Here are some of the most common and attractive Tibetan names for baby boys. Some names are hopeful and others are functional, but they provide an interesting and different alternative to Western names.
This name literally means “Born on a Monday” and is an excellent example of a functional name. It can be used for both boys and girls.
This names means “A Thunderbolt.”
This wistful name means “Of the Golden Age.”
Karma means “A Star” and can be used for both boys and girls.
Lobsang means “The Kind-Hearted.”
Mingma is another functional name, meaning “Born on a Tuesday.”
Nawang means “The Possessive One.”
Nima refers to “The Sun.” It is another name that can be used for both boys and girls.
Norbu means “Precious Gem.”
Pasang, a functional name meaning “Born on a Friday,” can be used to name boys and girls.
This name means “Born on a Saturday.”
Rinzen is quite an impressive name, meaning “The Holder of Intellect.” It can be used as either a boy or a girl’s name.
This name means “The Fortunate One” and can be used to name a boy or a girl.
Tashi, meaning “Prosperity,” can be used to name a boy or a girl.
*Tenzin or Tenzing
This name and its variant, means “Protector of Dharma.” It can be used to name boys and girls.
Yeshe means “Wise One,” another name of great signficance.
This name means “The Sacred One.”
* Denotes that names are used for both girls and boys.