Names Categorized "deer"

This is a list of names in which the categories include deer.
Awinita f Indigenous American, Cherokee
Means "fawn" in Cherokee.
Ayelet f Hebrew
Means "doe, female deer, gazelle". It is taken from the Hebrew phrase אַיֶלֶת הַשַׁחַר ('ayelet hashachar), literally "gazelle of dawn", which is a name of the morning star.
Bambi f English
Derived from Italian bambina meaning "young girl". The American novelist Marjorie Benton Cooke used it in her novel Bambi (1914). This was also the name of a male deer in a cartoon by Walt Disney, which was based on a 1923 novel by Swiss author Felix Salten.
Buck m English
From an English nickname meaning simply "buck, male deer", ultimately from Old English bucc.
Damhán m Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Damhnait f Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Devnet f Irish
Anglicized form of Damhnait.
Dren m Albanian
From Albanian dre meaning "deer".
Dymphna f Irish
Anglicized form of Damhnait. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint who was martyred by her father. She is the patron saint of the mentally ill.
Dympna f Irish
Variant of Dymphna.
Elain f Welsh
Means "fawn" in Welsh.
Enikő f Hungarian
Created by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty in the 19th century. He based it on the name of the legendary mother of the Hungarian people, Enéh, of Turkic origin meaning "young hind" (modern Hungarian ünő).
Fawn f English
From the English word fawn for a young deer.
Hartley m & f English (Rare)
From an English surname that was derived from a place name, itself from Old English heort "hart, male deer" and leah "woodland, clearing".
Hersh m Yiddish
Alternate transcription of Yiddish הירש (see Hirsh).
Hirsh m Yiddish
Means "deer" in Yiddish, a vernacular form of Tzvi. The deer is particularly associated with the tribe of Naphtali (see Genesis 49:21).
Jelena f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Lithuanian
Form of Yelena in several languages. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
Maral f Mongolian, Azerbaijani, Armenian
Means "deer" in Mongolian, Azerbaijani and Armenian, referring to the Caspian Red Deer.
Meral f Turkish
Turkish form of Maral.
Ofer m Hebrew
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. This makes it a modern variant of the Classical Hebrew name Ophrah.
Ofra m & f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Ophrah. Originally it was a masculine name, but it is now used for females too.
'Ofrah m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of Ophrah.
Oisín m Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.
Ophrah m Biblical
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a man mentioned in genealogies and a city in Manasseh.
Raleigh m & f English
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning either "red clearing" or "roe deer clearing" in Old English. A city in North Carolina bears this name, after the English courtier, poet and explorer Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618).
Roscoe m English
From an English surname, originally derived from a place name, itself derived from Old Norse "roebuck" and skógr "wood, forest".