Why do so many Filipino names sound Mexican/Spanish?

I’ve noticed that the last names of many (altho not all) Filipino people sound like they are Mexican and/or Spanish. I’ve also noticed that many cities/places in the Phillippines sound this way also. Aren’t Filipinos considered more "Asian" than anything else? I suppose I could Google all this , but I don’t have time, so I thought I would ask here instead. Thanx!

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