Ossetian Names

Ossetian names are used in Ossetia, which is a region split by Russia and Georgia.
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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 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   Аслӕнбег   m   Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
Derived from Turkish aslan meaning "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
BATRAZ   Батырадз   m   Ossetian, Caucasian Mythology
Possibly from Turkic bagatur meaning "hero, warrior, brave". This is the name of the leader of the superhuman Narts in Caucasian mythology.
IBRAGIM   Ибрагим   m   Chechen, Ossetian
Chechen and Ossetian form of ABRAHAM.
KHASAN   Хасан   m   Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian, Ingush, Tatar, Bashkir
Form of HASAN.
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.
SOSLAN   Сослан   m   Ossetian
Ossetian form of SOSRUKO.
TAYMURAZ   Таймураз   m   Ossetian
Ossetian form of TAHMURAS.
ZAUR   Зауыр   m   Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Georgian
Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen and Georgian form of ZAWAR.
ZAURBEK   Зауырбег   m   Ossetian, Chechen
Derived from Arabic زوار (zawar) meaning "pilgrim" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
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