Khmer Names

Khmer names are used in the country of Cambodia in southeastern Asia.
gender
usage
Bopha បុប្ផា f Khmer
From Pali puppha meaning "flower", written as បុប្ផ (bop) in Khmer, from Sanskrit पुष्प (pushpa).
Botum បទុម f & m Khmer
From Pali paduma meaning "lotus", from Sanskrit पद्म (padma).
Chan ចន្ទ m & f Khmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
Channary f Khmer
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) meaning "moon" and នារី (neari) meaning "woman, girl".
Chantrea ចន្ទ្រា f & m Khmer
Means "moonlight" in Khmer.
Chea ជា m & f Khmer
Means "healthy" in Khmer.
Chenda ចិន្តា f Khmer
From Pali cintā meaning "thought, care", from Sanskrit चिनता (chinta).
Dara 2 ដារា, តារា m & f Khmer
Means "star" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit तारा (tara).
Kolab កុលាប f Khmer (Rare)
Means "rose" in Khmer, ultimately from Persian گلاب (golab).
Kunthea គន្ធា f Khmer
Means "perfume, fragrance" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit गनध (gandha). It is also said to derive from Khmer គុណ (kun) meaning "virtue, good deed" and ធារ (thear) meaning "profusion, abundance".
Kunthear គន្ធា f Khmer
Alternate transcription of Khmer គន្ធា (see Kunthea).
Makara មករា m & f Khmer
Means "January" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit मकर (makara), referring to the constellation Capricornus.
Phirun ពិរុណ m Khmer
Khmer form of Varuna.
Phuong ភួង f & m Khmer
Means "garland, bouquet (of flowers)" in Khmer.
Pich ពេជ្រ f & m Khmer
Means "diamond" in Khmer.
Samnang សំណាង m & f Khmer
Means "luck, fortune" in Khmer.
Socheat សុជាត m & f Khmer
Variant of Socheata.
Socheata សុជាតា f & m Khmer
Means "well-born" in Khmer, a Khmer form of Sujata.
Sok សុខ m & f Khmer
Means "healthy, peaceful, happy, pleasant" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit सुख (sukha).
Sokha សុខា m & f Khmer
Means "health" in Khmer, ultimately derived from Sanskrit सुख (sukha).
Sophea សុភា f & m Khmer
Means "judge, lawyer" in Khmer.
Sopheap សុភាព f & m Khmer
Means "gentle, proper" in Khmer.
Soth សុទ្ធ m Khmer
Means "pure, clean" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit शुद्ध (shuddha).
Sothy សុធី m & f Khmer
Means "intelligence, wisdom" in Khmer.
Sovann សុវណ្ណ m & f Khmer
Means "gold" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarna).
Sovanna សុវណ្ណា f & m Khmer
Variant of Sovann.
Tola 1 តុលា m & f Khmer
Means "October" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit तुल (tula), referring to the constellation Libra.
Vanna 2 វណ្ណា f & m Khmer
From Khmer វណ្ណ (von) meaning "colour", ultimately from Sanskrit वर्ण (varna).
Veasna វាសនា m & f Khmer
Means "fate, destiny" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit वसुंधरा (vasana) meaning "imagination, impression".
Vibol វិបុល m Khmer
Means "abundant, vast" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit विपुल (vipula).