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Revilla Family of the Philippines

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  • Susana Revilla (deceased)
    Tia Susana Revilla was certainly an over achiever. The daughter of Don Ceferino Revilla, she was among the very first graduates of Assumption College in the country and went on to be one of the co-foun...
  • Pedro Revilla (deceased)
    Pedro Revilla was one of 8 children of Bartolome and Vitaliana Revilla. Like his father Bartolome, Pedro Revilla became a Lawyer and a Judge, as well. Interestingly enough, his elder brother Augusto an...
  • Bartolome San Jose Revilla (c.1867 - 1922)
    My father calls him Lolo Tolome but my cousins and I often refer to him as Lolo Bart. The son of Don Ceferino Revilla y Guzman, Don Bartolome Revilla was a lawyer, a law professor, a judge and also t...
  • Eulogio Eleizigue Revilla, Jr. (1885 - 1945)
    Judges Eulogio Revilla and Jose Yulo were partners in the Yulo-Revilla Law Firm. "Former Senator Ambrosio B. Padiila started his law practice as assistant attorney in the law office of former Judge E...
  • Maritess Revilla-Araneta
    Maria Teresa "Maritess" Revilla is a Filipina actress and model. She was a "Camay Girl", a product endorser of a popular soap brand from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Revilla is a derivative of "villa" and is from an Old Spanish word, meaning "dependent settlement".

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Revilla 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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  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)