Filipino Names

Filipino names are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
gender
usage
Akmad m Filipino, Maguindanao, Tausug
Maguindanao and Tausug form of Ahmad.
Alon 2 m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "wave" in Tagalog.
Amihan f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "north wind, winter storm" in Tagalog.
Arlene f English, Filipino
Variant of Arline. Since the onset of the 20th century, this is the most common spelling of this name.
Bayani m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "hero" in Tagalog.
Bituin f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
Dakila m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "great" in Tagalog.
Dalisay f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "pure" in Tagalog.
Datu m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chief" in Tagalog.
Divina f Spanish (Philippines), English (Rare)
From Spanish divina or an elaboration of English divine, both meaning "divine, godlike".
Diwata f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "goddess" in Tagalog.
Gani m Filipino, Tagalog
Short form of Isagani.
Isagani m Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly from Tagalog masaganang ani meaning "bountiful harvest". This is the name of a character in the novel El Filibusterismo (1891) by José Rizal.
Kidlat m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "lightning" in Tagalog.
Laarni f Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning unknown.
Ligaya f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "happiness" in Tagalog.
Luningning f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "brilliance" in Tagalog.
Luzviminda f Filipino
Blend of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, the names of the three main island groups of the Philippines.
Marikit f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beautiful, pretty" in Tagalog.
Marilag f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beautiful, gorgeous" in Tagalog.
Mayumi 2 f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "tender, soft, modest" in Tagalog.
Sitti f Filipino, Maguindanao, Tausug, Malay, Indonesian
Maguindanao and Tausug form of Siti, as well as a Malay and Indonesian variant.