Cebuano Submitted Surnames

Cebuano names are used in the southern Philippines by speakers of Cebuano.
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.
Aguinod Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano aginod meaning "plod, crawl, move slowly".
Ambong Filipino, Cebuano
Denotes a type of hut or shack used as storage for food harvest.
Amihan Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Means "north wind" in Cebuano and Hiligaynon.
Bacolod Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Derived from Hiligaynon bakolod meaning "hill, mound, rise". This is also the name of a city in the Negros Occidental province in the Philippines.
Bacunawa Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano bakunawa referring to a type of serpent or dragon in Visayan mythology.
Bagacay Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano bagakay referring to a type of bamboo.
Bago Cebuano
Derived from malabago and maribago, the Cebuano name for the Hibiscus tiliaceus plant.
Baguio Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicized form of Cebuano bagyo meaning "typhoon, storm".
Bahandi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "wealth, riches, treasure" in Cebuano.
Balansag Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano bansag meaning "name".
Balili Filipino, Cebuano
Means "grass, turf" in Cebuano.
Balogbog Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano balugbog meaning "marble".
Batobalani Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "lodestone, magnet" in Hiligaynon and Cebuano.
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
Buaya Filipino, Cebuano
Means "crocodile" in Cebuano.
Bulahan Filipino, Cebuano
Means "lucky, fortunate, blessed" in Cebuano.
Bulan Filipino, Cebuano
Means "moon" in Cebuano.
Bulanon Filipino, Cebuano
Means "moonlit, moonstruck" in Cebuano.
Bulawan Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "gold" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Cabahug Filipino, Cebuano
Means "feeder" from Cebuano bahog meaning "feed, slop".
Cabatuan Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano kabatoan meaning "rocky area, rocky place".
Cahayag Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kahayag meaning "light, splendour".
Calinao Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Derived from Cebuano and Hiligaynon kalinaw meaning "calmness, peace, tranquility".
Calinawan Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kalinawan meaning "peace".
Camansi Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kamansi meaning "breadfruit".
Campilan Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kampilan referring to a type of sword.
Casilao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kasilaw meaning "lustre, shine".
Dagohoy Filipino, Cebuano
From a shortened form of the Cebuano phrase dagon sa huyuhoy meaning "talisman of the breeze", which was the nom de guerre of Filipino rebel Francisco "Dagohoy" Sendrijas (1724-1800).
Dalogdog Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano dalugdog meaning "thunder".
Dasig Filipino, Cebuano
Means "fast, quick" or "vivacious" in Cebuano.
Duhaylungsod Filipino, Cebuano
Means "having two hometowns" from Cebuano duha meaning "two" and lungsod meaning "town."
Dungog Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
Means "pride, honour" or "celebrity" in Hiligaynon.
Duterte Filipino, Cebuano
Hispanicised spelling of the French surname Dutertre. A notable bearer is Rodrigo Duterte (1945-), the current president of the Philippines.
Habagat Filipino, Cebuano
Means "southwest monsoon, southwest wind" in Cebuano.
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''
Labang Filipino, Cebuano
Means "cross, pass" in Cebuano.
Lacang Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano lakang meaning "step, pace".
Lagbas Filipino, Cebuano
Means "pierce" in Cebuano.
Lahaylahay Filipino, Cebuano
Means "to pass time" in Cebuano.
Langit Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano, Cebuano
Means "heaven, sky" in several languages.
Laurel Spanish, Portuguese, Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Topographic name for someone who lived by a laurel tree, Spanish laurel (Latin laurus), or a habitational name from Laurel in the Canary Islands.
Macalipay Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
From Cebuano and Hiligaynon makalipay meaning "comfort, pleasant".
Magbanua Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano magbanwa meaning "townsperson", derived from Cebuano bánwa meaning "city, town".
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. It's a Central Bikol word for "mermaid".
Maglasang Filipino, Cebuano
Denotes a forest dweller or a person originally from a forest, derived from Cebuano lasang meaning "forest".
Mahilum Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano mahilom meaning "quiet, still, silent".
Mahinay Filipino, Cebuano
Means "gently" or "slowly" in Cebuano.
Mahusay Filipino, Cebuano
Means "orderly" in Cebuano.
Malacad Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano malakad meaning "walkable (distance)".
Malalis Filipino, Cebuano
Means "arguable, questionable" in Cebuano.
Malig-on Filipino, Cebuano
Means "strong, resilient, sturdy" in Cebuano.
Malinao Filipino, Cebuano
Derived from Cebuano malinaw meaning "calm, peaceful, serene".
Manatad Filipino, Cebuano
Means "common emerald dove (a type of bird)" in Cebuano.
Mangubat Filipino, Cebuano
Means "to battle, to wage war" in Cebuano.
Manlangit Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "to go to heaven" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Maputi Filipino, Cebuano
Means "white" or "silvery" in Cebuano.
Odtojan Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano udtohan meaning "noon, zenith".
Olasiman Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano ulasiman meaning "common purslane" (a type of plant).
Osmeña Filipino (Hispanicized), Cebuano (Hispanicized)
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 Filipino, Cebuano
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-).
Paglinawan Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "to clarify" or "to make clear" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Panganoron Filipino, Cebuano
Means "cloudy" in Cebuano.
Patalinghug Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano patalinghog meaning "listen".
Pilapil Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Means "rice paddy, rice field" in Cebuano and Tagalog.
Punay Filipino, Cebuano
Means "yellow-breasted fruit dove" or "pink-necked green pigeon" (both species of bird) in Cebuano.
Quiapo Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kiyapo meaning "water cabbage" (a type of plant), ultimately from Tamil கயப்பு (kayappu).
Quibol Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano kibol meaning "bobtail".
Rizal Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
From Spanish ricial meaning "green field" or "rice field". A notable bearer was José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist and national hero.
Sacayan Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano sakayan meaning "boat, vessel".
Servania Cebuano
Meaning unknown. Probably a form of Cervantes.
Simbajon Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano simbahon meaning "adore".
Sinahon Filipino, Cebuano
Means "envious" in Cebuano.
Sugarol Filipino, Cebuano
Means "gambler" in Cebuano.
Sungcad Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano sungkad meaning "perfect fit, exact fit".
Tabanao Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano tabanaw meaning "fake, not genuine".
Taghap Filipino, Cebuano
Means "guess, fluke" in Cebuano.
Tajanlangit Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano tahan langit meaning "to surrender to heaven".
Talaba Filipino, Cebuano
Means "oyster" in Cebuano.
Talingting Filipino, Cebuano
Means "sieve, plover" in Cebuano.
Tindog Filipino, Cebuano
Means "rise, stand up" in Cebuano.
Tuquib Filipino, Cebuano
From Cebuano tukib meaning "well-defined, detailed, complete".
Valmorida Filipino, Cebuano
Means "valley of the forest field" derived from Spanish val, a contraction of valle meaning "valley", combined with Japanese 森 (mori) meaning "forest, woods" and 田 (ta) "paddy, field" (see Morita).