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Philip -- Name Info

Information on Philip includes the fact that it means "Lover of horses, In the Bible was one of the Twelve Apostles." This eMedTV resource offers additional information on the name Philip.

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Philip is from Greek meaning Lover of horses, In the Bible was one of the Twelve Apostles.
Alternates for Philip include: Felipe, Filip, Filippo, Phil, Philipp, Phillipe, Phillipp, and Pippo
Philip is associated with these categories: British Royalty, Biblical, Pope, and Old Fashioned

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