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Philadelphia meaning and name origin
Philadelphia \ph(i)-ladel-phia, phil(a)-de-lphia\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Philadelphia is "loving people". Known as the City of Brotherly Love, it was founded by Quakers with high ideals, where it was a tradition among them, the Friends, to name their eldest daughter in each family after the city.
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Popularity of Philadelphia
Philadelphia is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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