Phillip - Meaning of Phillip
[ 2 syll. (p)hil-lip, ph-ill-ip ] The baby boy name Phillip is pronounced FIY-LihP †. Phillip's language of origin is Old Greek and it is predominantly used in English. Phillip is a spelling variant of the English Philip.
Phillip is an all-time favorite. At present it is still a fairly popular baby name for boys, though not to the extent it was before. At the modest peak of its usage in 1949, 0.288% of baby boys were named Phillip. It ranked at #66 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency, and is of only occasional use today. In 2018, it ranked at #451 with a usage of 0.034%. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Phillip, Philip was the most frequently used. It was used 3.509% more than Phillip in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Phillip include Filip (Czech, Irish, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Scandinavian, and Slavic), Phelipe (Spanish), Phelippe, Philip (English), Philipe (French), Philipp (German), Philippe (French), Phillipp (English), Phylip (Welsh), Feeleep (Russian), Filep (Hungarian), Filib (Scottish), Filipe (Portuguese), Filipp (German and Russian), Flavio (Italian and Spanish), Philipi, Philippo, Felipe (Spanish), Felipo (English and Spanish), and Filipo (Spanish).
† Pronunciation for Phillip: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)"