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A pleasant enough sounding name except that there is no escaping the inevitable association that will be made to the word, "philanderer" -- not a very nice epitaph! If you like the -ander element, consider Lysander instead.
leananshae  11/27/2007
This name should also be put in the section of Greek Mythology, since Philander is said to be a son of Apollo by Acacallis (sometimes called Acalle). [noted -ed]
Lucille  11/10/2008
What an ugly name. It sounds quite pretentious, if it didn't immediately bring to mind the word.
bananarama  7/27/2009
Cool meaning.
Chrila96  12/16/2010
Shouldn't a womanizer be called a "philgyner" (a "friend of woman")? A "philanderer" should be a promiscuous gay man. A promiscuous woman should be a philandress or philgyneress. (Ouch!)
Kosta  2/4/2015
Philander Phlop was the name of the head of the Phlop family in the old comic strip of that name (The Phlop Family). (I'm not certain about the spelling of the last name.) He was NOT a philanderer (in either the traditional sense or mine).
Kosta  2/4/2015
Philander Stephens was a Jacksonian member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
lilolaf  2/27/2017

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