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Type Surname
Pronounced Pron. puk-YOW(Tagalog)  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsPaquiao

Meaning & History

From Cebuano pakyaw meaning "wholesale, to buy in bulk", ultimately from Hokkien 跋繳 (poa̍h-kiáu). A famous bearer is Filipino politician and former boxer Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao (1978-).
Added 2/19/2016 by Lucille
Edited 11/15/2021 by HL and LMS