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Abcede Filipino
A bearer of this name is Salvador Abcede, the leader of the anti-Japanese guerrilla group on Negros.
Advincula Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Advíncula primarily used in the Philippines.
Agoncillo Spanish (Philippines)
It is believed that the surname comes from an ancient Celtic settlement named Egon, whose ruins lie near the town of Agoncillo, La Rioja, Spain.
Amparo Spanish (Philippines)
From the given name Amparo.
Anticristo Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "antichrist" in Spanish.
Apellido Spanish (Philippines)
This likely originated as a surname taken by people who didn't have a surname and wrote "Apellido" (the Spanish for surname) when filling in an official form.
Apilado Spanish (Philippines)
Means "stack, pile up."
Apóstol Spanish (Rare)
Means "apostle" in Spanish.
Apostol Spanish (Philippines), Romanian
Means "apostle" in Romanian and is an unaccented form of Apóstol in Filipino.
Apostoł Polish
Polish cognate of Apostol.
Apostolopoulos Greek
Means "apostle."
Apostolović Serbian
Means "son of Apostolos" in Serbian.
Araneta Filipino
From a Basque name derived from haran meaning "valley" combined with the toponymic suffix -eta.
Arcangel Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish arcángel meaning "archangel."
Arcila Spanish (Latin American)
Means "clay" in Spanish. (compare Arcilla)
Arcilla Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish arcilla meaning "clay," derived via Latin from Greek ἄργιλλος (árgillos), ultimately from ἀργός (argós) meaning "white."
Arcillas Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish arcillas, the plural of arcilla meaning "clay" (see Arcilla).
Armada Spanish (Philippines), Spanish
Taken directly from the Spanish word meaning "navy, fleet."
Asuncion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish asunción, meaning "assumption," referring to the bodily taking up of Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.
Atanacio Spanish
From the given name Atanacio.
Austria Spanish (Philippines)
From the name of the European country, either as an ethnic name or a reference to the Austrian Habsburg dynasty, which ruled Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Axinte Romanian
From the given name Axinte.
Bagonggahasa Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Means "newly raped," derived from Tagalog bagong meaning "new" and gahasa "rape". This surname, which is mainly found in Paete, Laguna, is slowly going extinct due to bearers changing it.
Barrameda Spanish (Philippines)
Possibly a habitational name for a person who lived in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain.
Bartolome Spanish (Philippines)
From the given name Bartolomé primarily used in the Philippines.
Bartolomé Spanish
From the given name Bartolomé.
Bellringer English (British, Rare)
Occupational name for a person who rung bells (usually a church bell).
Bertwig Swedish (Rare)
Derived from the forename elements beraht meaning "bright", and wig, meaning "war, battle".
Bích Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 碧 (bích) meaning "bluish-green".
Blancaflor Spanish (Philippines)
Means "white flower," from the Spanish words blanca meaning "white" and flor meaning "flower."
Bohol Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Habitational for someone from the province of Bohol in the Philippines. It is derived from bo-ol, a kind of tree that flourished on the island
Borthwick English (British), Scottish
Denoted someone who came from the hamlet of Borthwick in Scotland.
Buenaventura Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the given name Buenaventura.
Buensuceso Spanish (Philippines)
From a Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso, meaning "Our Lady of the Good Event," referring to the Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Jesus.
Calzada Spanish (Latin American)
Means "road" in Spanish.
Calzado Spanish
Means "calced" in Spanish.
Cañete Spanish (Philippines), Spanish (Latin American)
Habitational name for a person from any of the places in Spain called Cañete, such as Cañete de las Torres (Seville), Cañete la Real (Málaga) and Cañete (Cuenca).
Capulong Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Possibly means "a companion in a meeting."
Chanliongco Filipino
From the surnames Chan, Liong, and Ko.
Coffield English
Derived from the town of Cockfield in Suffolk.
Competente Spanish (Philippines)
Means "competent" in Spanish.
