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.
Joriz m & f Filipino
Contraction of José Rizal
, given in honour of the prominent Filipino nationalist (1861-1896).
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
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.
Lyca f Filipino
Used by Philipines' "The Voice Kids" first winner, Lyca Gairanod
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.
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.
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.
Maline f French (Modern, Rare), French (Swiss, Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), English (Modern, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
French form of Malin
Mariqueen f Filipino, English (American)
Possibly a combination of the name Mary
, 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
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
Mayat f Filipino
Used as a term of indearment in the filipino language. Means "beautiful"
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.
Mimosa f English, Finnish, French, Spanish, Danish, Filipino, Italian
, 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
Minviluz f & m Filipino
, and Luzon
, the names of the three main island groups of the Philippines.