Tagalog Submitted Surnames

Tagalog names are used in the Philippines.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Anyayahan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "banquet, bid, invitation" in Tagalog.
Atangan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "help to raise a load (onto another's head or shoulders)" in Tagalog.
Baccay Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly from a Tagalog word meaning "to guard".
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.
Bagsic Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bagsik meaning "fierceness, severity, strength, power".
Bahaghari Filipino, Tagalog
Means “rainbow” in Tagalog.
Balingbing Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from the devil chase, a percussion instrument originating in Southern Asia commonly found in India and the Philippines, via its other name balingbing.
Balingit Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of Rajah Balingit (or Pedro Balingit), a 16th-century Filipino chief.
Balitaan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to share news" in Tagalog.
Baluyot Filipino, Tagalog, Hiligaynon
Derived from Hiligaynon baluyot meaning "sack, bag, pouch".
Banaag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "gleam, glimmer, ray" in Tagalog.
Baniaga Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog banyaga meaning "foreigner".
Basa Tagalog, Filipino
Very prominent name in Manila, the Philippines.
Bituin Filipino, Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
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
Bondoc Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog bundok meaning "mountain".
Bucad Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bukad meaning "opening, unfolding (of flowers)".
Bulalacao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bulalakaw meaning "meteor, shooting star".
Bulawan Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "gold" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Buquid Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog bukid meaning "farm, field, countryside".
Calingasan Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kalingasan meaning "lustre of a surface (which reflects light)".
Calumpang Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kalumpang meaning "wild almond tree".
Camantigue Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog kamantigi meaning "garden balsam (a type of plant)".
Capule Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain.
Capulong Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Possibly means "a companion in a meeting."
Caringal Filipino, Tagalog
Means "very beautiful, very handsome", from Tagalog dingal "beautiful, handsome".
Casilang Tagalog
Literally "One you are born with" in Tagalog.
Catacutan Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog katakutan meaning "fear, fright".
Catapang Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog tapang meaning "bravery, courage".
Cayabyab Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog yabyab meaning "pounding of rice grains".
Dalisay Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "pure, chaste" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
Dasalan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "place of prayer" from Tagalog dasal "prayer".
Datu Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chief" in Tagalog.
Dayanghirang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang "choice, selection".
Dilag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beauty, splendour, brilliancy" or "maiden" in Tagalog.
Dimaano Filipino, Tagalog
Means "not touched, not injured" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and maano meaning "have something happen" or ano meaning "how, what".
Dimaapi Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be oppressed" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and inaapi meaning "oppressed".
Dimabasa Filipino, Tagalog
Means "dry" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and basa meaning "wet, watery".
Dimacuha Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unobtainable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and makuha meaning "to obtain, to get".
Dimaculangan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be diminished" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and kulangan meaning "reduce".
Dimadukot Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unobtainable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and dukot meaning "pull, draw out".
Dimagiba Filipino, Tagalog
Means "indestructible" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and giba meaning "demolished, destroyed".
Dimailig Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unshakable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and ilig meaning "shaking, mixing".
Dimaisip Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unfathomable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and isip meaning "intellect, discernment".
Dimalaluan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "insurpassable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and laluan meaning "surpass, exceed".
Dimalanta Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be withered" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and malanta meaning "fade, wither, wilt".
Dimalapitan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unapproachable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and lapitan meaning "approach".
Dimaliwat Filipino, Tagalog
Means "firm, stubborn" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and liwat meaning "to transfer (liquid from one container to another)".
Dimapilis Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be dissuaded" (literally "cannot be twisted") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and pili meaning "twisted, contorted".
Dimarucut Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be caught" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and dukot meaning "draw out, pull".
Dimasupil Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unconquerable" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and supil meaning "controlled, repressed, subdued".
Dimatatac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be marked" from di meaning "no, not" and tatak meaning "imprint, stamp, mark".
Dimatulac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "stubborn" (literally "cannot be shoved") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and tulak meaning "push, shove".
Dimaunahan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "champion" (literally "cannot be outdone") from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and unahan meaning "front, head, first".
Dimayacyac Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be crushed (in a fight)" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and yakyak meaning "crushed, trampled".
Dimayuga Filipino, Tagalog
Means "unshakable" from Tagalog di meaning "no, not" and mauga meaning "shaky, wobbly".
Dipasupil Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cannot be suppressed" from Tagalog di- meaning "no, not" and supil meaning "subdued, suppressed".
Galang Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Means "respect, reverence" in Kapampangan and Tagalog.
Galit Filipino, Tagalog
Means "anger, indignation" in Tagalog.
Galura Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Derived from Sanskrit गरुड (garuda) referring to the Garuda, a mythical bird in Hindu mythology.
Gatchalian Filipino, Tagalog
From a Hispanicised spelling of Gat Sa Li-Han, a Chinese title meaning "lord of Li-Han". It was used by the rulers of Li-Han, an ancient Philippine state that was located in the present-day city of Malolos.
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."
Gatmaitan Filipino, Tagalog
From a Hispanicised form of Gat Maitan, a title meaning "lord of Mait" that was used by rulers of an ancient place named Mait or Maitan.
Gatus Filipino, Tagalog
From Old Tagalog gatos meaning "million" or Cebuano gatos meaning "hundred".
Guinto Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog ginto meaning "gold".
Halili Filipino, Tagalog
Means "successor" in Tagalog.
Isip Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mind, intellect, reason" in Tagalog.
