Khmer Submitted Names

Khmer names are used in the country of Cambodia in southeastern Asia.
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ADIT អតីត m Khmer
Possibly from the Khmer word meaning "former, past, ancient", or a Khmer transciption of ADIT.
AEK ឯក m & f Khmer
Means "one, single" or "unique, exceptional" in Khmer.
AKRUN អរុណ m Khmer
Means "dawn, morning sun" in Khmer.
AMPHO អម្ពរ f Khmer
Means "fabric" or "sky" in Khmer.
ANGKEA អង្គារ f Khmer
Can mean "Tuesday", "Mars", or "charcoal, coals" in Khmer.
ANUN អានន្ទ m Khmer
Means "happiness, joy" in Khmer.
ARUN m & f Khmer
Means "morning sun" in Khmer.
ATIK អាទិ m Khmer
Means "basis, origin" in Khmer.
ATITH m Khmer
Means "sunny day" in Khmer.
BONA m Khmer
Means "boy" or "man" in Khmer.
BORAMEY បូណ៌មី f Khmer
Means "day of the full moon" in Khmer.
BORAN m Khmer
Means "ancient" in Khmer, or a reference to the distant past.
BOREY m Khmer
Means "great city" in Khmer.
BORMEY បរមី ឬ បារមី f Khmer
Means "magical power or spirit" in Khmer.
BUNROEUN m Khmer
Means "the country" in Khmer.
CHAK ចក្រ m Khmer
Means "circle, cycle, mystical cycle" in Khmer.
CHAKRA m Khmer
Means "center of energy" in Khmer.
CHAKRAPONG ចក្រពង្ស m Khmer
Means "royal family, king's family" in Khmer.
CHAKRASEI ចក្ររាសី m Khmer
Means "solar system, galaxy" in Khmer.
CHAKROVAL ចក្រវាល m & f Khmer
Means "universe" in Khmer.
CHAMROEUN ចម្រើន m & f Khmer
Means "increase, prosper, advance, progress" in Khmer.
CHANDARITH ចាន់ដារីថ m Khmer
Derived from CHANDA and RITH.
CHANN ចន្ទន៍, ច័ន f Khmer
From the Khmer ចន្ទន៍ meaning "sandalwood tree" or ច័ន meaning "a type of persimmon".
CHANREANGSEY ចន្ទរង្សី m Khmer
Means "moonlight" in Khmer.
CHANTHA ចន្ថា f & m Khmer, Thai, Lao
Derived from Khmer ចន្ទ (cɑn), Thai จันทร์ (jan), or Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon".
CHANTHOU ច័ន្ធូ f Khmer
Possibly meaning "tuberose" in Khmer.
CHARANAI ចរណៃ f Khmer
Means "polished" or "polished, cut stone or gem" in Khmer.
CHEATA ​ជាតា​ f Khmer
Means "birth".
CHEEVOAN ជីវ័ន m Khmer
Means "living" in Khmer.
CHENDAMONY ចិន្ដាមណី f Khmer
From CHENDA and មណី (mony) meaning "precious stone, diamond".
CHENIBOT ជិនបុត្រ m Khmer
Means "son of the victorious" in Khmer, ultimately refering to a Buddhist monk or "son" or disciple of Buddha.
CHENNY f Korean (?), Khmer (?)
Meaning unknown. A famous bearer is Chenny Paolucci (2002-), an ice skater.
CHHAOM ឆោម f Khmer
Means "shape, physique" in Khmer, in the sense of a pleasing shape, or ultimately "beauty, beautiful".
CHHAOMCHAY ឆោមឆាយ f Khmer
Means "beautiful figure" in Khmer.
CHHAY m Khmer
Means "attractive" or "charming" in Khmer.
CHHEAN ឈាន m Khmer
Means "step forward" or "meditation, contemplation, concentration" in Khmer
CHHEANG ឈៀង m Khmer
From Chinese 常 (chang) meaning "frequent".
