The Origin and Meaning of the Names of Philippine Cities

I’m sure you’ve already asked somebody about your city’s name origin and meaning. But your friend could not give you a definitive answer. Some of the cities’ names have several versions, the most accurate information probably lost in time, most likely because of the lack of authors to record history. The Spaniards were reluctant toRead More

Top 20 Most Common first names in the Philippines

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This is a 2005 survey of the NSO-Office of the Civil Registrar General which collected 1,688,918 copies of birth certificates from Local Civil Registry Offices nationwide for the whole year of 2005. The males were 52%, while the females were 48%. Joshua (.88%) was the leading name for males, and Angel (.58%) for females. TheRead More