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Philadelphia Meaning


What does Philadelphia mean?

The name Philadelphia is of English origin.

The meaning of Philadelphia is "brotherly love".

Philadelphia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 12 letters and 5 syllables and is pronounced Phi-la-del-phi-a.

The Given Name Philadelphia

Philadelphia is good for parents who want a name that is stylish and valiant.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Philadelphia may just be the name you're looking for.

Philadelphia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Philadelphia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Philadelphia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Philadelphia to other names.

Philadelphia Related Names

Famous Philadelphias

    Philadelphia Numerology

    What will your new littlePhiladelphia be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Philadelphia Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Philadelphia in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Philadelphia.

    Just for fun, see the name Philadelphia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Philadelphia in Nautical Flags page.