Tupi Submitted Names
are used by the Tupi people of Brazil.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ANAHÍ f Guarani, Tupi, Spanish (Latin American)
Meaning uncertain. In Tupi-Guarani legend this is the name of a princess killed by Spanish conquistadors, who was turned into a flower--usually identified with the flower of the Ceibo tree (Erythrina crista-galli)... [more]
BISHNUD m Tupi
A popular name among Tupi communities in Formosa (Argentina), this name may also be a Guarani mythological god.
CAIQUE m Tupí (Latinized, Modern, Archaic)
Caique seems to be an indigenous word, more specifically the extinct Tupi language, which means "aquatic bird." Other translations seem to refer to "he who glides on the waters".... [more]
CECI f Tupí
The meaning is debatable. It could mean "my mother" or "mother who cries" in Tupi.
IUNA f Tupí
"Iuna" is a term derived from the Tupi-Guarani language, meaning "black river", by combining the words' 'y' (water, river) and "un" (black).
KAWAHIB m Tupi
A popular name in Argentina and in Eastern Paraguay among Guarani people, also the name of a dialect of the language.
ÑAMANDU m Tupi
Meaning "God" in Tupí, this name is popular in North-Eastern Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
NHEENGATU m Tupi
Popular name in ancient Guarani nations, it is now the name of a dialect of Guarani, and popular name for males of Tupi descent in Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and common among males of Tupi descent in Uruguay.
TABARE m Tupí
The name "Tabaré" means "independent". It's comun in Uruguay, and some parts of Argentina.
TAINARA f Tupí, Portuguese (Brazilian)
The name comes from the Tupí language, spoken by the native indigenous peoples of Brazil. It means "star" or "full of light", "illuminated".
TUPĀ m Tupi
Known as the supreme god in Guarani mythology.
UBIRATÃ m Tupi
Means "strong spear" in Tupi, from übü'ra á'tã
YAMANDÚ m Tupi, Guarani
Means "the precursor of the waters (of the world)" in Tupi-Guaraní.