Filipino Submitted Names

Filipino names are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
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Abbygaile f English, Filipino
Variant spelling of Abigail.
Abdillah m Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao
Indonesian, Malay, Maranao, and Maguindanao form of Abd Allah.
Abdulatip m Filipino, Maguindanao, Dagestani, Avar, Kumyk, Indonesian (Rare)
Maguindanao, Dagestani and Indonesian form of Abd al-Latif.
Abdulazis m Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao, Indonesian
Maranao, Maguindanao and Indonesian form of Abd al-Aziz.
Abdulcarim m Maranao
Maranao form of Abd al-Karim.
Abdulmalic m Maranao
Maranao form of Abd al-Malik.
Abdulrahman m Arabic, Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
Arabic alternate transcription of Abd al-Rahman as well as the Maguindanao and Maranao form.
Abdurahman m Arabic, Indonesian, Filipino, Tausug, Bosnian
Arabic alternate transcription of Abd al-Rahman as well as the Indonesian, Tausug and Bosnian form.
Abdurajak m Tausug
Tausug form of Abdur Razzaq.
Abhie f Filipino
Variant of Abbie.
Abian m Filipino
Means "friend" in Bikol.
Abigael f & m English, English (African), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Variant of Abigail. Masculine usage is mostly restricted to Latin America and the Philippines (though it is still more often used as a feminine name in that part of the world).
Abubacar m Filipino, Maranao
Maranao form of Abu Bakr.
Abulkhair m Arabic, Kazakh, Maranao
Derived from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father (of)" combined with خَيْر (ḵayr) meaning "goodness, good".
Acel f Filipino
The name of the Philippine singer Acel Bisa-Van Ommen. It was probably created from her full given name Maria Cecilia.
Acmad m Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao, Indonesian
Maranao, Maguindanao and Indonesian form of Ahmad.
Ada f Filipino
From the Tagalog word ada "fairy", borrowed from Spanish hada with the same meaning.
Adarna f Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of a magical bird in Filipino folklore.
Adeling f Filipino
Diminutive of Adela, Adelaida, Adelina, and other names starting with Adel-.
Adhika f Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Derived from Tagalog and Cebuano adhika meaning "zeal, ambition, honorable objective".
Ading f & m Filipino
Diminutive of Adela, Adelaida, Adolfo, and other names containing ad.
Ador m Filipino
Short form of Dominador.
Adorabella f English (American, Modern, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
This name can be a derivation of the Latin adjective adorabilis meaning "adorable, worthy of adoration" as well as be a combination of the names Adora and Bella.
Adzhar m Filipino, Tausug
Tausug form of Azhar.
Adzman m Filipino, Tausug, Malay
Tausug form of Azman as well as a Malay variant.
Aga f & m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "earliness" in Tagalog.
Agani m Ilocano, Filipino, Maranao
From Ilocano and Maranao agani meaning "harvest".
Agkos f Bontoc
Meaning unknown.
Agkus f Bontoc
Variant of Agkos.
Aian m Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Possibly a form of Aia or AINA or Ian.
Aida f Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Aída primarily used in the Philippines.
Ailyn f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American, Modern), American (Hispanic, Modern)
Possibly a variant of Aylín; an Hispanic variant of Eileen (i.e. using Spanish spelling conventions). A known bearer is the Spanish singer Ailyn (1982-), real name Pilar Giménez García.
Aireen f Filipino
Variant of Irene.
Airene f Filipino
Variant of Irene.
Aires f Filipino
Possibly from Spanish aires meaning "airs, winds".
Aisah f Indonesian, Filipino, Maranao, Malay
Indonesian, Maranao and Malay form of Aisha.
Alab m Filipino
Means "blaze" in Tagalog.
Alad m Filipino
"a fence" from Filipino dialect Ilocano.... [more]
Aladin m Arabic, Filipino, Maguindanao, Indonesian, Bosnian
Arabic alternate transcription of Ala al-Din as well as the Maguindanao, Indonesian and Bosnian form.
Alamon m Tagalog, Cebuano, Filipino
From the Tagalog word alam (ultimately from Arabic عَالَم‎ ālam) meaning "knowledge, learning, wisdom, understanding".
Aldimar m Filipino, Tausug
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Arabic origin.
Aldir m & f Filipino
Meaning “smart but timid”
Aldo m Spanish (Philippines)
Diminutive of Reynaldo, Geraldo and other names ending in aldo.
