Tibetan Submitted Surnames

Tibetan names are used by the Tibetan people who live in the region of Tibet in central Asia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
LAMA Tibetan, Nepali
A Buddhist name found among people of Tibet and Nepal, from the Tibetan blama, meaning "priest" or "monk".
SHERPA Nepali, Indian, Tibetan, Bengali
From the name of the Sherpa people, a Tibetic ethnic group inhabiting Nepal, China, Bhutan, and the Himalayas. The name itself is derived from Sherpa ཤར (shar) meaning "east" and wa "people" (thus, "people of the east" or "eastern people"), a reference to their origin in northeastern Nepal... [more]