Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Friend of horses; Horse lover
Filipa is a girl’s name of Portuguese origin. Coming from the Greek name Philip, it translates to “friend of horses” or “horse lover.” But if your little one’s interests lie elsewhere, there are many famous Filipas they can look to for inspiration. Portuguese director Filipa César broke new ground in experimental filmmaking, and Filipa Azevedo, a Portuguese pop singer, represented her country in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, placing 18th in the finals. Your tiny tot won’t be off their high horse any time soon with this mighty name!
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