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Gender: Male Meaning of Phillip: "lover of horses" Origin of Phillip: Greek Phillip's Popularity in 2017: #426

The name Phillip is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "lover of horses". Phillip is ranked #426 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Disney Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Famous People Named Phillip

Phillip LaDon Phillips, American singer; winner of "American Idol" (season 11)
Phillip Jack Brooks aka CM Punk, American pro wrestler
Phillip Bryan Schofield, English TV presenter
Phillip Allen Sharp, American geneticist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Phillip Dutton, American horse rider
Jonah Maddox-Phillip Bryant, son of American singer Lil Mo

Pop Culture References for the name Phillip

Phillip "Phil" Coulson, character in Marvel Universe
Phillip Ronan "Lip" Gallagher, character on TV's "Shameless"
Phillip Price, character in "Mr. Robot"
Phillip, character in LJ Smith's "Night World" series
Prince Phillip, character in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty"
Captain Phillip Hoffman, also known as Phillip the Nutcracker, character in Disney's "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms"
Phillip Halpert, Jim and Pam's son on"The Office"
Phillip Lipton-Schrute, Angela and Dwight's son on "The Office"
Phillip Carlyle, character in “The Greatest Showman”, portrayed by Zac Efron