Filipino Baby Names – Y

Most Filipinos prefer Spanish and English names for their children. Tagalog names are considered old-fashioned.

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Filipino Baby Names – Q

Most Filipinos prefer Spanish and English names for their children. Tagalog names are considered old-fashioned.

Of the names in the table, it’s probably only Queenie that’s popular.

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Filipino Baby Names – R

Most Filipinos prefer Spanish and English names for their children. Tagalog names are considered old-fashioned.

A popular first name, especially for boys, is Rizal, the surname of the Philippine national hero Jose Rizal. A variation is Rizalino. For girls, the variations are Rizalina and Rizalinda.

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Filipino Baby Names – M

Most Filipinos prefer Spanish and English names for their children. Tagalog names are considered old-fashioned.

In recent years, these names have become popular for girls: Marian, Marilou, Marites, Marilyn, Marlene, Mayette, Michelle, Mildred, Mindy, Myrna

A native Tagalog name that’s still somewhat commonly seen for boys is Makisig.

For girls, a beautiful native Tagalog name is Mutya.

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Filipino Baby Names – U

Most Filipinos prefer Spanish and English names for their children. Tagalog names are considered old-fashioned.

Urduja is a lovely name from before the Spanish colonial period.

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