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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 5 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Philippine

Meaning: A unisex name of Philippi...

Pronunciation: tah-guh-lawg, /ˈtɑːɡəlɒɡ/, T AE G AH L AA G

Popularity Rank: #789,395

On this page:

  • 1. Tagalog Meaning
  • 2. Tagalog Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Tagalog
  • 4. Translations of Tagalog
  • 5. Tagalog Name Popularity
  • 6. Tagalog Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Tagalog

Tagalog Meaning

Derived from the word 'taga-ilog', meaning 'river dweller'. It is the native language of the Philippines and the official language of the country. Tagalog is primarily spoken in the central and southern parts of Luzon island.

Tagalog also means "A unisex name of Philippine origin meaning 'river dweller'.".

Tagalog is found in Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Malaysia, and 5 more countries.

Tagalog Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: tah-guh-lawg

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈtɑːɡəlɒɡ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: T AE G AH L AA G

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

G: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

G: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Tagalog

Tagalog Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Tagalog is recorded 17 times globally, ranking it as the 789,395th most common name worldwide.

Tagalog is most prevalent in Saudi Arabia, with 6 occurrences, making it the 186,729th most popular name in the country.

Tagalog Popularity by Country

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Tagalog Name Poster

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Names similar to Tagalog


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