Names Categorized "deer"

This is a list of names in which the categories include deer.
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BUCK m English
From an English nickname meaning simply "buck, male deer", ultimately from Old English bucc.
DAMHÁN m Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DAMHNAIT f Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DEVNET f Irish
Anglicized form of DAMHNAIT.
DYMPHNA f Irish
Anglicized form of DAMHNAIT. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint who was martyred by her father. She is the patron saint of the mentally ill.
DYMPNA f Irish
Variant of DYMPHNA.
ELAIN f Welsh
Means "fawn" in Welsh.
ENIKŐ f Hungarian
Created by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty in the 19th century. He based it on the name of the legendary mother of the Hungarian people, Enéh, which may mean "cow" or "deer".
FAWN f English
From the English word fawn for a young deer.
HARTLEY m English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "hart clearing" in Old English.
HERSH m Yiddish
Alternate transcription of Yiddish הירש (see HIRSH).
JELENA f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Lithuanian
Form of YELENA. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
MARAL f Azerbaijani, Armenian
Means "deer" in Azerbaijani and Armenian, referring to the Caspian Red Deer, derived from Persian مرال (maral).
OFER m Hebrew
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. This makes it a modern variant of the Classical Hebrew name Ophrah.
OFRA m & f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of OPHRAH. Originally it was a masculine name, but it is now used for females too.
'OFRAH m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of OPHRAH.
OISÍN m Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.
OPHRAH m Biblical
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a man mentioned in genealogies and a city in Manasseh.
RALEIGH m English
From a surname which was from a place name meaning either "red clearing" or "roe deer clearing" in Old English.
ROSCOE m English
From an English surname, originally derived from a place name, itself derived from Old Norse "roebuck" and skógr "wood, forest".