Meaning and name origin
Theophilus \the(o)-phi-lus\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Theophilus is "loved by God". Biblical name used by Thorton Wilder in his popular novel "Theophilus North". French author Théophile Gautier.
Theophilus is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#59726 out of 88799, Top 67%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Theophilus for boys. Theophilus has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).