Filipino Submitted Names
are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALKAID m & f Filipino, Astronomy
Means "the leader", derived from Arabic قائد بنات نعش qā'id bināt naʿsh
, meaning "leader of the daughters of the bier". This is the traditional name of the star Eta Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
AVRIAL f Filipino
The meaning of this name has multiple but here’s just one- Intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others
BERCHAN m Irish, Filipino
A well-known saint of the early Irish church was named Berchan the Prophet of Clonsast in King's Co., but often called Brachan by Metathesis. Often used as a surname.
BLESS f & m English, Filipino
From the English word bless
meaning "to consecrate or confer divine favor upon".
BLESSICA f Filipino (Rare)
Possibly a combination of the English word bless
meaning "to confer blessing upon" and the suffix -ica
taken from names like Jessica
BRILLANTE m Spanish, Filipino
Means "brilliant, sparkly, gemstone" in Spanish. A notable bearer was Brillante Mendoza (1960-), a Filipino independent film director.
BULANON m & f Filipino
came from the visayan word bulan- meaning moon bulanon means fullmoon
BULAWAN f & m Cebuano
old term for gold, can also mean someone of with golden skin or tanned by the sun
BUWAN f & m Tagalog
Means "moon" in Tagalog. It is not often used as a given name.
CORAZÓN f Spanish, Filipino
Means "heart" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Inmaculado Corazón de María, meaning "Immaculate Heart of Mary".
CZAR m Filipino
Derived from Caesar
via its Old Russian cognate tsĭsarĭ
in modern Russian).
DARI f Filipino
the history of this name is unknown, but the meaning is "grace, or to be graceful"
DARNA f Filipino, Popular Culture
Darna is a fictional character and superheroine created by Filipinokomiks (Philippine colloquial term for comics) legend Mars Ravelo. In her more popular incarnations, she is a warrior from outer space manifesting herself through a girl from Earth, named Narda
DAYAO m & f Cebuano
Dayaw has no exactly one translation in English language because it can mean extremely beautiful or friendly or strong... [more]
DIVINE f & m English, Filipino
This name is derived from the word of the name meaning "eternal, heavenly, holy, godlike" (from Old French devin
, which, in turn, derives from Latin divinus
meaning "of a God").
DIWA f Filipino
FILIPINO word meaning "essence", "spirit" or "soul"
ELLADORA f Literature, Filipino
Combination of the popular name elements Ella
) and dora
), perhaps based on similar-sounding names such as Eldora
. This occurs in J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' (2003) belonging to a member of the Black family.
ENALYN f Filipino
Likely an elaboration of Ena
by way of adding the popular name suffix -lyn
FLORABEL f English (Rare), Filipino
Variant of Florabelle
, a combination of Flora
. A well-known bearer was the American reporter, newspaper columnist and author Florabel Muir (1889-1970), who covered both Hollywood celebrities and underworld gangsters from the 1920s through the 1960s.
HABAGAT m Filipino (Rare)
Meaning "Southwest Monsoon" in Hiligaynon. Contrast name for "Amihan" meaning "Northeast monsoon".
HEHERSON m Filipino
Derived from He-Her-Son ("He, Her (Virgin Mary
's) Son", referring to Jesus Christ
). A notable bearer is Heherson Alvarez, a Philippine senator.
HIRAYA f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "imagination, vision" in Tagalog, though it can also be derived from the Old Tagalog phrase hiraya manawari
figuratively meaning "hope" or "reach for your dreams".
IRLO m Filipino
it comes from the combined words off "earl" which means nobleman and "lo" which means humble. Filipino used this name.
IYA f Ukrainian, Russian, Filipino
Iya's origin is Greek, it means "violet". Might be martyr Eudocia
of Percia's name before she was christened, and there is also Holy Maryr Iya mentioned in orthodoxian calender. A famous bearer is Iya Sergeevna Savvina, an actress.... [more]