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Philemon Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Philemon is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Philemon is "to love".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5885 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.


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Related Names

Philemon is a variant spelling of Philon.

Philemon has the diminutive (nickname) Philo.

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Name Fun

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

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