Meaning and Origin of Phillips - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Phillips

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Horse lover

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic) : patronymic from the personal name Philip. In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi, Polish Filipowicz.

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