- a masculine name: dim. Phil; var. Phillip; equiv. L. Philippus, Fr. Philippe, Ger. Philipp, It. Filippo, Sp. Felipe; fem. Philippa
- one of the twelve Apostles: his day is May 1also Saint Philip
Origin of PhilipClassical Latin Philippus from Classical Greek Philippos, literally , fond of horses from philos, loving + hippos, horse
- (Wampanoag Indian name Metacomet) died 1676; chief of the Wampanoag Indians (1662-76): led a war against New England colonists: son of Massasoit: called King Philip
- (born Philip Battenberg) 1921- ; Duke of Edinburgh, born in Greece: husband of Elizabeth II of England
- (1st cent. ); a deacon of the early Christian church: his day is June 6
- 382-336 ; king of Macedonia (359-336): father of Alexander the Great
- 1165-1223; king of France (1180-1223)also called Philip Augustus
- 1527-98; king of Spain (1556-98) & (as Philip I) of Portugal (1580-98): sent Armada against England (1588)
- 1268-1314; king of France (1285-1314): moved the papacy to Avignon (1309): called the Fair
- 1683-1746; 1st Bourbon king of Spain (1700-46)
PrinceDuke of Edinburgh. Born 1921
Husband of Elizabeth II of Great Britain. The great-great-grandson of Victoria, he was given the title Prince in 1957.
Saintfl. first century AD
One of the 12 Apostles. In the New Testament, he is a witness to Jesus's miraculous feeding of the multitudes.