Gender: Male Meaning of Phillip: "lover of horses" Origin of Phillip: Greek Phillip's Popularity in 2019: #505

Phillip Origin and Meaning

The name Phillip is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "lover of horses".

Spelling variation of Philip. Exactly as many baby boys were named with the single 'l' spelling in 2017.

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Kaunt Says:


I absolutely love this name! But only with double L - it definitely adds to the symmetry and looks somewhat more sophisticated, in my opinion. Or maybe it's just because I love someone with that name, so I'm biased)

Phphilip is still better, though

Renee5322 Says:


The name of my first crush in elementary school, LOL. Love the meaning since I adore horses. Also, I like how it begins and ends with P.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I like Phillip better this way, with two L's. It looks more complete to me.

Louise Says:


Phillip? it means lover of horses. trust me, ,Once the initial fear of these magnificent beasts is overcome? A lasting bond will ensue. Whether it be a Drey or a full blood stallion your son will win its heart and from then on the bond will be unbreakable. The thunder of hooves beats in time to the heart.