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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Filip

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  • According to a user from Romania, the name Filip is of Greek origin and means "From greek Filippos which means lover of horses".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Filip is of Unknown origin and means "Godsplan".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Filip is of Unknown origin and means "Footballer".
  • A submission from Colorado, United States says the name Filip means "Sleep" and is of Spanish origin.
Other origins: Polish and Irish (Gealic)

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Notable Persons Named Filip

Filip Forsberg is a hockey player for the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2010 to present. Filip was born on August 13th, 1994 in Östervåla.

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Filip Telford is a medic, former member of sambel, former member of true ira, gun runner, mechanic, former medic for the british army, president of sons of anarchy motorcycle club, real irish republican army, arms trafficking, and british army.

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Filip Đuričić is a soccer player for the R.S.C. Anderlecht, S.L. Benfica, FK Radnički Obrenovac, Red Star Belgrade, Olympiacos F.C., SC Heerenveen, FSV Mainz 05, Southampton F.C., Serbia national under-21 football team, and Serbia national football team. Filip was born on January 30th, 1992 in Obrenovac.

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Filip Kostić is a soccer player for the VfB Stuttgart, FK Radnički 1923, FC Groningen, Serbia national under-19 football team, Serbia national under-21 football team, and Serbia national football team. Filip was born on November 1st, 1992 in Kragujevac.

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Filip Đorđević is a soccer player for the S.S. Lazio, Red Star Belgrade, FK Rad, FC Nantes, and Serbia national football team. Filip was born on September 28th, 1987 in Belgrade.

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Filip Helander is a soccer player for the Hellas Verona F.C., Kvarnby IK, Husie IF, Malmö FF, Sweden national under-17 football team, Sweden national under-19 football team, and Sweden national under-21 football team. Filip was born on April 22nd, 1993 in Malmö.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Filip

Philippe / Filip is royalty. He has been prominent since 2013. Philippe was born as the child of Albert II of Belgium and Queen Paola of Belgium on April 15th, 1960 in Laken.

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Steliano Filip is a soccer player for the FC Dinamo București, FC Maramureș Universitar Baia Mare, Romania national under-17 football team, Romania national under-19 football team, and Romania national under-21 football team. Steliano was born on May 15th, 1994 in Buzău.

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Pavel Filip is a Minister of Informational Technologies, Communications, Prime Minister of Moldova, Ministry of Informational Technologies, and Communication (Moldova). He was most prominent from 2016 to 2016. Pavel was born on April 10th, 1966 in Pănășești.

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Mark Filip is a Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and Judge of theUnited States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mark was born on June 1st, 1966 in Chicago.

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Vojtěch Filip is a Leader of the Communist Partyof Bohemia, Moravia, and Leader of theCommunist Partyof Bohemia. Vojtěch was born on January 13th, 1955 in Czechoslovakia.

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Lucian Filip is a soccer player for the FC Steaua București, Gheorghe Popescu, FC Steaua II București, FC Gloria Buzău, FC Unirea Urziceni, AS Voinţa Snagov, CS Concordia Chiajna, Romania national under-17 football team, Romania national under-19 football team, and Romania national under-21 foo. Lucian was born on September 25th, 1990 in Craiova.

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How popular is the baby name Filip in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 6 0 6
1954 7 0 7
1965 5 0 5
1973 7 0 7
1975 5 0 5
1978 10 0 10
1980 6 0 6
1981 9 0 9
1982 10 0 10
1983 6 0 6
1984 5 0 5
1985 17 0 17
1986 5 0 5
1987 10 0 10
1988 12 0 12
1989 14 0 14
1990 9 0 9
1991 21 0 21
1992 19 0 19
1993 23 0 23
1994 36 0 36
1995 22 0 22
1996 29 0 29
1997 34 0 34
1998 38 0 38
1999 38 0 38
2000 50 0 50
2001 51 0 51
2002 44 0 44
2003 56 0 56
2004 75 0 75
2005 76 0 76
2006 83 0 83
2007 96 0 96
2008 99 0 99
2009 108 0 108
2010 99 0 99
2011 102 0 102
2012 127 0 127
2013 88 0 88
2014 83 0 83
2015 75 0 75
2016 93 0 93
2017 68 0 68

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Popularity of Filip as a first name

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Popularity of Filip as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Filip U.S.
  White 93.70% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Filip

People with the last name Filip are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Filip

  • How Popular is the name Filip? Filip is the 7,072nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Filip was the 17,151st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Filip have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,876 babies born with the first name Filip in the United States. That's more than enough people named Filip to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Filip? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Filip first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Filip is Thursday, September 23rd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Filip born? The highest recorded use of the first name Filip was in 2012 with a total of 127 babies.
  • Random Filip Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Filip is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Filip: Your name in reverse order is Pilif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pilfi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Filip? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,652 people with the last name Filip.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Filip? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Filip as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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