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This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords moon or lunar.
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AIBEK   m   Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
AIDAY   f   Kazakh
Means "moon child" in Kazakh.
AIMAN   f   Kazakh
Means "beauty of the moon" in Kazakh.
ALCMENE   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Αλκμηνη (Alkmene), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and μηνη (mene) "moon". In Greek mythology Alcmene was the wife of Amphitryon. She was the mother of Herakles by Zeus, who bedded her by disguising himself as her absent husband.
AYBERK   m   Turkish
Means "high moon" in Turkish.
AYDAN (1)   f   Turkish
Means "from the moon" in Turkish.
AYGÜL   f   Turkish
Means "moon rose" in Turkish.
AYGÜN   f   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements ay "moon" and gün "sun".
AYLİN   f   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "of the moon" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon".
AÝNABAT   f   Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen "moon" and nabat "sweet".
AYNUR   f   Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Uyghur
Means "moon light" in Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh and Uyghur, ultimately from Turkic ay meaning "moon" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
AYSEL   f   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "moon flood" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon" and sel "flood, stream".
AYSU   f   Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and su meaning "water".
AYSUN   f   Turkish
Means "as beautiful as the moon" in Turkish.
AYTAÇ   m & f   Turkish
Means "moon crown" in Turkish.
BADR   m & f   Arabic
Means "full moon" in Arabic.
BULAN   f   Indonesian
Means "moon" (or "month") in Indonesian.
CHAN   m & f   Khmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
CHANDRA   m & f   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) meaning "to shine". This is a transcription of the masculine form चण्ड (a name of the moon in Hindu texts which is often personified as a deity) as well as the feminine form चण्डा.
CHANDRAKANT   m   Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "beloved by the moon", derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon" and कान्त (kanta) meaning "desired, beloved". This is another name for the moonstone.
CHANNARY   f   Khmer
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) "moon" and នារី (neari) "woman, girl".
DAWA   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "moon, month" in Tibetan.
DİLAY   f   Turkish
Means "beautiful moon" in Turkish.
FERAY   f   Turkish
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
GÜLAY   f   Turkish
Means "rose moon" in Turkish.
GÜNAY   f & m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and ay "moon".
HALA   f   Arabic
Means "halo around the moon" in Arabic. This was the name of a sister-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad.
HELEN   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek ‘Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon". In Greek mythology Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose kidnapping by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War. The name was also borne by the 4th-century Saint Helena, mother of the Roman emperor Constantine, who supposedly found the True Cross during a trip to Jerusalem.... [more]
HILARGI   f   Basque
Means "moon" in Basque.
IAH   m   Egyptian Mythology
Means "moon" in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology this was the name of a god of the moon, later identified with Thoth.
İLKAY   f & m   Turkish
Means "new moon" in Turkish, derived from ilk "first" and ay "moon".
INDUMATHI   f   Tamil
From Sanskrit इन्दुमत् (indumat) meaning "full moon".
JACI (2)   f & m   Native American, Tupi
From Tupi îasy meaning "moon".
JACIRA   f   Native American, Tupi
From Tupi îasy "moon" and ira "honey".
JERICHO   m   Biblical
From the name of a city in Israel which is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. The meaning of the city's name is uncertain, but it may be related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant".
KILLA   f   Native American, Quechua
Means "moon" in Quechua.
KORAY   m   Turkish
Means "ember moon" in Turkish.
LUNA   f   Roman Mythology, Italian, Spanish, English
Means "the moon" in Latin. Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon, frequently depicted driving a white chariot through the sky.
LUSINE   f   Armenian
Means "moon" in Armenian.
MAHIN   f   Persian
Means "related to the moon" in Persian.
MAHSA   f   Persian
Means "like the moon" in Persian.
MAHVASH   f   Persian
Possibly means "moon-like" in Persian.
MARAMA   f   Polynesian Mythology
Means "moon" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology she was the goddess of the moon and death.
MENODORA   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μηνη (mene) "moon" and δωρον (doron) "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred with her sisters Metrodora and Nymphodora.
MEZTLI   m & f   Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "moon" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec god (or goddess) of the moon.
MONDAY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the day of the week, which was derived from Old English mona "moon" and dæg "day". This was formerly given to girls born on Monday.
NATSUKI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
NGUYỆT   f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (nguyệt) meaning "moon".
NURAY   f   Turkish
Means "bright moon" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and Turkic ay meaning "moon".
PURNAMA   f & m   Indonesian
Means "full moon" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पूर्णिमा (purnima).
PURNIMA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada
Means "full moon" in Sanskrit.
QAMAR   m & f   Arabic
Means "moon" in Arabic.
RAKESH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Means "lord of the full moon" from Sanskrit राका (raka) meaning "full moon" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler".
RAMACHANDRA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Telugu
Derived from the name of the Hindu god RAMA (1) combined with Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon". This is another name of Rama.
SANDA (2)   f   Burmese
Means "moon" in Burmese, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
SASITHORN   f   Thai
Means "the moon" in Thai (a poetic word).
SELENE   f   Greek Mythology, Greek
Means "moon" in Greek. This was the name of a Greek goddess of the moon, sometimes identified with the goddess Artemis.
ŞENAY   f   Turkish
Means "merry moon" in Turkish.
TSUKIKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
TÜLAY   f   Turkish
Means "tulle moon" in Turkish.
TUNCAY   m   Turkish
Means "bronze moon" in Turkish.
YUNUEN   m & f   Native American, Mayan
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.
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