Phil
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
FIL
Meaning
Friend of horses
More info about the name "Phil"

Phil is a diminutive of Philip. Philip originates in Greek language and means "friend of horses". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. In the United States, its popularity has declined recently. A famous bearer was Alexander the Great's father and a big lover of horses.

Popularity of the Name Phil
Famous Phils

Phil Collins - musician
Phil Esposito - hockey player
Phil Mickelson - golfer
Phil Baker - baseball player
Phil Bond - basketball player
Phil Crane - politician
Phil Epps - football player
Phil Francis - football player

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