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Gender Masculine
Scripts Θεοφιλος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. thee-AHF-i-ləs(English)
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Θεοφιλος (Theophilos) meaning "friend of god", derived from θεος (theos) "god" and φιλος (philos) "friend". In the New Testament the evangelist Luke addresses his gospel and the Book of Acts to a man named Theophilus.
VariantTheophilos(Ancient Greek)
Feminine FormTheophila(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesTheo, Theofilus(Dutch) Théophile(French) Theophil(German) Theofilos(Greek) Teofilo(Italian) Teofil(Polish) Teófilo, Téo(Portuguese) Feofil(Russian) Teófilo(Spanish)


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