Infographic of Philomena name meaning, which is “Lover of the moon,” from the Greek philein (to love) and mene (the moon).
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Philomena Name Popularity

How popular is the name Philomena? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 393 62 0.0176%
1911 340 90 0.0242%
1912 373 111 0.022%
1913 374 128 0.0226%
1914 354 180 0.0258%
1915 351 248 0.0273%
1916 350 267 0.0276%
1917 362 256 0.0256%
1918 400 225 0.021%
1919 402 220 0.021%
1920 397 235 0.0211%
1921 387 258 0.0225%
1922 367 274 0.0246%
1923 384 255 0.0228%
1924 386 273 0.0235%
1925 397 251 0.0222%
1926 419 224 0.0204%
1927 400 249 0.0225%
1928 429 205 0.0192%
1929 421 203 0.0196%
1930 473 155 0.0148%
1931 476 141 0.0143%
1932 529 111 0.0112%
1933 543 92 0.0099%
1934 578 85 0.0088%
1935 646 62 0.0064%
1936 660 60 0.0062%
1937 661 64 0.0065%
1938 674 62 0.0061%
1939 755 43 0.0042%
1940 774 44 0.0041%
1941 785 45 0.004%
1942 797 49 0.0039%
1943 930 34 0.0026%
1944 926 31 0.0025%
1945 1,116 18 0.0015%
1946 1,116 23 0.0016%
1947 1,093 30 0.0018%
1948 1,012 37 0.0023%
1949 1,116 29 0.0018%
1950 1,057 35 0.0022%
1951 1,113 31 0.0018%
1952 1,191 26 0.0015%
1953 1,120 33 0.0019%
1954 1,238 26 0.0014%
1955 1,228 28 0.0015%
1956 1,116 43 0.0023%
1957 1,374 22 0.0011%
1958 1,513 16 0.0008%
1959 1,419 22 0.0012%
1960 1,489 20 0.0011%
1961 2,263 5 0.0003%
1962 1,783 11 0.0006%
1963 1,919 8 0.0004%
1964 1,997 7 0.0004%
1965 1,891 9 0.0006%
1966 1,979 7 0.0004%
1967 2,169 6 0.0004%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 2,436 6 0.0005%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 3,391 7 0.0005%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,945 5 0.0003%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 2,903 11 0.0008%
2013 3,340 6 0.0004%
2014 3,186 7 0.0005%
2015 2,068 31 0.0021%
2016 1,882 40 0.0028%
2017 1,800 44 0.0032%
2018 1,862 38 0.0028%
2019 1,649 50 0.0037%

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What names are variants of Philomena?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Filimena

Powerful love

Greek

Filomena

Beloved

Italian

Filomene

Powerful love

Greek

Filumena

Powerful love

Greek

Philomene

Powerful love

Greek

Philomina

Powerful love

Greek


What names sound like Philomena?

If you like how Philomena sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Philomena.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Willmina

Will helmet, protection

German

Wilmina

Will helmet, protection

German


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1 Comment

  1. Feminine version of my husband’s middle name, Filomene. Also, named after one of the early Christian martyrs.


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