Philip Surname History
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Philip Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Philip is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Philip may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Philip Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Philip come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Philip come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Philip Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Surnames like Philip change in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Philip were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Philip. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Philip surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
Last names similar to PhilipPhilipa, Philipacopulou, Philipacos, Philipaehi, Philipaic, Philipaitis, Philipak, Philipakis, Philipakos, Philip Alexander, Philip Alfred William, Philipan, Philipanec, Philipanics, Philipanko, Philipano, Philipapsky, Philipar, Philipard, Philiparie
Philip Family Tree
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- Henry Philip Schuler 1891 - ?
- George Philip Huck 1875 - ?
- Aurelius Philip DeVol 1840 - ?
- Col Philip Frisbee 1739 - 1813
- Brandt Philip Schuyler
- Philip Philip Wheeler 1733 - 1774
- Dr Philip Bradford 1789 - 1863
- Capt. Philip Walker 1726 - 1761
- Lieutenant Philip Hervey 1883 - 1963
- Prince Alexander Philipp Of Saxe-Coburg And DABELSTEIN Gotha 1977 - present