Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Philip, Phillip, or Filip

pronunciation= IPA|fɪlɪp
gender = Male
meaning = Lover of horses
region =
origin = Greek: "Φίλιππος"
related names = Filipe, Filippo
footnotes =

Philip is a personal name, derived from the Greek "Philippos" (Φίλιππος), meaning "lover of horses" or "friend of horses".The name was given by the Macedonian kings, who established a cavalry and so became friends of horses.Philip (and alternative spellings Phillip,Philippe, Philipp, Felip, Felipe, Filip, Filipe) and its diminutive Phil may refer to:


* Philip the Apostle, apostle of Jesus
* Philip the Evangelist, early Christian deacon
* Philip of Jesus, Martyr of Japan
* Philip Neri, the Apostle of Rome
* Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow, metropolitan, martyr, and wonderworker

Kings of Macedon

* Philip I of Macedon
* Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great
* Philip III of Macedon, half-brother of Alexander the Great
* Philip IV of Macedon
* Philip V of Macedon

Other Philips of antiquity

* Philip of Opus, one of Plato's students
* Philip (general), son of Antipater and general of Alexander the Great
* Philip (son of Machatas) builder of Alexandria on the Indus
* Philip (satrap), Greek satrap of Sogdiana and governor of Parthia
* Philip I Philadelphus, ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid kingdom
* Philip II Philoromaeus, last ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid kingdom
* Lucius Marcius Philippus, a Roman statesman
* Herod Philip I, son of Herod the Great and husband of Herodias
* Herod Philip II, "the Tetrarch", son of Herod the Great and ruler of Ituraea and Trachonitis
* Philippus of Thessalonica, epigrammatic Greek poet and compiler of an Anthology
* Philip the Arab, Roman emperor from 244 to 249
* Philip of Side, Byzantine historian of the early Christian church
* Philippikos, Byzantine Emperor
* Antipope Philip
* Philip of Courtenay, titular Latin Emperor of Constantinople
* Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and Duke of Swabia

Kings of France

* Philip I of France
* Philip II of France
* Philip III of France, "the Bold"
* Philip IV of France, "the Fair"; also known as Philip I of Navarre
* Philip V of France, "the Tall"; also known as Philip II of Navarre
* Philip VI of France, "the Fortunate"

Counts and Dukes of Savoy

* Philip I of Savoy (1207–1285)
* Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1438–1497)

Dukes of Burgundy

* Philip I, Duke of Burgundy
* Philip the Bold, also known as Philip II, Duke of Burgundy
* Philip the Good, also known as Philip III, Duke of Burgundy

Kings of Castile & Spain

* Philip I of Castile, "the Handsome"; also known as Philip IV, Duke of Burgundy
* Philip II of Spain, also known as Philip I of Portugal and Philip V of Burgundy
* Philip III of Spain, also known as Philip II of Portugal and Philip VI of Burgundy
* Philip IV of Spain, also known as Philip III of Portugal and Philip VII of Burgundy
* Philip V of Spain

Kings of Portugal

* Philip I of Portugal, also known as Philip II of Spain and Philip V of Burgundy
* Philip II of Portugal, also known as Philip III of Spain and Philip VI of Burgundy
* Philip III of Portugal, also known as Philip IV of Spain and Philip VII of Burgundy

Kings of Navarre

* Philip I of Navarre, also known as Philip IV of France
* Philip II of Navarre, also known as Philip V of France
* Philip III of Navarre

Other rulers and royalty

* Philip of Milly, seventh Grand Master of the Knights Templar
* Philip, Count of Flanders
* Philip of Artois (1269–1298), heir to the countship
* Philip of Artois, Count of Eu
* Philip I of Taranto
* Philip II of Taranto
* Philip of Burgundy, Count of Auvergne
* Philip of Poitou, Prince-Bishop of Durham
* Philip Simonsson, claimant to the throne of Norway
* Philip of Saint-Pol, Duke of Brabant
* Philip, Duke of Parma
* Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse
* Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, father to Albert I of Belgium
* Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, prince consort of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
* Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant, heir to the throne of Belgium
* Felipe, Prince of Asturias, heir to the throne of Spain
* Philip, Prince of Eulenburg, Prussian diplomat
* Philippos of Greece and Denmark

