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.
ADLAWAN Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano adlawan meaning "daytime" or "daybreak".
AGBAYANI Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Means "to become a hero" in Ilocano.
AGCAOILI Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Derived from Ilocano agkawili meaning "to hold on".
ALCANTARA Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Variant of Alcántara used in the Philippines.
ALMAZAN Filipino, Tagalog
Variant of Almazán used in the Philippines.
ANYAYAHAN Filipino, Tagalog
Means "banquet, bid, treat" in Tagalog.
BACCAY Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to guard" in Tagalog.
BALAGUER Catalan, Tagalog
Denotes someone originally from the city of Balaguer in Catalonia, Spain.
BALINGIT Filipino, Tagalog
Means "cheeks" in Kapampangan.
BALUYOT Filipino, Hiligaynon, Tagalog
Derived from Hiligaynon baluyot meaning "sack, bag, pouch".
BANAAG Filipino, Hiligaynon, Tagalog
Means "gleam, daybreak" or "reflection" in Hiligaynon.
BAÑAGA Filipino, Tagalog (Hispanicized)
Derived from Tagalog banyaga meaning foreigner, stranger" or "foreign".
BANIAGA Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog banyaga meaning "foreigner".
BAQUIRAN Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Derived from Ilocano bakiran meaning "forest".
BASA Tagalog, Filipino
Very prominent name in Manila, the Philippines.
BAUZON Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning unknown; of Hokkien origin.
BITUIN Filipino, Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
BONDOC Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog bundok meaning "mountain".
BULAN Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano, Indonesian
Means "moon" in Tagalog, Cebuano, and Indonesian.
CATACUTAN Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog katakutan meaning "fear, fright".
CATAPANG Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog tapang meaning "bravery, courage".
CAYABYAB Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog yabyab meaning "pounding of rice grains".
DACANAY Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain, of Ilocano origin.
DALISAY Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Means "pure, chaste" in Tagalog and Cebuano.
DASALAN Filipino, Tagalog
Means "place of prayer" from Tagalog dasal "prayer".
DAYANGHIRANG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "chosen lady", derived from Tagalog dayang meaning "lady, princess, girl" and hirang "choice, selection".
DE GUZMAN Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano
Form of de Guzmán used in the Philippines.
DILAG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beauty, splendour, brilliancy" or "maiden" in Tagalog.
DIZON Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Derived from Hokkien 二孫 (di-sun) or 二孙 (di-sun) meaning "second grandson". It is mainly used by Filipinos of Hokkien Chinese ancestry.
GALANG Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Means "respect" in Kapampangan and Tagalog.
GALIT Filipino, Tagalog
Means "anger" in Tagalog.
GALURA Filipino, Tagalog, Pampangan
Derived from Kapampangan galura, ultimately from Sanskrit गरुड (garuḍa) referring to a mythical bird in Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain belief.
GATUS Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano gatos meaning "hundred".
GOZON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 五孫 (gō͘-sun) or 五孙 (gō͘-sun) meaning "fifth grandchild".
GUINTO Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog ginto meaning "gold".
HALILI Filipino, Tagalog
Means "successor" in Tagalog.
ISIP Filipino, Tagalog
Means "mind, intellect" in Tagalog.
LACSON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 六孫 (la̍k-sun) or 六孙 (la̍k-sun) meaning "sixth grandchild".
LAXAMANA Filipino, Tagalog, Pampangan
Derived from Malay laksamana meaning "admiral, officer", ultimately from Sanskrit लक्ष्मण (lakṣmaṇa).
LEGASPI Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano, Hiligaynon
Hispanicised form of Basque Legazpi.
LICHAUCO Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning unknown; of Hokkien origin.
LIWANAG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "radiance, light" in Tagalog.
LUALHATI Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog luwalhati meaning "glory".
MABINI Filipino, Tagalog
Means "modest, prudent, civil" in Tagalog. A notable bearer was Apolinario Mabini y Maranan (1864-1903), a Filipino revolutionary.
MACATANGAY Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog makatangay meaning "one who takes away".
MAGBANUA Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Derived from Cebuano bánwa meaning "city, town" or "homeland".
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.
MALIGAYA Filipino, Tagalog
Means "happy, pleasant" in Tagalog.
MALIKSI Filipino, Tagalog
Means "active, quick, alert" in Tagalog.
MANABAT Filipino, Pampangan, Tagalog
Means "to ambush, to accost" in Pampangan.
MANALO Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to win" in Tagalog.
MARASIGAN Filipino, Tagalog
Of Tagalog origin and unexplained meaning.
ORACION Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Spanish oración meaning "sentence" or "prayer".
PALACOL Filipino, Tagalog
Means "ax" in Tagalog.
PALAD Filipino, Tagalog
Means "fate, destiny, palm in Tagalog.
PANGANIBAN Filipino, Tagalog
Means "careful, cautious (of danger)", derived from Tagalog panganib "danger" combined with the suffix -an denoting cause or action.
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.
QUEZON Filipino, Tagalog
Meaning uncertain, possibly a variant of Quizon or of Spanish origin.... [more]
QUIAMBAO Filipino, Tagalog
Of Hokkien origin with an unknown meaning. It is mainly used by Filipinos of Chinese origin.
QUISUMBING Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Meaning unknown; of Hokkien origin. It is mainly used by Filipinos of Chinese ancestry.
QUIZON Filipino, Tagalog
Possibly of Hokkien (Hakka) origin, from a combination of the Chinese surnames Cui and Son.
RIZAL Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Derived from Spanish ricial meaning "green field" or "rice field". A notable bearer was José Rizal (1861-1896), a Filipino nationalist and national hero.
SALAGUBANG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beetle" in Tagalog.
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.
SAMSON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 三孫 (sam-sun) or 三孙 (sam-sun) meaning "third grandchild", common among Filipinos of Chinese ancestry.
SICAT Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog sikat meaning "rise (to fame), appearance".
SILANG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "(mountain) pass, path" in Tagalog.
SIOSON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Hokkien 小孫 (sió-sun) meaning "small grandchild".
SISON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Min Nan 四孫 (sì-sun) or 四孙 (sì-sun) meaning "fourth grandchild", mainly used by Filipinos of Chinese ancestry.
SUMULONG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to progress" or "to advance" in Tagalog.
TANGLAO Filipino, Tagalog
Hispanicised spelling of Tagalog tanglaw meaning "light, illumination".
TANYAG Filipino, Tagalog
Means "renowned, eminent, famous" in Tagalog.
TATLONGHARI Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Tagalog Tatlong Hari literally meaning "three kings", used to refer to the biblical Magi.
TIBAYAN Filipino, Tagalog
Means "to strengthen" in Tagalog.
TUAZON Filipino, Tagalog
Derived from Hokkien 大孫 (tōa-sun) or 大孙 (tōa-sun) meaning "grandson", used by Filipinos of Hokkien Chinese ancestry.
ZAPANTA Filipino, Tagalog, Hiligaynon
Of Hiligaynon origin and uncertain meaning.