Filipino Submitted Names

Filipino names are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
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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.
ABDULGAPOR m Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of ABDUL GHAFFAR.
Maranao form of ABD AL-MALIK.
Tausug form of ABDUR RAZZAQ.
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.
AKMAD m Maguindanao, Indonesian, Tausug
Maguindanao, Indonesian, and Tausug form of AHMAD.
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]
ALDIMAR m Filipino, Tausug
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Arabic origin.
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.
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.
ALYANNA f Filipino
Variant of ALIANA.
Variation of Alison with the popular feminine diminutive suffix -ette
ALYZZA f Filipino
AMANODIN m Maranao
Maranao form of Amanuddin.
AMANTE m Filipino, Italian
Derived from Latin AMANTIUS.
AMER m 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 Maranao
Maranao form of AMIRAH.
AMERIL m Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao
Meaning uncertain, probably of Arabic origin.
AMINODIN m Maranao
Maranao form of AMIN AL-DIN.
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.
ANGELICO m Italian, Filipino
Masculine form of ANGELICA.
ANGELITO m Spanish (Rare), Filipino
Diminutive of ÁNGEL used particularly in the Philippines.
ANISAH f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Maranao
Alternate transcription of ANISA as well as the Indonesian, Malay, and Maranao form.
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.
ARNELLA f American (Rare), Various, Filipino (Modern, Rare)
Creative feminization of ARNOLD by adding the Italian feminine diminutive suffix -ella (Compare ARNELLE).
ARNELLE f English (American, Modern, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Feminization of ARNOLD or more accurately ARNEL using the French feminine diminutive suffix -elle.
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".
AZIS m Indonesian, Malay, Maranao
Indonesian, Malay, and Maranao 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'.
BABYLYN f Filipino
Combination of Baby and the popular suffix -lyn.
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, Urdu
Alternate transcription of BASHIR as well as the Maranao form.
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.
BERTING m Filipino
From the name BERTO combined with the suffix -ing.
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.
BOLATA f Filipino, Arabic, Hindi, Marathi, Odia
Means "to speak" in Arabic, Hindi, Marathi and Odia.
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.
BULAKLAK f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "flower" in Tagalog.
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
BUSILAK f & m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "immaculate, clean" in Tagalog.
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.
DAMA f American (South), Filipino
Means "lady" in Spanish.
DAMITA f English (American), Filipino
Variant of DAMA using the Spanish diminutive -ita.
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]
DATUALI m Maguindanao
From the Philippine title datu meaning "chief, leader" combined with the name ALI (1).
DAYANG f Malay, Tausug, Sama-Bajau
Means "young lady, lady-in-waiting" in Malay.
DAYAO m & f Cebuano
Dayaw has no exactly one translation in English language because it can mean extremely beautiful or friendly or strong... [more]
DAYLINDA f Filipino, Cebuano
Meaning uncertain.
DENMARK m English (American), Filipino
Name borne by Denmark Vesey, freed slave.... [more]
DIONESIO m Filipino
Filipino variant of DIONISIO.
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, Tagalog
Means "spirit, soul, essence" in Tagalog.
DIYOSA f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "goddess" in Tagalog.
DONALYN f Filipino
from Donna and Lyn
DRANREB m Filipino
Reverse spelling of BERNARD.
DRENDER m Filipino
the name originated in Philippines which is a given name to a boy. ... [more]
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-).
EBA f Tagalog
Tagalog form of EVE.
ECLAIRE f Louisiana Creole (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Either an elaboration of CLAIRE or a borrowing of French éclairé "illuminated".
EDCEL m & f Filipino
Combination of EDUARDO and CELESTE.
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]
EDRIS m Arabic, Persian, Maguindanao
Alternate transcription of IDRIS (1) as well as the Persian and Maguindanao form.
ELCID m Filipino
From Spanish El Cid, which is from Arabic السَيِّد (al-sayyid) meaning "the master, the lord". This was the nickname of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (1043-1099), an 11th-century Spanish military commander.
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... [more]
EMENIANO m Filipino
Meaning uncertain.
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)... [more]
ENALYN f Filipino
Likely an elaboration of Ena by way of adding the popular name suffix -lyn.
ESMAEL m Maguindanao, Persian
Maguindanao form of ISMAIL as well as a Persian alternate transcription of ESMAIL.
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 Maranao, Malay (Rare)
Maranao and Malay form of FIROUZEH.
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.
FELIMON m Filipino
Probably a variant of PHILEMON
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.
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