Philip, Phillip

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FOR REAL: Philip comes from Greek words meaning "love" and "horse." The one-L spelling was the original (and more common in Great Britain), with the 2-L spelling being most common in the USA.

diminutives: Phil, Pip

related names: Philippa, other forms

Words using the same root(s): hippopotomus, hippocampus, hippodrome, philanthropy, Philadelphia, philosophy