What are Filipino names?

What are common Filipino names?

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the most common given names in 2018 were Nathaniel, James, Jacob, Gabriel, Joshua (male) and Althea, Samantha, Angel, Angela, Princess (female).

What is the most common name in the Philippines?

What are the most popular names in the Philippines?

  • Nathaniel – Gift of God.
  • James – One who follows.
  • Jacob – Supplanter.
  • Gabriel – God is my strength.
  • Joshua – The Lord is my salvation.
  • Angelo – Angel or messenger.
  • Nathan – Given.
  • John Mark – God is gracious or warlike.

What is the rarest Filipino name?


Name Gender Description
CIELLA f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
CLEOFÉ f Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Filipino (Rare) Spanish form of Cleofe.
CLIOPATRA f English (Rare), Filipino (Rare) Rare variant of Cleopatra.
COCHALLA f Filipino

What is a common Filipino last name?

Of the top 100 surnames listed below, Chinese surnames (e.g. Tan, Dizon) and Spanish surnames (Santos, Reyes, Cruz, Bautista, Del Rosario, Gonzales,Ramos, Garcia, Dela Cruz, Lopez) are the most predominant, with surnames from Italian (usually city names with associations with saints, like Aquino, Tolentino, etc.), …

What is the most common female Filipino name?

Top five most common names of female babies in the Philippines from 2012 to 2015

Rank 2012 2014
1 Angel Angel
2 Princess Princess
3 Samantha Althea
4 Angelica Andrea

What is a unique girl name?

Classically Unique Baby Girl Names

  • Arya.
  • Brielle.
  • Chantria.
  • Dionne.
  • Everleigh.
  • Eloise.
  • Fay.
  • Genevieve.

What are some unique Filipino names?

Popular Baby Names , origin Filipino

Name Meaning Origin
Adan a form of Adam, of the earth Filipino
Adolpho noble wolf Filipino
Adonis extremely good looking, lord Filipino
Agapito beloved Filipino

Is Jasmine a Filipino name?

The Jasminum sambac, which is a type of jasmine lends itself to this Filipino name and is derived from “sampaguita”. Also, Jasmine is the national flower of the country. A popular name in Philippines is Benilda. … Reyna is a variation of the name, Reina and this means ‘queen’.

Is Niko a Filipino name?

Nico is Filipino Boy name and meaning of this name is “short for Nicholas or Nicodemus”.

What is a good last name?

100 Most Popular American Last Names

  • Smith.
  • Johnson.
  • Williams.
  • Jones.
  • Brown.
  • Davis.
  • Miller.
  • Wilson.
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