Philippe

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Philippe mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Philippe

"Philippe" is a name of French origin, and it means "Loves horses". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Philippe

Philippe I was royalty. His most notable accomplishments were from 1661 to 1701. Philippe was born as the child of Louis XIII of France and Anne of Austria on September 21st, 1640 in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. He left this life on June 9th, 1701.

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Philippe Coutinho is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., CR Vasco da Gama, Inter Milan, RCD Espanyol, Brazil national under-17 football team, Brazil national under-20 football team, and Brazil national football team. Philippe was born on June 12th, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Philippe is also known as Coutinho Correia and Philippe.

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Philippe Pétain was a Deputy Prime Minister of France. His military service ended in 1944. Philippe was born on April 24th, 1856 in Cauchy-à-la-Tour. He died on July 23rd, 1951.

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Philippe Petit is a tightrope walking and high-wire artist. Philippe was born on August 13th, 1949 in Nemours, Seine-et-Marne, France.

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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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Phil Fish is a video game design and video game designer. Phil was given the name Philippe Poisson in 1984 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Phil is also known as Poisson and Philippe.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Philippe

He holds the title Chevalier de Lorraine. Chevalier was born as the child of Henri and Count of Harcourt in 1643. He passed away on December 8th, 1702.

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Louis Philippe was royalty. He holds the title Count of Paris. His most notable accomplishments were from 1848 to 1848. Louis was born as the child of Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, and Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin on August 24th, 1838. He left this life on September 8th, 1894.

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Ferdinand Philippe was royalty. Ferdinand was born as the child of Louis Philippe I, Maria Amalia of Naples, and Sicily on September 3rd, 1810 in Palazzo dei Normanni. He died on July 13th, 1842.

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He holds the title Duke of Anjou, Counts, and dukes of Anjou. Philippe was born as the child of Louis XV of France and Marie Leszczyńska on August 30th, 1730 in Palace of Versailles. He breathed his last breath on April 7th, 1733.

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Comte de Custine Adam Philippe is an estates-general of 1789 and national constituent assembly. His military service ended in 1789.

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Adrien was born in 1815. He left this life on January 5th, 1894.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 8 0 8
1915 6 0 6
1916 5 0 5
1917 14 0 14
1918 7 0 7
1920 9 0 9
1921 11 0 11
1922 14 0 14
1923 14 0 14
1924 10 0 10
1925 10 0 10
1926 15 0 15
1927 8 0 8
1928 19 0 19
1929 11 0 11
1930 17 0 17
1931 11 0 11
1932 6 0 6
1933 7 0 7
1934 12 0 12
1935 10 0 10
1936 6 0 6
1937 11 0 11
1938 13 0 13
1939 5 0 5
1940 14 0 14
1941 20 0 20
1942 10 0 10
1943 12 0 12
1944 8 0 8
1945 8 0 8
1946 11 0 11
1947 13 0 13
1948 24 0 24
1949 28 0 28
1950 21 0 21
1951 23 0 23
1952 26 0 26
1953 35 0 35
1954 34 0 34
1955 27 0 27
1956 24 0 24
1957 36 0 36
1958 36 0 36
1959 41 0 41
1960 32 0 32
1961 29 0 29
1962 39 0 39
1963 41 0 41
1964 54 0 54
1965 43 0 43
1966 41 0 41
1967 38 0 38
1968 42 0 42
1969 39 0 39
1970 42 0 42
1971 44 0 44
1972 31 0 31
1973 23 0 23
1974 34 0 34
1975 38 0 38
1976 39 0 39
1977 43 0 43
1978 56 0 56
1979 59 0 59
1980 55 0 55
1981 53 0 53
1982 50 0 50
1983 51 0 51
1984 51 0 51
1985 47 0 47
1986 59 0 59
1987 42 0 42
1988 53 0 53
1989 50 0 50
1990 44 0 44
1991 40 0 40
1992 44 0 44
1993 44 0 44
1994 45 0 45
1995 27 0 27
1996 31 0 31
1997 37 0 37
1998 43 0 43
1999 49 0 49
2000 38 0 38
2001 32 0 32
2002 34 0 34
2003 37 0 37
2004 31 0 31
2005 24 0 24
2006 24 0 24
2007 30 0 30
2008 27 0 27
2009 26 0 26
2010 16 0 16
2011 13 0 13
2012 22 0 22
2013 27 0 27
2014 23 0 23
2015 21 0 21
2016 15 0 15
2017 19 0 19

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Popularity of Philippe as a first name

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Popularity of Philippe as a last name

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Common last names for Philippe

  • Roy
  • Morin
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  • Couture
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Common first names for Philippe

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Philippe U.S.
  White 26.36% 64.26%
  African American 67.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Philippe

People with the last name Philippe are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Philippe

  • What name lists does Philippe rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Philippe? Philippe is the 5,336th most popular name of all time. As a last name Philippe was the 14,160th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Philippe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,891 babies born with the first name Philippe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Philippe to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Philippe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Philippe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Philippe is Monday, May 31st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Philippe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Philippe was in 1979 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Philippe Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Philippe is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Philippe: Your name in reverse order is Eppilihp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lhpepipi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Philippe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,121 people with the last name Philippe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Philippe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Philippe as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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