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What does Filania mean?

Filania Pronunciation of Filania [fi-la-nia] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Filania is "lover of mankind". Filania is a version of Philana (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Filania has 3 variants: Filanna, Philena and Philina.

Creative forms:
(female) Filana, Folania, ..

(male) Filafa, Filafi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Filania Tessa (F.T.), ..

How popular is Filania?

Filania is an uncommon given name for women. Filania is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Philena is the only prominent varying form of Filania (outside Top 2000). This relation of Filania was popular as a baby name 135 years ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Philena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Filania and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Filania is alike in pronunciation to Felina. Other suggested similar names are Aglaia, Ailani, Alonia, Arsania, Avania, Azania, Blasia, Celenia, Cilia, Cilicia, Dania, Divinia, Eladia, Elainia, Erlinia, Evania, Fabia, Fadia, Falecia, Fania, Fanya, Fawnia, Fiala, Fiamma, Filanthia, Filia, Filicia, Filipa, Filippa, Filis, Fillira, Flana, Flanna, Flavia, Flavie, Floria, Franca, Frania, Franie, Franka, Fulvia, Gilana, Ginia, Heladia, Hilaria, Ilania, Ivania, Jilana, Jinia, Latania, Levania, Melania, Mihalia, Milana, Milanka, Natania, Oceania, Olinia, Orania, Paladia, Pelagia, Selenia, Shania, Silvania, Silvia, Simonia, Tania, Titania, Valaria, Valonia, Vania, Viennia, Vinia and Zilvia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Filania.

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