are used by the Tupi people of Brazil.
IARAfNative American, Tupi
From Tupi y
"water" and îara
"lady, mistress". In Brazilian legend this is the name of a beautiful river nymph who would lure men into the water. She may have been based upon earlier Tupi legends.
IRACEMAfNative American, Tupi
Means "honey lips" in Tupi. This is the name of an 1865 novel by José de Alencar, about the relationship between a Tupi woman and a Portuguese man during the early colonial period. Alencar may have constructed the name so that it would be an anagram of America
MOACIRmNative American, Tupi
Possibly means "son of pain" in Tupi. This is the name of the son of Iracema
and Martim in the novel 'Iracema' (1865) by José de Alencar.