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Soriano Family of the Philippines

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  • Eduardo Soriano Sanz (c.1867 - 1912)
    Eduardo Sanz Soriano was a Spanish engineer and the patriarch of the Soriano Clan in the Philippines.
  • Andres Soriano Roxas (1898 - 1964)
    Andres Roxas Soriano was an entrepreneur, philanthropist and statesman. His business interests include San Miguel Brewery, Magnolia, Cola-Cola Philippines, Philippine Airlines. More here: .
  • Gregorio S. Araneta (1869 - 1930)
    Don Gregorio Araneta y Soriano was a Filipino lawyer, businessman, nationalist and patriot, who served his country and people during the Spanish colonization and American occupation. He served as the S...

Soriano is originally a toponimical surname of someone from Soria, Spain. It was also included in the 1849 Catálogo alfabético de apellidos from which Filipinos were required by law to select their "new" surname.

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Soriano 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)