CHHET ឈិត f Khmer
CHHEY ជ័យ m Khmer
Means "victory" or "prayer for victory" in Khmer.
CHHORPUNREANGSEY ឆព្វណ្ណរង្សី f Khmer
Means "the six colours of light" or "halo" in Khmer.
CHHORVIN ឈរ្វិណ្ f Khmer
Means "glamorous woman" in Khmer.
CHHRON ឈ្ហរន្ m Khmer
CHIVAN m Khmer
Means "life" in Khmer.
CHOMNAN ចំណាន m & f Khmer
Means "smart, skilled, capable" in Khmer.
CHOMPEI ចំប៉ី f Khmer
Means "frangipani" in Khmer.
CHOUK ឈូក f Khmer
Means "lotus" in Khmer.
CHOUKRATH ឈូករតន៍ f Khmer
Means "yellow lotus" in Khmer.
CHOUM ចូម្ f Khmer
Means "refreshingly beautiful" in Khmer.
CHULSA ជលសា f Khmer
Means "sea, ocean" in Khmer.
DAEVY ដែវី f Khmer
Means "angel" in Khmer.
DANEATH ដនាឍ្ f Khmer
DARANY m Khmer
Means "stars" in Khmer.
DAVUTH ដវូឋ្ m Khmer
Means "money" in Khmer.
DAVY f & m Khmer
DUONGCHEVAN ដួងជីវន្ត f Khmer
Means "darling, beloved one" in Khmer.
DUONGCHHANN ដួងច័ន្ f Khmer
Means "disc, sphere of the moon" in Khmer.
DUONGDARA ដួងតារា f Khmer
Means "star" or "beautiful girl" in Khmer.
EKREACH ឯករាជ្យ m Khmer
Means "independant" in Khmer.
ENTHANOU ឥន្ទធនូ f Khmer
Means "rainbow" in Khmer.
ETTHIPUL ឥទ្ធិពល m Khmer
Means "greatness, power, influence" in Khmer.
HAING ហ៊ាំង m Khmer
HAK ហក្ m & f Khmer
HEAN ហ៊ាន m Khmer
Means "to dare, to be unafraid" in Khmer.
HENG m Khmer
Means "lucky" in Khmer.
HUOCH ហួច m Khmer
Means "to whistle" in Khmer.
KAGNA កញ្ញា f Khmer
Means "young woman, virgin" in Khmer.
KAKADA កក្កដា m & f Khmer
Means "July" in Khmer.
KALIYAN កល្យាណ f Khmer
Possibly a Khmer form of KALYANA.
KANIKA កណិការ f Khmer
Taken from the Khmer name for Kanak Champa, a white, jasmine-like plant.
KARUNA ករុណា f & m Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu, Thai, Khmer
Derived from Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, empathy".
KENOREI កិន្នរី f Khmer
Means "kinnara" in Khmer. In Hindu mythology, 'a kinnara is a paradigmatic lover, a celestial musician, part human, part horse and part bird. In Buddhist mythology, two of the most beloved mythological characters are the benevolent half-human, half-bird creatures known as the Kinnara and Kinnari, which are believed to come from the Himalayas and often watch over the well-being of humans in times of trouble or danger'.
KEO កែវ f & m Khmer
Means "glass, crystal" in Khmer.
KEOMONY កែវមនី f Khmer
Means "precious stone" in Khmer.
KEOPUNLOK កែវពន្លក f Khmer
Means "dear, darling" in Khmer.
KEP កែប m & f Khmer
It is possibly a Cambodian diminutive of Joseph, but may be a variant of KIP.
KERIYA កិរិយា f Khmer
Means "manner, behaviour" in Khmer.
KIRI m Khmer
Means "mountain" in Khmer.
KITH គិត m Khmer
A known bearer of this name is the Cambodian businessman Kith Meng (b. 1968).
KOLAP កុលាប f & m Khmer
Means "rose" in Khmer, of Persian origin.
KOLTHIDA កុលធីតា f Khmer
Means "daughter of a respectable family" in Khmer.
