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Puyat Family of the Philippines

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  • Gil Juco Puyat (1907 - 1980)
    Gil Juco Puyat was a Filipino academician-turned-businessman and politician who served as a Senator of the Philippines from 1951, and as Senate President from 1967 to 1972. More here: .
  • Gonzalo Puyat (1878 - d.)
    Gonzalo Puyat left his home in Guagua with his wife in 1906 for a better life in Manila. He founded the "House of Puyat", which became one of the larges furniture manufacturers of the time. The company...
  • Irene Puyat Martel
    Irene Martel-Francisco served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Philippine Tatler, and is currently the publication's Managing Director. Her inheritance includes stakes in various businesses, among them, t...

The surname Puyat may have come from the Tagalog adjective, meaning "sleepless". This surname was included in the alphabetical catalog accompanying the Claveria Decree of 1849, requiring Filipinos to "select" new last names.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Puyat Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

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