Lacandula Filipino, Tagalog
This surname honors Lakandula, the last ruler of the Kingdom of Tondo, a pre-Hispanic state in what is now Manila.
Langit Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano, Cebuano
Means "heaven, sky" in several languages.
Lansangan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "road, street" in Tagalog.
Latayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "plank, wale" in Tagalog.
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.
Laxamana Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Derived from Malay laksamana meaning "admiral, officer", ultimately from Sanskrit लक्ष्मण (lakshmana).
Lee Vietnamese, Hmong, Thai, Khmer, Lao, Burmese, Filipino, Tagalog, Malay, Indonesian, Hawaiian
Vietnamese, Hmong, Thai, Khmer, Lao, Burmese, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, and Hawaiian form of Li 1 or Li 2.
Liwanag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "radiance, light" in Tagalog.
Lualhati Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog luwalhati meaning "glory".
Lumague Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog lumagi meaning "stay."
Mabini Filipino, Tagalog
Means "modest, prudent, civil" in Tagalog. A notable bearer was Apolinario Mabini y Maranan (1864-1903), a Filipino revolutionary.
Macabenta Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog makabenta meaning "to sell."
Macabuhay Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog makabuhay meaning "to live."
Macaraeg Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog makaraig meaning "one who defeats, one who overcomes".
Macasaet Filipino, Tagalog
From the given name Macasaet.
Macatangay Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog makatangay meaning "one who takes away".
Magbuhos Filipino, Tagalog
Means "douse, pour" in Tagalog.
Magpantay Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to align" in Tagalog.
Magpayo Filipino, Tagalog
Means "advise, give advice" in Tagalog.
Magsaysay Filipino, Tagalog
Means "relate, narrate, declare" in Tagalog. A notable bearer was Ramon Magsaysay (1907-1957), the seventh president of the Philippines.
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.
Malaluan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "surpass, exceed" in Tagalog.
Malaque Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog malaki meaning "big, large, great."
Malicsi Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog maliksi meaning "quick, agile, alert".
Maligaya Filipino, Tagalog
Means "happy, pleasant" in Tagalog.
Malinis Filipino, Tagalog
Means "clean" in Tagalog.
Maliwanag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "bright, clear" in Tagalog.
Manabat Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Means "ambusher, fighter, accoster" in Pampangan.
Manalaysay Filipino, Tagalog
Mean "storyteller, narrator" from Tagalog salaysay meaning "narration, story".
Manalo Filipino, Tagalog, Pampangan
Means "to win" in Tagalog.
Manansala Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Means "one who prohibits" from Tagalog sansala meaning "inhibition, prohibition, interdiction".
Manlangit Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
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.
Marasigan Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain.
Masangkay Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain.
Matulac Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Means "pushful" in Tagalog.
Pabalat ᜉᜊᜎᜆ᜔ Tagalog (Filipinized, Archaic)
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... [more]
Palacol Filipino, Tagalog
Means "ax" in Tagalog.
Palacpac Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog palakpak meaning "appaluse."
Palad Filipino, Tagalog
Means "fate, destiny, palm in Tagalog.
Panaligan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "depend on, put trust in" in Tagalog.
Panganiban Filipino, Tagalog
Means "careful, cautious", derived from Tagalog panganib meaning "danger".
Pangilinan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "place of abstinence" from Tagalog pangilin meaning "abstinence, to abstain" and the suffix -an meaning "place of, time of". It was used to denote abstinence from certain foods for religious purposes.
Pilapil Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Means "rice paddy, rice field" in Cebuano and Tagalog.
Punongbayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chief of a city" or "chief of a town" in Tagalog.
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.
Saclolo Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog saklolo meaning "help, aid".
Salagubang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beetle" in Tagalog.
Salalila Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Sanskrit शरीर (śarīra) meaning "body". This was the name of a rajah of the historical region of Maynila (modern-day Manila).
Salonga Filipino, Tagalog
From the name of a chief of Polo (presently the city of Valenzuela in Manila) who was later baptised as Pedro Salonga.
Salvador Filipino, Spanish, Catalan, Tagalog, Portuguese
From the popular Christian personal name Salvador, meaning "Savior" (Latin Salvator, a derivative of salvare "to save"), bestowed in honor of Christ.
Sangalang Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog sanggalang meaning "protection".
Sicat Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog sikat meaning "rising" or "splendour, brilliance".
Silang Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mountain pass, path" in Tagalog.
Sulu Tagalog
From the sea in the Philippines. Notable bearer is the fictional character Hikaru Sulu from Star Trek. The name is not commonly given to real people.
Sumulong Filipino, Tagalog
Means "progress, advance" in Tagalog.
Tagumpay Filipino (Rare), Tagalog
Means "success, victory" in Tagalog.
Tanglao Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog tanglaw meaning "light, illumination" (a poetic word), ultimately from Hokkien 燈樓 or 灯楼 (teng-lâu).
Tanyag Filipino, Tagalog
Means "renowned, eminent, famous" in Tagalog.
Tatlonghari Filipino, Tagalog
From Tagalog Tatlong Hari literally meaning "three kings", referring to the biblical Magi or the Epiphany (the appearance of Jesus to the Magi).
Tibayan Filipino, Tagalog
Means "strengthen, secure, steady" in Tagalog.
Zapanta Filipino, Tagalog, Hiligaynon
Of Hiligaynon origin and uncertain meaning.