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MCPHILLIPS Family History

Recorded in over one hundred spellings ranging from Philip, Phillip and Filip, to Lippi, Filippeli, Filipichov, and Khilkov, and found in the relevant spellings throughout Europe from Spain to the Russian Steppes, in the Medieval period, this famous surname is of Ancient Greek origin. It derives from the word 'philippos', a compound made up of two elements 'philein' meaning 'to love, and 'hippos, a horse, hence ' lover of horses'. In the great Christian revival period of the 11th and 12th centuries, a large number of expeditions were launched to 'free' the Holy Land and specifically Jerusalem, from the control of the 'infidel Muslim'.

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Kimberly mcphillips

Looking to finish looking for my family.  My gf Leland mcphillips.  His wife dorathy Nicholls.  His dad Charles mcphillips (Alice koch)Koch. He had a brother John mcphillips.  

His father was Simon Charles mcphillips  (Mary buckley). ? his father was William mcphillips (Mary addy)?Addy? His father Patrick mcphillips ( Jane mchutcheon) his father Hugh mcphillips (Catherine  Clark). His father  James mcphillips. 


I am trying to find details of details of James McPhillips born in Ireland approximately 1858. He married Catherine Riley(?) born in Ireland 1861. They were living in Glasgow in 1889. Many thanks for your help. Linda

Susan C Anderson

Good Afternoon, I am trying to find more information on the McPhillips family history for my fiancé, Hugh C McPhillips II. His father's people lived in Western Pa. but his branch of the McPhillips family came from County Monaghan, Ireland. Thank you in advance for any help, Regards,

Dympna Wynne-Morter

Hi all McPhillips clan.


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