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Multiple Origins for the Surname Phillips


Irish


The Phillips surname in Ireland derives from several sources, but there was certainly a native Gaelic name which evolved into such names as MacPhilbin and MacPhillips.

Phillips Early Origins



The surname Phillips was first found in Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where historian O'Donovan, in the Annals of the Four Masters (1355) lists MacPhilbin as one of the chiefs of the district then known as Sil Anmachada in east Galway.

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Phillips Spelling Variations


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Phillips Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacPhilbin, McPhilbin, Philbin, Philben, Phillips and others.

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Phillips Early History


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Phillips Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Phillips research. Another 202 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1585, 1635, 1786, 1787, and 1859 are included under the topic Early Phillips History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Phillips Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Phillips Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Phillips Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Phillips Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elinor and Henry Phillips who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • George Phillips, who setted in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Bartholmew Phillips, who landed in Maryland in 1637 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Day Phillips, who landed in Virginia in 1648 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alice Phillips, who arrived in Maryland in 1648 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Phillips Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anne Phillips, who landed in Virginia in 1704 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ellinor Phillips, who arrived in Virginia in 1706 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Daniel Phillips, who arrived in Virginia in 1713 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Elizabeth Phillips, who landed in Carolina in 1724 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Edmund Phillips, who arrived in Virginia in 1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Phillips Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernard Phillips, who arrived in Long Island in 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Grace Phillips, who landed in New York, NY in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Alexander Lewis Phillips, who landed in New York in 1822 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Cecil Phillips, aged 3, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Abraham, Alexander, Ann, David, and George Phillips, and many others who arrived at Philadelphia between 1807 and 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Phillips Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Phillips, who landed in Arkansas in 1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Phillips Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Evan Phillips, who settled in Newfoundland between 1663-1679 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Phillips Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Diana Phillips, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Eleonor Phillips, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Private. John Phillips U.E., (Philips) (b. 1757) born in Rhode Island, New York, USA from Kingsbury, Charlotte County, New York who arrived at Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1777, then he resettled in Chambly, Quebec in 1784 he enlisted in 1777 serving in Major Roger's command of the King's Rangers, married to Ann Burden in 1757 having 11 children, he died in Chambley, Quebec [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mrs. Martha Phillips U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 513 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 at East River, New York, USA [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Matthew Phillips U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Phillips Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Phillips, aged 21, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1833
  • John Phillips, aged 21, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Eleanor Gordon" in 1834
  • David Phillips, aged 35, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Condor" in 1838
  • Sally Phillips, aged 21, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Condor" in 1838
  • Robert Phillips, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Prudence" in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Phillips Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Charles Phillips, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

Phillips Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Bat Phillips, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  • Sampson Phillips, English convict from Staffordshire, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 17, 1823, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1823
  • Thomas Phillips, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824
  • Solomon Phillips, a blacksmith, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • B.A. Phillips, a carpenter, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Phillips Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Phillips, aged 24, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord William Bentinck" in 1841
  • John Phillips, aged 36, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord William Bentinck" in 1841
  • Catherine Phillips, aged 38, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord William Bentinck" in 1841
  • Henry Phillips, aged 14, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord William Bentinck" in 1841
  • Fanny Phillips, aged 10, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord William Bentinck" in 1841
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Phillips (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Phillips (post 1700)



  • Winfield S. Phillips, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904; Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910
  • Willis Phillips, American politician, Independent Candidate for Virgin Islands legislature from St. Thomas-St.John, 2000
  • William R. Phillips, American Republican politician, Candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1974
  • William V. Phillips, American politician, Burgess of Yeadon, Pennsylvania, 1927
  • William R. Phillips, American politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates from Baltimore County, 1935-37
  • William L. Phillips, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1952
  • William J. Phillips, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1980
  • William J. Phillips, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1925-26
  • William H. Phillips, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Hampton; Elected 1910
  • William H. Phillips, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1948
  • ... (Another 358 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Phillips Historic Events


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Phillips Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. James Douglas Phillips (b. 1962), American Sergeant from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Mr. Alvin Phillips (b. 1963), American Private from Oakaloosa, Iowa, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Ms. Ruthie Phillips (b. 1959), American Flight attendant from New York, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

Empress of Ireland

  • Master Hubert Phillips (1903-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Miss Ethel Phillips (1901-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mrs. Rachel Phillips (1860-1914), née Pass Canadian Third Class Passenger from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

HMAS Sydney II

HMS Hood

  • Mr. Ronald G Phillips (b. 1919), Scottish Paymaster Lieutenant (S) serving for the Royal Navy from Delhi, India, Moved to Edinburgh, Scotland, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Raymond T Phillips (b. 1920), English Ordinary Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Norman Phillips (b. 1917), English Stoker 2nd Class serving for the Royal Navy from Fleetwood, Lancashire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Lancelot J Phillips (b. 1912), English Ordinary Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Newport, Isle of Wight, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Horace E Phillips (b. 1909), English Leading Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Birmingham, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • ... (Another 1 entries are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

HMS Prince of Wales

HMS Repulse

Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

RMS Lusitania

RMS Titanic


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Suggested Readings for the name Phillips


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Suggested Readings for the name Phillips



  • Descendants of William and Elizabeth (Iser) Phillips of Columbiana County, Ohio By Rita Hineman Townsend.
  • Hatfield and Phillips Families of Eastern Kentucky and Southwestern Virginia by Harry Leon Sellards.

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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  5. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1823
  6. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824

Other References

  1. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  2. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  6. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  9. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Phillips Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Phillips Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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