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What does Philemon mean?

Philemon Pronunciation of Philemon as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Philemon is "loving". Biblical name: one of Saint Paul's epistles is addressed to Philemon.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, biblical, saint


VARIANT Filomeno



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How popular is Philemon?

Philemon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#43798 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Philemon has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aileron, Aimon, Aleron, Beemon, Carleton, Chelton, Chilton, Cleon, Clevon, Daemon, Daleton, Delmon, Dillon, Eilon, Emilion, Freemon, Gilleon, Gillion, Gillon, Gillson, Haimon, Hazleton, Hilton, Jailon, Kaemon, Kieron, Maimon, Millton, Milton, Neillson (see Nelson), Neilson, Nilsson, Odilon, Palomo, Pendleton, Phelim, Philbert, Philip, Philipp, Philippe, Philippos, Philips, Philipson, Phillip, Philly, Philo, Phinean, Phineas, Pierson, Pilipo (see Philip), Platon, Preemo (see Primo), Premo, Primo, Princeton, Salmon, Salomon, Shalmon, Sheldon, Shelton, Shermon, Shimon, Shipton, Silvaon, Simeon, Simeron, Simon, Solomon, Talmon, Tarleton, Theron, Thurmon, Tilton, Timon and Wilson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Philemon.

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