French, feminine variation of Philippe
"lover of horses"

Philippine Origin and Meaning

The name Philippine is a girl's name of French, Polish origin meaning "lover of horses".

Philippine would be taken as an ethnic identification rather than a name in the U.S. Better try Philippa, though if you don't mind eternally correcting people, Philippine can make an interesting alternative. Pippa can be a short form of Philippine as well as Philippa.

Philippine Popularity

Famous People Named Philippine

  • Saint Rose Philippine DuchesneFrench,American nun
  • Philippine Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans; Mademoiselle de Beaujolaisgranddaughter of Louis XIV of France
  • Philippine CharlottePrincess of Prussia, Duchess of Brunswick,Wolfenbüttel
  • Philippine Elisabeth CaesarPrincess of Saxe,Meiningen
  • Philippine AntoinettePhilippine Elisabeth, Philippine Louise, and Philippine Wilhelmine, Princesses of Saxe,Meiningen, daughters of Philippine Caesar and Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe,Meiningen
  • Sophie Philippine Élisabeth JustinePrincess of France, Duchess of Louvois, daughter of Louis XV
  • Philippine Auguste AmalieMargravine of Brandenburg,Schwedt, Landgravine of Hesse,Kassel
  • Philippina "Pina" Bauschhighly influential modern dancer and choreographer
  • Elisabeth Phillipine Keesebergmember of the Donner Party
  • Inès Philippine Alexia Krusbæk (b. 2011)great,great,great,granddaughter of Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg

Philippine in Pop Culture

  • The Philippinesa Southeast Asian country in the Western Pacific, comprising more than 7,000 islands