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 BrocaDirector
Philippe Name Popularity Data
Overall:Philippe is currently #14460 in U.S. births
Boy:Philippe is currently #15646 in U.S. births
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