Spanish (Philippines) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Spanish names used more often in the Philippines. See also about Spanish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aida f Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Aída primarily used in the Philippines.
Alejandrita f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
From Spanish alejandrita, referring to the alexandrite, a form of chrysoberyl.
Anacoreta f Spanish (Philippines)
Means "anchorite" in Spanish. A more common spelling is Anacorita.
Anecita f Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Aniceta. In the Philippines, this name is much more common than Aniceta.
Anecito m Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Aniceto. In the Philippines, this name is more common than Aniceto.
Aquino m Portuguese (African), Spanish (Philippines)
Transferred use of the surname Aquino.
Blesilda f Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Blesila influenced by names ending in -ilda.
Buenaventurada f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish bienaventurada meaning "blessed (feminine)", with the spelling influenced by Buenaventura.
Buenaventuranza f Spanish (Philippines, Rare, Archaic), Pampangan (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Spanish bienaventuranza meaning "beatitude", with the spelling influenced by Buenaventura. This name was most common (though was still extremely rare) in the provinces of Batangas and Pampanga.
Cario m English (Modern, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Rhyming variant of Mario/Dario influenced by Cairo and the English word car.
Catrina f Spanish (Philippines)
Either a Spanish form of Katrina or taken from the Spanish word catrina "elegant".
Chabelita f Spanish (Philippines), Spanish
Diminutive of Chabela. In other words, this is a double diminutive of Isabel.
Chito m & f Spanish (Philippines)
Diminutive of many names such as Luis, Dionisio, or Monico. This is also used as a diminutive of Rosario through the name Charito.
Chona f Spanish (Philippines)
Short form of names ending in -cion, such as Concepcion or Consolacion.
Cita f Spanish (Philippines)
Short form of Carmencita, Pacita, and other names ending in -cita.
Clodualdo m Spanish (Philippines)
Spanish form of Chlodoald. Notable bearers of this name are Clodualdo del Mundo Sr. and Jr., a Filipino literary figure and director respectively.
Conmemoracion f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish conmemoración meaning "commemoration". This extremely rare name is likely given to remember some Catholic personage or event, such as the liturgical memorial of a mystery of Christ or of some saint or sacred event.
Consejo f Spanish (Philippines)
Means "counsel" in Spanish.
Consolacion f Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Consolación primarily used in the Philippines.
Consorcia f Spanish (Philippines)
Spanish form of Consortia. This name is now seen as old-fashioned in the Philippines.
Consorcio m Spanish (Philippines, Archaic)
Masculine form of Consorcia, along with Consorcia, this name is seen as old-fashioned.
Corazon f Spanish (Philippines), American (Hispanic), Various
Variant of Corazón used outside Spain and Latin America. A famous bearer is Corazon Aquino, the first female president of the Philippines, from 1986-1992 and widow to assassinated senator Benigno Aquino, Jr.
Coronacion f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish coronación, meaning "coronation", referring to the idea that the Virgin Mother of God was physically crowned as Queen of Heaven after her Assumption.
Críspulo m Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines, Archaic)
Spanish form of Crispulus. Known bearers of this name include the Spanish actor Críspulo Cabezas (b. 1981) and the Filipino lieutenant general Críspulo Aguinaldo (1863-1897).
Cristeta f Aragonese (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Philippines, Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Possibly a diminutive of Cristiana, a derivative of Latin christiana meaning "Christian (woman)". This was the name of a Spanish saint (from Talavera, Toledo) who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
Dioscora f Spanish (Philippines)
Feminine form of Dioscoro. Along with Dioscoro, this name is seen as old-fashioned.
Dominador m Spanish (Philippines), History (Ecclesiastical, Hispanicized)
Spanish form of Dominator, used mainly in the Philippines.
Efren m Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented variant of Efrén primarily used in the Philippines.
Escolastica f Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Escolástica primarily used in the Philippines.
Estelita f Spanish (Philippines), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Diminutive of Estela. A bearer of this name is Estelita Bantilan, a Filipino textile weaver
Esterlina f Spanish (Philippines)
Diminutive of Ester. The form Esterlita is much more common.
Felicula f Ancient Roman, Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Menas "kitten" in Latin. A bearer of this name was St. Felicula, who was probably fourth-century Roman martyr.
Filipinas f Spanish (Philippines)
Taken directly from the word Filipinas, the Spanish and Ilocano form of the Philippines.
Flordelis f Spanish (Philippines), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Derived from Spanish flor de lis, meaning "fleur de lis".
Floripes f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Philippines, Rare), Folklore
Derived from Portuguese and Spanish flor "flower".
