Tagalog Submitted Surnames
are used in the Philippines.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
DAYANGHIRANG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang
meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang
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.
GALURA Filipino, Tagalog, Pampangan
Derived from Kapampangan galura
, ultimately from Sanskrit गरुड (garuḍa)
referring to a mythical bird in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain belief.
GOZON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 五孫 (gō͘-sun)
or 五孙 (gō͘-sun)
meaning "fifth grandchild".
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.
PANGANIBAN Filipino, Tagalog
Means "careful, cautious (of danger)", derived from Tagalog panganib
"danger" combined with the suffix -an
denoting cause or action.
PANGILINAN Tagalog, 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.
QUIAMBAO Filipino, Tagalog
Of Hokkien origin with an unknown meaning. It is mainly used by Filipinos of Chinese origin.
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.
SAMSON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 三孫 (sam-sun)
or 三孙 (sam-sun)
meaning "third grandchild", common among Filipinos of Chinese ancestry.
SISON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 四孫 (sì-sun)
or 四孙 (sì-sun)
meaning "fourth grandchild", mainly used by Filipinos of Chinese ancestry.
TUAZON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Hokkien 大孫 (tōa-sun)
or 大孙 (tōa-sun)
meaning "grandson", used by Filipinos of Hokkien Chinese ancestry.