Aldrix m South American, Filipino
Possibly a variant of Aldric, used rarely in South America and the Philippines.
Alecks m Filipino
Variant of Alex
Alejandrita f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
From Spanish alejandrita, referring to the alexandrite, a form of chrysoberyl.
Alerie f Filipino (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alarie.
Alexandrite f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the name of a chrysoberyl that displays a colour change depending on the light source, named after the Russian tsar Alexander II of Russia (1818-1881).
Alih m Filipino, Tausug, Indonesian
Tausug and Indonesian form of Ali 1.
Alinor m Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao
Combination of Ali 1 and Nur.
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.
Allyana f Filipino
Variant of Aliana.
Allyanna f Filipino
Variant of Aliana.
Almairah f Maranao
Possibly a variant of Almirah.
Almirah f Maranao, Maguindanao
Feminine form of Al-Amir.
Alpheratz f Astronomy, Filipino (Rare)
Derived from Arabic surrat al-faras ("the navel of the mare"). This is a traditional name of the star Alpha Andromedae in the constellation Andromeda.
Alunsina f Filipino (Rare), Philippine Mythology
Alunsina, also called "Laon-Sina," is considered the 'virgin goddess' of the eastern skies in Philippines mythology. In a Panay version of the Creation Myth, Alunsina’s name has been translated as the "Unmarried One," "The One from Foreign Skies" and "One who is Foreign."
Alven m English, Filipino
Alternate spelling of Alvin
Alyanna f Filipino
Variant of Aliana.
Alysonette f Filipino
Variation of Alison with the popular feminine diminutive suffix -ette
Alyzza f Filipino
Tagalog
Amabell f Filipino
Variant of Amabel.
Amanodin m Maranao
Maranao form of Amanuddin.
Amante m Filipino, Italian
Derived from Latin Amantius.
Amer m Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao
Maranao and Maguindanao form of Amir 1.
Amera f Arabic, Maranao, Maguindanao
Alternate transcription of Amirah as well as the Maranao and Maguindanao form.
Amerah f Filipino, Maranao
Maranao form of Amirah.
Ameril m Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
Meaning uncertain, probably of Arabic origin.
Ameurfina f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Variant of Amorfina. A bearer of this name was Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera, a Filipino lawyer who served as an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court from 1979 to 1992.
Amil m Arabic, Azerbaijani, Filipino, Tausug
Means "labour, work, deed, action" in Arabic, from the root عمل ('amila) meaning "to work, to perform, to do".
Amilinda f Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish 'a' + 'mi' + 'linda', directly translated as "to my pretty." It may also be a combination of Spanish 'amigo' and 'linda,' meaning "pretty friend."
Amparing f Filipino
Diminutive of Amparo.
Anacoreta f Spanish (Philippines)
Means "anchorite" in Spanish. A more common spelling is Anacorita.
Anang f Filipino, Tausug
From a Tausug affectionate term for a girl.
Anatalia f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Alteration of Anatolia, perhaps influenced by Natalia. In some cases it may be a combination of Ana and Talia.
Andeng f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Andrea 2.
Andoy m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Andrés.
Anecita f Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Aniceta. In the Philippines, this name is much more common than Aniceta.
Anecito m Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Aniceto. In the Philippines, this name is more common than Aniceto.
Anewor f Filipino
The reverse spelling of Rowena.
Angeling f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Angel, Angela, Angelina and similar names.
Angelito m Spanish (Rare), Filipino
Diminutive of Ángel used particularly in the Philippines.
Angge f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Angel, Angela, Angelina and similar names.
Ani m Filipino
Diminutive of Bayani.
Anisah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Maranao, Thai (Muslim)
Arabic alternate transcription of Anisa as well as the Indonesian, Malay, Maranao and Thai form.
Annaly f American (Hispanic), Filipino
Variant of Spanish Analía or English Annalee.
Annelyn f Filipino
Combination of Anne 1 and the suffix -lyn.
Anok m Filipino
Means "wise ruler" in Tagalog.
Anu m Filipino, Pampangan
Short form of Mariano, Feliciano, and other names ending in -ano.
Aprilette f Filipino
Combination of the name April and the diminutive suffix -ette.
Aprilyn f Filipino
Combination of April and the suffix -Lyn
Aquino m American (Hispanic, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Philippines), South American (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Aquino. Likely in some cases it has been used as a given name in honour of the 13th-century saint Thomas Aquinas.
