Dictionary of Medieval Names
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Philip m. Greek φίλος 'dear, loved, loving' + Greek ἵππος 'horse'.

The name of one of the Twelve Apostles, a 1st C saint, a 3rd C Roman emperor, an 8th C Byzantine emperor, an 8th C antipope, an 11th-12th C king of the Franks, a 12th C king of Germany, a 12th-13th C king of France, a 13th C king of France, a 13th C emperor of Constantinople, a 13th C pretender to the Norwegian throne, a 13th-14th C king of France and Navarre, a 14th C king of France and Navarre, a 14th C king of France, a 16th C king of Castile and Leon, and a 16th C king of Spain, Portugal, and Naples. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Filip.

Belgium
Latin
1106 Philippo (abl) CartStBert 2; 1266 Philippi (gen) OvdFB 6, Philippo (dat) ibid. 6
Czech Republic
Latin
1343 Philippum (acc) Rössler2 22, p. 13, Philippus (nom) ibid. 22, p. 13; 1345 Philippo (dat) CDEM-7.2 605, Philippus (nom) ibid. 605; 1348 Phylippo (abl) chlumecky 2; 1349 Philippo (dat) ibid. 40, Phylippus (nom) ibid. 70; 1350 Philippi (gen) ibid. 169, Philippo (abl) ibid. 159, Philippus (nom) ibid. 151; 1351 Philip (nom) ibid. 19, Philippo (dat) ibid. 15, Phylippo (dat) ibid. 58; 1353 Philip (nom) ibid. 94, Philipp (nom) ibid. 13, p. 21, Philippo (dat) ibid. 78, Phylipp (nom) ibid. 107, Phylippy (gen) ibid. 128; 1354 Philippo (dat) ibid. 61; 1355 Phylippo (dat) ibid. 93, Phylyppo (dat) ibid. 71; 1356 Philip (nom) ibid. 149, Philippus (nom) ibid. 159; 1358 Philippo (dat) ibid. 274, p. 32, Philyppus (nom) ibid. 266, p. 32
England
Latin
1185x1186 Philippi (gen) PR-XXXVI p. 17, Philippum (acc) ibid. p. 9, Philippus (nom) ibid. p. 5; 1189 Philippi (gen) GASurv p. 123, Philippus (nom) ibid. p. 137; c1198 Philippus (nom) ibid. p. 243; 1222 philippi (gen) StPaulDom p. 10; 1240 philippi (gen) ibid. p. 119; 1279–80 Philippo (abl) WaHR-SK p. 27, Philipus (nom) ibid. p. 30; 1296 Phillipus (nom) RCS-1 p. 93b; 1298 Philippus (nom) ComWil-vol1 p. 2; 1300 Philippus (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 245; 1302 Philippi (gen) ComWil-vol1 p. 4, Philippus (nom) ibid. p. 4; 1321 Philippi (gen) PSS-CXIV 6, Philippo (abl) ibid. 6, Philippus (nom) ibid. 6; 1340xc1450 Philipus (nom) CovGuild-1 p. 3; 1377 Philippus (nom) FenPT-2 p. 5; 1381 Philippi (gen) Suffolk1381 p. 132, Philippus (nom) FenPT-2 p. 6, Suffolk1381 p. 87, Philipum (nom) ibid. p. 134; 1419 Philippo (dat) Bar-in-El p. 2; 1426 Philippo (dat) EEW p. 69, Philippum (acc) ibid. p. 69; 1485–1486 Philippo (abl) CovGuild-2 p. 54, Philypp (abl) ibid. p. 74; 1556 Philippi (gen) PRThirsk p. 1; 1561 Phillippus (nom) StMartF p. 60
Dutch
1571 Philip AuFr Garcie; 1572 Philip ibid. Garcie; 1576 Phlips (gen) ibid. Bosch; 1586 Phlips ibid. Broeke; 1589 Philip ibid. Borchtgrave; 1592 Philip ibid. Borcht; 1593 Philippus ibid. Baudoes, Philips (gen) ibid. Baudoes; 1595 Philips (gen) ibid. Boudou, Phlips ibid. Coster; 1596 Philips (gen) ibid. Boudois, Phlips ibid. Christiaens; 1598 Philips (gen) ibid. Boudoijs
Middle English
1426 Phelippe EEW p. 71, Philippe ibid. p. 71; 1431 Phelippe ibid. p. 88
Early Modern English