KOMSAN កំសាន្ត m Khmer
Means "relax, rest" in Khmer.
KOSAL កុសល m & f Khmer
Means "good deed" in Khmer.
KRAVANN ក្រវាន់ f Khmer
Means "cardamom" in Khmer.
KSATREY ក្សត្រិយ៍ f Khmer
From the Khmer ក្សត្រ (ksat) meaning "king, lord".
KULAB កុលាប f Khmer, Thai
Alternate transcription of Khmer KOLAP or Thai KULAP.
KUMPHEAK កុម្ភៈ f & m Khmer
Means "February" in Khmer.
KUNGKEA គង្គា m & f Khmer
Means "river" in Khmer.
LEAKHENA លាខឹណ f Khmer
Means "quality" in Khmer.
LEAP លាភ m & f Khmer
Means "good luck, success" in Khmer.
LENG ​ឡេង m & f Khmer
Cambodian unisex name derived from LIANG.
LOM-ANG លំអង្ m & f Khmer
From Chinese 倫 (lún) meaning "relation" and 吳 ().
LOUY លុយ m Khmer
Means "to walk, wade" or "money" in Khmer.
MACH f Khmer
Means "melody" in Khmer.
MALETEY មាលតី f Khmer
Means "cape jasmine" in Khmer.
MALIS ម្លិះ f Khmer
Means "jasmine" in Khmer.
MALISLEAR ម្លិះលា f Khmer
Means "single-flowered jasmine" in Khmer.
MANY m & f Khmer
Means "precious stone, gem" in Khmer.
MEAKHA មាគ៌ា f Khmer
Means "way, road" or "means" in Khmer.
MEAS មាស m & f Khmer
Means "gold" or "month, moon" in Khmer.
MEASPONLOKE មាសពន្លក f Khmer
Means "dearest, darling" in Khmer.
MEK មេឃ្ f & m Khmer
From the Sanskrit word मेघ (megha) meaning "sky, cloud".
MESA មេសា f Khmer
Means "April" in Khmer.
METREYPHEAP មេត្រីភាព f Khmer
Means "friendliness" in Khmer.
MINEA មីនា f Khmer
Means "March" in Khmer.
MITONA មិថុនា f Khmer
Means "June" in Khmer.
MITTAPHEAP មិត្តភាព m Khmer
Means "friendship" in Khmer.
MONOROM មនោរម្យ m Khmer
Means "delightful" in Khmer.
MONY មណី, មុនី m & f Khmer
From the Khmer មណី meaning "precious stone" (unisex) or មុនី meaning "scholar" (largely masculine).
MUNGKOL មង្គល m Khmer
Means "luck, fortune, happiness" in Khmer.
NAEN ណែន m Khmer
Means "full, solid, firm" in Khmer.
NARITH m Khmer
Means "masculine man" in Khmer.
NAROEUNG ណារឺឧ្ង m Khmer
NEANG f Khmer
It means "woman" in Khmer
NEARIDEY និរតី f Khmer
Means "southwest" in Khmer.
NEARY នាឫ f Khmer
Means "gentle girl" in Khmer.
NETRA នេត្រា f Khmer
Means "eyes" in Khmer,
NICH និច្ច m & f Khmer
Means "sure, true" or "permanent, always" in Khmer.
NIMITH m Khmer
Means "transformation" in Khmer.
NIMOL m Khmer
Means "flawless" in Khmer.
NIRON និរន្ត f Khmer
Means "infinite" in Khmer.
NISAY និស្ស័យ m Khmer
Means "gift, talent" or "determination" in Khmer.
NOREAKSEY m Khmer
Means "great power" or "truthful" in Khmer.
NUON m & f Khmer
NUON នួន f Khmer
Means "sweet, pleasant" or "well behaved, modest" in Khmer.
OKLAREAK ឱឡារិក m Khmer
Means "great, tremendous" in Khmer.
OKSAKPHEAR ឧសភា m Khmer
Means "May" in Khmer.
