Felipe - boys name

Felipe name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 37%

Felipe name meaning:

The name Felipe is of Spanish and Portuguese origin. It is derived from the Latin name Philippus, which means "lover of horses" or "friend of horses." The name Felipe has deep historical roots and has been borne by several notable figures throughout different cultures and time periods.

In ancient Greece, Philip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great, was a famous bearer of this name. This association with royalty and leadership has contributed to the name's popularity. Felipe is a strong and masculine name, evoking qualities such as strength, loyalty, and determination.

In modern times, the name Felipe has spread beyond its Spanish and Portuguese-speaking origins and is now used in various parts of the world. It is a name that carries a sense of tradition and cultural heritage. Parents who choose the name Felipe for their son may be drawn to its historical significance and the noble qualities it represents.

Origin: Spanish

Spanish form of Phillip. Loves horses.

Related names

Phillip , Felipe , Filipa, Phil

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 3017 out of 4789

6 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Felipe

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