1529 philip PP-HenV p. 10, phillip ibid. p. 3; 1530 Philip LIWill-III p. 80, Philipp SRS-XXI p. 7, Phylip LIWill-III p. 3; 1530/31 Phylip ibid. p. 96; 1532–1533 Philip CovGuild-2 p. 111, Philippe ibid. p. 115; 1533 Phillipe ibid. p. 156; 1534 philip ibid. p. 133; 1538 Phylyp BarnstapleBap p. 1; 1539 Phylyp ibid. p. 1; 1540 Phelyp ibid. p. 2, Phelypp ibid. p. 1; 1542 Phelyp ibid. p. 3, Philipp BEmar-vol1 p. 2; 1543 Phelyp BarnstapleBap p. 3; 1544 Phelyp ibid. p. 4, Phelype ibid. p. 4; 1545 Phelyp ibid. p. 4; 1546 Phelyppe ibid. p. 5; 1547 Phelyp ibid. p. 5, Phillip StAnthonlin p. 6, Phillipp ibid. p. 6; 1548 Phelyp BarnstapleBap p. 6, Phillip DEmar-vol1 p. 79; 1549 Phillipp BEmar-vol1 p. 3; 1551 Phelyp BarnstapleBap p. 6; 1552 Phelyppe ibid. p. 7, Phyllyp ibid. p. 7; 1553 Phelyp ibid. p. 8, Phelype ibid. p. 8; 1555 Phelyp ibid. p. 9; 1556 Phelyp ibid. p. 9; 1557 Philip ProcSuf-vol3 p. 265; 1558 Philip SaxhamSf p. 131; 1559 Phylyp BarnstapleBap p. 10; 1560 Phelyp ibid. p. 10; 1561 Phelyp ibid. p. 11, Phillipp ibid. p. 11; 1562 Phelypp ibid. p. 12, Phelyppe ibid. p. 12, Philyp COmar-vol5 p. 125; 1563 Phillip RegBisham p. 27, Phyllipe ibid. p. 2; 1564 Phelypp BarnstapleBap p. 13; 1565 Philippe bruton-vol1 p. 35; 1567 Philippe ibid. p. 36, Phillipp CAmar-vol1 p. 2; 1568 Philipe bruton-vol1 p. 112; 1571 Philip DEmar-vol1 p. 82; 1573 Phillip StAnthonlin p. 23; 1575 Phillip OrpingtonKe p. 4; 1576 Phillippe BEmar-vol2 p. 3; 1578 Philip BUmar-vol2 p. 62, Phillip OrpingtonKe p. 5; 1579 Philip DEmar-vol1 p. 84, RegBisham p. 4; 1580 Philippe bruton-vol1 p. 44; 1581 Phellep HAmar-vol9 p. 92, Philip DEmar-vol1 p. 84, DEmar-vol2 p. 6; 1581? Philype COmar-vol5 p. 127; 1582 Phulypt ibid. p. 127, Phylip RegBisham p. 4; 1583 Phillip OrpingtonKe p. 6; 1584 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 9, Phylip RegBisham p. 5; 1585 Phelype COmar-vol5 p. 7; 1586 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 12; 1587 Philip ibid. p. 14; 1588 Philip ibid. p. 15; 1589 Philip ibid. p. 17, Philippa ibid. p. 19; 1590 Philip ibid. p. 21, Philipe bruton-vol1 p. 50, Phillip StAnthonlin p. 34; 1591 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 22; 1592 Philip ibid. p. 25, Phillipp HAmar-vol9 p. 69; 1593 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 26, Phillip StAnthonlin p. 36; 1595 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 32, Phillippe BEmar-vol1 p. 16; 1596 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 33, Phillippe BEmar-vol1 p. 16; 1597 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 35; 1598 Philip ibid. p. 37, StAnthonlin p. 39, Phillip BEmar-vol2 p. 31, StAnthonlin p. 39; 1599 Philip DEmar-vol2 p. 41, bruton-vol1 p. 57, Phillipe StAnthonlin p. 39
1542/3 philpott SIAcc 3
Estonia
Middle Low German
1427 Phylippus BbRT p. 352; 1592 Philip Tiik1977 p. 286, Pillipu (gen) ibid. p. 288
1592 Pilli Tiik1977 p. 286
France
Latin
