Philip in the US

  1. #197 Rose
  2. #198 Nathan
  3. #199 Evelyn
  4. #200 Dale
  5. #201 Philip
  6. #202 Arthur
  7. #203 Ralph
  8. #204 Doris
  9. #205 Bryan
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From the Greek name Philippos, meaning ‘lover of horses’, from philein ‘to love’ + hippos ‘horse’. This was popular in the classical period and since. It was the name of the father of Alexander the Great. It was also the name of one of Christ's apostles, of a deacon ordained by the apostles after the death of Christ, and of several other early saints. See also Philippa.
201st in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
316,008
to be exact
325,679
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Maine
has the most people named Philip per capita
1949
marked the height of its popularity
0.01%
99.99%
41%
55+
37%
30-54
18%
13-29
4%
0-12

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