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What does Philomene mean?

Philomene Pronunciation of Philomene as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Philomene means "powerful love". Philomene is a version of Philomena (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH Phil-, greek, powerful


VARIANT Filomene




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How popular is Philomene?

Philomene is an unusual given name for females. Philomene is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Philomene reached its apex position of #1033 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Philomene name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Philomene outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Filomena and Philomena are the prominent related forms of Philomene rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Filomene, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Philomene was at its peak in the 1910s (AVERAGE #919), but now, versions like Filomena have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Philomene, Filomena, Philomena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abilene, Adilene, Aileene, Ailene, Cailene, Chalonne, Charmene, Chivonne, Clymene, Eileene, Eilene, Ghiliane, Jillene, Kailene, Nicolene, Nikolene, Palometa (see Paloma), Paulene, Philana, Philena, Philene, Philette, Philina, Philippe, Philippine, Phillane, Phillie, Phillina, Philline, Philomela, Philomella, Philopena, Philothea, Philotheia, Phoebe, Romene, Shalene, Shirlene, Shivonne, Willene, Willmine (see Wilhelmina) and Wilone. These names tend to be more frequently used than Philomene.

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