1060 Philipo (abl) StVdM-II 704; 1067 Philippi (gen) CartNDSaintes XII; 1067x1086 Philippi (gen) ibid. XIV; 1079x1081 Philippo (abl) ibid. XXI; 1107 Philippo (abl) CartStPC XVII; 1135 Philippi (gen) clairvaux-12thc 7, Philippus (nom) ibid. 7; 1138x1162 Philippus (nom) ibid. 69; 1147 Philippi (gen) ibid. 14, Philippus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp XCVII, clairvaux-12thc 18; 1147x1162 Philippo (abl) ibid. 55; 1152x1156 Philippus (nom) ibid. 31; 1154 Philippi (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LIV, Philippo (abl) clairvaux-12thc 27; 1163–64 Philippus (nom) ibid. 111; 1164 Philippus (nom) ibid. 121; 1166 Philippus (nom) ibid. 129; 1174 Philippus (nom) ibid. 159; 1175 Philippi (gen) ibid. 162; 1177 Philippus (nom) ibid. 165; 1178 Philippus (nom) ibid. 168; 1179 Philippus (nom) ibid. 177; 1180 Philipi (gen) RotScaNor p. 3, Philipo (abl) ibid. p. 11, Philippo (abl) CartNDdOurscamp LV, Philipus (nom) RotScaNor p. 4; 1183 Philippo (abl) CartNDdOurscamp LVI; 1188 Philippi (gen) ibid. XCIV, Philippus (nom) ibid. XCIV; 1190 Philippi (gen) ibid. LXXIX, Philippus (nom) ibid. LXXIX; 1203 Philippus (nom) NDParisII 2-LXXIX; 1214 Philippi (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXXV, NDParisII 2-LI, Philippo (abl) ibid. 2-LI, Philippum (acc) ibid. 2-LI, Philippus (nom) ibid. 2-LI; 1236 Philippo (abl) ibid. 2-XXXIX, Philippus (nom) ibid. 2-XXXIX; 1255 Philippus (nom) ArrestReg-volI I, Candlemas; 1257 Philippi (gen) ibid. XX, BMV, Philippo (abl) ibid. XV, BMV, Philippus (nom) ibid. XVII, BMV; 1258 Philippum (acc) ibid. XXXVII, pluribus, Philippus (nom) ibid. XXIII, Pentecost; 1259 Philippi (gen) ibid. I, Pentecost, Philippo (abl) ibid. I, Pentecost, Philippum (acc) ibid. XI, Pentecost, Philippus (nom) ibid. I, Pentecost; 1260 Philippi (gen) ibid. XVIII, Ascension, Philippo (abl) ibid. XVIII, Ascension, Philippus (nom) ibid. XVIII, Ascension; 1261 Philippus (acc) ibid. VI, BMV; 1268 Philippus (nom) NDParisII 2-V; 1269 Philippus (nom) ibid. 2-III; 1273 Philippi (gen) ibid. 2-XLIII, Philippus (nom) ibid. 2-XLIII; 1301 Philippi (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 205, Philippo (abl) ibid. p. 201; 1304 Philippus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXVI; 1378 Philippi (gen) hanquetvol1 166, Philippo (dat) ibid. no. 13, Phillippo (dat) ibid. 2150
Old French
1292 Phelippe 1292paris p. 1; 1296 Felippe paris1296 p. 26, Phelippe ibid. p. 3; 1301 Phelippe (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 237, Phelippres (nom) ibid. p. 238; 1313 Phelippe Paris1313 p. 2, Philippe ibid. p. 47; 1327 Philippe MemDocMan-2 p. 175, Philippes ibid. p. 187
1296 Phelippot paris1296 p. 27; 1313 Phelippot Paris1313 p. 107; 1327 Philippot MemDocMan-2 p. 179
Middle French
1339 Philippe valois-2 CCIX; 1392 Phelippe MemBret-II col. 605; 1415[1469x1471] Phelippe Waurin p. 224; 1418 Phelippe HGParis p. 376, Philippe ibid. p. 380; 1421 Philippe favier p. 161; 1423 Philippe ibid. 476; 1438 Philippe ibid. 264; 1493 Philippe MSR1838 p. 374; 1561 Philippe RegPCC-1 p. 3; 1562 Philippe ibid. p. 6; 1563 Philippe ibid. p. 20, Phlippes ibid. p. 38; 1564 Philippes ibid. p. 52, Phlippe ibid. p. 47, Phlippes ibid. p. 44; 1565 Philippes ibid. p. 118, Phlippe ibid. p. 164, Phlippes ibid. p. 110; 1566 Phlippe ibid. p. 247, Phlippes ibid. p. 199; 1567 Phlippes ibid. p. 278; 1568 Phlippe ibid. p. 405, Phlippes ibid. p. 364; 1571 Phlippe ibid. p. 436, Phlippes ibid. p. 440; 1595 Phelippe Toureille, Philippe ibid.
