Philemon: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Philemon

Philemon

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This name derives from the Greek word for "affectionate".

In the Bible, Philemon was the recipient of one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament.

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Philemon (362BCE–c.262BCE) was an Athenian poet and playwright.
Saint Philemon (feast day 8 March) was an early 4th century actor who was converted to Christianity by Saint Appolonius and later martyred.
Philémon Yunji Yang (1947- ) is a politician who has been Prime Minister of Cameroon since 2009.
Philemon "Phil" Raoul Masinga (1969- ) is a South African footballer.

Philemon was the recipient of Saint Paul's Epistle to Philemon.

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The Epistle of Paul to Philemon, usually referred to simply as "Philemon,: is one of the books of the New Testament; it deals with forgiveness.
Philemon Arthur and the Dung is the name of a music group from Sweden.
Philemon is a a 1975 Off-Broadway musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt.
Philémon is a character in the Franco-Belgian comic series Philémon.
Philemon is the name of a spirit guide in the Shin Megami Tensei Persona video game series.
Filemón Pi is a character in the popular Spanish comics series Mortadelo y Filemón.
Philemon is the name of a character on the TV series Caprica.

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