Contemplacion Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Derived from Spanish contemplación meaning "contemplation." ... [more]
Coronacion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish coronación, meaning "coronation", referring to the idea that the Virgin Mother of God was physically crowned as Queen of Heaven after her Assumption.
Coronado Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), Spanish (Philippines)
Means "crowned." This was possibly a nickname for one resembling a clergyman who has received the tonsure.
Crisologo Spanish (Philippines)
Transferred use of the given name Crisologo 2.
Cristóbal Spanish
From the given name Cristóbal.
Cristobal Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Cristóbal primarily used in the Philippines.
Da Paz Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "of Peace" in Portuguese.
De Belen Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of Bethlehem" in Spanish.
De Castro Portuguese, Spanish
Denoted someone who lived in a castle.
De Deus Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "of God" in Portuguese.
De Jesús Spanish (Latin American)
Means "of Jesus" in Spanish.
De Jesus Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Philippines), American (Hispanic)
Means "of Jesus" in Portuguese. This is also an unaccented variant of De Jesús.
De La Calzada Spanish (Rare)
Means "of the causeway" in Spanish. This surname was likely given in honor of Dominic de la Calzada, a saint from Burgos.
Dela Fuente Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De la Fuente primarily used in the Philippines.
De La Luz Spanish (Mexican)
Means "of the Light" in Spanish.
Dela Paz Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Paz primarily used in the Philippines.
De La Peña Spanish
Means "of the Rock" in Spanish.
Dela Peña Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Peña primarily used in the Philippines.
De La Rosa Spanish (Latin American)
Means "of the Rose" in Spanish.
Dela Rosa Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Rosa primarily used in the Philippines.
Dela Torre Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Torre primarily used in the Philippines.
Dela Vega Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Vega primarily used in the Philippines.
Del Campo Spanish
Means "of the camp" in Spanish.
Del Carmen Spanish
Means "of Carmen" in Spanish.
Del Castillo Spanish
Means "of the Castle" in Spanish, referring to someone who worked in one.
Del Mundo Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of the World" in Spanish. A famous bearer of this name is Fe del Mundo, a Filipino pediatrician.
Delos Reyes Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De Los Reyes primarily used in the Philippines.
Del Pilar Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of the Pilar" in Spanish.
De Macedo Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "of the apple orchard" (see Macedo).
De Maria Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Means "of Mary" in Portuguese and Italian.
De Paz Spanish (Latin American)
Means "of Peace" in Spanish.
De San Buenaventura Spanish (Archaic)
Means "of Saint Bonaventure" in Spanish.
De Venecia Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone from the city of Venecia (Venice) in Italy.
De Vera Spanish (Philippines)
Referred to someone from the municipality of Vera in Spain.
Di Dio Italian
Means "of God" in Italian.
Dios Spanish (European)
Means "God" in Spanish.
Discipulo Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish discípulo meaning "disciple."
Divina Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish divina meaning "divine, godlike".
Divinagracia Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Divine Grace" in Spanish.
Duhaylungsod Filipino, Cebuano
Means "having two hometowns." It comes from the Cebuano words duha meaning "two" and lungsod meaning "town."
Edralin Filipino
The most well-known bearer of this name is Ferdinand Edralin Marcos, a Filipino politician, lawyer, and kleptocrat.
Figuracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish figuración meaning "figuration."
Flamenco Spanish (Latin American)
From the name of the art form based on the various folkloric music traditions of southern Spain.
Friar English
Denoted a member of any of certain religious orders of men, especially the four mendicant orders. (Augustinians, Carmelites, Dominicans, and Franciscans)
Fuckebegger Medieval English (Rare)
In 1286/1287 there is an individual with the surname Fuckebegger, recorded as one of King Edward I’s servants who managed his horses. It’s not clear from this name what the fucke- part was referring to, with the leading hypothesis being a “striker” of some sort.
Garchitorena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Basque surname Gartxitorena meaning "the house of Garchot."
