Variant of Philip
- 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: L Philippus < Gr Philippos, lit., fond of horses < philos, loving + hippos, horse
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