are used on the island nation of the Philippines.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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.
ADA f Filipino
From the Tagalog word ada
"fairy", borrowed from Spanish hada
with the same meaning.
ALAMON m Tagalog, Cebuano, Filipino
From Tagalog alam
(from Malay alam
, ultimately from Arabic عَالَم (ālam, “world, universe”) meaning "knowledge, learning, wisdom, understanding".
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.
ALYSONETTE f Filipino
Variation of Alison with the popular feminine diminutive suffix -ette
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.
AVRIAL f Filipino
The meaning of this name has multiple but here’s just one- Intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others
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'.
BATO m Cebuano, Filipino
From Cebuano bato
meaning "a rock, pebble, stone or boulder; a gemstone".
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
BRILLANTE m Spanish, Filipino
Means "brilliant, sparkly, gemstone" in Spanish. A notable bearer was Brillante Mendoza (1960-), a Filipino independent film director.
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
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.
CHRYSALIS f & m English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the word referring to the pupa of a butterfly or moth or the cocoon where the pupa is enclosed inside, derived via Latin from Ancient Greek χρυσαλλίς (khrusallís)
, from χρυσός (khrusós)
meaning "gold."... [more
CLAIRDELUNE f Filipino (Rare)
Means "moonlight" in french, this name is common but also rare in the island country of the Philippines.
CORY f Filipino
Diminutive of CORAZON
. The first female president of the Philippines, Corazon Aquino, is popularly known as Cory Aquino.
CZAR m Filipino
Derived from CAESAR
via its Old Russian cognate tsĭsarĭ
in modern Russian).
DANI m Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano dani
meaning "persuade, win over, convince, captivate, allure".
DARI f Filipino
the history of this name is unknown, but the meaning is "grace, or to be graceful"
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
DAYAO m & f Cebuano
Dayaw has no exactly one translation in English language because it can mean extremely beautiful or friendly or strong... [more