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Quirino Family of the Philippines

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  • Carlos Felix Lozada Quirino (1910 - 1999)
    Carlos Lozada Quirino was a prominent historian and writer. He is a National Artist for Historical Literature. More here: .
  • Jose Felix Arcinas Quirino (1884 - 1913)
    Jose Felix A. Quirino was one of the first Filipino physicians to specialize in painless childbirth, then known as “twilight sleep”. Dr. Quirino died a car accident, driving with his fami...
  • Vicente Quirino (1835 - d.)
    Vicente Quirino was a pioneering educator at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. He opened his own school in Pampanga where sons of prominent families in the area matriculated. After the Philippin...
  • Mariano Quirino (b. - 1928)
    Mariano Quirino served as the provincial warden of Vigan. His son, Elpidio, future President of the Philippines, was born on the second floor of the provincial jail.
  • Aleli Aguilar De Guzman (deceased)
    Aleli Aguilar Guzman-Quirino was Miss Visayas at the 6th National Beauty Contest at the 1932 Manila Carnival. More here:

Quirino is derived from the Latin Quirinus, in turn derived from the Oscan word quiris, which means "a spear".

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

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)