Gender Masculine
Scripts Θεόφιλος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /θi.ˈɑf.ɪ.ləs/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Θεόφιλος (Theophilos) meaning "friend of god", derived from θεός (theos) meaning "god" and φίλος (philos) meaning "friend". In the New Testament the evangelist Luke addresses his gospel and the Book of Acts to a man named Theophilus.

Related Names

VariantTheophilos(Ancient Greek)
Feminine FormsTheophila, Theophile(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesTheo, Theofilus(Dutch) Théophile(French) Theophil(German) Theofilos(Greek) Teofilo(Italian) Teofil(Polish) Teófilo, Téo(Portuguese) Teofil(Romanian) Feofil(Russian) Teófilo(Spanish)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020