Names Categorized "apotropaic names"

This is a list of names in which the categories include apotropaic names.
Álmos m Hungarian
Possibly from Hungarian álom "dream", though perhaps of Turkic origin meaning "bought". This was the name of the semi-legendary father of Árpád, the founder of the Hungarian state. Álmos's mother Emese supposedly had a dream in which a turul bird impregnated her and foretold that her son would be the father of a great nation.
Alter m Yiddish
From Yiddish אַלט (alt) meaning "old". This name was traditionally given to a sickly newborn by Jewish parents in order to confuse the Angel of Death, in the hopes that he would go looking for somebody younger or somebody else.
Amadi 2 m Western African (Rare), Yoruba (Rare)
Possibly means "seemed destined to die at birth" in Yoruba.
Asha 2 f Eastern African, Swahili
From Swahili ishi meaning "live, exist".
Awiti f Eastern African, Luo
Means "thrown away" in Luo, possibly used for a child born prematurely.
Ber m Yiddish
Means "bear" in Yiddish, a vernacular form of Dov.
Chaim m Hebrew
Derived from the Hebrew word חַיִּים (chayyim) meaning "life". It has been used since medieval times.
Chaya f Hebrew
Feminine form of Chaim.
Chidiegwu m Western African (Rare), Igbo (Rare)
Means "God is awe-inspiring" in Igbo.
Chimwala m & f Eastern African, Yao
Means "stone" in Yao.
Dikeledi f Southern African, Tswana
Means "tears" in Tswana.
Gantulga m Mongolian
Means "steel cooking stand" in Mongolian, from ган (gan) meaning "steel" and тулга (tulga) meaning "cooking stand".
Gwandoya m Eastern African, Ganda
Means "met with misery" in Luganda.
Hayyim m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew חַיִּים (see Chaim).
Idir m Northern African, Berber
Means "alive" in Tamazight.
Masozi m & f Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "tears" in Tumbuka.
Mavuto m Southern African, Chewa
Means "troubles, problems" in Chewa.
Meshullam m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means either "paid for" or "friend" in Hebrew. This is the name of many characters in the Old Testament.
Nayden m Bulgarian
Means "found" in Bulgarian.
Nergüi m & f Mongolian
Means "no name" in Mongolian. This name was traditionally given in order to mislead bad spirits.
Netsai f Southern African, Shona
From Shona netsa meaning "trouble, annoy, bother".
Nkemdilim f Western African, Igbo
Means "that which is mine belongs to me" in Igbo.
Tambudzai f Southern African, Shona
From Shona tambudza meaning "make trouble, frustrate".
Tichaona m Southern African, Shona
Means "we will see" from Shona ticha "we will" and ona "see".
Vuk m Serbian
Means "wolf" in Serbian.
Záviš m Czech (Rare)
Derived from a Slavic root meaning "envy".
Zhivko m Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic word живъ (zhivu) meaning "living".