Filipino Submitted Surnames
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.
Possibly of Hispanic origin. Common in the Taytay region of Palawan.
Possibly of Spanish and/or Portuguese origin and possibly a derivative of Albuquerque.
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)
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".
Indian Filipino name derived from Sanskrit भगत (bhagat)
meaning "devotee, follower" combined with सिंह (siṃhá)
Tagalog Filipino surname meaning "iron stone", from Tagalog bato
"stone" combined with bakal
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.”
Derived from Kapampangan galura
, ultimately from Sanskrit गरुड (garuḍa)
referring to a mythical bird in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain belief.
Came from a rich village of the Philippines was adapted during the Spanish Colony
A filipino surname from the Spanish word "gozar," meaning "to enjoy."
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''
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
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
Hispanicized variant form of Paquiao
. A famous bearer of this surname is the Filipino world champion professional boxer Manny Pacquiao (b. 1978).
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.
Denoted a person from one of the various places of this name in Spain. Quirós, the place name, may derive from Galician queiroa
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.
Castilianized variant of Filipino Tuason ‘eldest grandson’.
"Valley of Morita" in Spanish, from Morita
(森田) (sēntián), "forest and farmland" in Chinese