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 574
Agricultural Labourer 106
Labourer 103
Domestic Servant 34
Dress Maker 34
General Servant 31
Annuitant 24
Laundress 20
Gardener 20
Coal Miner 19
Servant 18
Tailor 16
Bricklayer 15
Farm Labourer 14
Carpenter 13
Butcher 11
Blacksmith 11
Grocer 10
Wife 10
Farmers Son 10
Nurse 9
Cook 9
Baker 9
No Occupation 9
Farm Servant 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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