Birth Name: Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno
Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
Date of Birth: November 1, 1981
Ethnicity: Filipino [Kapampangan, Hiligaynon, Tagalog]
Coco Martin is a Filipino actor, director, and film producer. He is the son of Ramon Samonte Nacianceno and Maria Teresa “Marites” Cunanan Pacheco.
Some sources incorrectly stated that Coco’s second given name is Luis, although his full name indicated on his birth certificate is Rodel Pacheco Nacianceno.
Coco’s paternal grandfather was Jose “Popoy” Castro Nacianceno, Jr. (the son of José Nacianceno y Hernández, or José Hernández Nacianceno in Filipino, and of Anastacia Castro y Cortés, or Anastacia Cortés Castro in Filipino). Popoy was born in Binondo, Manila. Coco’s great-grandfather José was the son of Juan Nacianceno and Felisa Hernández. Anastacia was the daughter of Agapito Castro and Esperanza Cortés.
Coco’s paternal grandmother is Matilde Torres Samonte (the daughter of Mariano Samonte and Clara Marquez Torres). Matilde was born in Sampaloc, Manila. Clara was the daughter of Pascual Torres and Juliana Márquez.
Coco’s maternal grandfather was Marcelino Trinidad Pacheco (the son of Eligio Roman Pacheco and Maria Salome Sunga Trinidad). Marcelino was born in San Luis, Pampanga. Eligio was the son of Emiliano Pacheco y Pineda (or Emiliano Pineda Pacheco in Filipino) and Celedonia Roman y Parás (or Celedonia Parás Roman in Filipino). Maria Salome was the daughter of Silvino Trinidad y Cunanan (or Silvino Cunanan Trinidad in Filipino) and Macaria Sunga y Guintó (or Macaria Guintó Sunga in Filipino).
Coco’s maternal grandmother was Anita Salta Cunanan (the daughter of Melchor Punla Cunanan and Miguela Yabut Salta). Anita was born in Tondo, Manila. Melchor was the son of Vicente Cunanan and Anastacia Punla. Miguela was the daughter of Policarpo Salta and Macaria Yabut.
Sources: Birth record of Coco Martin – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Coco’s mother – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Coco’s maternal great-grandparents, Eligio Roman Pacheco and Maria Salome Sunga Trinidad – https://familysearch.org (civil copy)
https://familysearch.org (church copy)
Baptismal record of Coco’s maternal great-grandfather, Eligio Roman Pacheco – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Coco’s maternal great-grandmother, Maria Salome Sunga Trinidad – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Coco’s maternal grandmother, Anita Salta Cunanan – https://familysearch.org