Name Philadelphia Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Philadelphia


Philadelphia is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Philadelphia?

The name Philadelphia derived from a place name mentioned in the Old Testament. Philadelphia is also the name of a city in the United States.

What does the name Philadelphia mean?

Philadelphia means “brotherly love” (from ancient Greek “phílos/φίλος” = beloved or “philéō/φῐλέω = to love or “philíā/φῐλῐ́ᾱ” = friendship/love + “adelphós/ἀδελφός” = brother).

Pronunciation of Philadelphia

Popularity of the name Philadelphia

The name Philadelphia is ranked #13630 overall.

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