Atay is a feminine name of Filipino origin. In the Phillipines' official language Tagalog, it translates to “liver,” but it means much more than just the organ. In Filipino culture, the liver is understood as the seat for major emotions, from love to yearning, and the source of courage and power. If you want to help baby embrace their instincts and strong, emotional side, the name Atay is sure to remind them to trust their gut.
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