Deer Names

AWENTIA

Variant of Cherokee Awinita, meaning fawn

Awinita

Native American Cherokee name meaning fawn

AYAL

Hebrew name meaning deer, gazelle

Ayala

Feminine form of Hebrew Ayal, meaning deer; gazelle

Ayalah

Variant of Hebrew Ayala, meaning deer; gazelle

Ayelet

Hebrew name derived from a name for the morning star, meaning deer; gazelle

Óscar

Spanish form of Irish Oscar, meaning "deer-lover."

Óscar

Spanish form of Irish Oscar, meaning "deer-lover."

Óscar

Spanish form of Irish Oscar, meaning "deer-lover."

Óskar

Polish and Scandinavian form of Irish Oscar, meaning "deer-lover."

Óskar

Polish and Scandinavian form of Irish Oscar, meaning "deer-lover."

Buck

From the American English nickname for a high-spirited young man, itself from the word for a male deer or goat

Ceren

Turkish name meaning young gazelle

Damhnait

Little fawn Irish/Gaelic name composed of the word damh fawn and a diminutive suffix.

DARBY

Deer farm English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of Old Norse diur deer and Danish -by or Old Norse býr farm

Derby

Variant of English Darby, meaning deer farm

Deven

Variant of English unisex Devon, meaning worshiper of the god Dumnonos

Devin

Irish surname transferred to English forename use, itself from Gaelic Ó Damháin, descendant of Damhán, a byname meaning fawn

Devnet

English form of Irish/Gaelic Damhnait, meaning little fawn

Dorcas

Greek biblical form of Aramaic Tabitha, meaning "gazelle." See Acts 9:36 in the New Testament.

Dorcia

Variant of Greek Dorcas, meaning "gazelle."

Dorkas

Variant of Greek Dorcas, meaning "gazelle."

Dymphna

English form of Irish/Gaelic Damhnait, meaning little fawn

Dympna

Variant of English Dymphna, meaning little fawn

Elain

Welsh name meaning fawn

Eneh

Hungarian legend name of the mother of the Hungarian people, possibly meaning "deer."

Eniko

Hungarian named derived from Enéh, possibly meaning "deer."

Eyal

Variant of Hebrew Ayal, meaning deer, gazelle

Fawn

Rare but existing English forename derived from the vocabulary word meaning baby deer

Fawna

Variant of English Fawn, meaning baby deer

Hartley

Deer wood English surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements heorot hart, male deer and leah clearing, wood

Herschel

Pet form of Yiddish Hirsh, meaning deer

Hersh

Variant of Yiddish Hirsh, meaning deer

Hershel

Variant of Yiddish Herschel, meaning deer

Heshel

Variant of Yiddish Herschel, meaning deer

Hirsh

Yiddish name meaning deer

Hirshel

Variant of Yiddish Herschel, meaning deer

Hjortur

Icelandic name meaning deer

Isi

Native American Choctaw unisex name meaning deer

Maral

Armenian name meaning deer

Niabi

Native American Osage name meaning fawn

Ofra

Variant of Hebrew unisex Ophrah, meaning young fawn; young mountain

Oisin

Little deer Irish myth name of a son of Fionn mac Cumhail, composed of the element os deer and a diminutive suffix.

Ophrah

Hebrew unisex name derived from the biblical name of a descendant of Judah and a city in Manasseh, meaning young fawn; young mountain

Oprah

Feminine variant of Hebrew unisex Ophrah, meaning young fawn; young mountain

Osheen

English form of Irish Oisín, meaning little deer

Oskari

Finnish form of Irish Oscar, meaning deer-lover

Oskars

Latvian form of Irish Oscar, meaning deer-lover

Osku

Nickname for Finnish Oskari, meaning deer-lover

Ossia

Feminine form of Irish Ossian, meaning little deer

Ossian

Variant of Irish Oisín, meaning little deer

Oszkar

Hungarian form of Irish Oscar, meaning "deer-lover."

Rasha

Arabic name meaning young gazelle

Roscoe

Roe-deer wood English surname transferred to forename use, itself from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements rá roe-deer and skógr copse, wood

Shika (鹿)

Japanese name meaning gentle deer

Tabatha

English variant of Aramaic Tabitha, meaning gazelle

Tabby

English pet form of Aramaic Tabitha, meaning gazelle

Tabea

German pet form of Aramaic Tabitha, meaning "gazelle."

Tabitha

Aramaic biblical name of a woman restored to life by Peter, meaning gazelle The Greeks translated this name to Dorcas in the New Testament. See Acts 9:36.

Tibby

English unisex pet form of Aramaic Tabitha gazelle and English Theobald people-bold

Tzvi

Hebrew name meaning deer

Yeghnig

Armenian name meaning hind; red deer

Zibiah

Hebrew biblical name of the mother of King Joash, meaning deer
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