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.
Jilcs f & m Filipino (Modern, Rare)
The name Jilcs is an acronym for the words Jesus Is Lord Christ Saviour (or Jesus Is Lord Christian School)... [more]
Jimuel m Filipino
A short form or nickname for Emmanuel.
Jireh m & f Biblical, Filipino, English, English (African, Rare), French (African), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
From the second part of the place name יְהוָה יִרְאֶה‎ (YHWH yir'e) in the land of Moriah, meaning either "the Lord sees" (also "will see" or "will see to it") or "the Lord will provide," so named by Abraham after God provided a ram to sacrifice in place of his son Isaac.
Jobert m Filipino, French
Variant of Job
Joebert m Filipino
Possibly a variant of Jobert.
Johaima f Maranao
Variant of Juhaima.
Johairah f Maranao
Probably derived from an Arabic name.
Joharto m Maguindanao
Meaning uncertain.
Johnchris m English, Filipino
Combination of John and Chris.
Joker m & f Filipino
Probably derived from the name of the playing card.... [more]
Jollibee f & m Filipino (Modern)
From the name of a Filipino chain of fast food restaurants founded in 1978.
Jomari m Filipino
Combination of José and Mariano or María.
Joniel m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino
Combination of José or Josué with any name ending in -iel, such as Daniel and Gabriel... [more]
Jonilyn f English (Modern, Rare), Filipino
Combination of Joni 1 and the name suffix -lyn.
Joriz m & f Filipino
Contraction of José Rizal, given in honour of the prominent Filipino nationalist (1861-1896).
Josielyn f Filipino
Combination of Josie and the popular suffix -lyn.
Josiephine f American (Rare, Archaic), Filipino
Variant of Josephine, incorporating the diminutive Josie.
Josing m & f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of José, Josephine, Josefa, and other names starting or containing jos.
Joven m Filipino
From Spanish joven meaning "young, youthful".
Jovy f & m Filipino
Diminutive of Jovita or Jovito.
Julieto m Filipino
Masculine form of Julieta.
Juling f Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Diminutive of Julia and Juliet.
Jun m Filipino
Short form of Junior.
Junieth f Spanish (Latin American), Filipino (Rare)
Probably based around the names Julieth and June. It is mostly used in Nicaragua.
Junjun m Filipino
Diminutive of Junior.
Junrey m Filipino
Unknown meaning. A famous bearer is Junrey Balawing, currently one of the smallest humans in the world.
Jupet m & f Filipino
Papaibigin niya ang bakla at pagkatapos ay iiwanan lang. Naging girlfriend nito si Jestoni.
Kaalam m Cebuano
Means "wisdom" in Cebuano.
Kahayag f Cebuano
Means "light" in Cebuano.
Kalinaw f Tagalog
Means "serenity" in Tagalog.
Kaloy m Filipino, Tagalog
Variant of Caloy.
Kanoy m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Alejandro.
Karding m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Ricardo.
Karidad f Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog karidad, from the Spanish word (and name) Caridad meaning "charity".
Kasilaw f Cebuano
Means "shine" in Cebuano.
Katyo m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Oscar/Óscar.
Kaya f Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kaya meaning "capable, ability, resistance, power, influence, resource".
Kero m & f Filipino
It was originally "KERUbin Raymond" but because it was hard to mentioned/call it was then called Kero from the root word Kerubin.
Kinang f Tagalog
Means "shine, glitter" in Tagalog.
Kinta f Filipino (Filipinized, Rare, ?)
Filipino form of Quinta
Kintab f Tagalog
Means "shine" in Tagalog.
Kirt m Filipino (?)
its backward for Trik or Patrick
Klaring f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Clara.
Kristofferson m Filipino, Caribbean
Transferred use of the surname Kristofferson.
Kulay-abo f Filipino (Rare)
Means "grey" from Tagalog kulay "colour" and abo "ash, grey".
Kusain m Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of Husayn.
Laboy m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Laboy.
Lakambini ᜎᜃᜋ᜔ᜊᜒᜈᜒ f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "muse, princess" in Tagalog.
