[Trending Now] Top 10 Most Common Family Names In The Philippines!
Ever get annoyed by having a classmate with the same family name as yours ? You always get worried if your grades or your attendance wo...
Ever get annoyed by having a classmate with the same family name as yours?
You always get worried if your grades or your attendance would be switched or be mistaken that you are siblings and what not.
Here is a list of the most common names in the Philippines, and you might just run across yours or be surprised its the family names of the whole class you're in at school:
It is the Spanish word for 'saints'. Many celebrities are named after this such as: Judy Ann Santos, WWII hero Alejo Santos, and singer Erik Santos.
The word ‘reyes’ means ‘kings’ or ‘royals’ in Spanish.
Among famous Filipinos bearing this surname is the actor/model John Lloyd Cruz. The word ‘cruz’ is Spanish for ‘cross’ and is spelled krus in Tagalog when referring to the cross, but not when written as a surname.
Bautista is Spanish for ‘Baptist’ referring to San Juan Bautista (St. John the Baptist).
One famous bearer of this surname is actor Diether Ocampo.
Former President Carlos P. Garcia is an example of a Filipino carrying the name with pride and power.
Eat Bulaga!'s famous new actress is Maine Mendoza, known as Yaya Dub.
The wife of veteran actor Richard Gomez is named Lucy Torres, both are now serving the people through politics.
A saint was named after this surname and also a University in the Philippines.
It is habitational name from any of numerous places in Galicia and Portugal but still more famous in the Philippines as a last name.
This lists the most popular family names in the Philippine archipelago.