Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. /ˈfɪl.ɪps/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "son of Philip". Famous bearers of this surname were Frederick Philips (1830-1900) and his son Gerard (1858-1942), the Dutch founders of the company Philips.

Related Names

VariantsPhelps, Phillips(English)
Other Languages & CulturesFilipov, Filipova(Bulgarian) Filipović(Croatian) Filip, Filipová(Czech) Philippe(French) Filep, Fülöp(Hungarian) De Filippis, Filippi, Lippi(Italian) Filipov, Filipova(Macedonian) Filip, Filipowska, Filipowski, Filipek(Polish) Felipe(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Filip(Romanian) Filippov, Filippova(Russian) Filipović(Serbian) Filip, Filipová(Slovak) Felipe(Spanish)


Entry updated November 16, 2019