Philip (name)

Philip is a male given name, derived from the Greek Φίλιππος (Philippos, lit. "horse-loving" or "fond of horses"[1][2]), from a compound of φίλος (phílos, "dear", "loved", "loving") and ἵππος (hippos, "horse"). Prominent Philips who popularized the name include kings of Macedonia and one of the apostles of early Christianity.

Philip
Pronunciation/ˈfɪlɪp/
/ˈfɪləp/
GenderMale
Name day26 April
Origin
Word/nameGreek: Φίλιππος
Meaning"fond of horses"
Other names
Related namesFilipe, Filippo

Philip has many alternative spellings. One derivation often used as a surname is Phillips. It was also found during ancient Greek times with two Ps as Philippides and Philippos. It has many diminutive (or even hypocoristic) forms including Phil, Filip, Philly, Lip, Pip, Pep or Peps, and Pippo. There are also feminine forms such as Philippine and Philippa.

Kings of MacedonEdit

Other Philips of antiquityEdit

King of BelgiumEdit

Kings of FranceEdit

Counts and Dukes of SavoyEdit

Dukes of BurgundyEdit

Kings of Castile and SpainEdit

Kings of PortugalEdit

Kings of NavarreEdit

Other rulers and royaltyEdit

First nameEdit

SurnameEdit

Fictional charactersEdit

Philip in other languagesEdit

  • Afrikaans: Filip
  • Arabic: فيلبس (Fīlibus), فيليبوس (Fīlībūs), فيليب (Fīlīb)
  • Armenian: Փիլիպպոս (Pʿilippos)
  • Asturian: Felipe
  • Belarusian: Філіп (Filip), піліп (Pilip)
  • Bengali: ফিলিপ (Philipa)
  • Bosnian: Filip
  • Bulgarian: Филип (Filip)
  • Cantonese: 腓立 (Fei4 laap6)
  • Catalan: Felip
  • Celtic: Fulup
  • Chinese: 腓力 (Féilì), 菲利普 (Fēilìpǔ)
  • Croatian: Filip
  • Czech: Filip
  • Danish: Filip
  • Dutch: Philip, Filip, Filips
  • Esperanto: Filipo
  • Finnish: Vilppu
  • French: Philippe
  • Galician: Filipe
  • Ganda: Filipu
  • Georgian: ფილიპ (P’ilip)
  • German: Philipp
  • Greek: Φίλιππος (Phílippos, Philippides)
  • Gujarati: ફિલિપ (Philipa)
  • Hawaiian: Pilipo
  • Hebrew: פיליפ (Filip)
  • Hindi: फिलिप (Philip)
  • Hungarian: Fülöp
  • Irish: Pilib, Feidhlim
  • Italian: Filippo
  • Japanese: フィリップ (Firippu)
  • Korean: 필립 (Pillip)
  • Latin: Philippus
  • Latvian: Filips
  • Lithuanian: Pilypas
  • Macedonian: Филип (Filip)
  • Malayalam: ഫിലിപ്പൊസ് (Philippose)
  • Maltese: Pinu
  • Maori: Piripi
  • Norwegian: Filip
  • Occitan: Felip
  • Persian: فیلیپ (Filip)
  • Poitevin: Félipe
  • Polish: Filip
  • Portuguese: Filipe
  • Portuguese (Brazilian): Felipe
  • Romanian: Filip
  • Russian: Филипп (Filipp)
  • Samoan: Filipo
  • Serbian: Филип (Filip)
  • Slovak: Filip
  • Slovenian: Filip
  • Spanish: Felipe
  • Swahili: Felipo
  • Swedish: Filip
  • Ukrainian: Пилип (Pylyp)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liddell, Henry George & al. "Φίλιππος"
  2. ^ "Philip". Online Etymology Dictionary. Douglas Harper. 2001. Retrieved 14 February 2009.