Submitted Surname Revision History

loadingDate    Editor    Change Summary
2/10/2021, 2:13 PM Mike C
8/20/2020, 3:14 AM Raymunol Changed language from Filipino to Tagalog. Added Filipino as style. Added a pronunciation guide. Updated the History and Linguistic Origin. Added a Native Spelling in Baybayin Script. Updated Notes.
12/23/2018, 5:39 AM Raymund Jay Pabalat

Name Pabalat
Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts ᜉᜊᜎᜆ᜔(Baybayin)
Pronounced Pron. pah-bah-LAHT
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

A Filipino surname meaning "cover, saddle" or "saddle maker". This surname was probably created when a Spanish surveyor conducts a census sometime in the 19th century in Cavinti, Laguna, Philippines. This surname must have been created before Governor-General Narciso Claveria issued his Catálogo alfabético de appelidos of 1849. However, if it was created after that, it was probably used as a protest to use native Tagalog surnames, since the province of Laguna is one of the provinces that protested against this surname change.
Added 12/23/2018 by Raymund Jay Pabalat