The name Philomena is of Greek origin. It is likely derived from the Greek word “philos,” meaning "lover" or "friend." Philomena is generally understood to mean "lover of songs" or "beloved." The name was first used by a third century Italian saint. Philomena is popular in Latin America.
Similar Names: Philomel, Philomella
Famous Philomena Names: Philomena Garvey (golfer), Philomena Mensah (sprinter)