Filipino Submitted Names

Filipino names are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABDILLAH m Indonesian, Malay, Maranao
Indonesian, Malay, and Maranao form of Abd Allah.
ABDULAZIS m Maranao, Indonesian
Maranao and Indonesian form of Abd al-Aziz.
Maranao form of Abd al-Qadir.
Maranao form of Abd al-Karim.
Maranao form of Abd al-Malik.
ABIAN m Filipino
Means "friend" in Bikol.
ABUBACAR m 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".
ACMAD m Maranao, Indonesian
Maranao and Indonesian form of Ahmad.
ADA f Filipino
From the Tagalog word ada "fairy", borrowed from Spanish hada with the same meaning.
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.
AIAN m Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Possibly a form of AIA or AINA or IAN.
ALAB m Filipino
Means "blaze" in Tagalog.
ALAD m Filipino
"a fence" from Filipino dialect Ilocano.... [more]
ALAIZA f Basque, Filipino, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Belarusian
Taken from the name of a Marian church in the greater Álava area.... [more]
ALDIR m & f Filipino
Meaning “smart but timid”
ALDRIX m South American, Filipino
Possibly a variant of Aldric, used rarely in South America and the Philippines.
ALERIE f Filipino (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alarie.
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.
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.
ALYANNA f Filipino
Variant of Aliana.
ALYZZA f Filipino
AMANODIN m Maranao
Maranao form of Amanuddin.
AMINODIN m Maranao
Maranao form of Amin al-Din.
ANATALIA f Filipino (Rare), Ilocano (?), Spanish (Latin American, ?)
Alteration of Anatolia, perhaps influenced by Natalia. In some cases it may be a combination of Ana and Talia.
ANGELICO m Italian, Filipino
Masculine form of Angelica.
ANGELITO m Spanish (Rare), Filipino
Diminutive of Ángel used particularly in the Philippines.
ANOK m Filipino
Means "wise ruler" in Tagalog.
APRILETTE f Filipino
Combination of the name April and the diminutive suffix -ette.
ARAW m & f Tagalog
Means "sun" in Tagalog.
ARDY m Indonesian, Filipino
Meaning uncertain.
ARNEL m Croatian, Filipino, Spanish, Bosnian
Male name of uncertain origin, possibly a form of Arnold.
ARTHLYN f Jamaican Patois (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Possibly intended as a feminization of Arthur.
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-).
AVRIAL f Filipino
The meaning of this name has multiple but here’s just one- Intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others
AYEZZA f Filipino (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
AYIN f Filipino, English, Indonesian
Possibly from the Proto-Semetic *ʿayn- meaning "eye".
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'.
BAGWIS m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "soft wing feather (of a bird)" in Tagalog.
BAHANDI m & f Cebuano (Rare)
Means "wealth, riches" in Cebuano.
BANAWAG m Filipino
Masculine form of Liwayway.
BANOY m Filipino
Means "eagle" in Tagalog.
BASHER m Arabic, Maranao
Variant transcription of Bashir.
BENICA f Filipino, African American
Feminine variant of Benjamin or Ben.
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]
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.
BOLAWAN f Maranao
Means "gold" in Maranao.
BRILLANTE m Spanish, Filipino
Means "brilliant, sparkly, gemstone" in Spanish. A notable bearer was Brillante Mendoza (1960-), a Filipino independent film director.
BULAK f Cebuano
Means "flower" in Cebuano.
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.
CAIRODEN m Maranao
Maranao form of Khair ad-Din.
CALOY m Filipino
Diminutive of Carlos.
CARTERIO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Karterios via its latinized form Carterius.
CHABETTIE f Filipino
Combination of Bettie and the common Filipino prefix -cha.
CHANENA f Filipino
Combination of the given name Nena and the popular Filipino suffix Cha-.
CHARINA f Spanish, Filipino
Diminutive of Rosario.
CHECA f Filipino (Rare)
Filipino form of Chica.
CHESA f Filipino
Meaning "celestial."
CHESKA f English, Filipino
Diminutive of Francesca.
CHRISELDA f Afrikaans, South African, Filipino
Presumably a variant of Griselda, influenced by names beginning with "Chris-", such as Christine.
CIELA f English (Modern, Rare), Filipino, Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare)
Either a modern variant of Cielo or a truncated form of names that end in -ciela.
COSAIN m Maranao
Maranao form of Husayn.
CZAR m Filipino
Derived from Caesar via its Old Russian cognate tsĭsarĭ (tsar in modern Russian).
CZARINA f Filipino, English
Feminine form of Czar.
DALMACIO m Spanish, Galician, Cebuano
Spanish and Galician form of Dalmatius.
DANILYN f Filipino
Combination of Dani (1) and Lynn.
DARI f Filipino
the history of this name is unknown, but the meaning is "grace, or to be graceful"
DARLING f & m English, Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Transferred use of the surname Darling, or else derived directly from the word.
