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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.FIL
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Meaning & History

Short form of PHILIP and various other names beginning with Phil, often a Greek element meaning "friend, dear, beloved".
VariantPip
Feminine FormsPhilippa, Philipa, Phillipa
Other Languages & CulturesPhilippos 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   Contribute