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.
ANOUSONE ອະ​ນຸ​ສອນ m & f Lao
From Lao ອະ​ນຸ​ (anu) meaning "after, along, behind" and ສອນ (sone) meaning "teach".
ATHIT ອາທິດ m Thai, Lao
Thai alternate transcription of ARTHIT as well as the Lao form.
BAN ບານ m & f Lao
Means "flower, bloom" or "happy" in Lao.
BONG ບົງ m & f Lao
Means "lotus" in Lao.
BOUNNHANG ບຸນຍັງ m Lao (Rare)
From Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "goodness, virtue" or "happiness, prosperity" and ຍັງ (nyang) meaning "always, remaining". A notable bearer is Bounnhang Vorachith (1937-), the current president of Laos.
BOUPHA ບຸບຜາ f & m Lao
Means "flower" in Lao, ultimately from Sanskrit पुष्प (pushpa).
BUA ບົວ m & f Lao
Means "lotus" or "fruit" in Lao.
BUACHAN ບົວຈັນ f Lao
From Lao ບົວ (bua) meaning "lotus" or "fruit" and ຈັນ meaning "moon".
BUAKHAM ບົວຄຳ f & m Thai, Lao
Derived from Thai บัว (bua) or Lao ບົວ (bua) meaning "lotus" and Thai คำ (kham) or Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold"... [more]
BUALOI ບົວລອຍ m & f Lao
Means "candied lotus seed" in Lao.
BUAPHAN ບົວພັນ m & f Lao
From Lao ບົວ (bua) meaning "lotus" or "fruit" and ພັນ (phan) meaning "thousand".
BUATHONG m & f Lao
From Lao ບົວ (bua) meaning "lotus" or "fruit" and ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold".
BUNCHAN ບຸນຈັນ m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon".
BUNHUNG ບຸນຮຸ່ງ m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ບຸນຮຸ່ງ (hung) meaning ""light, bright" or "dawn".
BUNNAO ບຸນເນົາ m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ເນົາ (nao) meaning "New Year's Eve".
BUNTAENG ບຸນແຕງ m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ແຕງ (taeng) meaning "melon, cucumber".
BUNTHIANG ບຸນທ່ຽງ m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ທ່ຽງ (thiang) meaning "noon".
BUNTHOENG ບຸນເຖິງ m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ເຖິງ (thoeng) meaning "reach, attain".
CHANPHENG ຈັນເພັງ f Lao
Means "full moon" in Lao.
CHANSOM ຈັນໂສມ m & f Lao
From the Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon" and ໂສມ (som) meaning "form, appearance" or "pretty".
CHANTHA ຈັນທະ f & m Khmer, Thai, Lao
Derived from Khmer ចន្ទ (cɑn), Thai จันทร์ (jan), or Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon".
CHANTHABUN ຈັນທະບຸນ m & f Lao
From Lao ຈັນທະ (chantha) meaning "moon" and ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck".
CHANTHI ຈັນທີ f Lao
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon" and ທີ (thi) meaning "time".
DAENG ແດງ f Lao
Means "red" in Lao.
DAO ດາວ f Lao
Means "star" in Lao.
DOUANGDEUANE ດວງເດືອນ f Lao (Rare)
Means "moon" in Lao (see the Thai cognate DUANGDUEAN).
DUANGCHAN ດວງຈັນ f & m Thai, Lao
Means "moon" in Thai and Lao. It is only used as a feminine name in Thailand while it is unisex in Laos.
DUANGCHIT ດວງຈິດ f & m Thai, Lao (Rare)
Means "mind, soul" in Thai and Lao. It is only a feminine name in Thailand while it is unisex in Laos.
FAXAI f Lao
Meaning unkown. The names was submitted by Laos to the typhoon committee.
GAM ແກ້ມ f Thai, Lao
Meaning "Well", "Brilliant".
HAN ຫັນ m & f Lao
Means "lively" in Lao.
HATSADI ຫັດສະ m & f Lao
Means "laugh, laughter" in Lao.
HOM ຫອມ m & f Lao
Means "fragrant, perfume" in Lao.
HUMPHAN ຫຸມພັນ m Lao
Means "king's retainer" in Lao.
INPAENG ອິນແປງ m & f Lao
Etymology unknown.
KAISON ໄກສອນ m & f Lao
Means "pollen" in Lao.
KAPKAEO ກາບແກ້ວ m & f Lao
From Lao ກາບ (kap) meaning "bark, sprout, flower petal", also the name for a kind of poetry, and ແກ້ວ (kaeo) meaning "jewel".