Galicano m Spanish (Philippines)
Means "gallican" in Spanish. A bearer of this name was Galicano Apacible, a Filipino physician and politician.
Gaudiosa f Spanish (Philippines), Italian (Archaic)
Spanish and Italian feminine form of Gaudiosus.
Germelina f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Possibly a feminine diminutive of Germelo, which is apparently a variant of Hermelo, which either comes from the town of Ermelo in Spain, or from the name Hermilo, a diminutive of Hermes.
Hermesa f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Likely a feminine form of Hermes.
Honesto m Spanish (Philippines)
Spanish and Filipino form of Honestus.
Jose Maria m Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of José María. This name is now seen as old-fashioned in the Philippines.
Jovito m Spanish (Philippines), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Masculine form of Jovita. A famous bearer of this name was Jovito Salonga, a Filipino statesman and lawyer.
Leodegaria f Germanic, Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Feminine form of Leodegarius. This was borne by a sister of the 4th-century saint Urban of Langres.
Leonilo m Spanish (Philippines)
Masculine form of Leonila, a name which is likely a Spanish form of the name Leonilla.
Leonisa f Spanish (Philippines)
Related to the name Leon. This is possibly inspired by the Italian word leonessa, which means "lioness".
Liberacion f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish liberación meaning "liberation". This name was most commonly (though still very rarely) given in 1945, the year that the Philippines was liberated from Japanese occupation... [more]
Liliosa f History (Ecclesiastical), Spanish (Philippines)
Feminine diminutive of Latin lilium "lily". This name belonged to an Iberian Christian woman martyred in Córdoba, Andalusia c.852 under Emir Abd ar-Rahman II, along with her husband Felix, his cousin Aurelius and Aurelius' wife Natalia.
Lolito m Spanish (Philippines)
Masculine form of Lolita.
Lucena f Spanish (Philippines)
Possibly transferred use of the surname Lucena.
Marcelito m Spanish (Philippines)
Diminutive of Marcelo. A bearer of this name is Marcelito "Lito" Pomoy, a Filipino singer.
Miraflor f Spanish (Philippines)
Possibly the Spanish form of Mirefleur.
Mirasol f Spanish (Philippines)
Means "sunflower" in Spanish.
Monico m Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Mónico.
Necita f Spanish (Philippines)
Feminine variant of Nicetas.
Necitas f Spanish (Philippines)
Feminine variant of Nicetas.
Nena f Spanish (Philippines)
From the Spanish word nena meaning "little girl," used as a term of endearment for a child. It is used both as a legal name and as a nickname.
Niña f Spanish (Philippines)
Means "little girl" in Spanish.
Niño m Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Little Boy" or "Christ Child" in Spanish.
Pacito m Spanish (Philippines)
Masculine form of Pacita.
Pioquinto m Spanish (Mexican), American (Hispanic), Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
A name given in honor of Pope Pius V, a saint of the Catholic Church.
Preciosisima f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "most precious" in Spanish.
Procesa f Spanish (Philippines)
Spanish feminine form of Processus.
Prosperidad f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "prosperity" in Spanish.
Purificacion f Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Purificación primarily used in the Philippines.
Purisima f Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish purísima meaning "most pure."
Regalado m Spanish (Philippines)
Transferred use of the surname Regalado.
Reynante m Spanish (Philippines)
Possibly a variant of Renante.
Rodante m Spanish (Philippines)
Means "rolling" in Spanish. A bearer of this name is Rodante Marcoleta, a Filipino politician.
Rodelio m Spanish (Philippines)
Meaning uncertain.
Salvacion f Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish salvación meaning "salvation," referring to the saving of human beings from death and separation from God by Christ's death and resurrection.
Salve f Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the Marian hymn Salve Regina meaning "Hail Queen."
Seberina f Spanish (Philippines)
Seberina Candelaria was a young woman who lived in the Philippines in the 19th century who was arraigned before an ecclesiastical court for "associating with the devil. her trial was described in "Devils, Familiars and Spaniards: Spheres of Power and the Supernatural in the World of Seberina Candelaria and Her Village in Early 19th Century Philippines" by Greg Bankoff.
Teotimo m Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Teótimo primarily used in the Philippines.
Tita f Spanish (Philippines)
Diminutive of any name ending in -ita.
Transfiguracion f Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish transfiguración meaning "transfiguration," referring to an event where Jesus is transfigured and becomes radiant in glory upon a mountain.
Trecita f Spanish (Philippines)
Possibly truncated form of Teresita.
Vergel m Spanish (Philippines)
Means "orchard" in Spanish.
Vivencia f Spanish (Philippines)
Spanish feminine form of Viventius.