Latipa f Indonesian, Maranao, Maguindanao, Kazakh
Indonesian, Maranao, Maguindanao, and Kazakh form of Latifa.
Laya f Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Tagalog and Cebuano laya meaning "free, freedom".
Leomar m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Combination of Leo-, from names beginning with this pattern such as Leonardo and Leopoldo, and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern, e.g. María (Spanish)/Maria (Portuguese).... [more]
Leonell m Filipino
Filipino form of Lionel.
Leonilo m Filipino
Masculine form of Leonila, a name which could be a Spanish form of the name Leonilla.
Lerma f Filipino
Diminutive of Guillerma.
Letlet f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Leticia.
Lexlie f & m Filipino (Rare)
Possibly a combination of Leslie and Lexi.
Likha f Filipino
"art" or "create"
Lillette f English (American, Rare), Filipino (Rare), Popular Culture
Possibly a transferred use of the French surname Lillette. Lillette is also the title of a song by Nat King Cole (1948).
Lito m Spanish, Filipino
Diminutive of Arturo and Manuel.
Liwanag ᜎᜒᜏᜈᜄ᜔ f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "light, illumination, radiance" in Tagalog.
Liwayway ᜎᜒᜏᜌ᜔ᜏᜌ᜔ f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "dawn, daybreak" in Tagalog.
Liwliwa f Filipino, Ilocano
Means "inspiration, delight" or "consolation, comfort" in Ilocano.
Loleng f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Dolores.
Lolito m Filipino
Masculine form of Lolita.
Lolo m Filipino
Means "grandfather" in Filipino.
Lolong m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Manuel.
Lorlyn f Filipino (Rare)
Likely a variant of Lorlene.
Lotlot f Filipino
Diminutive of Charlotte.
Lovella f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Possibly coined as a feminine form of Lovell.
Lowella f Filipino
Likely a feminine form of Lowell or a variant of Louella.
Lualhati ᜎᜓᜏᜎ᜔ᜑᜆᜒ f Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog luwalhati meaning "glory".
Lucero f & m Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Mexican), Filipino (Rare)
From lucero (a derivative of Luz) meaning "luminary (light-giving body); brilliance; morningstar," also used as a diminutive of the feminine compound name María de la Luz.... [more]
Lucman m Maranao, Maguindanao
Maranao and Maguindanao form of Luqman.
Ludin f & m Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Lumaya f Filipino (Rare), Tagalog (Rare)
From Tagalog lumaya meaning "be free, become independent".
Lumi f Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog lumi meaning "gentleness and softness of manners".
Lunabeth f Filipino (Rare)
Combination of Luna and Beth.
Lunarose f Filipino
Combination of Luna and Rose.
Lunti m Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Tagalog and Cebuano lunti meaning "green, verdant".
Luntian m Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Tagalog and Cebuano luntian meaning "green, verdant"
Luping f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
Luwalhati ᜎᜓᜏᜎ᜔ᜑᜆᜒ f Filipino, Tagalog
Variant of Lualhati.
Luzminda f Filipino
A truncated form of Luzviminda.
Luzvimindo m Filipino
Masculine form of Luzviminda.
Lyca f Filipino
Used by Philipines' "The Voice Kids" first winner, Lyca Gairanod
Maan f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Mary Ann.
Maayo f Cebuano
Means "good" in Cebuano.
Macacuna m Maranao
Means "robust" in Maranao.
Macmod m Maranao, Maguindanao
Maranao and Maguindanao form of Mahmud.
Madea f American (South, Rare), Filipino (Rare), Popular Culture
In the case of the Tyler Perry character, the name was taken from a phrase (madea or madear) used in the American south meaning "mother dear". It may also be a variant spelling of Medea.
Magindara f Filipino
Magindara is the name of a demigoddess in Bicolano mythology, it is also the name of beautiful but vicious mermaids of the Philippines.
Magiting ᜋᜄᜒᜆᜒᜅ᜔ m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "heroic" in Tagalog.
Magtanggol ᜋᜄ᜔ᜆᜅ᜔ᜄᜓᜎ᜔ m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to defend" in Tagalog.
Mahadir m Malay, Indonesian, Tausug
Malay variant of Mahathir as well as the Indonesian and Tausug form.
Mahalina f Filipino
Means "to be fascinated, to be charmed, to be attracted" in Tagalog.
Maharlika ᜋᜑᜎᜒᜃ f & m Filipino
Means "freeman, noble, aristocratic" in Tagalog, ultimately from Sanskrit महर्द्धिक (maharddhika) meaning "very prosperous". This was the term used to the warrior class in ancient Tagalog society.
Maimona f Arabic, Maguindanao, Maranao, Bengali, Urdu
Variant transcription of Maymuna.
Maiza f Filipino
mean 'one' or 'only one' in Ilocano.
Majalene f Filipino (Rare)
Combination of Maja and Lene.
Makiling ᜋᜃᜒᜎᜒᜅ᜔ f & m Philippine Mythology, Tagalog
Means "uneven, crooked, bent" in Tagalog. In Tagalog mythology, Maria Makiling is a spirit who is said to protect Mount Makiling, a volcano in the Philippines.
Makisig ᜋᜃᜒᜐᜒᜄ᜔ m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "elegant, gallant" in Tagalog.
Malaki m Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog malaki meaning "big, great, handsome"
Malaya ᜋᜎᜌ f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "free, independent" in Tagalog.
Malic m Maranao
Maranao form of Malik 1.
Maliksi m Filipino (Rare), Tagalog (Rare)
From Tagalog maliksi meaning "quick, agile".
Mameng f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Carmen.
Mamintal m Maranao
Possibly derived from Arabic مُؤْمِن (muʾmin) meaning "believer" (see Mumin).
Manalo m Tagalog
Transferred use of the surname Manalo.
Manaloto m Tagalog
Variant of Manalo.
Maning m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Manuel.
Maningning f Filipino (Rare), Tagalog (Rare)
Means "brilliant, bright, sparkling" in Tagalog.
Mansor m Arabic, Malay, Filipino, Maguindanao
Arabic alternate transcription of Mansur as well as the Malay and Maguindanao form.
Marex m & f Filipino
Meaning uncertain.
Marghrethe f Filipino
Possibly a Filipino form for the name Margaret.
Margiel f & m Filipino (Latinized, Modern, Rare)
Margiel is derive from Elymargeline.... [more]
Margilyn f Filipino
Combination of Margie and the popular suffix -lyn.
Maricar f Spanish, Filipino
Short form of María del Carmen (see Mari-Carmen).
Maricat f Filipino
Cognate of Mary and Catherine
Maricel f Spanish, Filipino
Contraction of María and Celia or Cecilia.
Marichu f Filipino
Combination of María and Chu, a diminutive of Jesús.
Maricol f Filipino
Possibly a combination of Maria with a name that has col such as Nicole or Colbie.
Maricor f Filipino
Possibly a combination of María and Corazón, perhaps influenced by the similar name Maricar.
Maricris f Filipino
Combination of María and Cristina.
Maridel f Filipino
Combination of Maria and Delia 1.
Marife f Filipino
Variant of Marifé.
Marifé f Spanish, Filipino
Contraction of María and Fe (or other names that begin with Fe, such as Felisa).
Marifel f Filipino
Combination of Maria and Felisa or Felicidad.
Marihel f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Likely a combination of Maria and Helen. It could also be a variant of Mariel.
Marijo f Filipino
Combination of María and Josefa or Josefina.
Marijoy f Filipino
Variant of Maryjoy.
Marilen f Filipino
Combination of Maria and Elena.
Marilene f Portuguese (Brazilian), Haitian Creole, Filipino
Likely a variant of Marilyn or possibly a combination of Maria and a name ending in -lene such as Arlene... [more]
Maring f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of María.
Mariqueen f Filipino, English (American)
Possibly a combination of the name Mary and queen, most likely a reference to the Virgin Mary, who in Roman Catholicism is given the title "Mary, Queen of Heaven" for being the 'Queen Mother' of Jesus.... [more]
Marites f Filipino
Combination of María and Teresa.