KAYSONE ໄກສອນ f & m Lao
Possibly from Lao ໄກ (kai) meaning "far" and ສອນ (sǭn) "to teach". A notable bearer was Kaysone Phomvihane (1920-1992), the second president of Laos.
KEO ແກ້ວ m & f Lao
Means "glass, precious, gem" in Lao.
KHAMCHAN ຄຳຈັນ m & f Lao
Means "gold moon" in Lao.
KHAMKHONG ຄໍາຄ່ອງ m & f Lao
From Lao ຄໍາ (kham) meaning "gold" and ຄ່ອງ (khong) meaning "beautiful, magnificent".
KHAMLA ຄໍາຫລ້າ m Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" combined with ຫລ້າ (lā) meaning "earth, ground, land".
KHAMLEK ຄຳເຫລັກ m Lao
From Lao ຄໍາ (kham) meaning "gold" and ເຫລັກ (lek) meaning "iron".
KHAMPHA ຄຳພາ m & f Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ພາ (pha) meaning "guide, lead" or "light, rays of light".
KHAMPHAI ຄຳໄຜ່, ຄຳໄພ m & f Lao
From the Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ໄຜ່ (phai) meaning "bamboo" or ໄພ (phai) meaning "forest", "ripple", or "whisper"
KHAMPHAN ຄຳພັນ m & f Lao
From the Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ພັນ (phan) meaning "thousand".
KHAMPHONE ຄຳພອນ m & f Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ພອນ (phone) meaning "blessing".
KHAMSAEN ຄຳແສນ m & f Lao
From the Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ແສນ (saen) meaning "very, abundant".
KHAMSENG ຄຳເສັງ m & f Lao
From the Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ເສັງ (seng) meaning "compete, rival".
KHAMSI ຄຳສີ m & f Lao
Means "gold colour" in Lao.
KHAMXAY ຄຳໄຊ m Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory".
KHOUANE m & f Lao
KRAISINGHA ກຫຼະິສິຫງຫະ m Thai, Lao
Meaning "Famous Lion".
LAE m & f Lao
Means "dark" in Lao.
LATTANA ລັດຕະນາ f & m Lao
Lao cognate of RATTANA.
LOUNDARA m Lao
Possibly from the surname Loundara.
LUAM ເຫລືອມ m & f Lao
Means "python" in Lao.
LUAN ເລື່ອນ m & f Lao
Means "move, advance" in Lao.
LUN ລຸນ m & f Lao
Means "last, youngest" in Lao.
MALIVALAYA ມະລິວັລະຢັ f Thai, Lao
Means "climbing jasmine" in Thai, derived from มะลิิิ​ (mali) meaning "jasmine".
MAN ໝັ້ນ m & f Lao
Means "steady, firm, long-lasting" in Lao.
MANICHAN ມະນີຈັນ f Lao
From the Lao ມະນີ (mani) meaning "jewel, gem, amulet" and ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon".
MANILAY f Lao
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MOK ໝອກ m & f Lao
Means "mist, haze, fog" in Lao.
MUAN ມ່ວນ m & f Lao
Means "happy, joyous" in Lao.
NAMFON ນ້ໍາຝົນ f Thai, Lao
Means "rain water, precipitation" in Thai and Lao.
NARI ນາຣີ f Lao
Means "woman, lady" in Lao.
NETNARI ເນດນາຣີ f Lao
Possibly from ເນດ (net) meaning "eye" and ນາຣີ (nari) meaning "woman, lady".
NOI ນ້ອຍ f & m Thai, Lao
Means "small, little, few" in Thai and Lao.
NUGOON m Thai, Lao
Nu "person of"... [more]
NUPHET ໜູເພັດ m & f Lao
From ໜູ (nu) meaning "mouse", also used as an endearing term meaning "little child", and ເພັດ (phet) meaning "diamond".
NUTHONG ໜູທອງ m & f Lao
From ໜູ (nu) meaning "mouse", also used as an endearing term meaning "little child", and ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold".
NYOK ຍົກ m & f Lao
Means "raise, lift" in Lao.
OUDOM ອຸດົມ m Lao, Khmer
Means "abundant, plentiful" or "superior, supreme, excellent" in Lao and Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit उत्तम (uttama).
PADAP ປະດັບ m & f Lao
Means "decorate, adorn" in Lao.
PANI ປານີ m & f Lao
Means "mercy, compassion" in Lao.
PHAENG ແພງ m & f Lao
Means "dear, expensive" or "to love" in Lao.
PHAIKHAM ໄພຄຳ m & f Lao
Possibly from Lao ໄພ (phai) meaning "forest", "ripple", or "whisper" and ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold".
