Name Philippe - Meaning and origin

Name Philippe - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Ancient, French, Greeks

Meaning of the name:

From the Greek philos, "friend", and hippos, "horse", he means one who loves horses. We do not know it often, but it was also a girl's name until the 18th century!


Dukes Philippe of Orléans, Edinburgh or Brabant, French doctor and politician Philippe Douste-Blazy, French music critic and host Philippe Manœuvre, French journalist and columnist Philippe Tesson, presenter Philippe Gildas, journalist and columnist Philippe Vandel, French singer-songwriter Philippe Katerine and French figure skater Philippe Candeloro.

This name probably owes its notoriety to Philip II, king of Macedonia. Father of Alexander the Great, he unified Greece.

St. Philip was one of the twelve apostles of Christ. He evangelized Scythia before falling as a martyr. He is the boss of Luxembourg, Uruguay and Brabant.

His character :

Charmer from an early age, Philippe enjoys being in the limelight and attracting attention. Adventurous, he has a penchant for forbidden things and is attracted by the unknown. Voluntary and energetic, he never stays in place and is guided by his intuition. This little boy of extreme kindness is faithful and loyal in friendship.


Felipe, Filippo, Philipe, Pippa, Philippine.

His party :

The Philippe are celebrated on May 3rd.

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