Arana f Tagalog
Means "fresh, new, summer, vegetables, greens, moon" in Tagalog. Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name Alana and Alanna.
Arandela m & f Filipino
Spanish origin meaning a flat discus or a washer. In Serbian origin, Arandel meaning chief angel or archangel so adding the A in Arandel to form Arandela gives it a feminine characteristic meaning Female Archangel.
Araw m & f Tagalog
Means "sun" in Tagalog.
Arcelie f Filipino
Variant of Araceli.
Ardy m Indonesian, Filipino
Meaning uncertain.
Arnel m Filipino
Probably a form of Arnold.
Arnelyn f Filipino
This name is a combination of Arnel and Lyn.
Arsing m & f Filipino
DIminutive of Arsenio or Arsenia.
Arthlyn f Jamaican Patois (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Possibly intended as a feminization of Arthur.
Arthuro m Filipino
Variant of Arturo.
Asiong m Filipino
Diminutive of Nicasio, Protasio, and other names ending in -asio. A bearer of this name is Asiong Salonga, an infamous Filipino gangster.
Asnawi m Indonesian, Filipino, Maranao, Malay
From the name of medieval Arab writer and scholar Jamal al-Din al-Asnawi (1305-1370), whose name was derived from the Egyptian city of Esna.
Asterio m Filipino, Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Asterius.
Astrud f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino, Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
A famous bearer is Brazilian vocalist Astrud Gilberto (1940-).
Asyong m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Ignacio, Nicasio and similar names.
Atang f Filipino
Diminutive of Honorata, Fortunata, and other names ending in -ata. A bearer of this name is Honorata "Atang" de la Rama, a singer and bodabil performer.
Atang f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Renata.
Atasha f African American (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Combination of the popular phonetic element a with the name Tasha.
Atong m Filipino
Diminutive of Renato, Fortunato, and other names ending in -ato.
Au f Filipino
Mainly a short form of Aurora or Aurea. This can also be used as a short form of any other name containing -au-.
Auring f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Aurora.
Avegail f Filipino
Variant of Abigail.
Avrial f Filipino
The meaning of this name has multiple but here’s just one- Intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others
Ayang f Filipino, Tausug
From a Tausug term of endearment for a little girl.
Ayezza f Filipino (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
Ayin f Filipino, English, Indonesian
Possibly from the Proto-Semetic *ʿayn- meaning "eye".
Ayo m Ilocano, Filipino
From Ilocano ayo meaning "instinct, natural impulse".
Azela f Spanish (Philippines, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
This name is borne by Mexican-British actress Azela Robinson.
Azis m Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Maranao, Albanian
Indonesian, Malay, Maranao and Albanian form of Aziz.
Aziura m Filipino (Modern)
taken from the word "Azure" which means 'bight blue' or 'sky blue'. It can also be the "Azure" that means 'heaven'.
Azul f & m Spanish, Filipino (Rare), History
From Spanish azul meaning "blue." A famous bearer was Azul, the ninth and last wife of the Apache leader Geronimo.
Babylyn f Filipino
Combination of Baby and the popular suffix -lyn.
Badong m Filipino
Diminutive of Salvador.
Bador m Filipino
Short form of Salvador.
Badria f Arabic, Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
Alternate transcription of Arabic بدرية (see Badriyyah), as well as the usual Maguindanao and Maranao form.
Badrodin m Filipino, Maguindanao, Indonesian (Rare)
Maguindanao and Indonesian form of Badr al-Din.
Badrudin m Indonesian, Filipino, Maguindanao
Indonesian and Maguindanao form of Badr al-Din.
Bagwis ᜊᜄ᜔ᜏᜒᜐ᜔ m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "soft wing feather (of a bird)" in Tagalog.
Banang f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Silvana, Urbana, and other similar names.
Banawag m Filipino
Masculine form of Liwayway.
Bani m Filipino
Contraction of Bayani.
Banoy m Filipino
Means "eagle" in Tagalog.
Basher m Arabic, Urdu, Filipino, Maranao
Arabic and Urdu alternate transcription of Bashir as well as the Maranao form.
Batanga m Bontoc
Variant of Fatanga.
Bato m Cebuano, Filipino
From Cebuano bato meaning "a rock, pebble, stone or boulder; a gemstone".
Bebang f Filipino
Diminutive of Eva, Genoveva, and other names with a similar sound.
