Posted by: sirjana | मार्च 13, 2013

Limbu Names

From the past few years I have been asked to find Limbu names for our new family members. I’m always happy to find good names for new babies. Recently, I’ve been asked to find names again and I come up with the following names.

 

Limbu

Nepali

English

Akawama/Akawanama (name of a diety)

Mangala

 

Angsi

Gyani/Mahatma

 

Ajuni/Anjiri

Amar

Eternal, Immortal

Ikkisum

Raagini

Music

Iklu

Dhoni

Voice/Sound

Iksa

Prithvi/Bhuwan

Earth

Iksum

Prabhav

Impact

Injum

Siddhantha

Theory/Principle

Ingdut

Upadesh

Preaching

Indhang

Pratistha/Samman

Prestige/Dignity

Ingbhan

Prachar

Publicity

Ingbho

Sanchar

Communication

Ingsum

Shakti/Pratap

Power/energy

Ingso

Kriti

Fame

Ichap

Rachana

Composition

Iching

Bhawana/Bhav

Feeling/Emotion

Ina

Bansha

Lineage/dynasty

Indha

Bharosha

Confidence

Ibu

Pratik/Laxyan/Shanket

Symbol

Imet

Chhaya

Shadow/Image

Ila

Kala

Acting

Itcham

Bivek/Buddhi

Conscience

Itching

Kalpana/ Bhawana/ Akangsha/Abhilasha

Imagination/ Ambition / Aspiration /Longing

Ityang (wa)

Swoyatata

Autonomy

Itla

Murti

Idol/Image

Isri (astro – one of the constellations)

Ashwani

 

Usuru

Saral

Simple

Oisum

Udar/Udarta

Generous

Omu

Khushi/Harsha/Prafulla

Glad/Gheerful

Otti

Prakash/Jyoti

Light/Ray

Opma (to be illuminated/to be lighted)

 

 

Kapsang/Kambrang

Samrakchan

Protection

Kamphura (name of a Limbu god)

 

 

Kujang

Sikhar

Summit

Kudim

Purnata

Absolute/Perfection

Kumuk

Shakti

Power

Kumun

Gati/Chalayamanta

Motion/Movement

Kusang

Safalta

Successful

Kusum

Shar

Essence/Core

Jojiri

Juhi

Jasmine

Kettak

Dharti

Earth/World

Khama

Puja

Worship

Kham/Khambek

Mato/Jamin

Soil/Land

Khasam

Shavyata

civilization

Khasing

Bivek/Buddhi

Rationality/Knowledge

Khasuk

Tikchyanta

Talented/Intelligence

Khem

Saundarya

Beauty/aesthetic quality

Khemsing

Lalitya/Shova

Beauty/loveliness

Nagmok

Panchatatwo

Five elements

Chaitlungma

Shristee/Sirjana

Creation

Chunjun

Komal

Tender

Chotlung

Siddhi/Purnata

Achievement/Accomplishment

Cherungma

(goddess or spirit who protects humans from the impact of evil look)

 

 

Chesung

Kosheli

Gift

Tangjum

Ghanistatha

Intimacy

Tamsin/Tamsimma

Koshish/Prayatna

Attempt/endeavour

Tarak

Sworga/ Sky/ Antarikshya

Sky/space/heaven

Tarang

Sanghu/Pool

Bridge

Tagera (Universal/Omnipresent god)

Sarvabyapi

 

Tangsang

Akash

Sky

Tangsot

(offering made to the god)

 

 

Tangsep

Rakchya

Protection/security

Tanam

Prabhat/Mirmire

Dawan/ (early) morning

Tepkho

Abishkhar

Discovery

Tappeso Perunghang

(on of the first ten Limbu Sardar or principalities in Limbu history)

 

 

Tanchippa/Tanchoppa

Sukra

Venus/Morning star

Tiding

Ujjwal/Prskashman / Jwajalyaman

Bright/full of light

Tiyen

Ujalyo

Brightness/Pure

Tummihang/Tummyang

Mantri

Minister

Tomang

Buddha Bhagwan

Lord Buddha

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mim

Maya

Love

Mingso

Yash

Glory

Mimiding

Gaurav/Mahima

Glory

Mirak

Jwala

Flame

Misam

[Actual meaning of misam in Limbu is the soul of fire. In Mundhum, it is understood as the ceremony or ritual of seeking the fire warmth, light through (the recitation of) incantations)]

Jyoti

Light

Misum (flame of fire)

 

 

Misek

Jhilko

Spark

 

 

 

 

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Responses

  1. Nice ones, need to find names in our native languages rather than going crazy after Arabic and Greek names.

  2. Thanks for the list…. any more names you are adding onto the list? Looking for names starting with N ,P or S
    Thanks Numa

  3. Excellent…I am also looking for a baby girl’s name starting with the letter R.

  4. Thanks everyone. I’m looking for more names. I’ll upload them soon.

  5. Thank you. I wanna know what’s the name of Bithia.

  6. what do we mean by YUMMA SAMMANG…

    • Yumma Sammang is the name of the goddess. Yuma is the form of supreme goddess Tagera Ningwaphu Mang in a grandmother and Sammang means simply goddess. Many people give this name for their daughters.

      In Limbu, there is different category of god. Mang is the supreme god/goddess, sammang is a form of god/goddess or god/goddess specilized to fulfill different purpose or do good things for people. Sammang-chang is a form of god who is assign for different duties and if people do not worship them properly then they make them people suffers.

  7. I was looking for some names and you help me find it. Thank you

  8. thanks for the lsit of diffrent limbu names.. looking forward to see further names mainly starting with p and s..

  9. Can you please tell me the meaning of “Sagimso“. Is it the name of some diety or just a name.

  10. can u please suggest me a name in limbu for my NGO. MY NGO is about women, dhildren, diasble people and elderly persons too.

  11. we really like of ur names and hope you will upload some more names , actually i want my a name comming soon of my son please let me know some more

  12. can you suggest some name that are related to nature as in breeze,cloud etc for a boy…

  13. Hi

    Nice ones. But u was lukin for more.

    ” Sunny day ” lai k bhancha limbu bhasha ma.

    Thnks n regards.
    Tapaswi

  14. i am also looking for baby girl name which is start with s can anybody help me thank you.

  15. i am looking for baby boy name starting from pha .can you help me please

  16. its really useful and …in fact its really u did great job..thankx


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