Gatdula Filipino, Tagalog
This surname honors Lakan Dula, the last ruler of the Kingdom of Tondo, via his alternative name Gat Dula. In it, the word or prefix Gat is a shortened version of the Tagalog honorific Pamagat, which at the time meant "nobleman," while Dula possibly means "palace." Altogether, it means "Nobleman of the Palace."
Glasgow English (American), English (British)
Derived from the city of Glasgow in Scotland.
Gokongwei Filipino
From the surnames Goh, Kong, and Wei.
Gopuansuy Filipino
From the surnames Goh, Pua, and Suy.
Guanzon Filipino
From Hokkein 关孫 (guān-sun), derived from 关 (guān) meaning "frontier pass" and 孫 (sun) meaning "grandchild."
Guevarra Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Guevara primarily used in the Philippines.
Hermosa Spanish (Philippines)
Means "beautiful" in Spanish.
Hermoso Spanish (Philippines)
Means "handsome" in Spanish.
Ignacio Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the given name Ignacio.
Illana Spanish (European)
Denoted someone who came from the province of Illana in Guadalajara, Spain.
Inácio Portuguese
From the given name Inácio.
Inocêncio Portuguese
From the given name Inocêncio.
Isidro Spanish
From the given name Isidro.
Jacinto Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name Jacinto.
Joaquín Spanish
From the given name Joaquín.
Lacandula Filipino, Tagalog
This surname honors Lakandula, the last ruler of the Kingdom of Tondo, a pre-Hispanic state in what is now Manila.
Lagman Filipino
Meaning uncertain.
Langit Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano, Cebuano
Means "heaven, sky" in several languages.
Laurencot French
Likely from a given name that was a diminutive of Laurence 2.
Llanes Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
Likely denoted someone who came from the municipality of Llanes in Spain.
Lumague Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog lumagi meaning "stay."
Macabenta Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog makabenta meaning "to sell."
Macabuhay Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog makabuhay meaning "to live."
Macedo Portuguese, Spanish (Latin American)
Referred to a person who worked or lived at an apple orchard. It is derived from Vulgar Latin mattianēta meaning "place with apple trees."
Magpantay Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to align" in Tagalog.
Magpayo Filipino, Tagalog
Means "advise, give advice" in Tagalog.
Magtibay Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to strengthen" in Tagalog.
Mahusay Filipino, Tagalog
Means "great, skillful" in Tagalog.
Malabanan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "resist, fight against" in Tagalog.
Malaque Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog malaki meaning "big, large, great."
Malinis Filipino, Tagalog
Means "clean" in Tagalog.
Maliwanag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "bright" in Tagalog.
Manlangit Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Possibly means "to go to Heaven" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Maquiling Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog makiling meaning "uneven, crooked, bent." This name was given in honor of Maria Makiling. She is said to be the protector of Mount Makiling, a volcano in the Philippines.
Matulac Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Means "pushful" in Tagalog.
McMaster English, Scottish
Patronymic for someone who was the son of the Master, i.e., a cleric
Mercedes Spanish (Caribbean)
Means "mercies," from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes, meaning "Mary of Mercies."
Montehermoso Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone from the municipality of Montehermoso in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain.
Montevirgen Spanish (Philippines)
From the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Montevirgen, meaning "Our Lady of Mount Virgin," dedicated at the Convento de Montevirgen (Convent of Mount Virgin) in the municipality of Villalba de los Barros, located in Extremadura's Badajoz province in western Spain.
Natividade Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Natividad.
Obligacion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish obligación meaning "obligation."
Palacpac Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog palakpak meaning "appaluse."
Patrimonio Spanish (Philippines)
Means "patrimony" in Spanish.
Peñaflorida Spanish (Philippines)
"flowery cliff" in Spanish
Peniston English
Denoted someone who came from the town of Penistone in South Yorkshire.
Pepito Spanish (Philippines)
From the given name Pepito.
Punongbayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chief of a city" or "chief of a town" in Tagalog.
Purificacion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish purificación, meaning "purification," referring to the ritual purification of the Virgin Mary after her childbirth.
