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Traits associated with the name Philomena:

Dogs named Philomena tend to be loving, industrious, affectionate, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Philomena?

It suggests that you have an appreciation for unique and interesting names, and that you may have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Philomena a good dog name?

Philomena has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Philomena isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Philomena is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Philomena was, in the past month, the 6341st most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Philomena is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Philomena was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Philomena's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Philomena is most adored in Washington, Michigan and Texas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, California and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Philomena.

Most popular breeds named Philomena:

  1. Boston Terrier
  2. Australian Shepherd

Philomena is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Originates from ancient Greece, rarely used in modern canine nomenclature.

Dog names like Philomena:

Pet form of margaret, meaning pearl
A computer book.
Latin american for a bitter lady
The wife of the hero odysseus in greek mythology
A titan goddess with the gift of prophecy in greek mythology
Philomena dog name meaning

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Lyn (Ontario, Canada)
My beagle is named Philomena. She is a sweet and loving girl. She was a rescue and they named her there. It definitely suits her personality.
March 16, 2023

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