Philo Name Meaning

Shortened form of any of various names based on Greek philo- ‘friend’ or ‘loving’, e.g. Philopoemon in Greek itself.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Philip, Hill, Philp, Hild, Hilt, Primo, Priolo, Peil, Philmon, Chino

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Philo Family Origin

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Philo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Philo family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philo. The most common Philo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Philo's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Philo | Data not to scale

Philo Historical Records

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Philo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Philo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Philo in 1959 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philo

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