Pippa

Pippa is usually used as a diminutive of Philippa, the feminine form of Philip, a male given name meaning “lover of horses” from Greek elements philos (friend, lover) and hipps (horse).

Nicknames: Pip

Origin: Ancient Greek

Variants:

  • Philippa
  • Phillippa
  • Philippina (German)

 

Male forms:

  • Philip
  • Phillip
  • Philippos (Ancient Greek)
  • Philippus (Ancient Greek)

 

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