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10 Pinay celebrities and the meaning behind their names

You'd be surprised about the origin of the names of these Kapamilya actresses!

Patricia Matalog
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Patricia Matalog

4/11/2021 in News
10 Pinay celebrities and the meaning behind their names

As fans, we probably know these actresses' stage or real names by heart, but do you know the meaning behind their beautiful and unique names?

We know you're curious just like us, so we listed the possible origins and meanings of their names— and they're surprisingly accurate for their personalities! Check them out:

1. Kathryn Chandria Bernardo

 

 

Kathryn could be based on the Greek word “katharos” which means "pure", while Chandria means "moon shining" in Hindi.

2. Hope Elizabeth "Liza" Soberano

 

 

Elizabeth is Hebrew which means "God Is My Oath".

3. Nadine Alexis Lustre

 

 

Nadine is of French origin which means "Hope," while Alexis is of Russian origin meaning "Defender Of The People".

4. Julia Francesca Barretto

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Julia (@juliabarretto)

 

Originating from Latin, Francesca means "Free" or the "Free One".

5. Celestine "Toni" Gonzaga

 

 

Celestine is a French name that is based on the Latin word "Caelestis" which means "heavenly."

6. Sarah Asher Geronimo

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Matteo Guidicelli (@matteog)

 

Asher is derived from the Hebrew word "Osher" which means "fortunate, blessed, and happy one."

7. Mariam "Ivana" Al-Alawi

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Ivana Alawi (@ivanaalawi)

 

Mariam is a Quranic name that means "virtuous, pious, devoted, and God-fearing."

8. Belinda "Belle" Mariano

 

 

Belinda has a Spanish origin which means "pretty one or serpent".

9. Anndrew Blythe "Andrea" Brillantes

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Andrea Brillantes (@blythe)

 

Blythe came from the Old English bible that means "joyous, kind, cheerful, and pleasant".

10. Ramona "Arci" Munoz

 

 

Ramona is the feminine form of Spanish name Ramon, which means "protecting hands".

Sources:

www.behindthename.com

www.babynames.com

www.sheknows.com

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