are used in the country of Cambodia in southeastern Asia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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.
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.
BORMEY បរមី ឬ បារមី f Khmer
Means "magical power or spirit" in Khmer.
CHAK ចក្រ m Khmer
Means "circle, cycle, mystical cycle" in Khmer.
CHAMROEUN ចម្រើន m & f Khmer
Means "increase, prosper, advance, progress" in Khmer.
CHANN ចន្ទន៍, ច័ន f Khmer
From the Khmer ចន្ទន៍
meaning "sandalwood tree" or ច័ន
meaning "a type of persimmon".
CHANTHA ចន្ថា f & m Khmer, Thai, Lao
Derived from Khmer ចន្ទ (cɑn)
, Thai จันทร์ (jan)
, or Lao ຈັນ (chan)
CHARANAI ចរណៃ f Khmer
Means "polished" or "polished, cut stone or gem" in Khmer.
CHENIBOT ជិនបុត្រ m Khmer
Means "son of the victorious" in Khmer, ultimately refering to a Buddhist monk or "son" or disciple of Buddha.
CHHAOM ឆោម f Khmer
Means "shape, physique" in Khmer, in the sense of a pleasing shape, or ultimately "beauty, beautiful".
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".
CHHEY ជ័យ m Khmer
Means "victory" or "prayer for victory" in Khmer.
CHOMNAN ចំណាន m & f Khmer
Means "smart, skilled, capable" in Khmer.
CHOUM ចូម្ f Khmer
Means "refreshingly beautiful" in Khmer.
ETTHIPUL ឥទ្ធិពល m Khmer
Means "greatness, power, influence" in Khmer.
HEAN ហ៊ាន m Khmer
Means "to dare, to be unafraid" in Khmer.
KAGNA កញ្ញា f Khmer
Means "young woman, virgin" in Khmer.
KANIKA កណិការ f Khmer
Taken from the Khmer name for Kanak Champa, a white, jasmine-like plant.
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.
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.
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.
KSATREY ក្សត្រិយ៍ f Khmer
From the Khmer ក្សត្រ (ksat)
meaning "king, lord".
LEAP លាភ m & f Khmer
Means "good luck, success" in Khmer.
LOM-ANG លំអង្ m & f Khmer
From Chinese 倫 (lún
) meaning "relation" and 吳 (wú
LOUY លុយ m Khmer
Means "to walk, wade" or "money" 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.
MEK មេឃ្ f & m Khmer
From the Sanskrit word मेघ (megha
) meaning "sky, cloud".
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.
NICH និច្ច m & f Khmer
Means "sure, true" or "permanent, always" in Khmer.
NISAY និស្ស័យ m Khmer
Means "gift, talent" or "determination" in Khmer.
NUON នួន f Khmer
Means "sweet, pleasant" or "well behaved, modest" in Khmer.
OUDOM ឧត្ដម m Lao, Khmer
Means "abundant, plentiful" or "superior, supreme, excellent" in Lao and Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit उत्तम (uttama)
PAGNA បញ្ញា m & f Khmer
Means "knowledge, learning" in Khmer.
PHALLA ផល្លា m & f Khmer
Means "fruit" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit फल (phála)
PHEAKDEI ភក្តី m & f Khmer
Means "devotion, respect, loyalty" in Khmer.
PHEUP ភ័ព្វ m & f Khmer
Means "good luck, good fortune" in Khmer.
PIDOR ពិដោរ f Khmer
Means "aromatic, perfumed" in Khmer.
PISETH m Khmer
Means "rare, magnificent, great" in Khmer.
POEUV ពៅ m & f Khmer
Means "youngest, young one" in Khmer.
PONLOKE ពន្លក m & f Khmer
Means "dear, darling" or "bud, sprout" in Khmer.
PREAP ព្រាប m & f Khmer
Means "pigeon, dove" in Khmer.
RAINSEY m Khmer
Refers to the rays of sun going away from the Buddha.
RATHANAKREASEY រតនរាសី f Khmer
Means "pile of stones, glass" or, possibly, "the ocean" in Khmer.
RATTANA រតនា f & m Thai, Khmer
Means "precious gem, jewel" in Thai and Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit रत्न (ratna)
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.
ROMDUOL f Khmer
A type of aromatic flower that blooms at night, typically found around Angkor Wat.
SAART ស្អាត m & f Khmer
Means "clean, pure, neat" in Khmer.
SAKSI សក្សិ f Khmer
From Sanskrit सक्शि (sakshi
) meaning "witness".
SAMAY m Khmer
Means "modern" or "daydream" 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
SAWATDEE សាវត្ឌី f Khmer
From Thai สวัสดี (s̄wạs̄dī
) meaning "hello".
SEDA សេដា m & f Khmer
Means "eggfruit" in Khmer.
SEREY m & f Khmer
Means "freedom," "beauty, charm," "peace," or "power, authority" in Khmer.
SEREYVUTH សិរីវុឌ្ឍន៍ m Khmer
From Khmer សិរិ (serəy)
meaning "to combine, to add up" and វឌ្ឍន (vŏətthĕəʾnĕəʾ)
meaning "progress, development, growth".
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.
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.
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)
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.
SOMKANN សំខាន់ m Khmer
Means "important, magnificant, superior" in Khmer.
SOMPHORS សម្ផស្ស f Khmer
Means "perception" or "rhyme of a poem" 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.
SOPHAL សុផល m & f Khmer
Means "good fruit" in Khmer, from the សុ (so)
meaning "good" and ផល (phal)
SOPHEAR សោភា f Khmer
Means "beautiful" or "beauty, radiance" 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.
SOR ស m & f Khmer
Means "white" in Khmer.
SOTEAR f & m Khmer
Means "compassionate, generous" in Khmer.
SOVANNARA សុវណ្ណារ៉ា f Khmer
From the Khmer សុវណ្ណ (sovann)
SREY ស្រី f Khmer
Means "girl, woman" in Khmer.