Marivel f English (American, Rare), Filipino
Possibly a variant of Marvel... [more]
Marivic f Filipino
Combination of María and Victoria.
Maruja f Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Filipino, Catalan (Rare)
Diminutive of María. The name coincides with the colloquial and derogatory word that is used in Spain to refer to a gossipy housewife, hence mainly why the name has been increasingly concentrated in Latin America since the middle of the 20th century.
Marvie f & m Filipino, English (American, Rare)
Diminutive of Marvina or Marvin. It could also be used as a feminine form of Marvin.
Marygen f Filipino
A variant of Maryjane, likely as a result of misspelling
Marygold f English (African, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Variant of Marigold, or perhaps a transferred use of the surname Marygold.
Maryjoy f Filipino
Combination of Mary and Joy.
Matahom f Cebuano
Means "beautiful, good-looking" in Cebuano.
Matahum f Cebuano
Means "lovely, pretty" in Cebuano.
Matet f Filipino
Filipino name which is often a nickname derived from the name of Maria Theresa but can be a christened name in its own right.... [more]
Maxpein f Filipino (Rare)
It means "Maximum Pain" derived from a famous wattpad fictional character
Mayat f Filipino
Used as a term of indearment in the filipino language. Means "beautiful"
Maymay f Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Diminutive of Mary and May.
Mediadora f Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the title of the Virgin Mary, referring to her intercessory role as a mediator in the salvific redemption by her son Jesus Christ (compare English Mediatrix, French Médiatrice and Spanish/Portuguese Mediatriz alongside Portuguese Medianeira).
Mediatrix f English (African), Filipino
From the title of the Virgin Mary, referring to her intercessory role as a mediator in the salvific redemption by her son Jesus Christ (compare Spanish/Portuguese and French equivalents Mediatriz and Médiatrice, Portuguese Medianeira and Spanish/Portuguese Mediadora).
Mediatriz f Filipino (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
From the title of the Virgin Mary, referring to her intercessory role as a mediator in the salvific redemption by her son Jesus Christ (compare English and French equivalents Mediatrix and Médiatrice, Portuguese Medianeira and Spanish/Portuguese Mediadora).
Meljean f American (Modern, Rare), Filipino
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Melvie f Filipino, French (African), English (American, Rare)
Likely a diminutive of Melva, Melvina, and other names starting with Melv-.
Menching f Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Carmen.
Merly f Filipino, Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of Merlinda, Merlina, and other names containing merl.
Migo m Filipino, Spanish
Diminutive of Miguel.
Migoy m Filipino
A derivation of the Spanish/Portuguese Miguel.... [more]
Mikhata m & f Filipino (Modern)
Taken from the Japanese "味方" that means 'ally' or "三方" that means 'three sides'. While 'Mikhata' means 'Silent Voice' from the short story "Untold Feelings" where the character was described as a young boy with three different personalities.
Milagrito f & m Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Filipino (Rare)
Diminutive of Milagro (compare Milagritos). As a given name, it is mostly used in Peru. Usage in the Philippines is mostly masculine.
Mimosa f English, Finnish, French, Spanish, Danish, Filipino, Italian
From Mimosa, a genus of plants that are sensitive to touch. The best known plant from that genus is the Mimosa pudica, better known in English as the touch-me-not. The plant genus derives its name from Spanish mimosa, which is the feminine form of the Spanish adjective mimoso meaning "cuddly".
Minviluz f & m Filipino
From Mindanao, Visayas, and Luzon, the names of the three main island groups of the Philippines.
Misuari m Maguindanao
Meaning uncertain.
Mizpah f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
A Greek noun meaning, "the deep emotional bond between two people, especially those separated by distance or death."
Moamar m Filipino, Maranao
Maranao form of Muammar.
Mobarak m Arabic, Bengali, Filipino, Maranao
Arabic alternate transcription of Mubarak as well as the Bengali and Maranao form.
Mohaimen m Maranao, Maguindanao, Bengali
Maranao, Maguindanao, and Bengali form of Muhaimin.