Bebing f Filipino
Originally a diminutive derived from bebe, a Filipino colloquialism for baby (little child).
Belay f Filipino
Diminutive of Isabel.
Beloy m Filipino
Diminutive of Isabelo.
Benar m & f Filipino, Maranao
From Maranao benar meaning "true, truly".
Beng f & m Filipino
Affectionate nickname (compare Bong and Bing).
Benilda f Filipino, Spanish, Polish (Rare)
Spanish variant and Polish form of the Germanic name Bernhilde, which came into common usage thanks to the martyr and saint Benilde de Córdoba (known as Saint Benildis in English, died circa 853).... [more]
Bening f & m Filipino
Diminutive of Benita, Benito, Bienvenido, Benigna, and other names with a similar sound.
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.
Beriong m Filipino
Diminutive of Silverio.
Berlina f Indonesian, South African, Filipino, Dutch (Rare)
Clearly feminine form of Berlin or a simplified form of Berlinda.
Bernabe m Spanish (Latin American, Americanized, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino (Hispanicized, Rare)
Unaccented form of Bernabé used mainly in America and the Philippines. It's also used in Brazil.... [more]
Berta f Spanish, Spanish (Philippines)
Short form of Alberta, Roberta and other names ending in berta.
Berting m Filipino
From the name Berto combined with the suffix -ing.
Betong m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Alberto, Roberto and similar names.
Bibing f Filipino
Likely a diminutive of Viviana, Bibiana, Vivencia, and other names with a similar sound... [more]
Bighani f Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bighani meaning "allurement, fascination, charming".
Binday f Filipino
Diminutive of Brigida.
Bing f & m Filipino
Affectionate nickname (compare Bong and Beng).
Binibini f Filipino (Rare)
Filipino equivalent of "Miss." Actress Binibini Gandanghari is a well-known bearer.
Biring f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Virginia.
Biyaya f Tagalog, Filipino
From Tagalog biyaya meaning "grace".
Blesilda f Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Blesila influenced by names ending in -ilda.
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.
Bolawan f Filipino, Maranao
Means "gold" in Maranao.
Bong m Filipino
Common affectionate nickname (compare Bing and Beng).
Bongbong m Filipino
Diminutive of Bong. Perhaps the most well-known bearer of this name is Bongbong Marcos, a Filipino politician.
Boning m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Bonifacio.
Bosyang f Filipino
Diminutive of Ambrosia. This can also be used as a diminutive of Ambrocia, Tiburcia, and other names with similar sounds.
Brillante m Spanish, Filipino
Means "brilliant, sparkly, gemstone" in Spanish. A notable bearer was Brillante Mendoza (1960-), a Filipino independent film director.
Buenaventurada f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish bienaventurada meaning "blessed", with the spelling influenced by Buenaventura.
Buenaventuranza f Spanish (Philippines, Rare, Archaic), Pampangan (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Spanish bienaventuranza meaning "beatitude", with the spelling influenced by Buenaventura. This name was most common (though was still extremely rare) in the provinces of Batangas and Pampanga.
Buensuceso f & m Spanish (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From a Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso, meaning "Our Lady of the Good Event," referring to the Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Jesus.... [more]
Buhawi m Tagalog (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From Tagalog buhawi meaning "cyclone, whirlwind, tornado"
Bulak f Cebuano
Means "flower" in Cebuano.
Bulaklak ᜊᜓᜎᜃ᜔ᜎᜃ᜔ f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "flower" in Tagalog.
Busilak ᜊᜓᜐᜒᜎᜃ᜔ f & m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "immaculate, clean" in Tagalog.
Butchoy m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Butch.
Buwan f & m Tagalog
Means "moon" in Tagalog. It is not often used as a given name.
Caching f Filipino
Diminutive of Escolastica.
Cadidia f Filipino, Maranao
Maranao form of Khadija.
Caloy m Filipino
Diminutive of Carlos.
Camaria f African American (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Variant of Kamaria or simply a combination of the prefix Ca- and the name Maria.
Camaro m Filipino
Transferred from the surname "Camaro."
Camero m & f Tagalog
Will never be yours
Camilita f Spanish, Filipino
Diminutive of Camila.
Carding m Filipino, Tagalog
Common diminutive of Ricardo.
Caring f Filipino
Diminutive of Caridad, Carolina, Macaria, and other names containing car.
Cario m English (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Rhyming variant of Mario/Dario influenced by Cairo and the English word car.