Philo \ph(i)-lo\ as a boy's name is pronounced FYE-loh. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Philo is "love". Root of words like "bibliophile" and "philanthropist", which means "loving others". Inventor of television, Philo T. Farnsworth.
Baby names that sound like Philo are Phil and Philly. Other similar baby names are Shilo and Thilo.