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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Filipino
Pronounced Pron. KEH-son(Tagalog)  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsQuezón, Quizon, Quison, Cuizon, Queson

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly a variant of Quizon or from Hokkien 郭孫 (keh-sun) derived from 郭 (keh) meaning "outer city" and 孫 (sun) meaning "grandchild". A notable bearer was Manuel L. Quezon (1878-1944), the second president of the Philippines. The city of Quezon City and the province of Quezon in the Philippines are both named in his honour.
Added 3/22/2018 by HL
Edited 7/27/2020 by HL