Chechen Names

Chechen names are used in Chechnya, a federal subject of Russia.
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ABDURAKHMAN   Абдурахман   m   Chechen
Chechen form of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
AKHMAD   Ахьмад   m   Chechen, Dagestani
Chechen and Dagestani form of AHMAD.
ANZOR   Анзор   m   Georgian, Chechen
Possibly derived from Georgian აზნაური (aznauri) "noble", ultimately from Middle Persian aznawar.
ASLAN   Аслан   m   Turkish, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Chechen, Ingush
From Turkic arslan meaning "lion". This was a byname or title borne by several medieval Turkic rulers, including the Seljuk sultan Alp Arslan (a byname meaning "brave lion") who drove the Byzantines from Anatolia in the 11th century. The name Aslan was later used by the author C. S. Lewis for the main protagonist (a lion) in his 'Chronicles of Narnia' series of books, first appearing in 1950.
ASLANBEK   Асланбек   m   Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
Derived from Turkish aslan "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
DUKVAKHA   Дукваха   m   Chechen
Means "to live long", derived from Nakh duqa "many" and vakha "to live".
DZHABRAIL   Джабраил   m   Chechen
Chechen form of GABRIEL.
DZHAMAL   Джамал   m   Chechen
Chechen form of JAMAL.
DZHOKHAR   Джохар   m   Chechen
Possibly from Persian گوهر (gohar) "jewel, essence" or جوهر (johar) "essence, ink" (which comes from the same root, but via a loan to Arabic and retransmission to Persian).
IBRAGIM   Ибрагим   m   Chechen, Ossetian
Chechen and Ossetian form of ABRAHAM.
ISLAMBEK   Исламбек   m   Chechen
Derived from Islam, the name of the religion (ultimately from Arabic إسلام), combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
KHANPASHA   Ханпаша   m   Chechen
Derived from the Turkic title Khan which means "ruler, leader" combined with the high Ottoman military rank pasha.
KHASAN   Хьасан   m   Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian, Ingush, Tatar, Bashkir
Form of HASAN.
MAGOMED   Магомед   m   Dagestani, Chechen, Ingush
Dagestani, Chechen and Ingush form of MUHAMMAD.
MAGOMET   Магомет   m   Dagestani, Chechen, Ingush
Dagestani, Chechen and Ingush form of MUHAMMAD.
MAKHMUD   Махмуд   m   Uzbek, Kazakh, Chechen
Uzbek, Kazakh and Chechen form of MAHMUD.
MAYRBEK   Майрбек   m   Chechen
Derived from Nakh majra meaning "husband, brave man" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
MUKHAMED   Мухамед   m   Chechen
Chechen form of MUHAMMAD.
RUSLAN   Руслан   m   Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush
Form of YERUSLAN used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem 'Ruslan and Ludmila' (1820), which was loosely based on Russian and Tatar folktales of Yeruslan Lazarevich.
SALAMBEK   Саламбек   m   Chechen
Derived from Arabic سَلآم (salaam) "peace" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
TIMUR   Тимур   m   History, Tatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Russian
From the Turkic name Temür meaning "iron". Timur, also known as Tamerlane (from Persian تیمور لنگ (Timur e Lang) meaning "Timur the lame"), was a 14th-century Turkic leader who conquered large areas of Western Asia.
VAKHA   Ваха   m   Chechen
Derived from Nakh vakha "to live".
ZELIMKHAN   Зелимхан   m   Chechen
Combination of the name SALIM and the Turkic title khan which means "ruler, leader".
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