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Philemon Meaning


What does Philemon mean?

The name Philemon is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Philemon is "to love".

Philemon is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Phi-le-mon.

The Given Name Philemon

Philemon is a variant of Philon. See Philon for further details.

Philemon appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

An elegant name that will be appealing to parents.

Philemon Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 5,680 in baby name popularity for boys with 16 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,899 in baby name popularity for boys with 15 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Philemon Related Names

Philemon is a variant of Philon.

Famous Philemons

  • Philemon ~ Biblical Character (Col. 4:9), Saint

Philemon Numerology

What will your new littlePhilemon 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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Philemon Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Philemon.

Just for fun, see the name Philemon 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 Philemon in Nautical Flags page.