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Chances are, most of us have a “Tito Boy” or “Tita Baby.” At any rate, our names are so Filipino that you can spot them from a mile away. Let us deconstruct name-giving—Pinoy style.





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-first-panel-8.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]8. Put an “H” in between letters for no apparent reason; It helps you pronounce your vowels better?[/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-second-panel-8c.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Vhong,Jhing,Bhoy,Vhing,Khevin[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-7.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]7. Replace the “S” with a “Z” ; To make it look cool. Duh![/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-7c.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Jhigz, Zonnie, Zussie, Zobel[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-6a.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]6. Repeat. Repeat. ; I don’t know what’s with repeating names. But they are sooo Pinoy.[/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-6c.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Jhing-Jhing, Bongbong, Kat-Kat, Noynoy[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-5.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]5. Use a common noun ; Why? I don’t know, either. It’s just the way it is…[/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-5b-Copy.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Baby, Boy, Girl, Girlie[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-4a.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]4. Combine the parents’ names; No better way to say where (or who) you came from.[/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-panel-4.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Jomarie, Ernestalin, Maricardo, Ramona[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-3.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]3. Combine two common names; Innovation.[/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-panel-3.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Joemike, Danbert, Rodmar, Maritoni, Johnmark[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-2a.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]2. Always add an “ie” ; Tada! It’s a new name now![/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-panel-2.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Ferdie,Sussie,Jhonnie,Carlie,Billie,Josie[/text_image]





[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-number-text-1.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]1. Use the name they called you in Elementary or High School ; This, due to bullying, is totally sad. But some names just really stick sometimes that the namees stop minding.[/text_image]


[text_image img="https://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/filipino-name-text-only-panel-1.png" width="100%" type="subheading"]Kalbo, Bungi, Nog-nog, Bantot Kulot, Ngongo[/text_image]





This list was originally uploaded on Mon Macutay's (a.k.a. GM Tristan) blog on June 21.

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