Dagestani Names

Dagestani names are used in Dagestan, a federal subject of Russia.
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AHMAD   Ахӏмад   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "more commendable" in Arabic.
ALI (1)   Гьали   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic. Ali was a cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the fourth caliph to rule the Muslim world. His followers were the original Shia Muslims, who regard him as the first rightful caliph.... [more]
MADINA   Мадина   f   Kazakh, Avar, Chechen
From the name of the city of Medina, Arabic المدينة (al-Madinah), which means "the city". The Saudi city is considered an Islamic holy site because the Prophet Muhammad was based there for a period.
MAGOMED   m   Avar (Russified), Chechen (Russified)
Russian form of MUHAMMAD, used particularly in the Caucasus.
MAGOMEDKHAN   m   Avar (Russified)
Russified form of MUHAMADKHAN.
MAGOMET   m   Avar (Russified), Chechen (Russified)
Russian form of MUHAMMAD, used particularly in the Caucasus.
MUHAMAD   МухӀамад   m   Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Indonesian, Malay and Avar variant of MUHAMMAD.
MUHAMADKHAN   МухӀамадхан   m   Avar
Combination of MUHAMAD and the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
MUHAMMAD   МухӀаммад   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Tajik, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "praiseworthy", derived from Arabic حمد (hamid) meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Muslim belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel, who provided him with the first verses of the Qur'an. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.... [more]
MURAD   Мурад   m   Arabic, Urdu, Azerbaijani, Avar
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic. This name was borne by several Ottoman sultans.
NURMAGOMED   Нурмагомед   m   Avar
Combination of Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and the name MAGOMED.
RAMAZAN   Рамазан   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani, Avar, Kazakh
Turkish, Azerbaijani, Avar and Kazakh form of RAMADAN.
RASUL   Расул   m   Arabic, Avar
Means "prophet, messenger" in Arabic.
RUSLAN   Руслан   m   Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush, Avar
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.
SHAMIL   Шамиль   m   Arabic, Kazakh, Avar, Azerbaijani
From Arabic شاميل (shamil) meaning "comprehensive, universal".
SULTAN   Султан   m & f   Arabic, Turkish, Urdu, Bengali, Avar
Means "ruler, king, sultan" in Arabic. In the Arab world this name is typically masculine, but Turkey it is given to both boys and girls.
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