Other famous Philips

* Philip of Montfort, Lord of Tyre
* Philip of Montfort, Lord of Castres
* Metacomet, nicknamed "King Philip", war leader of the Wampanoag in "King Philip's War"
* Philippe Blain, a French volleyball player and coach
* Philipp von Cobenzl, Austrian diplomat
* Sir Philip Miles, 2nd Baronet, English politician and landowner
* Philip Napier Miles, an English composer, philanthropist and landowner
* Philip Glass, an American composer
* Philip Farkas, an American horn player
* Phil Anselmo, an American heavy metal vocalist and musician
* Phil LaMarr, an actor
* Phil Lynott, an Irish vocalist and bassist from the hard rock band Thin Lizzy
* Philip Roth, an American novelist
* Phil Mickelson, a professional golfer
* Philip Stambaugh, a former professional football player
* Philip Dulebohn, an American figure skater
* Phil Neville, a professional English footballer
* Phiiliip, American Musician born Philip Guichard
* Philipp Lahm, a professional German footballer
* Phil Marsh, professional footballer for Blackpool and formerly Manchester United
* Philip Perry, attorney and former Acting Associate Attorney General of the United States.
* Philip Rivers, professional football Quarterback for the San Diego Chargers
* Philippos Constantinos, Cypriot singer
* Philippos Syrigos, Greek investigative journalist and sports reporter
* Pylyp Orlyk, writer of Ukraine's first constitution
* Filippos Filippou, Cypriot footballer
* Filippos Karvelas, Greek gymnast
* Filippos Margaritis,Greek photographer
* Filippo Inzaghi, a World Cup-winning footballer
* Philip K. Dick, an American science fiction novelist and short story writer
* Philipp Hainhofer, the father of the cuckoo clock
* Phillip Buchanon (b. 1980), American sports athlete, and cornerback in American football
* Phillip Johnson, "disambiguation"
* Philip Langridge (b. 1939), British tenor
* Phil McGraw (b. 1950), American talk show host; aka Dr. Phil
* Phillip Noyce (b. 1950), Australian film director
* Phillip Hagar Smith (1905-1987), American electrical engineer, and inventor of the Smith chart
* Phillip Vellacott (1907-1997), British academic and classical scholar, known for his translations of Greek tragedy
* Phillip Whitehead (1937–2005), British politician, and former member of the European Parliament
* Philip Khuri Hitti (1886-1978), Lebanese academic, and scholar of Islam
* Phillip Schofield Cheecky gray haired TV presenter
* Punxsutawney Phil, Groundhog Day Groundhog
* Phillip Anthony Jenkins Jr., College Student
* Filip Petrovic, Australian Artist

Used as a surname

* Arthur Phillip (1738–1814), Australian politician, and governor of New South Wales
* Emanuel L. Philipp (1861-1925), American politician and governor of the US state, Wisconsin
* Mary Phillip (1977-), English football player

Fictional characters

* Phil Mitchell, "EastEnders" character
* Philip Marlowe, a detective and a Raymond Chandler's character
* Phil, the Prince of Insufficient Light, "Dilbert" Character
* Philip J. Fry the Futurama character
* Phillip DeVille from the nickelodeon TV series Rugrats and All Grown Up!
* Philip Hilton, Enid Blyton's The Five Find-Outers series character
* Philip Pirrip, known as Pip, the protagonist from Great Expectations
* Phillip Chen, a character in the novel and television miniseries "Noble House"
* Prince Phillip, a character from Disney's Sleeping Beauty
* Philippe, a character from the web comic Achewood
*Phil Diffy , the main character from Disney's Phil of the Future

Monuments and buildings

* The Philippeion in Olympia
* Kozani National Airport "Filippos"
* Philippe's


* The Philippines
* Philippi, Greece
* Filippiada, Greece
* Filippos, Greece
* Philippeville, Belgium
* Philippopolis, Bulgaria and Syria
* Philippi, West Virginia
* Philipp, Mississippi
* Phillip, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

See also

* Felipe
* Filipe
* Filippo
* Philippic
* Philippines

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