US Popularity:14460
Origin:French
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Lover of horses
Whether searching for that quintessential French charm or wishing to honor baby’s ancestry, Philippe shines as a handsome title for boys. Derived from the Greek name Phílippos, Philippe means “lover of horses” and was borne by members of the nobility—those wealthy enough to afford horses. Across many cultures and faith systems, horses are highly regarded as majestic animals symbolizing freedom, fortune, and power. Gifting baby with the name Philippe may remind them to grab the reins of life and ride their chariot to success.

Famous People Named Philippe

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  • Philippe de Broca
    Director

Philippe Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Philippe is currently #14460 in U.S. births
Boy:Philippe is currently #15646 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
#15646
in 2022
- 4399
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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