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Gender: Male Meaning of Phelps: "son of Philip" Origin of Phelps: English

The name Phelps is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Philip". Phelps and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quiz CAF with choices".

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Famous People Named Phelps

James and Oliver Phelps, British Identical twins best known by their roles as Fred and George Weasley in J.K Rowling's Harry Potter Series
Edmund Phelps, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Michael Phelps-Olympic swimmer for the U.S.

Pop Culture References for the name Phelps

Mrs. Phelps Potter - character in the 1939 film "The Women"