Phipps Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Phipps Name Meaning: Derives from the personal name 'Philippos'.This is from 'Philein' meaning to love plus 'Hippos' a horse.

The name is of Greek origin and may have indicated a 'lover of horses'.Someone who worked with or kept horses.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Phipps Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Phipps family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 129
Female Servant 82
Independent 59
Labourer 52
Male Servant 31
Shoe Maker 21
Farmer 19
Tailor 13
Dress Maker 10
Gardener 10
Engineer 10
Mason 10
Miller 9
Publican 9
Weaver 9
Ag Lab 9
Ag Labourer 9
Carpenter 8
Miner 8
Apprentice 7
Butcher 7
Pauper 7
Lab 7
Paper Manufacturer 7
Copper Worker 6

Phipps Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Phipps 100% 31,011
2 Phips 83% 359
3 Phepps 83% 122

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