Philomena: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Philomena

Of Greek origin and meaning “lover of strength,” so enroll your little Philomena in some taekwondo classes and watch her break those boards with ease.

Nicknames:

Mena, Lo, Phil.

Famous people named Philomena:

Baseball player Philomena Gianfrancisco; golfer Philomena Garvey; collage artist Philomena Marano; actresses Philomena McDonagh and Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra.

Fun facts:

Catherine Bancroft and Hannah Coale are the authors of That's Philomena!, a children's book about a frog named Philomena.

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