Purisima Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish purísima meaning "most pure."
Quebec Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational name for a person from the province of Quebec in Canada.
Regencia Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the Latin adjective regens meaning "ruling, governing."
Relacion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish relación meaning "relation."
Remedios Spanish (Philippines)
Means "remedies" in Spanish.
Resurreccion Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented variant of Resurrección primarily used in the Philippines.
Romualdez Filipino
Means "son of Romualdo." This is the name of a prominent political family in the Philippines.
Saint-Amour French (Caribbean)
Means "Saint Amor" in French.
Sainte-Marie French, Occitan
French and Occitan cognate of Santamaría.
Saint-Fleur French (Caribbean)
Means "Saint Fleur" in French.
Saint-Juste French (Caribbean)
Means "Saint Justus" in French.
Saint-Louis French (Caribbean)
Means "Saint Louis" in French.
Salk English (American)
Likely the English form of Schalk, which means "dweller near a willow tree".
Salvacion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish salvación meaning "salvation," referring to the saving of human beings from death and separation from God by Christ's death and resurrection.
San Agustín Spanish (Mexican)
Means "Saint Augustine 1" in Spanish.
San Agustin Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of San Agustín. This surname is also found in Guam.
San Andrés Spanish
Means "Saint Andrew" in Spanish.
San Antonio Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Anthony" in Spanish.
San Blas Spanish (Canarian)
Means "Saint Blaise" in Spanish.
San Gabriel Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Gabriel" in Spanish.
San Jose Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of San José primarily used in the Philippines.
San Pascual Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Pascal" in Spanish.
Santa Ana Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Santana primarily used in the Philippines.
Santa Maria Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Santamaría, most often used in the Philippines.
Sarmento Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of Sarmiento.
Shitu Nigerian
Related to Shittu.
Sto Domingo Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Dominic" in Spanish.
Sto Tomas Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Thomas" in Spanish.
Sunga Filipino, Pampangan
Possibly means "the first breath of a newborn".
Sunga Bemba, Central African
Sunga is a surname of the Bemba tribe, meaning "a person that takes care of others".... [more]
Tagle Spanish (Philippines)
Hispanicized form of Arabic Tagri meaning "frontier."
Tagumpay Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Means "success, victory" in Tagalog.
Transfiguracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish transfiguración meaning "transfiguration," referring to an event where Jesus is transfigured and becomes radiant in glory upon a mountain.
Tuscano Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational name for a person from the province of Tuscany in Italy.
Van Der Bilt Dutch (Rare)
Topographic name for someone living by a low hill, from Middle Low German bulte "mound", "low hill"
Veneracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish veneración meaning "veneration."
Villaflor Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality of Villaflor in Castile-León, Spain.
Villafuerte Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality of Villafuerte de Esgueva in the province of Valladolid, Castile and León, Spain.
Villagonzalo Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational for a person from the municipality of Villagonzalo in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain.
Villahermosa Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational name for any of the places in Spain with this name, such as Villahermosa del Campo, Villahermosa, and Villahermosa del Río.
Villamayor Spanish
Habitational name for any of the numerous places in Spain with this name.
Villamor Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality oF Villamor de los Escuderos in Castile-León, Spain.
Villareal Spanish (Philippines), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Variant of Villarreal primarily used in the Philippines and Columbia.
Villarin Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Galician Villariño.
Villarosa Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted a person who came from the town of Villarosa in the province of Enna, Sicily, Italy.
Villavicencio Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone who came from the name of the municipality of Villavicencio de los Caballeros in Castile and León, Spain.
Von Allmen German (Swiss)
Means "of Allmen."
Von Arx German (Swiss)
Means "from Arx."
Yambao Filipino
Possibly from Vietnamese iàm-báu meaning "treasure."
Yuchengco Filipino
From the surnames Yu, Cheng, and Ko.
Zurita Spanish, Aragonese
An Aragonese surname derived from the Stock Bird, a species of bird.