Greek place-name
"brotherly love"

Philadelphia Origin and Meaning

The name Philadelphia is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "brotherly love".

Not nearly as popular as neighbors Trenton and Camden, but occasionally used for girls. Shirley Temple played a Philadelphia in the old western movie "Fort Apache."

Philadelphia in Pop Culture

  • Philadelphialocation of a New Testament church
  • PhiladelphiaPennsylvania, USA
  • Philadelphia cream cheese