Theophilus Name Meaning & Origin
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Theophilus is the person to whom St. Luke's Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles are addressed (though there are some who argue that Luke is not addressing a specific person, but all people who follow God - like a pastor addressing his sermon to "Brethren.")
Means "Friend of God" in Greek.
- Famous real-life people named Theophilus
Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
Theophilus Eaton, Puritan colonial leader.
Theophilus London, hip-hop artist.
It is believed that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart. Theophilus means Friend of God in Greek and Amadeus in Latin.
- Theophilus in song, story & screen
Theophilus P. Wildebeeste, a character created by Lenny Henry.
Theophilus North, novel written by Thornton Wilder.
Theophilus Gorgonzola Roquefort de Limburger V, a flying horse (though he prefers that term "equine angel") in the Anthropos series by John White.