LOOK: 200 Filipino baby boy names and their meaning

LOOK: 200 Filipino baby boy names and their meaning

There’s a lot of Filipino baby boy names with wonderful meanings that you can choose from in naming your baby.

Still have no idea on what to name your baby boy? Take a look at these Filipino baby boy names and their meanings.

Filipino baby boy names

Naming your baby is one of the most exciting parts of being a new parent. The name you are going to give your baby will be a an important piece of his identity. Choosing a name requires a crucial decision-making process that sometimes needs research.

To help you, we came up with a list of Filipino baby boy names with their corresponding meanings.

  1. Aaron
  2. Adrian - a popular name meaning “sea” or “water.”
  3. Abraham - father of nation
  4. Adan - first man on earth
  5. Ace
  6. Adonis - extremely good looking
  7. Agapito -loved
  8. Akio - bright man
  9. Alejandro - helper of mankind
  10. Alex - defender of men
  11. Albert / Alberto - noble and bright
  12. Allen
  13. Alon - a unique Filipino baby boy name which means "waves." Also a short form of Alfonzo and Alphonso.
  14. Andrei
  15. Andres
  16. Angelito - little angel
  17. Angelo - messenger of God
  18. Antonio - a widely used and traditional baby boy name which means “worthy of praise and value.”
  19. Araw - sun
  20. Arnold - a name derived from an old German name that means eagle power.
  21. Asterio - star
  22. Axel
  23. Bagani - warrior
  24. Bagwis - a unique Filipino baby boy name which means “long feather.”
  25. Bailey
  26. Bayani - an old Filipino baby boy name which means “hero.”
  27. Ben
  28. Benigno - kind
  29. Bien - good
  30. Benjie - a Tagalog variant of the name Benjamin that means “son of the right hand, son of the south and son of luck.”
  31. Blaise
  32. Blue
  33. Bulan - In Filipino folklore, Bulan is the deity of the moon.
  34. Calag - soul
  35. Caleb
  36. Calvin
  37. Caesar/Cesar - derived from the Latin name Caesar which means “long-haired.”
  38. Carlo - a famous name with French origin that means “strong.”
  39. Chase
  40. Chuck
  41. Christian - a popular baby boy name that means “follower of Christ.”
  42. Christopher - a popular baby boy name which means “carrier of Christ.”
  43. Crisanto - a traditional name which means “golden flower.”
  44. Crispin - curly hair
  45. Cyrus
  46. Dakila - a unique Filipino baby boy name that means “big and great.”
  47. Danilo - a traditional baby boy name and a Tagalog variant of the name Daniel that means “God is my judge.”
  48. Dante
  49. Darwin
  50. Datu - a unique Filipino baby boy name that means “chief.”
  51. David - another popular baby boy name which means “beloved.”
  52. Diego - a traditional baby boy name which means “he who replaces.”
  53. Drew - Manly
  54. Donato - giver
  55. Dos - two
  56. Earl - Nobleman
  57. Edmund/Edmond
  58. Edward - a popular name which means “rich guard.”

  59. Efren - a Spanish variant of the name Ephraim which means “fertile and fruitful.”
  60. Eli
  61. Emmanuel - God is with us
  62. Enrique
  63. Enzo
  64. Erik/Eric - a popular baby boy name all over the world which means “eternal ruler” or “honorable king.”
  65. Esteban - crown
  66. Ethan - strong
  67. Ezekiel
  68. Felix - happy
  69. Francisco / Francis - free
  70. Franco
  71. Gabriel - a popular name meaning “God is my strength.”
  72. Genesis - a Hebrew name which means “beginning.”

  73. Gian - an Italian name that means “God is gracious.”
  74. Gio
  75. Graham
  76. Gregory - comes from the Latin name Gregorious, that means “watchful or alert.”
  77. Hari - King
  78. Hayden - an English name for baby boys, which is a variant of Haydn thatmeans “heathen.”
  79. Honesto - an old Filipino baby boy name that means “honest.”
  80. Homobono: - a unique Filipino baby boy name that comes from a Hispanic origin which means “good man.”
  81. Hugo - intelligent
  82. Ian
  83. Iñigo
  84. Ion
  85. Isaac
  86. Isagani - an old Filipino baby boy name that means “a rich, bountiful harvest.”
  87. Isaiah - another Hebrew name for Filipino baby boy that means, “Yahweh is salvation.”

  88. Ivan
  89. Isko - an old Filipino name that is also the shortened version of the name Francisco which means “free one.”
  90. Jack
  91. Jared - descendant
  92. Jason - healer
  93. Javier
  94. Jayden - thankful
  95. Jericho
  96. John - God is gracious
  97. Jejomar - a Filipino baby boy name that is a combination of the names Joseph and Mary.
  98. Jerome - another popular name that means “sacred name.
  99. Jomari - also combination of the names Joseph and Mary, the parents of Jesus.
  100. Jose - a traditional and popular name that means “He (God) will add.”
  101. Joselito - an old Filipino baby boy name and a variation of the name Joseph.
  102. Joseph - a Hebrew name that means “May Jehovah add increase.”
  103. Joshua - another popular baby boy name which means “Jehovah is generous”.

