Filipino Submitted Surnames

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.
ABUQUEFilipino
Possibly of Spanish and/or Portuguese origin and possibly a derivative of Albuquerque.
ADLAWANFilipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano adlawan meaning "daytime" or "daybreak".
ALHAMBRAFilipino, Spanish
Refers to the Alhambra, a palace complex located in Granada, Spain. The name itself is of Arabic origin, derived from Arabic الْحَمْرَاء‎‎ (Al-Ḥamrā) meaning "the red one" or, ultimately, from Arabic أَحْمَر (ʾaḥmar) "red".
ALMAZÁNSpanish, Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Habitational name demoting someone originally from the municipality of Almazán in Castile and León, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic المكان المحصن (al-makān al-ḥiṣn) meaning "the fortified place" or "the stronghold".
AMBONGFilipino, Cebuano
Denotes a type of hut or shack used as storage for food harvest.
ANYAYAHANFilipino, Tagalog
Means "banquet, bid, treat" in Tagalog.
AVELINOSpanish, Polynesian, Filipino
Spanish form of Avellino, the surname of the 17th-century Italian saint Andrew Avellino.
BAGATSINGFilipino, Hiligaynon
Indian Filipino name derived from Sanskrit भगत (bhagat) meaning "devotee, follower" combined with सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion".
BALAGUERCatalan, Tagalog
Denotes someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
BALINGITFilipino, Tagalog
Means "cheeks" in Kapampangan.
BALUYOTFilipino, Hiligaynon, Tagalog
Derived from Hiligaynon baluyot meaning "sack, bag, pouch".
BAÑAGAFilipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog banyaga meaning foreigner, stranger" or "foreign".
BATUNGBAKALFilipino
Tagalog Filipino surname meaning "iron stone", from Tagalog bato "stone" combined with bakal "iron, steel".
BITUINFilipino, Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
BORJASpanish (Latinized, Rare, Archaic), Filipino (Latinized, Modern, Rare, Archaic)
Borja is originated in Spain before the Thirty Year's War.... [more]
BULANFilipino, Tagalog, Cebuano, Indonesian
Means "moon" in Tagalog, Cebuano, and Indonesian.
CARABEOFilipino
water buffalo
CELDASpanish (Modern, Rare), Filipino (Modern, Rare)
The Spanish word for 'cell', as in prison cell.
CHENGCUENCAFilipino
From Cuenca de Cheng, "CHENG's basin" in Spanish
COJUANGCOFilipino
Hispanicized form of Xu
DE GUZMÁNFilipino, Tagalog, Spanish
Means "of Guzmán" in Spanish.
DILAGFilipino, Tagalog
Means "beauty, splendour, brilliancy" or "maiden" in Tagalog.
DILANFilipino, Ilocano
Filipino from the filipine islands
DIMAANÓFilipino
Means "not knowing how to (do something)" in Filipino. ”di” is short for hinde/hindi, which means no, not, etc. “maanó” is derived from paano, which means “how.”
DIMACULANGANFilipino
meaning cant be lessened or diminished
DIMALANTAFilipino
meaning cant be withered
DIVATAFilipino (Rare, Archaic)
Is Visayan or Mindanao word which means "Guardian/Protector of the Nature"... [more]
DUNGOGFilipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "pride, honour" or "celebrity" in Hiligaynon.
FARAONFilipino (Modern)
The Tagalog word for "Pharaoh".
GALITFilipino, Tagalog
Means "anger" in Tagalog.
GALURAFilipino, Tagalog
Derived from Kapampangan galura, ultimately from Sanskrit गरुड (garuḍa) referring to a mythical bird in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain belief.
GONZAGAFilipino
Came from a rich village of the Philippines was adapted during the Spanish Colony
GOZARFilipino
A filipino surname from the Spanish word "gozar," meaning "to enjoy."
GUINTOFilipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog ginto meaning "gold".
