Tibetan Submitted Names

Tibetan names are used by the Tibetan people who live in the region of Tibet in central Asia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
CHEGU m & f Tibetan
Means "magnitude, grandeur" in Tibetan.
CHENMO f Tibetan
Means "big" in Tibetan.
CHEWANG m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Variant transcription of Tsewang.
CHODEN f & m Bhutanese, Tibetan
Derived from Tibetan ཆོས་ལྡན (chos-ldan) meaning "devout, religious".
CHODRON m & f Tibetan
Means "light of Dharma" in Tibetan.
CHOEZOM m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
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.
CHOKEY m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
CHÖPEL m & f Tibetan
Means "the development of Dharma" in Tibetan.
CHOPHEL m Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan ཆོས་འཕེལ (chos 'phel) meaning "flourishing dharma" or "spread of dharma".
DAMPA m & f Tibetan
Means "true" in Tibetan.
DARGYE m & f Tibetan
Means "progress" in Tibetan.
DHAKPA m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
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]
DÖNDRUB m Tibetan
Means "one who achieves his aspirations" in Tibetan.
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.
DORJEE m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Variant transcription of Dorji.
DRAGPA m & f Tibetan
Means "reputed" in Tibetan.
DROKMI m & f Tibetan
Means "nomad" in Tibetan.
DRONMA f Tibetan
Means "light, lamp", also an honorific title.
GAWA m & f Tibetan
Means "happy" in Tibetan.
GEPHEL m & f Tibetan
Means "one who promotes virtue" in Tibetan.
GONPO m Tibetan
Means "protector" in Tibetan.
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".
GYALWA m & f Tibetan
Means "victorious" in Tibetan.
JAMPA m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan བྱམས་པ (byams pa) meaning "kindness, benevolence".
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".
JETSUN f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "venerable, exalted, reverend" in Tibetan.
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.
JUNGNEY m & f Tibetan
Means "origin, source" in Tibetan.
KARPO m & f Tibetan
Means "white, pure" in Tibetan.
KELDEN m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
KELSANG f & m Tibetan
Means "good fortune, auspicious" in Tibetan.
KHANDRO f Tibetan
Means "celestial dancer" in Tibetan.
KHYENPA m & f Tibetan
Means "one who knows" in Tibetan.
KHYENTSE m & f Tibetan
Means "wisdom" in Tibetan.
KINLEY m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "goodness, joy" in Tibetan.
LEGPA m & f Tibetan
Means "praiseworthy, useful" or "Mercury" in Tibetan.
LHAKPA m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "Mercury (the planet)" or "Wednesday" in Tibetan.
LHARJE m Tibetan
Means "divine master" in Tibetan.
LHUNDRUP m & f Tibetan
Means "spontaneous presence" 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) "good, right".
LODEN m & f Tibetan
Means "intelligent" in Tibetan.
LOSANG m Tibetan
Variant transcription of Lobsang.
LUNGTOG m & f Tibetan
Means "prophecy" in Tibetan.
METOK f Tibetan
Means "flower" in Tibetan.
MIGMAR m & f Tibetan
Means "Mars" in Tibetan.
MIKYO m & f Tibetan
Means "unshakeable" in Tibetan.
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".
NAMGYEL m & f Bhutanese, Tibetan
Variant transcription of Namgyal.
NAMKHA m & f Tibetan
Means "space, opening" in Tibetan.
NAMLANG m & f Tibetan
Means "dawn" in Tibetan.
NANGWA m & f Tibetan
Means "appearance, evidence" in Tibetan.
NAWANG m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Derived from Tibetan ངག (ngag) meaning "speech, voice" combined with དབང (dbang) meaning "power, control, force".
NGODUP m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
NUDAN m & f Tibetan
Means "powerful, efficient" in Tibetan.
NYIMA m & f Tibetan
Means "sun, day" in Tibetan.
NYINGPO m & f Tibetan
Means "heart" in Tibetan.
NYINJE m & f Tibetan
Means "compassion" in Tibetan.
ORGYEN m & f Tibetan (Rare), Bhutanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Ugyen.
OSEL m & f Tibetan
Means "bright light" in Tibetan.
PALCHEN m & f Tibetan
Means "most glorious" in Tibetan.
PALDEN m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan དཔལ་ལྡན (dpal ldan) meaning "glorious, illustrious, splendous".
PALDON m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
PALMO f Tibetan
Means "highly praised, most glorious" in Tibetan.
PALSANG m & f Tibetan
Means "glorious" in Tibetan.
PASANG m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "Venus (the planet)" or "Friday" in Tibetan.
PEMBA m & f Tibetan
Means "Saturn (the planet)" 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.
PHUNTSOG m & f Tibetan
Variant transcription of Phuntsok.
PHURBA m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Variant transcription of Phurbu.
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.
RABTEN m & f Tibetan
Means "indefatigable" in Tibetan.
RANGDOL m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
RANGDROL m & f Tibetan
Means "freedom" in Tibetan.
RIGZIN m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "intelligent, wise, knowledgeable" in Tibetan.
RINCHEN m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "treasure, jewel, gem" in Tibetan.
RINCHIN m & f Tibetan, Buryat, Mongolian
Tibetan variant transcription and Buryat and Mongolian form of Rinchen. It is solely a masculine name in Buryatia.
SAMTEN m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "concentration, meditation" in Tibetan.
SANGAY m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Derived from Tibetan སེང་གེ (seng ge) meaning "lion".
SANGYE m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "Buddha" in Tibetan, from སངས (sangs) meaning "purified, cleansed" and རྒྱས (rgyas) meaning "extended, fully grown".
SARJUNG m & f Tibetan
Means "new" in Tibetan.
SENGE m Tibetan
Means "lion" in Tibetan.
SHENPEN m & f Tibetan
Means "altruism" in Tibetan.
SHENYEN m & f Tibetan
Means "spiritual companion" in Tibetan.
SHERAB m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "wisdom, understanding" in Tibetan.
SHIGARA m Pakistani, Urdu, Balti, Tibetan
From the word Shigar, which means "Rock" in Balti and Tibetan.
SHONNU m & f Tibetan
Means "young" in Tibetan.
SINGYE m & f Bhutanese, Tibetan
Means "lion" in Tibetan.
TARCHIN m & f Tibetan
Means "completion" in Tibetian.
TENPA m Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan བསྟན་པ (bstan pa) meaning "(Buddhist) doctrine".
THAYE m & f Tibetan
Means "limitless, infinite" in Tibetan.
THINLAY m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "action, karma" or "enlightened activity, spiritual activity, ritual" in Tibetan.
THINLEY m & f Bhutanese, Tibetan
Variant transcription of Thinlay.
TOBDEN m Tibetan
Means "very powerful" in Tibetan.
TOBGAY m Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "mighty" in Tibetan, from སྟོབས (stobs) meaning "strength, force, vigour" and རྒྱས (rgyas) meaning "extended, spread".
TSEMO m & f Tibetan
Means "peak" in Tibetan.
TSETEN m & f Tibetan
Means "unchanging life" in Tibetian.
TSEWANG m & f Tibetan
From Tibetan ཚེ་དབང (tshe dbang) meaning "powerful life", derived from ཚེ (tshe) "life" and དབང (dbang) "power, control".
TSONDRU m & f Tibetan
Means "perservering" in Tibetian.
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".
WANGDU m Tibetan
Variant transcription of Wangdi.
WANGDUE m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
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) meaning "female".
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".
YESHEY m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Variant transcription of Yeshe.
YONTAN m Tibetan
Means "knowledge" in Tibetan.
ZERDAN m Tibetan
Munpa Zerdan- ... [more]