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.... [more]
DAYAO m & f Cebuano
Dayaw has no exactly one translation in English language because it can mean extremely beautiful or friendly or strong... [more]
DENMARK m English (American), Filipino
Name borne by Denmark Vesey, freed slave.... [more]
DIOSA f Spanish, Filipino
Means "goddess" in Spanish.
DIOSDADO m Filipino, Spanish
Spanish form of Deodatus (see also Dieudonne).
DITAS f Filipino, Spanish
Short form of Merceditas.
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 & m Filipino
Filipino. Meaning: Awareness
DIWA f Filipino
FILIPINO word meaning "essence", "spirit" or "soul"
DIYOSA f Filipino
Variant of Diosa.
DONALYN f Filipino
from Donna and Lyn
DRENDER m Filipino
the name originated in Philippines which is a given name to a boy. ... [more]
DYOSA f Filipino
Variant of Diosa.
EARVIN m American, Filipino (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Irvin. This is the real name of former basketball star Magic Johnson, born Earvin Johnson Jr. (1959-).
ECLAIRE f Louisiana Creole (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Either an elaboration of Claire or a borrowing of French éclairé "illuminated".
EDELFA f Italian (Rare), Filipino (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Possibly a rare variant of Adelfa. A known bearer of this name is Edelfa Chiara Masciotta (1984-), an Italian television personality and former beauty queen who won Miss Italia 2005.
EDEVIE f English (American, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
ELDEX m Filipino
originated from the names Ellen and Dexter
ELDRIAN m Filipino
ELLADORA f Literature, Filipino
Combination of the popular name elements Ella (see Ella) and dora (see Dora), perhaps based on similar-sounding names such as Eldora and Eleanora. This occurs in J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' (2003) belonging to a member of the Black family.
EMILINIA f Filipino
A variant of the name Emily.
EMILIZA f Filipino (Rare), Malaysian (Rare)
Apparently a blend of names such as Emilia and Eliza, perhaps in some cases formed from the names of the bearer's parents (e.g. Emil and Flordeliza). See also Emelisse.
ENALYN f Filipino
Likely an elaboration of Ena by way of adding the popular name suffix -lyn.
ESPIE f English, Filipino
Diminutive of Esperanza.
EUTIQUIANO m Spanish (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
The name is an extended form of Eutychus.
EVANGÉLICA f Filipino (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Feminine form of Evangélico. It is also possible that in some cases, this name is a combination of Eva with Angélica.
EVANGÉLICO m Filipino (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Archaic)
Derived from the Spanish and Portuguese adjective evangélico meaning "evangelical". In other words, this name is the Spanish and Portuguese form of Evangelicus.... [more]
EVERLUNA f Filipino
Combination of Ever and Luna.
FAIROZAH f Malay, Maranao
Malay and Maranao form of Firuzeh.
FAIZAH f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Maranao
Arabic variant transcription and Malay, Indonesian, and Maranao form of Faiza.
FARHANAH f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Maranao
Variant transcription of Farhana.
FELIZA f Spanish, Filipino
Variant of Felicia. It could be an elaborated form of the Spanish adjective feliz meaning "happy" or also a diminutive of Felizitas.
FELOMINA f Filipino
Variation of Philomena.
FHAYE f Filipino
Variant of Faye.
FLORABEL f English (Rare), Filipino
Variant of Florabelle, a combination of Flora and Belle. 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.
Spanish form of Fleurdelys.
FLORISSA f Dutch (Rare), Filipino
Dutch feminine form of Floris.
GAMHANAN m Cebuano
Means "powerful" in Cebuano.
GAPRYSTY m Filipino
ginawa ito ni gapor .. kasii wala lang ..
GENELYN f Filipino
Combination of Gene and the popular suffix -lyn.
GIHAY f Cebuano
Means "petal" in Cebuano.
GLADIOLA f English (Rare), Albanian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the name of the flowering plant gladiolus, literally meaning "small sword" from Latin gladius "sword" (a reference to its sword-shaped leaves). Gladiola Josephine "Glady Joe" is a character in the novel 'How to Make an American Quilt' (1991) and subsequent film adaptation (1995).
GREGGIE m & f English, Filipino
Diminutive of Gregory or Gregoria.
GUGMA f Cebuano (Modern), Filipino (Modern)
Meaning "love" in Cebuano.
HABAGAT m Filipino (Rare)
Meaning "Southwest Monsoon" in Hiligaynon. Contrast name for "Amihan" meaning "Northeast monsoon".
HAYATI f Malay, Indonesian, Maguindanao
Derived from Arabic حياتي (ḥayāti) meaning "my life", ultimately from حَيَاة (ḥayāh) "life".
HEDJARA f Maranao
Possibly a form of Hajar.
HEHERSON m Filipino
Derived from He-Her-Son, a shortened form of the phrase "He, Her (Virgin Mary's) Son", referring to Jesus Christ. A notable bearer is Heherson Alvarez, a Philippine senator.