Filipino Baby Names – I

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

A good name for a boy would be Isagani. It’s the name of a character in El Filibusterismo, one of the novels of Filipino national hero Jose Rizal. A nickname for it is Gani.
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Filipino Baby Names – H

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

Hagibis is a native Tagalog name for a boy.

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Filipino Baby Names – O

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

Onofre is a formal-sounding name for men. Oliver is also another name that’s popular for boys.

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Filipino Baby Names – W

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

The native Tagalog word for “baby” or “infant” is sanggol.

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Filipino Baby Names – T

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Filipino Baby Names – V

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Filipino Baby Names – N

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

Norma and Noemi are two popular names for girls.

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Filipino Baby Names – S

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

Sarahlyn is a popular name for girls.

A solid native Tagalog name for girls is Sinagtala (star shine).

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