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Origin and popularity of first name Philip

Origin of first name

Philip
(Greek.) From the Greek, a lover or friend, and a horse a lover of horses. (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Male
Name day: May 26 (Saint Philip)

Popularity of the first name Philip

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