Lao Submitted Names

Lao names are used in the country of Laos in southeastern Asia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BOUNMY m & f Lao
Means "happy", from Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness, prosperity, goodness" combined with ມີ (mī) meaning "to have".
BOUNNHANG m Lao
A famous bearer is Bounnhang Vorachitch (1938–), the current president of Laos.
BOUPHA f & m Lao
Derived from Lao ບຸບຜາ (bubpha) meaning "flower, blooms".
CHANTHA m & f Khmer, Lao
Derived from Khmer ចន្ទ (cɑn) or Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon", ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) through Pali.
DAO f Lao
Means "star" in Lao.
DOUANGDEUANE f Lao (Rare)
Derived from Lao ເດືອນ (dư̄an) meaning "moon".
FAXAI f Lao
Meaning unkown. The names was submitted by Laos to the typhoon committee.
KHAM m & f Lao
Means "golden, precious" in Lao.
KHAMLA m Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" combined with ຫລ້າ (lā) meaning "earth, ground, land".
KHAMPHET m & f Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ເພັດ (phed) meaning "diamond, gem".
KHAMPHONE m & f Lao
Means "golden blessing", from Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ພອນ (phon) meaning "blessing".
LAE m & f Lao
Means "dark" in Lao.
LOUNDARA m Lao
Possibly from the surname Loundara.
MANILAY f Lao
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NOI m Lao
Means small; short; skinny.
NUGOON m Thai, Lao
Nu "person of"... [more]
PHETMANY f & m Lao
From Lao ເພັດ (phed) meaning "diamond, gem" and ມະນີ (manī) meaning "gem, gemstone, jewel".
PHETSAMONE m & f Lao
Possibly from Lao ເພັດ (phed) meaning "diamond", ສະ (sa) "pond", and ໝອນ (mǭn) meaning "cushion, pillow".
PHETSARATH m Lao
This was the name of Phetsarath Ratanavongsa (1890-1959), the first Prime Minister of Laos.
PHOU m Lao (Rare)
Means "mountain" in Lao.
PHOUKHAM m & f Lao
Means "golden mountain" from ພູ (phū) meaning "mountain" and ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold".
PHOUVONG m & f Lao
Means "round mountain" from Lao ພູ (phū) meaning "mountain" and ວົງ (wong) meaning "circle, ring" or "round".
RATTANA m & f Thai, Khmer, Lao
Means "precious gem, jewel" in Thai and Khmer.
SAENGDAO f & m Thai, Lao
Means "starlight" from Thai แสง (sɛ̌ɛng) or Lao ແສງ (sǣng) meaning "light" and Thai ดาว (daao) or Lao ດາວ (dāo) "star". It is more often used as a masculine name in Laos.
SENGCHANH m & f Lao
Means "moonlight" from Lao ແສງ (sǣng) meaning "light, illumination" combined with ຈັນ (chan) "moon".
SENGPHET f & m Lao
From Lao ແສງ (sǣng) meaning "light, illumination" combined with ເພັດ (phet) meaning "diamond, gem".
SOMCHIT m & f Thai, Lao
From Thai สม (sǒm) meaning "suitable, right, well-matched" and จิตร (jìt) meaning "drawing, painting, portrayal".
SOMPHONE m & f Lao
From Lao ສົມ (som) meaning "monk" or "to benefit, to deserve" and ພອນ (phon) meaning "blessing".
SOUKITA f Lao
Popular common female name in Laos
SOUVANKHAM m & f Lao
Probably means "golden words" derived from Lao ສຸພັນ (suphan) or ສຸວັນນະ (suvanna) meaning "gold" combined with ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" or "word".
SOUVANNA f & m Lao
Means "gold" in Lao (see Khmer Sovanna). A notable bearer was Souvanna Phouma (1901-1984), a Laotian prince who served as Prime Minister of Laos several times.
THONGLOUN m Lao
Possibly a combination of Lao ທອງ (thong) "gold" and ລຸນ (lun) "last, late coming" or ອາລຸນ (alun) "dawn".... [more]
VILAYPHONE f & m Lao
From Lao ວິໄລ (vilai) meaning "splendid, beautiful" combined with ພອນ (phon) meaning "blessing".