Spanish (Philippines) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Spanish names used more often in the Philippines. See also about Spanish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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.
Aguinaldo Spanish (Philippines)
From the given name Aguinaldo. A notable bearer was Emilio Aguinaldo (1869-1964), the first president of the Philippines.
Amigable Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish amigable meaning "amicable".
Amparo Spanish (Philippines)
Means "protection, shelter, refuge" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Amparo, meaning "Our Lady of Refuge".
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."
Apostol Spanish (Philippines), Romanian
Means "apostle" in Romanian and is an unaccented form of Apóstol in Filipino.
Arcangel Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish arcángel meaning "archangel."
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)
Unaccented form of Asunción, primarily used in the Philippines.
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.
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.
Blancaflor Spanish (Philippines)
Means "white flower," from the Spanish words blanca meaning "white" and flor meaning "flower."
Buena Spanish (Philippines)
Means "good" in Spanish.
Buenafe Spanish (Philippines)
Means "good faith" in Spanish, from buena meaning "good" and fe meaning "faith".
Buenaflor Spanish (Philippines)
Means "good flower" in Spanish.
Buenaventura Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the given name Buenaventura.
Buenavista Spanish (Philippines)
Means "good view" in Spanish. This was likely a habitational name for any of the places in Spain named this.
Buendia Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Buendía primarily used in the Philippines.
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.
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).
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.
Corpuz Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Corpus primarily used in the Philippines.
Crisologo Spanish (Philippines)
Transferred use of the given name Crisologo 2.
Cristobal Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of Cristóbal primarily used in the Philippines.
De Belen Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of Bethlehem" in Spanish.
Decena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Spanish word decena meaning "a set of ten".
De Guzman Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of De Guzmán primarily used in the Philippines.
De Jesus Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Philippines), American (Hispanic)
Means "of Jesus" in Portuguese. This is also an unaccented variant of De Jesús.
Dela Fuente Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De la Fuente primarily used in the Philippines.
Dela Paz Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Paz primarily used in the Philippines.
Dela Peña Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of De La Peña primarily used in the Philippines.
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.
De Leon Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of De León primarily used in the Philippines.
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.
Delos Santos Spanish (Philippines)
Variant De Los Santos primarily used in the Philippines.
Del Pilar Spanish (Philippines)
Means "of the Pilar" in Spanish.
De San Jose Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "of Saint Joseph" 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.
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.
Ejercito Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish ejército meaning "army". A notable bearer was Joseph Ejercito Estrada (1937-), the 13th president of the Philippines.
Figuracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish figuración meaning "figuration."
Garchitorena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Basque surname Gartxitorena meaning "the house of Garchot."
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.
Legaspi Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Legazpi primarily used in the Philippines.
Llanes Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Philippines)
Likely denoted someone who came from the municipality of Llanes in Spain.
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.
Obligacion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish obligación meaning "obligation."
Oracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish oración meaning "sentence, prayer".
Patrimonio Spanish (Philippines)
Means "patrimony" in Spanish.
Peñaflorida Spanish (Philippines)
"flowery cliff" in Spanish
Pepito Spanish (Philippines)
From the given name Pepito.
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.
Regalado Spanish, Spanish (Philippines), American (Hispanic)
Means "gifted", "pleasant", or "capable".
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.
Sabado Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish sábado meaning “Sabbath, Saturday”.
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 Agustin Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented form of San Agustín. This surname is also found in Guam.
San Antonio Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Anthony" in Spanish.
San Diego Spanish (Philippines)
Habitational name from any of various places named San Diego, so named for a local shrine or church dedicated to Saint Didacus (San Diego).
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 primarily used in the Philippines.
Sto. Domingo Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Dominic" in Spanish.
Sto. Tomas Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Saint Thomas" in Spanish.
Tagle Spanish (Philippines)
Hispanicized form of Arabic Tagri meaning "frontier."
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.
Veneracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish veneración meaning "veneration."
Viernes Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Friday" in Spanish.
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.
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.
Ybanez Spanish (Philippines)
Unaccented variant of Ybañez.