Why are Filipino Names Spanish? #shorts

 Why are Filipino Names Spanish? #shorts



Why are Filipino Names Spanish? Juan, Jose, Pedro, just like common in names in Spain and other Hispanic countries. So, how did this happen? Philippines was occupied by Spain for more than 300 years. Filipino culture adopted many Spanish words into the native vocabulary, as the Spaniards performed all sorts of activity using Latin and Spanish languages. Early Filipinos who were Christianized were also given Spanish surnames and on November 21, 1849, Governor General Narciso Claveria implemented a systematic Spanish naming system for Filipino names. Of course, these are the Filipino names that we typically know, but you’ll be surprised that there are many parts in the Philippines that is not completely influenced by the Spaniards. Meaning of course, unique names!

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  • i never really understood this…if we were colonized for more than 300 years why aren’t we fully spanish speaking?

  • I thought Reyes and Garcia was an filipino Apalido πŸ₯²

  • Mariya ang Cas mat

  • my first name is denzell and my middle name seducoπŸ˜…

  • Something that you cannot denied .. Philippines as the only Spanish country in Asia.

  • My last name is DeFiesta 😎 makes me wonder which one of my ancestors was the life of the party πŸ˜‚ and my lola’s maiden name is Moran. a descendant of the Moran family, which has Irish origin. and she’s cousins with Margie Moran! who was miss universe Philippines.

    it’s funny that I get Irish ancestry from both my lola and lolo. my lolo’s mom was half Irish half Filipino.

  • 333 years is alot of years

  • Don't forget NiΓ±o

  • ang ganda ng videos nyo po😊

  • 𝕄π•ͺ 𝕣𝕖𝕒𝕝 π•Ÿπ•’π•žπ•– π•šπ•€ π•žπ•’π•£π•šπ•’

  • ma antonia

  • my teachers name is Reyes πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • My filipino teacher said my name is special XD
    Name:Strinkle Zhylle J. Burato

  • Caloy batombakal πŸ’€

  • My first name and my last name sounds Spanish.

  • My name has Maria but turn into Ma. Cause they think my name is long and for me iz long too

  • Others call my first name ”Angeloβ€œ but they call me ”Philβ€œ

  • I have a friend which is named Reyes
    Back to my 5th grade i always meet with my friend Reyes which we always go outside and eat in a restaurant

  • Bro the first name that came to mine was my nameπŸ’€also its Kalem😏

  • Ang pangalan ko ay eujuan

  • my name is ALOHA

  • When I grow up I want to join the filipino army I love the history of filipinos God bless you all πŸ™

  • I live in a small village near angeles city my grandpa died in March 21 I cry so much I miss him my auntie my dad's sister told me that my grandpa was born in 1941 the battle of Japanese empire vs the philippines rip my grandpa

  • My name is Jacob from the bible I'm a boy also I'm 9 years old and my Birthday is in December 13 and I speak half Tagalog and half English I support my family and I feel good for life even my own country I'm using my cousin's phone I'm

  • "Occupied"
    Ya mean enslaved? for hundreds of years?

  • Was Narciso Claveria a Peninsular, a criollo, or a mestizo? meaning,

    was he fresh out of Spain, grew up in Spain, and lived in Philippines for some part of his life,

    was he of noble Spanish education but was born and grew up Spanish in the Philippines,

    or was he of mostly Spanish descent with some native Filipino in him, raised upper middle class in the Spanishzised Filipino culture from many time ago?

  • Yung jhemerlyn po?

  • Jablo πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • So basically, I'm a combination of English name and Spanish surname πŸ˜…

  • my last name is langcay

  • yassss

  • Guess my ancestors weren't Christianized πŸ’€πŸ’€πŸ’€

  • Mine is Garcia lol

  • Its 333 or 300

  • are there any other filipinos with the last name ultra? :,)

  • me crying kasi hindi kineep ni mama yung surname niya na flores tapos pinagpalit sa siervo 😒😒😒 edi sana flores din apelyido ko ngayon

  • my name is on bleach toshiro

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