1392 Phelipon MemBret-II col. 614, Phelipot ibid. col. 602, Phelippot ibid. col. 613, Philipon ibid. col. 600; 1418 Phelipot HGParis p. 374, Phelippon ibid. p. 380, Phelippot ibid. p. 373, Philipot ibid. p. 374; 1421 Phelippon favier 105, Phelippot ibid. p. 165, Philippot ibid. 594, Phillippot ibid. 490, Phlippot ibid. 12; 1423 Philippot ibid. 56; 1438 Philippin ibid. 239, Philippot ibid. 14; 1493 Phelipon MSR1838 p. 377; 1567 Phlippin RegPCC-1 p. 326; 1568 Phlippin ibid. p. 366; 1570 Phlippin ibid. p. 427, Phlippot ibid. p. 433; 1571 Phlippot ibid. p. 450
Germany
Latin
1173 philippum (acc) quix-vol1 99; 1185 Philippus (nom) ibid. 36; 1191 Philippus (nom) ibid. 38; 1194 Philippus (nom) ibid. 54; 1196 Philippo (abl) ibid. 68; 1206 Philippus (nom) hennes-vol1 7; 1207 Philippo (abl) ibid. 8; 1208 Philippi (gen) quix-vol2 124, Philippo (abl) ibid. 124; 1210 Philippo (abl) CDL-1.1.1 IV; 1211 Philippus (nom) hennes-vol1 11; 1215 Philippus (nom) quix-vol2 126; 1216 Philippus (nom) hennes-vol1 21; 1218 Philippus (nom) ibid. 32; 1219 Philippus (nom) ibid. 36; 1225 Philippus (nom) ibid. 69; 1228 Philippo (abl) ibid. 74; 1234 Philippus (nom) ibid. 89; 1249 Philippus (nom) ibid. 133; 1253 Philippus (nom) ibid. 150; 1259 Philippus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI; 1260 Philippus (nom) hennes-vol1 188; 1401 phylippi (gen) HD1401 no. 329, phylippo (dat) ibid. no. 33
1173 philippus (nom) quix-vol1 99
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Filippus (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 8, Philipi (gen) ibid. III, p. 10, Philippus (nom) ibid. III, p. 11, Pilippus (nom) ibid. III, p. 10
Early Modern English
1539/40 Philip Fiants-1 100; 1540 Philip ibid. 148; 1540/1 Philip ibid. 162
Italy
Latin
1253 Phylippo (abl) MonRav-1 CLIX; 1265x1339 Filippi (gen) BBC-Berg 132; 1276 Filippus (nom) ibid. p. XLII; 1282 Filippus (nom) ibid. p. XLVII; 1283 Filippus (nom) ibid. p. XLIII; 1285 Filippi (gen) Perugia1285 p. 156, Filippus (nom) ibid. p. 154; 1304 Philippi (gen) AnnMin6 XII; 1310 Philippum (acc) MonRav-2 CCCL, Phylippi (gen) ibid. CCCL, Phylippum (acc) ibid. CCCL, Phylippus (nom) ibid. CCCL; 1324 Phylippo (abl) DSF p. 47, 3717, Phylippus (nom) ibid. p. 46, 3702; 1376 Filippo (abl) DouGen1 p. 22, Philippo (abl) ibid. p. 190; 1464 Filippus (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI, Philippus (nom) ibid. CCXXXI; 1522x1532 Filippi (gen) DSF p. 57, 16, Filippus (nom) ibid. p. 51, 8; 1527 Philippi (gen) Rome1527 p. 83, Philippus (nom) ibid. p. 81
1285 Filiputii (gen) Perugia1285 p. 156; 1326 Philipponus (nom) Friuli-14thC no. 435, Philippussio (abl) ibid. no. 437, Philippussius (nom) ibid. no. 437; 1348 Philippuoli (gen) INP 38; 1376 Filipono (abl) DouGen1 p. 157, Lipo (abl) ibid. p. 195
Italian
1513x1521 Philippo LeoX p. 12
The Netherlands
Latin
1235 Philippus (nom) hennes-vol1 93; 1369 Philippus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 303
Scotland
Latin
1376 Philippo (dat) morton-vol1 16
Spain
Latin
1086 Philippi (gen) CDCB-XV MMCCIII; 1087 Philipo (abl) ibid. MMCCV; 1190 Philipi (gen) ibid. MMCCVI; 1192 Filipi (gen) ibid. MMCCVIII; 1488 Philippi (gen) carbonell-I p. 23, Philippus (nom) ibid. p. 22; 1490 Philippi (gen) ibid. p. 46
Catalan
1510 Felip valencia1510 717, Phelip ibid. 1599
Sweden
Latin
1350 Philippi (gen) SDHK no. 6014
Old Swedish
1383 Philippus (gen) SRA-vol2 no. 1926, Philpus ibid. no. 1944
Switzerland
Latin
1163 Phylippo (dat) CartHaut 14, Phylippus (nom) ibid. 14; 14thCx1478 Philippum (acc) Ob-SPVn (24)
Wales
Latin
1206 Philippo (abl) Pryce-1st no. 9; 1247 Philippi (gen) ArchCambIII p. 228, Philippo (abl) ibid. p. 228; 1456 Phylip (nom) ibid. p. 259
Cite as: R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Philip". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Philip.