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.
Nenita f Filipino
Either a diminutive of Nena
or derived from Spanish nena
used as a term of endearment for a girl.
Nirvan m Filipino, Persian
Ancient persian, comes from the name Nirvana, this presents the person who attains the state of absolute awareness and conciousness
Pabericio m & f FilipinoFabricius
It is believed that the name arrived to the Philippine Islands through Malaysians of the same name.
Peñafrancia f Filipino
Taken from the Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia
/Nuestra Señora de la Peña de Francia
and La Virgen de la Peña de Francia
, meaning "The Virgin of the Rock of France" and "Our Lady of the Rock of France" respectively, venerated in Naga City though originating from the image enshrined in Salamanca, Spain.
Piolo m Filipino
The Sound of PAOLO and The Famous Philippine Actor Piolo Pascual......
Pirena f Filipino
From the Phillipine fantasy television series "Encantadia".
Prado f & m Spanish, Filipino (Rare)
Means "meadow" in Spanish, taken from the Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen del Prado
and Nuestra Señora del Prado
, meaning "The Virgin of the Meadow" and "Our Lady of the Meadow," venerated at the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Prado in Talavera in the province of Toledo, the Ciudad Real Cathedral and the Ermita de Nuestra Señora del Prado in the province of Cáceres.
Rhodora f Filipino
Probably from the flower Rhodora
. It's likely derived from Greek ῥόδον (rhodon
) meaning "rose" and δῶρον (doron
) meaning "gift".
Rizaldy m Filipino
Variant of Rizal Day
, the Philippine national holiday (held on December 30th) commemorating the life and works of national hero José Rizal.... [more
Rizalino m Filipino
Diminutive of the surname Rizal
, given in honour of the Filipino nationalist José Rizal (1861-1896).
Robinhood m Filipino
Combination of Robin
. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor... [more
Saan m Tagalog
This name comes from the Tagalog word “where”
Salipada m Maguindanao
Derived from Sanskrit श्रीपाद (śrī́pā́da)
meaning "holy foot", from श्री (śrī́)
"sacred, holy" and पाद (pā́da)
"foot". A notable bearer was Salipada (or Saripada) Pendatun (1912-1985), a Filipino Muslim statesman and military officer.
Samin m Filipino, Indian
Although the Indian meaning has not been gathered, Samin means “ours” in Filipino.
Sampaguita f Filipino
From Tagalog sampagita
meaning "jasmine flower", which may have been derived from the Tagalog phrase sumpa kita
meaning "I promise you" or from Spanish champaquita
, a diminutive of champaca
meaning "champak flower".
Sarighani f Filipino, Tagalog
A contraction of the Tagalog phrase 'sariwang bighani
' meaning "fresh charm" or "youthful charm".
Servillano m Filipino
Variant of Serviliano
. Servillano Aquino was a Filipino general during the Philippine Revolution against Spain. He is the great grandfather of Benigno Aquino III, the 15th president of the Philippines, and grandfather-in-law to his mother, Corazon Aquino, the 11th president and 1st female president of the Philippines.
Shalamar f & m English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Arabic / Urdu شالامار باغ (see Shalimar
). Though the name began to be used (in very small numbers) in America in the 1950s and 1960s, it gained some recognition there in 1980 following the release of the song "Three for Love" by the R&B group of the same name.
Shamcey f Filipino
A Filipino name. A famous bearer of this name is Shamcey Supsup who is a Filipino actress, presenter, model, architect and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe-Philippines 2011 and represented her country at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant.