Given Name PHIL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: FIL  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of PHILIP and various other names beginning with Phil, often a Greek element meaning "friend, dear, beloved".
FEMININE FORMS: Philippa, Philipa, Phillipa
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Philippos (Ancient Greek), Philip (Biblical), Philippos (Biblical Greek), Philippus (Biblical Latin), Filip (Bulgarian), Felip (Catalan), Filip (Croatian), Filip (Czech), Filip, Philip (Danish), Filip, Philip, Filippus, Flip (Dutch), Filip, Vilppu (Finnish), Philippe (French), Philipp (German), Filippos (Greek), Filip, Fülöp (Hungarian), Pilib (Irish), Filippo (Italian), Filips (Latvian), Pilypas (Lithuanian), Filip (Macedonian), Piripi (Maori), Filip, Philip (Norwegian), Filip (Polish), Filipe (Portuguese), Felipe, Felipinho (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Filip (Romanian), Filipp (Russian), Filib (Scottish), Filip (Serbian), Filip (Slovak), Filip (Slovene), Felipe (Spanish), Filip, Philip (Swedish), Pylyp (Ukrainian)


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Entry updated July 2, 2008