[ 2 syll. (p)hi-lo, ph-ilo ] The baby boy name Philo is pronounced as FAY-Low- †. Philo is used predominantly in English and German. It is derived from Old Greek origins. The meaning of Philo is strongly beloved. It is derived from the words 'philein' which means to love ; 'philos' friend ; 'menos' strength.
Philo is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
† Pronunciation for Philo: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Philo is Philo T. Farnsworth, Inventor, born Philo Taylor Farnsworth 19 August 1906 - 11 March 1971, Beaver County, Utah.