The Italian surname Filipovich is a patronymic
name created from the first name of a male ancestor. As a first name, it is derived from the Latin "Philippus," which is in turn derived from the Greek "Philipp•s." This name is composed of the element "philos" which means "friend," and "hippos," meaning "horse." Thus the surname literally means "son of one who is a lover of horses." This name became common throughout Europe due to several saints and monarchs who bore the name.
Early Origins of the Filipovich family
The surname Filipovich was first found in the ancient city of Arcevia, where a record from 1238 showed a Corrado di Filippino, who owned Castle Montesecco.
Early History of the Filipovich family
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Filipovich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Filippi, Filippo, Filippa, Filpo, Filpi, Firpo, Filippino, Filipi, Filipucci, Filipipi, Firpi, De Filippo, De Filippi, De Filippis, Di Filippo, Filipovich, Filipcic, Filippelli, Filippello, Filippetti, Filippini, Filippucci, Filippozzi, Filipponi, Filippone, Filippazzo, Filippaz, Filipaz, Filipas, Filippanio, Filippato and many more.
Early Notables of the Filipovich family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Fra Filippo Lippi, a famous Florentine painter of the 15th century. He was influenced by Massaccio, and painted much for the Medici family, the rulers at the time. Another famous painter was Filippino Lippi, born in Prato in 1457, who worked in Florence under... Another 149 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Filipovich Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Filipovich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Filipovich Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Stanislans Filipovich, aged 36, who emigrated to America, in 1913
- Greska Filipovich, aged 8, who landed in America from Grodno, Russia, in 1916
- Grace Filipovich, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1917
- Zofia Filipovich, aged 19, who landed in America from Ivanic, Poland, in 1920
- Bogdan Filipovich, aged 36, who settled in America from Roma, Italy, in 1921
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