Phelps Family History

Meaning of surname: Phelps

Phelps is an English surname. The name is originated as a patronymic form of the name Philip.[1] The name Philip is derived from the Greek name Philippos, which is composed of two elements: the first, philein, "to love"; the second, hippos, "horse".[2] The Dictionary of American Family Names states that the surname Phelps is generally found in the south-western part of England.[1]

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