PHAN ຜັນ m & f Lao
Means "change, twist, transform" in Lao.
PHASUK ຜາສຸກ m & f Lao
Means "joy, happiness, prosperity" in Lao.
PHENG ເພັງ m & f Lao
Means "song" or "full (moon)" in Lao.
PHETMANY ເພັດມະນີ f & m Lao
From Lao ເພັດ (phed) meaning "diamond, gem" and ມະນີ (manī) meaning "gem, gemstone, jewel".
PHETSAMONE ເພັດສະໝອນ m & f Lao
Possibly from Lao ເພັດ (phed) meaning "diamond", ສະ (sa) "pond", and ໝອນ (mǭn) meaning "cushion, pillow".
PHETSARATH ເພັຊຣາຊ m Lao
This was the name of Phetsarath Ratanavongsa (1890-1959), the first Prime Minister of Laos.
PHONEXAY ພອນໄຊ m & f Lao
From Lao ພອນ (phone) meaning "blessing" and ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory".
PHOSI ໂພສີ m & f Lao
Means "bo tree" in Lao.
PHOU ພູ m Lao (Rare)
Means "mountain" in Lao.
PHOUCHANH ພູຈັນ f Lao (Rare)
From Lao ພູ (phou) meaning "mountain" and ຈັນ (chanh) meaning "moon".
PHOUKHAM ພູຄຳ m & f Lao
From Lao ພູ (phou) meaning "mountain" and ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold".
PHOUSAVANH ພູສະຫວັນ m & f Lao
From Lao ພູ (phou) meaning "mountain" and ສະຫວັນ (savanh) meaning "heaven, paradise".
PHOUVONG ພູວົງ m & f Lao
Means "round mountain" from Lao ພູ (phū) meaning "mountain" and ວົງ (wong) meaning "circle, ring" or "round".
PHUI ຜຸຍ m & f Lao
Means "powdery, powdered" in Lao.
PHUMI ພູມີ m Lao
Means "king, prince" in Lao.
PHUVANG ພູວັງ m & f Lao
From Lao ພູ (phou) meaning "mountain" and ວັງ (vang) meaning "palace" or "protect, encircle".
RACHA ລາຊາ m Lao
Lao form of Raja.
SAENGCHANH ແສງຈັນ f & m Lao
Means "moonlight" from Lao ແສງ (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and ຈັນ (chanh) meaning "moon".
SAENGCHANPHENG ແສງຈັນເພັງ f Lao
Means "light of the full moon" in Lao.
SAENGCHANSUK ແສງຈັນສຸນ f Lao
Means "intoxicating moonlight" in Lao.
SAENGDAO ແສງດາວ f & m Thai, Lao
Means "starlight" from Thai แสง (saeng) and Lao ແສງ (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and Thai ดาว (do) and Lao ດາວ (dao) meaning "star". It is only a feminine name in Thailand while it is unisex in Laos.
SAENGKHAM ແສງຄຳ f & m Thai, Lao
From Thai แสง (saeng) or Lao ແສງ (saeng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and Thai คำ (kham) or Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold".
SAKDA ສັກດາ m Lao
Means "power, authority" in Lao.
SATASIN ສາຕະສິນ m & f Lao
Etymology unknown.
SAVANE ສະຫວັນ m & f Lao
From the Sanskrit स्वर्ग (swarga) meaning "heaven".
SENGDEUANE ແສງເດືອນ f & m Lao
Means "moonlight" from Lao ແສງ (sǣng) meaning "light, ray, beam" and ເດືອນ (dư̄an) meaning "moon, month" (see the Thai cognate SAENGDUEAN).
SIANGPHAN ຊຽງພັນ m & f Lao
From Lao ຊຽງ (siang) meaning "city, town", "prince" or "good, kind" and ພັນ (phan) meaning "thousand".
SIHO ສີໂຫ m & f Lao
Means "lion" in Lao.
SINGKHAM ສິງຄຳ m Lao
From Lao ສິງ (sing) meaning "lion" and ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold".
SINUAN ສີນວນ m & f Lao
Means "cream colour" in Lao.
SISAVAT ສີສວາດ m & f Lao
Means "grey, fawn coloured" in Lao.
SOEMSAK ເສີມສັກ m & f Lao
Means "add power, add authority" in Lao.
SOI ສອຍ m & f Lao
Means "to pick" or "to support, encourage" in Lao.
SOMBATH ສົມບັດ m Lao
Means "treasure" in Lao.
