US Popularity:17369
Meaning:Loving, affectionate; Kiss
If baby has Greek heritage, you'll love this wonderfully rare boy's name, meaning "loving" or "affectionate" as well as "kiss." Philemon also has Christian Biblical origins as a friend of Saint Paul in the New Testament. More recently, this beautiful name has made its way into the spotlight, thanks to actor Philemon Chambers: the first Black actor to star in an LGBTQ+ winter holiday rom-com. Needless to say, baby Philemon is sure to inspire everyone they meet.

Philemon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Philemon is currently #4596 on The Bump
Boy:Philemon is currently #1509 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Philemon is currently #17369 in U.S. births
Boy:Philemon is currently #6114 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 8289
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

Search Baby Boy Names

Search by:

  • Name or Meaning
  • Filter
  • Letter