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The name Philip is of Greek origin, and means lover of horses.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Philip has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Philip
Use of the Name Philip for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
328,292 167,904 61,873 13,742 5,787 2,067 1,000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Philip has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Philip
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188081186  
188184155  
188286183  
188385166  
188496161  
188589163  
188687186  
188795161  
188891196  
188995183  
189088193  
189180198  
189282239  
189391208  
189491214  
189592211  
189692218  
189789200  
189886244  
189984223  
190094261  
190184232  
190290226  
190385251  
190486266  
190596234  
190685280  
190776356  
190886318  
190978394  
191083417  
191169611  
1912691,234  
1913691,483  
1914681,868  
1915692,329  
1916692,411  
1917662,549  
1918712,732  
1919712,534  
1920712,693  
1921722,709  
1922702,768  
1923702,784  
1924712,919  
1925752,675  
1926702,703  
1927752,674  
1928732,732  
1929762,589  
1930752,650  
1931712,649  
1932702,615  
1933702,527  
1934692,781  
1935653,056  
1936633,030  
1937633,153  
1938643,171  
1939653,177  
1940603,675  
1941534,158  
1942554,601  
1943574,454  
1944613,978  
1945584,093  
1946615,084  
1947576,223  
1948546,155  
1949556,203  
1950536,073  
1951556,081  
1952606,146  
1953636,261  
1954636,274  
1955626,152  
1956646,106  
1957685,998  
1958685,807  
1959685,870  
1960765,514  
1961795,276  
1962815,064  
1963834,754  
1964764,978  
1965874,279  
1966863,959  
1967823,788  
1968823,619  
1969863,540  
1970923,515  
1971943,304  
19721042,763  
1973912,996  
1974862,965  
1975853,006  
1976892,946  
1977903,083  
1978843,292  
1979833,457  
1980823,559  
1981843,577  
1982793,633  
1983823,485  
1984823,506  
1985843,734  
1986863,652  
1987843,838  
1988943,369  
19891023,312  
19901113,141  
19911202,742  
19921382,431  
19931472,263  
19941681,889  
19951801,754  
19961851,722  
19971951,661  
19982141,497  
19992401,321  
20002551,307  
20012681,217  
20022631,196  
20032901,067  
20043071,000  
Totals:  328,292 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Philip as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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