  104. Juan – a Spanish baby boy name which means “God is gracious.”
  105. Julian
  106. Julius
  107. Jun – a popular Filipino baby boy name and an abbreviation of the name Junior, which means the “younger version of his father.”
  108. Kawayan - This means bamboo, which can signify strength or resilience.
  109. Kagirim - peace
  110. Kaluasam - freedom
  111. Karl
  112. Keith
  113. Kier
  114. Kenji
  115. Keanu - cool breeze over the mountain
  116. Kenneth - handsome
  117. Kent - high
  118. Kevin - a name with Irish origin that means “birth of a kind, gentle and handsome.”
  119. Kian
  120. Kidlat - a unique Filipino baby boy name which means “lightning.”
  121. Knight
  122. Kobe
  123. Kurt
  124. Kyle - a baby boy name with Scottish origin which means “narrow, straight.”
  125. Lance
  126. Laurel
  127. Leonardo -brave lion
  128. Lester - popular name with an English origin meaning “fortified place.”
  129. Levi - joined in harmony
  130. Lewis
  131. Liam
  132. Lucas
  133. Luico - light
  134. Luis - another popular baby boy name for Filipinos that came from an Spanish origin meaning “fame and warrior.”
  135. Luke
  136. Luther
  137. Luzvimindo - an old Filipino baby boy name that is the combination of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
  138. Mac
  139. Macario - fortunate
  140. Makisig - a unique Filipino baby boy name and perfect for every baby boy which means “handsome.”
  141. Magtanggol - another unique Filipino baby boy name which means “to defend.”
  142. Marcus
  143. Mark - a common name that means “consecrated to the god of war, Mars.”
  144. Mason
  145. Matteo - gift from God
  146. Mauricio - a name that means ‘dark skinned’.
  147. Maverick
  148. Maximo - greatest
  149. Maynard - brave
  150. Melchor - a name which means “city of the king.”
  151. Miguel
  152. Mio - mine
  153. Modesto - modest
  154. Mohan - attractive
  155. Nathaniel - gift of God
  156. Nicholas - a name with Greek origin that means “victory of the people.”.
  157. Nico
  158. Nimuel - a name which means “peace.”
  159. Niño
  160. Noel
  161. Norman - a popular baby boy name meaning “northman” or Viking.
  162. Oliver
  163. Omar - a Hebrew baby boy name meaning “eloquent.”
  164. Owen
  165. Pacifico - Pacific
  166. Paglaum - hope
  167. Paul/Paulo - another common baby boy name for Pinoys that means “small, humble.”
  168. Pedro - rock
  169. Pierre
  170. Primo
  171. Richard - brave ruler
  172. Restituto - a traditional name that means “put back or restore.”
  173. Rizal - named after Philippines' national hero José Rizal that also means “greening again.”
  174. Rodel - a name with French origin that means “famous ruler.”
  175. Rodrigo - an old baby boy name and a Spanish version of classic name Roderick that also means “famous ruler.”
  176. Roman
  177. Rommel - a popular name that means “to make a noise.”
  178. Ronald - a popular name that means “advice” and “ruler.”
  179. Ryan - king
  180. Rye
  181. Sebastian
  182. Sherwin - a name of Persian origin, that means “eternalsoul” and “like a lion.”
  183. Sky
  184. Skylar - Scholar
  185. Steven/Stephen - a baby boy name with Latin origin meaning “crown” or “garland.”

  186. Theo - divine gift
  187. Thor - thunder
  188. Timothy - to honor God
  189. Titus - giant
  190. Tomas - a name meaning “twin.”
  191. Ulan - rain
  192. Uno - one
  193. Venancio - a baby boy name that means “hunting.”
  194. Victor - winner
  195. Vincent - a famous name derived from the Latin word vincere or “to conquer.”
  196. Vito - comes from the Latin word vita meaning “life.”
  197. Wilfred - an old English baby boy name which means “desiring peace.”
  198. Xander - a famous Filipino baby boy name derived from the name Alexander which means “defending men.”
  199. Yanno - Though popularized by a Filipino band called Yano, the word Yanno traces its origins to Hebrew culture. It means “God is gracious.”
  200. Zeus - the name of the Greek god of the sky and thunder.

Naming a baby is indeed very challenging but fun. You just need to choose what you think will best fit your baby. Hope this list of Filipino baby boy names will help you on your parenting journey.

 

Sources: Baby Names, EverydayKnow, BehindTheName

Also read: 70 beautiful Filipino names for your baby girl

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