are used by the Tibetan people who live in the region of Tibet in central Asia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
CHOGORI m Balti, Pakistani, Tibetan
Chogori means "big peak" or "big mountain" in Balti Language from Gilgit-Baltistan. Another meaning is "aiming for the top". In Tibetan the name has the same meanings.
CHÖPEL m & f Tibetan
Means "the development of Dharma" in Tibetan.
DHONDUP m Tibetan
From Tibetan དོན་གྲུབ (don grub)
meaning "one who has accomplished a goal", derived from དོན (don)
meaning "object, purpose, goal" and གྲུབ (grub)
"to be accomplished"... [more]
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]
DORJE m & f Tibetan
Variant transcription of Dorji
. This is also the word for "vajra" in Tibetan, referring to a type of ritual weapon used in Buddhist tradition.
GYALTSEN m & f Tibetan
Means "mark of victory" in Tibetan, derived from རྒྱལ (rgyal)
meaning "to be victorious, to win" combined with མཚན (mtshan)
meaning "mark, sign".
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".
JETSUNMA f Tibetan
Means "precious mistress (feminine form of master)" in Tibetan.
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.
LEGPA m & f Tibetan
Means "praiseworthy, useful" or "Mercury" in Tibetan.
LOBSANG m & f Tibetan
From Tibetan བློ་བཟང (blo bzang)
meaning "kind-hearted, noble-minded" or "intelligent", derived from བློ (blo)
meaning "mind, intellect" and བཟང (bzang)
MIPAM m Tibetan
Tibetan, meaning 'unconquerable'. Used in the http://www.amazon.com/Mipam-Tibetan-Albert-Arthur-Yongden/dp/094338933X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258623058&sr=1-2
MIPHAM f & m Tibetan
Means "unconquered, invincible" in Tibetan, from the negative participle མི (mi)
meaning "not, non" and ཕམ (pham)
"defeated, subdued". This is the Tibetan translation of Sanskrit Ajit
and an epithet for Maitreya, a bodhisattva and future Buddha in Buddhist belief.
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".
PALMO f Tibetan
Means "highly praised, most glorious" in Tibetan.
PEMMA f & m Tibetan
Comes from Pema (and Padma), Tibetan for Lotus. Lotus is a sacred flower in Buddhism (as well as Hinduism), a symbol for the way to enlightenment.
PHURBU m & f Tibetan
Means "Jupiter (the planet)" or "Thursday" in Tibetan. This is also the word for a religious or ritual dagger (called the Kīla in Sanskrit) in Buddhism.
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".
TSEWANG m & f Tibetan
From Tibetan ཚེ་དབང (tshe dbang)
meaning "powerful life", derived from ཚེ (tshe)
"life" and དབང (dbang)
TSULTRIM m & f Tibetan
From Tibetan ཚུལ་ཁྲིམ (tshul khrim)
meaning "way, method, manner".
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)
YESHE m & f Tibetan
From Tibetan ཡེ་ཤེས (ye shes)
meaning "wisdom, awareness, knowledge".