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The name Phillip is of Greek origin, and means lover of horses.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Phillip 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 Phillip
Use of the Name Phillip for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
294,855 198,670 81,335 18,344 7,745 2,740 1,299
The table below indicates the number of times the name Phillip 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 Phillip
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188017475  
188114984  
1882137103  
188313892  
188415589  
188515787  
188615194  
188715680  
1888135116  
188917278  
189017480  
189117774  
1892155104  
189318081  
1894140110  
189517890  
189618489  
189718982  
189818386  
189916788  
1900165128  
190118978  
190219187  
190318192  
1904152127  
1905159128  
1906163122  
1907176124  
1908174131  
1909171145  
1910173168  
1911158213  
1912189306  
1913184370  
1914165536  
1915180628  
1916165724  
1917173722  
1918179732  
1919177743  
1920166836  
1921161918  
1922165917  
1923170846  
1924166902  
1925160941  
19261541,024  
19271521,038  
19281501,070  
19291501,030  
19301451,170  
19311411,175  
19321331,313  
19331251,321  
19341121,575  
19351071,783  
19361021,843  
1937982,002  
1938952,155  
1939922,175  
1940802,621  
1941772,872  
1942783,374  
1943813,229  
1944832,994  
1945853,074  
1946833,787  
1947744,776  
1948694,995  
1949665,184  
1950645,051  
1951794,877  
1952744,998  
1953765,089  
1954755,144  
1955745,389  
1956765,411  
1957795,540  
1958815,269  
1959745,578  
1960666,038  
1961695,959  
1962685,890  
1963705,647  
1964675,495  
1965704,895  
1966714,407  
1967734,048  
1968743,980  
1969744,006  
1970734,280  
1971763,845  
1972783,527  
1973713,856  
1974703,922  
1975723,846  
1976693,785  
1977703,953  
1978674,350  
1979684,419  
1980654,628  
1981664,531  
1982674,513  
1983664,454  
1984704,230  
1985694,492  
1986704,707  
1987684,813  
1988714,564  
1989744,724  
1990814,448  
1991983,842  
19921073,371  
19931172,999  
19941312,675  
19951372,509  
19961502,311  
19971662,080  
19981771,886  
19991881,813  
20001981,770  
20012091,704  
20022261,531  
20032331,441  
20042491,299  
Totals:  294,855 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Phillip 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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