Philip - boys name

Philip name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Philip name meaning:

Origin: Biblical

Warlike, a lover of horses.


Saints names, Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

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

Other boys names beginning with P


Overall UK ranking: 339 out of 4789

134 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (316)

Historical popularity of Philip

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Philip from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Philip in 2023