Gender Masculine
Scripts Φιλήμων(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. fi-LEE-mən(English) fie-LEE-mən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "affectionate" in Greek, a derivative of φίλημα (philema) meaning "kiss". Philemon was the recipient of one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPhilémon(French) Filimon(Romanian) Filemón(Spanish (Latin American))
Same SpellingPhilémon


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Entry updated April 25, 2021