Felipe Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Felipe:
Derived from the Latin Philippus, which is from the Greek Philippos (lover of horses). The name is composed of the elements philos (loving) and hippos (horse). Var: Philipp, Phillip, Phillipp.
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Full name is frequently Felipe de Jesus, after St. Philip of Jesus, a 16th Century Spaniard born in Mexico.
- Nicknames for Felipe
Feli, Lip, Pipo
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Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico
St. Felipe Neri
Prince Felipe of Asturias heir to the Spanish throne
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