Surigaonon people

SurigaononSurigaononsSurigao
The Surigaonon people are part of the wider Visayan metaethnicity.wikipedia
30 Related Articles

Mindanao

southern PhilippinesRegion Xisland of Mindanao
Surigaonons populate the eastern coastal plain of Mindanao, particularly the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands.
Joining them are the equally indigenous Butuanons and the Surigaonons of the Caraga region as well as the Zamboangueños of the eponymous peninsula, along with descendants of settlers from the Visayas and Luzon (chiefly from the former), among them the Cebuanos and the Hiligaynons.

Surigao del Sur

del SurSurigao del Sur Province, PhilippinesSurigao del Sur, Philippines
Surigaonons populate the eastern coastal plain of Mindanao, particularly the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands.
It was with the arrival of the immigrants that the province acquired its name from one of the natives, Saliagao who are now known as Surigaonon, who lived near the mouth of the river.

Surigaonon language

SurigaononTandaganonCantilangnon dialect
Hence, it is considered by most linguists to be a separate language, the Surigaonon language.
Surigaonon is a Philippine regional language spoken by Surigaonon people in the province of Surigao del Norte, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Sur, and some portions of Agusan del Norte especially the towns near the Mainit Lake, Agusan del Sur and Davao Oriental.

Ethnic groups in the Philippines

ethnic groupsFilipino ethnolinguistic groupFilipino ethnic groups
Ethnic groups in the Philippines
Ethnolinguistic nations include the Ivatan, Pangasinan, Kapampangan, Tagalog, Bicolano, Visayans (Masbateño, Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Waray, Butuanon, Romblomanon, Kamayo, Cuyonon, and Surigaonon), Zamboangueño, Subanon, and more.

Tausūg people

TausugSulukTausūg
The vast majority of Surigaonons are Roman Catholics, very few are Muslims in contrast to its very closely related Tausug brothers which are predominantly Muslims.
The Tausūg, however, do not consider themselves as Visayan, using the term only to refer to Christian Bisaya-language speakers, given that the vast majority of Tausūgs are Muslims in contrast to its very closely related Surigaonon brothers which are predominantly Roman Catholics.

Meta-ethnicity

metaethnicity
The Surigaonon people are part of the wider Visayan metaethnicity.

Cebuano people

CebuanoCebuanosCebuana
Although traditionally grouped with the Cebuanos, the Surigaonons are a distinct identity. Because of the mass influx of Cebuano settlers to Mindanao, they also speak Cebuano as second language since Surigaonon is a Visayan language, other languages are Tagalog, and English as third languages.

Surigao del Norte

Surigaodel NorteSurigao del Norte Province, Philippines
Surigaonons populate the eastern coastal plain of Mindanao, particularly the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands.

Dinagat Islands

DinagatDinagat group of islandsDinagat Island
Surigaonons populate the eastern coastal plain of Mindanao, particularly the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands.

Agusan del Norte

AgusanAgusan del Norte Province, PhilippinesAgusandel Norte
They are also present in the provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and in Davao Oriental.

Agusan del Sur

del SurAgusanAgusan del Sur Province
They are also present in the provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and in Davao Oriental.

Davao Oriental

Davao Oriental Province, PhilippinesDavao Oriental Province.DavaoOriental
They are also present in the provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and in Davao Oriental.

China

🇨🇳ChinesePeople's Republic of China
Their ancestors were the Austronesian-speaking immigrants who came from South China during the Iron Age.

Iron Age

IronEarly Iron AgeIron Age II
Their ancestors were the Austronesian-speaking immigrants who came from South China during the Iron Age.

Visayans

VisayanVisayan peopleBisaya
The Surigaonons are Visayans.

Cebuano language

CebuanoVisayanCebuano-speaking
Because of the mass influx of Cebuano settlers to Mindanao, they also speak Cebuano as second language since Surigaonon is a Visayan language, other languages are Tagalog, and English as third languages.

Tagalog language

TagalogFilipinoTagalog (Filipino)
Because of the mass influx of Cebuano settlers to Mindanao, they also speak Cebuano as second language since Surigaonon is a Visayan language, other languages are Tagalog, and English as third languages.

English language

EnglishEnglish-languageen
Because of the mass influx of Cebuano settlers to Mindanao, they also speak Cebuano as second language since Surigaonon is a Visayan language, other languages are Tagalog, and English as third languages.

Muslims

muslimMoslemMussulman
The vast majority of Surigaonons are Roman Catholics, very few are Muslims in contrast to its very closely related Tausug brothers which are predominantly Muslims.

Robert Barbers

Robert Z. Barbers
His grandfather, George Barbieri (later Barbers), was an Italian-American immigrant from the Spanish–American War who married a Surigaonon lady.

Lumad

ManoboBukidnonBagobo
The term lumad excludes the Butuanons and Surigaonons, even though these two groups are also native to Mindanao.

Butuanon people

ButuanonsButuanon
As with the Surigaonons, the Butuanons are also previously considered as Cebuanos.

Pinoy Adventures

He caps the trip with a trip to the lobster farm where he gets a sumptuous taste of Surigaonon flavor.