Ilocano Submitted Place Names

Ilocano names are used in the northern Philippines by speakers of Ilocano.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aurora (Settlement) English, Ilocano, Italian, Portuguese, Tagalog
From Latin aurora, meaning "dawn", "sunrise", directly or through the given name Aurora.... [more]
Baguio (Settlement) Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Hispanicized form of Ibaloi bagiw meaning "moss". This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Cotabato (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
From Maguindanao Kutawatu meaning "stone city", from kuta meaning "city, fort" and wato meaning "stone, rock". This is the name of both a province and a city in the southern Philippines.
Ehipto (Country) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, and Tagalog form of Egypt.
Espania (Country) Filipino, Ilocano
Ilocano form of Hispania (see Spain).
Hapon (Country) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, and Tagalog form of Japan.
Lanao (Political Subdivision & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Maranao ranaw meaning "lake, body of water". This is the name of a lake and two provinces in the southern Philippines.
Luzon (Island) Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, English
Of uncertain meaning, probably from Tagalog lusong meaning "mortar (for pounding rice)". This is the name of the largest island in the Philippines.
Maldibas (Country) Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog
Ilocano and Tagalog form of Maldives.
Manila (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Maranao, English, Spanish
From Tagalog Maynila, which is derived from the term may-nila meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nila) referring to the indigo plant as well as indigo dye... [more]
Mehiko (Country & Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, and Tagalog form of Mexico.
Pangasinan (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Pangasinan, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
From the name of the Pangasinan people meaning "place of salt" or "land of salt", derived from Pangasinan pang- meaning "for", asin meaning "salt" and the place marker suffix -an... [more]
Sultan Kudarat (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Filipino, Maguindanao, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Named for Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat (1581–1671), the seventh sultan of Maguindanao, whose third name is derived from Arabic قدرة (qudrah) meaning "power"... [more]
Sulu (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Suluk, the Malay name for the Tausug people, in turn derived from Tausug Tau Sūg meaning "people of the current", from tau meaning "man, person" and sūg meaning "(sea) current, flow of water"... [more]