2003 289 1,073 2002 263 1,200