Kazakh Names

Kazakh names are used in the country of Kazakhstan in central Eurasia.
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AIBEK Айбек m Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
AIDAY Айдай f Kazakh
Means "moon child" in Kazakh.
AIGUL Айгүл f Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of AYGÜL.
AIMAN (1) Айман f Kazakh
Means "beauty of the moon" in Kazakh.
AINA (5) Айна f Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kazakh Айна (see AYNA).
ALI (1) Әли m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar, Kazakh, Dhivehi
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic. Ali ibn Abi Talib 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]
ALIKHAN Әлихан m Kazakh
Combination of the name ALI (1) and the Turkic title khan, which means "ruler, leader".
ALISHER Әлішер m Uzbek, Kazakh, Tajik
Combination of ALI (1) and SHER.
ALIYA (1) Әлия f Kazakh, Tatar, Arabic
Kazakh and Tatar form of ALIYAH (1), as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic عليّة (see ALIYAH (1)).
ANAR (2) Анар f Kazakh
Variant of ANARA.
ANARA Анара f Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "pomegranate" in Kazakh and Kyrgyz, ultimately from Persian.
ANARGUL Анаргүл f Kazakh
Means "blooming pomegranate tree" in Kazakh.
ARMAN (1) Арман m Persian, Kazakh
Means "wish, hope" in Persian.
ARUZHAN Аружан f Kazakh
Means "beautiful soul" in Kazakh.
ASLAN Аслан m Turkish, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
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 author C. S. Lewis later used the name Aslan for the main protagonist (a lion) in his 'Chronicles of Narnia' series of books, first appearing in 1950.
AYAULYM Аяулым f Kazakh
Means "beloved" in Kazakh.
AYBEK Айбек m Kyrgyz, Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kyrgyz/Kazakh Айбек (see AIBEK).
AYNA Айна f Kazakh
Kazakh form of AÝNA.
AYNUR Айнұр 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".
AZAT Азат m Tatar, Kazakh, Turkmen, Turkish, Armenian
Form of AZAD in several languages.
BIBIGUL Бибігүл f Kazakh
Means "nightingale" in Kazakh.
BOLAT Болат m Kazakh
From a Turkic word meaning "steel", ultimately from Persian.
BULAT Болат m Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kazakh Болат (see BOLAT).
ERASYL Ерасыл m Kazakh
Means "noble hero" in Kazakh.
GAUHAR Гауһар f Urdu, Kazakh
From Persian گوهر (gohar) meaning "jewel, gemstone".
GULNAR Гульнар f Kazakh
Kazakh form of GOLNAR.
GULNARA Гульнара f Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijani
Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GULNAZ Гулназ f Kazakh, Georgian, Urdu
Kazakh, Georgian and Urdu form of GOLNAZ.
INKAR Іңкәр f Kazakh
Means "desire, passion" in Kazakh.
INZHU Інжу f Kazakh
Means "pearl" in Kazakh.
ISLAM Ислам m Arabic, Kazakh, Chechen, Ingush
From the name of the religion, derived from Arabic إسلام (Islam) meaning "submission (to God)".
MADINA Мәдина 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.
MAKHMUD Махмуд m Uzbek, Kazakh, Chechen
Uzbek, Kazakh and Chechen form of MAHMUD.
MUKHAMED Мұхамед m Kazakh
Kazakh form of MUHAMMAD.
MUKHAMMED Мұхаммед m Kazakh
Kazakh form of MUHAMMAD.
NURASYL Нұрасыл m Kazakh (Rare)
From Kazakh нұр (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) and асыл (asyl) meaning "precious, noble".
NURISLAM Нұрислам m Kazakh
From Kazakh нұр (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) combined with Islam, the name of the religion (ultimately from Arabic إسلام).
NURLAN Нұрлан m Kazakh
From Kazakh нұр (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) and ұлан (ulan) meaning "soldier".
NURSULTAN Нұрсұлтан m Kazakh
From Kazakh нұр (nur) meaning "light" and сұлтан (sultan) meaning "sultan, king" (both words of Arabic origin).
NURZHAN Нұржан m Kazakh
From Kazakh нұр (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) and жан (zhan) meaning "soul" (of Persian origin).
RAMAZAN Рамазан m Turkish, Azerbaijani, Avar, Kazakh, Circassian
Turkish, Azerbaijani, Avar, Kazakh and Circassian form of RAMADAN.
RINAT (1) Ринат m Tatar, Bashkir, Kazakh
Tatar, Bashkir and Kazakh form of RENAT.
RUSLAN Руслан m Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush, Avar, Circassian
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.
RUSTAM Рустам m Kazakh, Uzbek, Tajik, Azerbaijani
Kazakh, Uzbek, Tajik and Azerbaijani form of ROSTAM.
SALTANAT Салтанат f Kazakh
Possibly means "festival" in Kazakh.
SERIK Серік m Kazakh
Means "support" in Kazakh.
SEZIM Сезім f Kazakh
Means "sensitive" in Kazakh.
SHAMIL Шәміл m Arabic, Kazakh, Avar, Chechen, Tatar, Azerbaijani
From Arabic شاميل (shamil) meaning "comprehensive, universal".
SUKHRAB Сухраб m Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of SOHRAB.
TALGAT Талғат m Kazakh, Tatar
Kazakh and Tatar form of TAL'AT.
TEMIR Темір m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Temür (see TIMUR).
TIMUR Тимур m Tatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Russian, History
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.
ZHULDYZ Жұлдыз f Kazakh
Means "star" in Kazakh.