are used in the country of Bhutan in southern Asia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
DOLMA f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "mother of liberation" from Tibetan སྒྲོལ (sgrol)
meaning "to cross, to traverse, to pass" combined with མ (ma)
meaning "mother", metaphorically meaning "a spiritual crossing to the other side of existence (enlightenment)"... [more]
JAMPHEL m Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan འཇམ་དཔལ ('jam dpal)
meaning "gentle splendour", derived from འཇམ ('jam)
meaning "soft" and དཔལ (dpal)
"splendour, glory, magnificence".
JIGME m & f Bhutanese, Tibetan
From Tibetan འཇིགས་མེད ('jigs-med)
meaning "fearless, not afraid". A notable bearer is Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (1980-), the current King of Bhutan.
KESANG f Bhutanese
Means "fabulous period of time" or "great eon." Has Tibetan origins.
LODAY m Bhutanese
Loday in Buddhism means wisdom. It is popularly used in the small kingdom of Bhutan. The famous ones who used this names were Guru Loday Choeksey, the famous Buddhist Tantric Master in the 8th century... [more]
NAMGYAL m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "victorious" or "complete victory", derived from Tibetan རྣམ (rnam)
meaning "aspect, type, kind" combined with རྒྱལ (rgyal)
meaning "to be victorious, to conquer".
NAWANG m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Derived from Tibetan ངག (ngag)
meaning "speech, voice" combined with དབང (dbang)
meaning "power, control, force".
SANGYE m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
" in Tibetan, from སངས (sangs)
meaning "purified, cleansed" and རྒྱས (rgyas)
meaning "extended, fully grown".
THINLAY m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "action, karma" or "enlightened activity, spiritual activity, ritual" in Tibetan.
TOBGAY m Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "mighty" in Tibetan, from སྟོབས (stobs)
meaning "strength, force, vigour" and རྒྱས (rgyas)
meaning "extended, spread".
UGYEN m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Derived from ཨོ་རྒྱན (o rgyan)
, the Tibetan name for the medieval Indian state of Oddiyana, which was significant due to its role in the development of Vajrayana Buddhism.
WANGDI m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དབང་འདུས (dbang 'dus)
meaning "to bring under control, to conquer", itself derived from དབང (dbang)
meaning "power, control, force" and འདུས ('dus)
meaning "collect, assemble".
WANGMO f & m Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དབང་མོ (dbang mo)
meaning "queen, lady", derived from དབང (dbang)
meaning "power, control, force" and མོ (mo)
WANGPO m Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དབང་པོ (dbang po)
meaning "power, sense", from དབང (dbang)
meaning "power, control, force" and the nominalisation suffix -པོ (-po)