GUIRALDOFilipino
From the visayan province of Samar
HALILIFilipino, Tagalog
Means "successor" in Tagalog.
HERMEDILLAFilipino (Latinized, Modern, Rare)
From Batangas province in Southern Tagalog region in the Philippines since the Spanish colony.
HERMIDILLAFilipino (Latinized, Rare, Archaic), Italian (Latinized, Modern, Rare)
Hermidilla is originated from Batangas province in Southern Tagalog region in the Philippines during the Spanish colony.... [more]
INDAYCebuano
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''
JANDERFilipino
MEANING HERE AND THERE.
LABRADORSpanish, Portuguese, Filipino
From the root word "labora" meaning labor or work. This means laborer or worker but often associated to farmers as in San Isidro Labrador
LIWANAGFilipino, Tagalog
Means "radiance, light" in Tagalog.
LUALHATIFilipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog luwalhati meaning "glory".
MACALIPAYFilipino, Hiligaynon
Means "to cause joy" in Hiligaynon.
MACAPAGALFilipino
Derived from Kapangpagan makapagal meaning "tiring".
MACARAEGFilipino
Of Filipino origin and unknown meaning.
MADLANGSAKAYFilipino (Modern, Rare, ?)
Meaning in Filipino "people on board"
MAGINDARACebuano
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
MAGSAYSAYFilipino, Tagalog
Means "relate, tell, narrate" in Tagalog.... [more]
MALLARIFilipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Hispanicization of Mayari, which refers to the goddess of the moon in Tagalog and Philippine mythology.
MANALOFilipino, Tagalog
Means "to win" in Tagalog.
MELANAYFilipino (Latinized, Modern, Rare)
From Bicol region in the Philippines, the most population name in Naga City.
MILANAYFilipino (Latinized, Rare, Archaic)
The Milanay is original surname from Bicol region in the Philippines, the most population name in Naga City.
OSMEÑAFilipino, Cebuano (Hispanicized)
Perhaps of Muslim origin derived from the Arabic given name Uthman, or of Spanish origin.... [more]
PACQUIAOCebuano, Filipino
Hispanicized variant form of Paquiao. A famous bearer of this surname is the Filipino world champion professional boxer Manny Pacquiao (b. 1978).
PALADFilipino, Tagalog
Means "fate, destiny, palm in Tagalog.
PANGILINANTagalog, Filipino
Means "place of abstinence" from Tagalog pangilin meaning "abstinence, to abstain" and the suffix -an meaning "place of, time of". It was used to denote abstinence from certain foods for religious purposes.
PAQUIAOCebuano (Hispanicized), Filipino (Hispanicized)
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".
PUMUPULAFilipino
meaning "getting reddish"
QUEZONFilipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain, possibly a variant of Quizon or of Spanish origin.... [more]
QUIZONFilipino, Tagalog
Possibly of Hokkien (Hakka) origin, from a combination of the Chinese surnames Cui and Son.
REQUIROSOFilipino
Denoted a person from one of the various places of this name in Spain. Quirós, the place name, may derive from Galician queiroa meaning "heather".
RIZALMalay, Filipino
In the case of Filipino usage, the surname is claimed to be derived from Spanish ricial meaning "the green of young growth" or "green fields". A notable bearer is José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist and national hero.
SENDAYDIEGOFilipino
"DIEGO of Sendai", from Sendai (仙台) (Xiāntái), "platform of the Immortals" in Chinese
SUMULONGFilipino, Tagalog
Means "to progress" or "to advance" in Tagalog.
TANYAGFilipino, Tagalog
Means "renowned, eminent, famous" in Tagalog.
TIBAYANFilipino, Tagalog
Means "to strengthen" in Tagalog.
TRINIDADFilipino, Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity.
TUAZÓNFilipino
Castilianized variant of Filipino Tuason ‘eldest grandson’.
VALMORIDAFilipino
"Valley of Morita" in Spanish, from Morita (森田) (sēntián), "forest and farmland" in Chinese
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