Filipino Submitted Names

Filipino names are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
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ABDULCADER m Filipino, Maranao
Form of Abd al-Qadir used by Muslims in the southern Philippines.
ABIAN m Filipino
Means "friend" in Bikol.
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]
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.
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.
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.
APRILETTE f Filipino
Combination of the name April and the diminutive suffix -ette.
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".
BAHANDI m & f Cebuano (Rare)
Means "wealth, riches" in Cebuano.
BANAWAG m Filipino
Masculine form of Liwayway.
BANOY m Filipino
Means "eagle" in Tagalog.
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 Filipino, 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.
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.
CALOY m Filipino
Diminutive of the name Carlo or Carlos
CARTERIO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Karterios via its latinized form Carterius.
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.
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.
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 (tsar in modern Russian).
CZARINA f Filipino, English
Feminine form of Czar.
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]
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"
DONALYN f Filipino
from Donna and Lyn
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-).
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
Tagalog
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.
FELOMINA f Filipino
Variation of Philomena.
FHAYE f Filipino
Variant of Faye.
FLORDELIZA f Filipino
Spanish form of Fleurdelys.
FLORISSA f Dutch (Rare), Filipino
Dutch feminine form of Floris.
GAPRYSTY m Filipino
ginawa ito ni gapor .. kasii wala lang ..
GENELYN f Filipino
Combination of Gene and the popular suffix -lyn.
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".
HAZELLE f American (Archaic), Filipino
An elaboration of Hazel. A combination of the English name Hazel, the tree or the light brown colour, and the French word elle, which means she and is a feminine ending in some French names.
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.
HIMIG f Filipino
FILIPINO word meaning "melody"
HITLER m South American, Indonesian, Indian, Filipino
From the German surname Hitler. Often paired with Adolfo in Latin America. Despite the strong negative connotations of the name Hitler, it is used as a given name in South America, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
IDONNA f American (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Most likely a combination of the letter I and the name Donna.
IMMANUELLE f Filipino
Feminine form of Immanuel.
IRLO m Filipino
it comes from the combined words off "earl" which means nobleman and "lo" which means humble. Filipino used this name.
ISKO m Filipino
Shortening of Francisco.
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]
JAIMÉ m Filipino
Filipino form of Jacob or James.
JAIRENCE m & f Filipino
Jaime or James & Florence, Terence, Clarence
JAMAEL m Arabic, Filipino
Probably a variant transcription of Jamal.
JASLENE f English (Modern), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Combination of the popular name elements Jas (compare Jazlyn) and lene (compare Jolene). It was brought to some public attention in 2007 by Puerto Rican-born model Jaslene Gonzalez (1986-), the eighth winner of the modeling competition/reality television series 'America's Next Top Model'.
JASONINA f Filipino (Archaic)
Feminine form of Jason.
JEANELIA f Filipino
A daughter named after her mother, Jeanette.
JEANVIE f Filipino
Combination of either the English name Jean or the French masculine name Jean and the Filipino name suffix -vie.... [more]
JEIAN m Filipino
From John
JEJOMAR m Filipino
A combination of Jesus, Joseph, and Mary. A notable bearer is Jejomar Binay, a former Vice President of the Philippines.
JEMELL f Filipino, English (Modern)
Perhaps a variant of Jamel or Gemelle.
JENAIDA f Filipino
Probably a variant of either Junaidah (also found spelled as Jonaida and Junaida) or Zenaida.
JENIKKA f Filipino (Rare)
Variant of Jennica used in the Philippines.
JENNALYN f Filipino (Modern), English (Modern)
Combination of Jenna and the popular suffix lyn.
JENNYVER f Filipino (Rare)
Extremely rare variant spelling of Jennifer.
JERONICA f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Elaboration of Jerri, influenced by Veronica.
JERROL m Filipino (Rare)
"the ultimate reality"
JESIE f & m English (Rare), Filipino (Rare), Indonesian (Rare)
This name, as an English name, is a rare variant of Jessie.