Tupi Submitted Names

Tupi names are used by the Tupi people of Brazil.
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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]
ARACI f Portuguese (Brazilian), Tupi
Means "dawn, morning" in Tupi, though in some instances, it may be a contracted form of Araceli.
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.
IANDARA f Tupí, Brazilian
Midday. Name of the singer, Iandara Brobecker. She is Swiss and Brazilian.
IRASEMA f Tupi, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Mexican)
Means "lips of honey" in Tupi, from the Tupi words ira, "honey" and sema, "lips, mouth".
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).
JANAÍNA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Tupi, Afro-American Mythology
From Tupi îandá una, referring to a type of black bird. This is also another name of the Yoruba goddess Yemaja, e.g. in the Afro-Brazilian cult of Candomblé, used as a given name in Brazil.
JASY f Tupí (Rare), Guarani, New World Mythology
A Tupi name derived from îá "moon" and sy "mother". Its Guarani cognate jasy means "moon".... [more]
JUCI f Tupi
Means "moon" in Tupi.
KAUAN m Guarani, Tupi
Means "hawk" in Tupi-Guarani.
KAUANE f Guarani, Tupi, Brazilian
Feminine form of Kauã and Kauan.
A popular name in Argentina and in Eastern Paraguay among Guarani people, also the name of a dialect of the language.
Meaning "God" in Tupí, this name is popular in North-Eastern Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
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.
PIATÃ m New World Mythology, Tupí
Means "strong" in Tupi.
POTIRA f New World Mythology, Tupi
Means "flower" in Tupi.
RUDÁ m New World Mythology, Portuguese (Brazilian), Tupí
He is the god of love in the mythology of the Tupí and Guaraní peoples of South America.
The name "Tabaré" means "independent". It's comun in Uruguay, and some parts of Argentina.
TAINÁ f Tupi, Guarani
From Tupi-Guarani tainá meaning "the star".
TAINÃ-KAN m & f New World Mythology, Tupi, Guarani
Means "great star" in Tupi-Guaraní.... [more]
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".
THAYNNI f Brazilian, Tupi, Guarani
Diminuitive of Thayna.
TUPĀ m Tupi
Known as the supreme god in Guarani mythology.
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.