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Beautiful Filipino Names You Can Use For Your Baby
Discover a collection of beautiful Filipino names for your precious bundle of joy. From traditional names rooted in Filipino culture to modern and unique choices, this article offers a wide range of options to inspire and help you find the perfect name for your baby. Celebrate the rich heritage of the Philippines and give your child a meaningful and beautiful name that reflects their identity and brings joy to your family.
If you are looking for Filipino words to name your babies or your Filipino characters for your novel, you are in the right place! Check these 30+ beautiful names you can name them after!
𝑯𝒊𝒓𝒂𝒚𝒂, an ancient Filipino word meaning “the fruit of one’s hopes, dreams, and aspirations,” seem familiar as it is more often used in the popular phrase, Hiraya Manawari, which generally means “may the wishes of your heart be granted.”
In Philippine Mythology, Amihan is a deity without a gender that is depicted as a bird. According to Tagalog folklore, Amihan is the first creature to inhabit the universe, along with the gods called Bathala and Aman Sinaya. In the legend, Amihan is described as a bird who saves the first human beings, Malakas and Maganda from a bamboo plant.
Amihan is also depicted with Habagat which explains the wind patterns in the country. In one legend they are depicted as children of the supreme deity Bathala. They are allowed by their father to play in turns per half a year since having the two play together causes destruction in the land. Amihan is depicted as the gentler sister while Habagat is depicted as the more active brother. In another legend, Amihan is depicted as a giant who is at war with another giant Habagat.
Diwata may refer to:
Diwata, the equivalent term for anito in the Visayan, Palawan, and Mindanao regions according to Philippine mythology
Habagat is known as the Southwest Wind, god of wind, and god of rain who rules the kingdom of silver and gold called Himpapawiran (sky). Amihan is the personification of Northeast Wind. In this mythical story, Habagat saw the beautiful Amihan and fell in love with her.