Cebuano Submitted Surnames

Cebuano names are used in the southern Philippines.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADLAWAN Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano adlawan meaning "daytime" or "daybreak".
ALCANTARA Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Variant of Alcántara used in the Philippines.
AMBONG Filipino, Cebuano
Denotes a type of hut or shack used as storage for food harvest.
BACUNAWA Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakunawa referring to a type of serpent or dragon in Visayan mythology.
BAGUIO Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
BATOBALANI Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Means "lodestone, magnet" in Cebuano and Hiligaynon.
BULAN Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano, Indonesian
Means "moon" in Tagalog, Cebuano, and Indonesian.
CABATUAN Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano
Derived from Cebuano kabatoan meaning "rocky area, rocky place".
CALINAO Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano kalinaw meaning "peace, clarity".
DAGOHOY Filipino, Cebuano
From the Cebuano phrase dagon sa huyuhoy meaning "talisman of the breeze", which was a nom de guerre of Filipino rebel Francisco "Dagohoy" Sendrijas (1724-1800).
DALISAY Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "pure, chaste" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
DASIG Filipino, Cebuano
Means "fast, quick" or "vivacious" in Cebuano.
DIZON Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Derived from Hokkien 二孫 (di-sun) or 二孙 (di-sun) meaning "second grandson". It is mainly used by Filipinos of Hokkien Chinese ancestry.
DUNGOG Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "pride, honour" or "celebrity" in Hiligaynon.
DUTERTE Filipino, Cebuano
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer is Rodrigo Duterte (1945-), the current President of the Philippines.
INDAY Cebuano
Inday means ''darling'' in Visayan language after the Spanish colonized the Philippines the name Inday became derogatory often associated with ''slaves'' and in present days ''domestic helpers''
LEGASPI Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Hispanicised form of Basque Legazpi.
MAGBANUA Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano bánwa meaning "city, town" or "homeland".
MAGINDARA Cebuano
Magindara is a name of a demigoddess who turned into a mermaid, it is also the name of mythical creatures in the Philippines that are man-eating mermaids
MAGLASANG Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano lasang meaning "forest".
MAGSAYSAY Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Derived from Tagalog or Cebuano saysay meaning "to tell, to relate, to narrate". A notable bearer was Ramon Magsaysay (1907-1957), who served as the seventh President of the Philippines.
MAHINAY Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Means "gently" or "slowly" in Cebuano.
MANGUBAT Filipino, Cebuano
Means "to battle, to combat" in Cebuano.
OSMEÑA Filipino, Cebuano (Hispanicized)
Perhaps of Muslim origin derived from the Arabic given name Uthman, or of Spanish origin.... [more]
PACQUIAO Cebuano, Filipino
Hispanicized variant form of Paquiao. A famous bearer of this surname is the Filipino world champion professional boxer Manny Pacquiao (b. 1978).
PAQUIAO Filipino (Spanish), Cebuano (Spanish)
Hispanicized form of the Cebuano surname Pakyaw (also found spelled as Pakiaw and Pakaw), which is derived from Cebuano pakyaw meaning "wholesale" or "to buy or pay in bulk".
QUIMPO Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Hispanicized form of Hokkien 金舖 (kim-phò͘) meaning "gold shop" or 金寳 (kim-pó) meaning "golden treasure".
QUISUMBING Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Meaning unknown; of Hokkien origin. It is mainly used by Filipinos of Chinese ancestry.
RIZAL Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Derived from Spanish ricial meaning "green field" or "rice field". A notable bearer was José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist and national hero.
VALMORIDA Filipino, Cebuano
Means "valley of the forest field", derived from Spanish val meaning "valley" (from a contraction of valle typically used for surnames) and Japanese 森 (mori) meaning "forest, woods" and 田 (ta) "paddy, field" (see Morita).