Beautiful Filipino Names for Babies

Beautiful Filipino Names You Can Use For Your Baby

30+ Beautiful Filipino Names

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.

Luzviminda (sometimes LuzViMinda) is a portmanteau of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the names of the three major island groups of the Philippines.

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.

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