Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. FIL-ips(English)

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(Bulgarian) Filipović(Croatian) Filipek(Czech) Philippe(French) Filep, Fülöp(Hungarian) De Filippis, Filippi, Lippi(Italian) Filipov(Macedonian) Filipowski, Filipek(Polish) Filippov(Russian) Filipović(Serbian)

Entry updated November 16, 2019