Filip - boys name

Filip name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Filip name meaning:

The name Filip is of Slavic origin and is a variant of the name Philip. Philip comes from the Greek name "Philippos," which is derived from the elements "philos" meaning "friend" and "hippos" meaning "horse." Therefore, the name Filip can be translated to mean "lover of horses" or "friend of horses."

In ancient times, horses were highly valued and respected animals, associated with strength, speed, and nobility. As a result, the name Filip carries connotations of these qualities. People with this name are often described as friendly, sociable, and capable of forming strong bonds with others. Furthermore, they may possess traits such as determination, agility, and leadership qualities, implying a connection to the attributes associated with horses.

Overall, Filip is a name that symbolizes a person who is not only a lover of horses but also a friend to others, embodying qualities of loyalty, strength, and warmth.

Origin: Russian

Russian form of Philip 'loves horses'.

Related names

Philip , Felippe, Filip , Filippio, Philippa , Phillippa, Pip

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 187 out of 4789

290 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (221)

Historical popularity of Filip

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