SOURCE: Given Name
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: FIL-ips (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "son of PHILIP". Famous bearers of this surname are Frederick Philips and his son Gerard, the Dutch founders of the company Philips.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Phelps, Phillips (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Filipov (Bulgarian), Filipović (Croatian), Filipek (Czech), Filep, Fülöp (Hungarian), De Filippis, Filippi (Italian), Filipov (Macedonian), Filipowski, Filipek (Polish), Filippov (Russian), Filipović (Serbian)
Entry updated October 30, 2011