First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Phileas

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Phileas is of Greek origin and means "Somebody who gives friendship".
Other origins: French

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Alt. Meaning

P is for passion, your fire!

H is for hand, that you always give.

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Notable Persons Named Phileas

Phileas Fogg is a fictional character.


Philéas was given the name Antoine-Philéas Côté on August 19th, 1903. He breathed his last breath on September 27th, 1954.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Phileas

Yvan Philéas is an athlete for the FC Avirons.


Fun Facts about the name Phileas

  • When was the first name Phileas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Phileas is Sunday, August 5th, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Phileas? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Phileas. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Phileas: Your name in reverse order is Saelihp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaplehs. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Phileas born Jun 22, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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