Other Origin(s):Spanish
Meaning:Of Philippos; Friend of horses
Felipe is a Spanish variant of the name Philip. Taken from the Greek adjective phillipos, the moniker stands for “friend of horses.” A name popular among the royals, Felipe is the name of six Spanish kings. Felipe is also a central character in Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Eat Pray Love. Played by Javier Bardem in the screen adaptation, Felipe shows the protagonist what real love looks like. In case this story touched you in any way, why not spread the love through your little one? If nothing else, the name Felipe can surely keep the night-mares away!
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