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Gender: Female Meaning of Philippine: "lover of horses" Origin of Philippine: French, feminine variation of Philippe

The name Philippine is a girl's name of French, Polish origin meaning "lover of horses". Philippine and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Royal names!".

From the experts:

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.

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jaz.fortune Says:


my husband is filipino, he would think naming our daughter basically after her culture and race is ridiculous. Cute though, but I don't think an actual filipino/filipina would have this name or name their child this.

Zelliew Says:


Phillipa is better, in my opinion.

HeyItsAvery12 Says:


I really love the sound.