OMRETH អម្រឹត f Khmer
Means "immortal" in Khmer.
OUDOM ឧត្ដម m Lao, Khmer
Means "abundant, plentiful" or "superior, supreme, excellent" in Lao and Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit उत्तम (uttama).
OUKTYEAN ឱទ្យាន m Khmer
Means "garden" in Khmer.
PACHEM បស្ចិម m Khmer
Means "west" in Khmer.
PAGNA បញ្ញា m & f Khmer
Means "knowledge, learning" in Khmer.
PHALA m Khmer
Means "prosperous" in Khmer.
PHALLA ផល្លា m & f Khmer
Means "fruit" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit फल (phála).
PHANET ផាណិត m & f Khmer
Means "sugarcane" in Khmer.
PHEAKDEI ភក្តី m & f Khmer
Means "devotion, respect, loyalty" in Khmer.
PHEAKKLEY ភាក្គ្លី f Khmer
Means "to have faith" in Khmer.
PHEUP ភ័ព្វ m & f Khmer
Means "good luck, good fortune" in Khmer.
PHHOUNG f Khmer
Means "wreath of flowers" in Khmer.
PHIREAK ភិរាក្ m Khmer
PHUONG ភូង្ f Khmer
Means "flower" in Khmer.
PICHEY ពិជ័យ m Khmer
Means "victory, triumph" in Khmer.
PIDOR ពិដោរ f Khmer
Means "aromatic, perfumed" in Khmer.
PISETH m Khmer
Means "rare, magnificent, great" in Khmer.
PISEY f & m Khmer
PKAR ផ្កា f Khmer
Means "flower" in Khmer.
PKAYPREAK ផ្កាយព្រឹក m Khmer
From the Khmer name of the star Sirius.
POEU m & f Khmer
POEUV ពៅ m & f Khmer
Means "youngest, young one" in Khmer.
PONLEAK m Khmer
Means "strength, endurance" in Khmer.
PONLEU m Khmer
Means "light" in Khmer.
PONLOKE ពន្លក m & f Khmer
Means "dear, darling" or "bud, sprout" in Khmer.
PRAK m Khmer
Means "silver" in Khmer.
PREAKSA ព្រឹក្សា f Khmer
Means "tree, forest" in Khmer.
PREAP ព្រាប m & f Khmer
Means "pigeon, dove" in Khmer.
PROS m Khmer
Means "boy, man" in Khmer.
PUTHYRITH m Khmer
Means "merciful power" in Khmer
PUTREA ពុទ្រា f Khmer
Means "jujube tree" in Khmer.
RACHANA f & m Khmer
Means "fine arts" in Khmer.
RACHANY រជនី f Khmer
Means "night" in Khmer.
RAINSEY m Khmer
Refers to the rays of sun going away from the Buddha.
RANARITH រណឫទ្ធិ m Khmer
Means "power of war" in Khmer.
RANGSEI m & f Khmer
Means "ray of light" in Khmer.
RANGSEY រង្សី m Khmer
Seven colors; ray of light
RASKMEY រ​ស្ក្មៃ f Khmer
Means "shining" in Khmer.
RATH m & f Khmer
A type of Khmer flower.
RATHANA រតនា m & f Khmer
Means "precious stones" in Khmer.
RATHANAK m Khmer
Means "precious stones, jewels" in Khmer.
RATHANAKRANGSEY រតនរង្សី f Khmer
Means "diamond sparkle" or "glitter" in Khmer.
RATHANAKREASEY រតនរាសី f Khmer
Means "pile of stones, glass" or, possibly, "the ocean" in Khmer.
RATHANAKSAMBATH រតនសម្បត្តិ m Khmer
Means "treasury" in Khmer.
RATTANA រតនា f & m Thai, Khmer
Means "precious gem, jewel" in Thai and Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit रत्न (ratna).
REAKREAY រីករាយ m Khmer
Means "happy" in Khmer.
