What does Philomina mean?
Philomina /phi-lom-i-na/ [4 sylls.] as a girls' name. Philomina's root is Greek, and the meaning of the name Philomina is "powerful love". Philomina is a version of Philomena (Greek). Compare last name Philemon.
How popular is Philomina?
Philomina is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Philomina is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Philomena and Filomena are the prominent alternative forms of Philomina (not ranked). Variants like Filomene are seldom used. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5615%) and are now much less widespread, with the versions Filomena and Philomena becoming less trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Philomina and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)