Philip
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
FIL-ip
Meaning
Friend of horses
More info about the name "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.

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Famous Philips

Philip Ross - hockey player
Philip Bailey - musician
Philip Crosby - actor
Philip Evergood - artist
Philip Glass - composer
Philip Hoffman - actor
Philip Kaufman - film director

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