REAKSMEY រស្មី m & f Khmer
Means "light, ray of light" in Khmer.
REASEY រាសី f Khmer
Means "pile, heap", "fortune, luck", or "beauty, charm" in Khmer.
REATHREY រាត្រី f Khmer
Means "night" or "night-blooming plant" in Khmer.
RITH m Khmer
Means "power, strength, courage" in Khmer.
RITHEAK ឫទ្ធិ m Khmer
Means "achievement, glory, courage, strength" in Khmer.
RITHIPOL m Khmer
Means "mystical powers or strength" in Khmer.
RITHISAK m Khmer
Means "powerful" in Khmer.
ROMCHANG f Khmer
Means "water flower" in Khmer.
ROMDUOL f Khmer
A type of aromatic flower that blooms at night, typically found around Angkor Wat.
ROTHANAK រឋណៈ m Khmer
Means "precious stone" in Khmer.
ROUMJONG f Khmer
A water plant with a white or purplish flower.
SAART ស្អាត m & f Khmer
Means "clean, pure, neat" in Khmer.
SAENTHY សែនទ្វី m Khmer
Means "very, extremely" in Khmer.
SAKSI ស​ក្សិ f Khmer
From Sanskrit सक्शि (sakshi) meaning "witness".
SAMAY m Khmer
Means "modern" or "daydream" in Khmer.
SAMBATH m Khmer
Means "great wealth, fortune" in Khmer.
SANGHA m Khmer
Means "handsome" in Khmer.
SANN m Khmer
Means "peaceful, quiet, comfortable" in Khmer.
SAO សៅរ៍ m Khmer
Means "Saturn" or "Saturday" in Khmer.
SARIKA សារិកា f Khmer
Means "blackbird" in Khmer, or possibly a Khmer version of SARIKA.
SAVETH សាវ៉េត f & m Khmer
Meaning unknown.
SAWATDEE សាវត្ឌី f Khmer
From Thai สวัสดี (s̄wạs̄dī) meaning "hello".
SEANG សេឣង្ m & f Khmer
From Chinese 上海 (shànghǎi) meaning SHANGHAI.
SEDA សេដា m & f Khmer
Means "eggfruit" in Khmer.
SEREY m & f Khmer
Means "freedom," "beauty, charm," "peace," or "power, authority" in Khmer.
SEREYSOPHEAR សិរីសោភា m & f Khmer
Derived from SEREY and SOPHEAR, ultimately meaning "the splendor of beauty".
SEREYVUTH សិរីវុឌ្ឍន៍ m Khmer
From Khmer សិរិ (serəy) meaning "to combine, to add up" and វឌ្ឍន (vŏətthĕəʾnĕəʾ) meaning "progress, development, growth".
SEUNG សិង្ហ m Khmer
Means "lion" in Khmer.
SEYHA f Khmer
Means "August" or "lion" in Khmer.
SEYHAK សីហៈ m Khmer
Means "lion, Leo" in Khmer.
SEYMA សីមា m Khmer
Means "border, frontier" in Khmer.
SGNUON ស្ងួន f Khmer
Means "to care for, take good care of" or "deserving of care, love" in Khmer.
SHANNARY ឝណ្នារី f Khmer
Means "one like a full moon in the sky".
SIENG សៀង្ m & f Khmer
Variant of SEANG.
SIHAMONI សីហមុនី m Khmer
This is the name of King of Cambodia, Norodom Sihamoni.
SINUON f Khmer
Means "cream-coloured" in Khmer. Also indicates a type of flower.
SITHIK សិទ្ធិ m & f Khmer
Means "right" or "achievement, goal" in Khmer.
SITHISAK សិទ្ធិស័ក្តិ m Khmer
Means "effectiveness" in Khmer.
SOBEN សុបិន f Khmer
Means "dream" in Khmer.
SOCHEAT f Khmer
Means "well born" or "well grown" in Khmer.
SOCHEATA សុជាត f Khmer
Means "well-born", "well-grown" in Khmer".
