Cebuano Submitted Surnames

Cebuano names are used in the southern Philippines.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADLAWAN Filipino, Cebuano
Means "daytime" in Cebuano.
AMBONG Filipino, Cebuano
Denotes a type of hut or shack used as storage for food harvest.
BACUNAWA Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakunawa referring to a type of serpent or dragon in Visayan mythology.
BAGUIO Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
BATOBALANI Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Means "lodestone, magnet" in Cebuano and Hiligaynon.
BULAN Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano, Indonesian
Means "moon" in Tagalog, Cebuano, and Indonesian.
CABAHUG Filipino, Cebuano
Means "feeder" from Cebuano bahog meaning "feed, slop".
CABATUAN Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano
Derived from Cebuano kabatoan meaning "rocky area, rocky place".
CALINAO Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano kalinaw meaning "peace, clarity".
DAGOHOY Filipino, Cebuano
From the Cebuano phrase dagon sa huyuhoy meaning "talisman of the breeze", which was a nom de guerre of Filipino rebel FRANCISCO "Dagohoy" Sendrijas (1724-1800).
DALISAY Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "pure, chaste" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
DASIG Filipino, Cebuano
Means "fast, quick" or "vivacious" in Cebuano.
DUNGOG Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "pride, honour" or "celebrity" in Hiligaynon.
DUTERTE Filipino, Cebuano
Meaning unknown. A notable bearer is RODRIGO Duterte (1945-), the current President of the Philippines.
INDAY Cebuano
Inday means ''darling'' in Visayan language after the Spanish colonized the Philippines the name Inday became derogatory often associated with ''slaves'' and in present days ''domestic helpers''
MAGBANUA Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano bánwa meaning "city, town" or "homeland".
MAGINDARA Cebuano
Magindara is a name of a demigoddess who turned into a mermaid, it is also the name of mythical creatures in the Philippines that are man-eating mermaids
MAGLASANG Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano lasang meaning "forest".
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.
MAHINAY Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Means "gently" or "slowly" in Cebuano.
MANGUBAT Filipino, Cebuano
Means "to battle, to combat" in Cebuano.
OSMEÑA Filipino, Cebuano (Spanish)
Meaning uncertain, possibly from a Spanish form of the Arabic name UTHMAN. A notable bearer was Sergio Osmeña (1878-1961), the fourth president of the Philippines.
PACQUIAO Cebuano, Filipino
Hispanicized variant form of PAQUIAO. A famous bearer of this surname is the Filipino world champion professional boxer Manny Pacquiao (b. 1978).
PAQUIAO Filipino (Spanish), Cebuano (Spanish)
Hispanicized form of the Cebuano surname Pakyaw (also found spelled as Pakiaw and Pakaw), which is derived from Cebuano pakyaw meaning "wholesale" or "to buy or pay in bulk".
RIZAL Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Spanish ricial meaning "green field" or "rice field". A notable bearer was José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist who is considered the national hero of the Philippines.
TOLENTINO Spanish, Tagalog, Ilocano, Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Portuguese, Italian (Rare), Judeo-Italian
Ultimately derived from the name of a town in the province of Macerata, Italy (see Tolentino).... [more]
VALMORIDA Filipino, Cebuano
Means "valley of the forest field", derived from Spanish val meaning "valley" (from a contraction of valle typically used for surnames) and Japanese 森 (mori) meaning "forest, woods" and 田 (ta) "paddy, field" (see MORITA).
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