SOMCHIT ສົມຈິດ m & f Thai, Lao
From Thai สม (som) or Lao ສົມ (som) meaning "worthy" and Thai จิต (chit) or Lao ຈິດ (chit) meaning "mind, heart, soul".
SOMKAEO ສົມແກ້ວ m & f Lao
From ສົມ (som) meaning "proper, suitable" and ແກ້ວ (kaeo) meaning "jewel".
SOMKHID ສົມຄິດ m & f Thai, Lao
Alternate transcription of SOMKHIT.
SOMKHIT ສົມຄິດ m & f Thai, Lao
From Thai สม (sŏm) and Lao ສົມ (som) meaning "suitable, well-matched, befitting" and Thai คิด (kít) and Lao ຄິດ (khit) meaning "to think, to contemplate"... [more]
SOMMAI ສົມໝາຍ m & f Thai, Lao
From Thai สม (som) or Lao ສົມ (som) meaning "worthy, proper, suitable" and Thai หมาย (mai) or Lao ໝາຍ (may) meaning "wish, aim, intend".
SOM-OK ສົມອົກ m & f Lao
From ສົມ (som) meaning "proper, suitable" and ອົກ (ok) meaning "heart".
SOMPHONE ສົມພອນ m & f Lao
From Lao ສົມ (som) meaning "worthy, deserving" and ພອນ (phone) meaning "blessing".
SOMPHOU ສົມພູ m & f Lao
From ສົມ (som) meaning "proper, suitable" and ພູ (phū) meaning "mountain".
SOUKITA f Lao
Popular common female name in Laos
SOUVANKHAM ສຸວັນຄຳ 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 ສຸວັນນະ 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.
SUVAT ສຸວັດ m & f Lao
Possibly from ສຸ (su) meaning "good" and ວັດ (vat) meaning "temple, monastery".
TAENGMO ແຕງໂມ f Lao, Thai (Rare)
Means "watermelon" in Lao and Thai.
THAVIN ຖວິນ m & f Lao
Means "pray" in Lao.
THONGDI ທອງດີ m & f Lao
From Lao ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold" and ດີ (di) meaning "good, fine, nice".
THONGKHAM ທອງຄຳ m Thai, Lao
Means "gold" in Thai and Lao.
THONGLIT ທອງລິດ m Lao
From Lao ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold" and ລິດ (lit) meaning "power, force".
THONGLOUN ທອງລຸນ m Lao
Possibly a combination of Lao ທອງ (thong) "gold" and ລຸນ (lun) "last, late coming" or ອາລຸນ (alun) "dawn".... [more]
THONGPHAN ທອງພັນ m Lao
From Lao ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold" and ພັນ (phan) meaning "thousand".
THONGSAVANH ທອງສະຫວັນ m & f Lao
From Lao ທອງ (thong) meaning "gold" or "copper" and ສະຫວັນ (savanh) meaning "heaven, paradise".
UAN ອ້ວນ m & f Lao
Means "younger brother or sister, beloved" in Lao. If written ອ້ວນ (uan) it means "stout, fat, large".
UN ອຸ່ນ m & f Lao
Means "warm, tranquil" in Lao.
UNHUAN ອຸ່ນເຮືອນ m & f Lao
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from ອຸ່ນ (un) meaning "warm, tranquil" and ເຮືອນ (hɨ́aːn) meaning "home, abode".
VANSAI ວັນໄຊ m & f Lao
Means "victory day" in Lao.
VANTHANI ວັນທານ m & f Lao
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from the Lao ວັນທາ (wán tʰá́) meaning "bow, salute".
VATTHA ວັດຖາ m & f Lao
Means "cloth, fabric" in Lao.
VATTHANA ວັດທະນາ m & f Lao
Means "culture, development, progress" in Lao.
VILAI ວິໄລ f & m Thai, Lao
Thai alternate transcription of WILAI as well as the Lao cognate. In Thailand it is solely used as a feminine name while it is unisex (more commonly masculine) in Laos.
VILAIPHONE ວິໄລພອນ f & m Lao
Alternate transcription of VILAYPHONE.
VILAY ວິໄລ m & f Lao
Alternate transcription of VILAI.
VILAYPHONE ວິໄລພອນ f & m Lao
From Lao ວິໄລ (vilay) meaning "splendid, beautiful" and ພອນ (phone) meaning "blessing".
VISIT ວິສິດ m & f Lao
Means "good, excellent" in Lao.
XAYSAVANH ໄຊສະຫວັນ m & f Lao
From Lao ໄຊ (xay) meaning "victory" and ສະຫວັນ (savanh) meaning "heaven, paradise".