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
DIMAAPI Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be oppressed" from Tagalog di-
meaning "no, not" and inaapi
GALURA Filipino, Tagalog, Pampangan
Derived from Kapampangan galura
, ultimately from Sanskrit गरुड (garuḍa)
referring to a mythical bird in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain belief.
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 Filipino, Tagalog
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.
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.
SALONGA Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of a chief of Polo (presently the city of Valenzuela in Manila) who was later baptised as Pedro
TATLONGHARI Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog Tatlong Hari
literally meaning "three kings", used to refer to the biblical Magi.