SODA m & f Khmer
Means "clear, pure" in Khmer.
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.
SOKHANYA f Khmer
Means "peaceful lady" in Khmer.
SOKHEM m Khmer
Means "hope" in Khmer.
SOKHOM m & f Khmer
Means "safe, happy" in Khmer.
SOLIKHA f Khmer
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SOMALY f Khmer
Means "the necklace of flowers in the virgin forest" in Khmer.
SOMDEI សម្ភី m & f Khmer
Means "try hard, work hard" in Khmer.
SOMETHEA សុមេធា m & f Khmer
Somethea means "wisdom person" or "intelligence person" in Khmer.
SOMETHEAR សុមេធា m Khmer
Means "wisdom" in Khmer.
SOMKANN សំខាន់ m Khmer
Means "important, magnificant, superior" in Khmer.
SOMPHORS សម្ផស្ស f Khmer
Means "perception" or "rhyme of a poem" in Khmer.
SOMRETH សម្រិត m & f Khmer
Means "purify" in Khmer.
SOMSUON សមសួន m Khmer
Means "attractive" or "proper, decent" in Khmer.
SONISAY f Khmer
Means "one you like at first impression" in Khmer.
SONITH m Khmer
Means "good conduct, manners" in Khmer.
SOPHAL សុផល m & f Khmer
Means "good fruit" in Khmer, from the សុ (so) meaning "good" and ផល (phal) meaning "fruit".
SOPHEAK សុភាក្ m Khmer
Means "gentle face" in Khmer.
SOPHEAKMONGKOL សុភមង្គល m Khmer
Means "happiness, good fortune" in Khmer.
SOPHEAKTRA m Khmer
Means "gentle face" in Khmer.
SOPHEAR សោភា f Khmer
Means "beautiful" or "beauty, radiance" in Khmer.
SOPHINY សោភិនី f Khmer
Means "beautiful lady" in Khmer.
SOPHON សោភ័ណ m & f Thai, Khmer
Means "beautiful, lovely, pretty" in Thai and Khmer. It is solely used as a masculine name in Thailand while it is unisex in Cambodia.
SOPHORN សោភ័ណ្ឌ m & f Thai, Khmer
Alternate transcription of SOPHON (see second user-submitted name).
SOPON សុផុន m & f Thai, Khmer
Alternate transcription of SOPHON (see second user-submitted name).
SOR m & f Khmer
Means "white" in Khmer.
SORIYA f & m Khmer
Means "sun" in Khmer.
SORN ស៊ន m & f Khmer
SORPHENY f Khmer
Means "beautiful" in Khmer.
SOTEAR f & m Khmer
Means "compassionate, generous" in Khmer.
SOTHA m Khmer
From soth, meaning "pure" in Khmer.
SOTHEARA f Khmer
Means "sweet flower" in Khmer.
SOVANN សុហ្វន្ន្ f & m Khmer
Means "gold" in Khmer.
SOVANNARA សុវណ្ណារ៉ា f Khmer
From the Khmer សុវណ្ណ (sovann) meaning "gold".
SOVANNDARY សុវណ្ណដារី f Khmer
Means "golden star" in Khmer.
SOVANNMEALEA សុវណ្ណមាលា f Khmer
Means "golden garlend, wreath, line" in Khmer.
SREY ​ស្រី f & m Khmer
Khmer variant of SRI.
SREY ស្រី f Khmer
Means "girl, woman" in Khmer.
SREYNUON ស្រីនួន f Khmer
Means "sweet girl" in Khmer.
SROLANH ស្រឡន្ហ m Khmer
SUNHONG ស៊ុនហុង m Khmer
SUON សួន f Khmer
Means "garden" in Khmer.
SUOR សួគ៌ m Khmer
Means "paradise" in Khmer.
SUORKEA សួគ៌ា f Khmer
Etymology uncertain, possibly a feminine variant for SUOR.
TEAKSEN ទក្សិណ f Khmer
Means "the south" in Khmer.