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
Scholar 335
Agricultural Labourer 117
Labourer 61
At Home 39
House Servant 36
Farm Labourer 31
Servant 29
Annuitant 24
Dress Maker 20
Ag Lab 20
Laundress 19
General Servant 16
Butcher 15
Errand Boy 14
Scholar At Home 14
Coal Miner 14
Gardener 13
Weaver 12
Shoe Maker 11
Tailor 11
Seamstress 10
Shoe Binder 9
Farm Servant 9
Farmers Daur 8
Stone Mason 8

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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