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Leon Family of the Philippines

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  • Macario de Leon Sakay (1878 - 1907)
    Macario Sakay y de León (March 1, 1878 – September 13, 1907) was a Filipino general who took part in the 1896 Philippine Revolution against the Spanish Empire and in the Philippine-American War. After ...
  • Janine Gutierrez
    Janine Gutierrez is a Filipino actress, television host and commercial model.
  • Lotlot de Leon
    Lotlot de Leon is a Filipino actress.
  • Pablo de Leon Ocampo (1853 - 1925)
    Pablo de Leon Ocampo (25 January 1853 – 5 February 1925) was a lawyer and a member of the Malolos Congress. He became Resident Commissioner to the United States and was one of the two first Filipino de...
  • Carmen de Leon del Rosario
    Carmen De Leon Del Rosario resigned as Miss Mindanao at the 1935 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Leon is a Spanish word which means "lion", a popular element in family crests of old, as it symbolizes strength and ferocity in battle. This study covers Leon, de Leon.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the De Leon 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.

The De Leon Family was included in "The Manila 60", as published in the 1950s by society writer Torrosa Subido. The list comprised of the fabulously wealthy families, as well as those that made contributions to society. These old families pride themselves in the legacy of grace and refinement.

Entertainment :: Narcisa Buencamino :: Lotlot de Leon :: Trinidad Roura de Leon :: Janine Gutierrez :: Carmen de Leon del Rosario

Politics :: Ceferino Santiago de Leon :: Jose Roura Santiago de Leon:: Pablo de Leon Ocampo :: Gerardo Manuel de Leon Roxas

How to Contribute

  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)