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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Phillip

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Phillip in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Phillip:

  • Records indicate that 303,073 boys in the United States have been named Phillip since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1960, when 6,044 people in the U.S. were given the name Phillip. Those people are now 60 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Phillip

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      1 Positive Comment

  • "My bf's name is phillip. I love it. We often call him philmo!" Apr. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "This is my name and I hate it!! My life has been cursed and I know it is because of my terrible name." Mar. 31, 2020: Report as inappropriate

      9 Neutral Comments

  • "I'm in seriously in like with a guy I met named Phillip, and yes spelled with two "L"s :) He's awesome and cute to boot. And he's hekkkaaa hilarious. He told me there's been so many jokes about his name hah but my nickname for him is Pricetag because of his last name though haha" Sep. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My brothers name is Phillip, after our grandpa. He goes by his middle name though, Clay. He has a mug with "Phillip" on it and he says "Phillip (fill up) Phillip's 'Phillip' cup!" That's all." Feb. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a Phillip and to be honest, have always thought it a rather boring name .." Mar. 31, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "heheh, phillip the gas tank. phil-up the glass. fill up anything you want. it get's old, but it's funny how other people think it's funny. they crack one of those jokes, you can stare at them while you laugh. it's worth it. wouldn't want any other name though. :)" Jan. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is phillip and just between you and me, I hate my name." Jan. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriends name is phillip and everyone is asking him if he was named after a TV or a screwdriver. that really bugs him but i love the name phillip i think it is a great name" May. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this name. My husband and I took 8 months to decide what to name our first son, and when my sister-in-law suggested Phillip, we loved itimmediately. The 2 people I knew with that name were very handsome, nice guys, so it had a good connotation with me. The name really fits him. He has always been such a litte grown-up, so the name doesn't seem too mature for him, even at 4 years old!" Feb. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name and I do like it. Until recently I had only met a few other people with this name. Now, oddly enough, I work with three people who have the same name, but they spell it with one "L." As a public school teacher, I can tell you that this is not a common name." Aug. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "People do, and forever will misspell our name with one "l"..." Apr. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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