Albanian Submitted Names
are used in the country of Albania, as well as Kosovo and other Albanian communities throughout the world.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AFRODITAfBasque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of Aphrodite
AGRONmAlbanian, Greek Mythology
From the Ancient Greek Ἄγρων (Ágrōn
) meaning "field" or "wild, rustic", or from Albanian ag
"dawn". This was the name of an Illyrian king, husband of Teuta
. In Greek mythology, Agron was a youth who lived on the island of Cos and was impious toward the gods, and was consequently turned into a bird.
Albanian name meaning "great mother", from Proto-Indo-European akkā
meaning "mother (children's speech)". Compare Ancient Greek ἀκκώ
(akkṓ', “ghost”) and Latin Acca Lārentia
meaning (“Laren mother, Roman hall goddess”).
Albanian form of Agnesa
. A famous bearer is Mother Teresa who was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu.
The name represents the demonym of Albania as it used to be called in Medieval times, "Arberi/a". It ultimately goes back to the Albanian tribal name Arbër/Arbëreshë.... [more]
Originates from the middle ages in the Albanian state of Arbëria.
Ardian is a personal name deriving from the name of an Illyrian tribe of Ardiaei, whose original homeland was the valley of the Neretva river, in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, the name is mainly present among modern Albanians, as they consider themselves to be the direct descendants of ancient Illyrians... [more]
Means "golden day" in Albanian, from ar
"gold" and dita
Derived from Albanian ar
"golden; gold" and jetë
Means "golden life", from Albanian ar
"the gold" and jetë
Derived from Albanian ar
"gold" and lindje
"birth" and thus commonly interpreted as "golden birth".
Means "golden mind", from the Albanian ar
meaning "gold, golden" and mend
Means "good gold" or "beautiful gold", from Albanian ar
"gold" and mirë
Derived from Albanian arsim
Possibly derived from the name of the city of Arta in southwestern Greece. A city with connections to Albania and Albanians. The name of the city is popularly held to be derived from Albanian artë
"golden" (compare ar
Albanian masculine name believed to be derived from Albanian artë
Name of an Illyrian saint and Christian martry who served as bishop of Durrës in the 1st century CE. He is nowadays commemorated by Albanian Christians on 6 July.
This is the name of Kosovar politician and former president of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga.
Said to be derived from an Arabic word meaning "helpful".
Means "white moon" in Albanian, from bardhë
"white" and hënë
, the name of an ancient Illyrian king (reigned from 385 to 358 BC), which is popularly held to mean "white star" from Albanian bardhë
"white" and yll
Derived from besë
, meaning "trust, faith; promise; oath".
Possibly derived from Albanian besë
"faith; trust; promise; oath" and artë
Derived from Albanian besim
"faith; belief" and fort
Albanian and Turkish name of Arabian origin for males. The Albanian name derives from Besa, an Albanian cultural precept, usually translated as "faith", that means "to keep the promise" and "word of honor".... [more]
Derived from Besiana, one of the Albanian names of Podujevo, a city in north-eastern Kosovo.... [more]
Derived from Albanian besë
meaning "faith, trust" and mirë
Derived from Albanian bletë
"bee". A famous bearer is Bleta "Bebe" Rexha (1989-), an Albanian-American singer.
Comes from an albanian word for a kind of tree "Bliri" or " Bli " which in english is linden tree and , from "era" in this case meaning smell . Smell of linden tree .
Derived from Albanian çliroj
"to free; to set free; to release".
From the name Dalmatae
of an Ancient Illyrian tribe living in Dalmatia.
"pear", probably related to Dardanians, an Illyrian tribe.
Meaning snow in tosk dialect which is Albanian dialect or white
Possibly a cognate of the female Illyrian name Teuta
(or another attested variant Teuda). For a similar sound correspondence compare dallëndyshe. Alternatively a shortening of the archaic Albanian name Dedalij.
Diella is a female version of the word "Dielli" which in Albanian language means "the Sun."
This name is best known as that of the heroine in the Albanian legend and ballad Kostandini dhe Doruntina
(Constantin and Doruntine
DRENm & fAlbanian, Serbian, Croatian
From Serbian дрен/dren
meaning European Cornel (Cornus mas) (type of dogwood). The tree is a symbol of strength and health in Serbian culture, having an idiom "здрав к'о дрен/zdrav k'o dren" which equates to English "fit as a fiddle"... [more]
Derived from Albanian dritë
meaning "light". A known bearer of this name is the Albanian businessman Dritan Hoxha (1968-2008), who founded the largest media company of Albania.
Means "starlight", from Albanian dritë
"light" and yll
Means "I love" and "I want" in Albanian. A famous bearer of the name is Albanian singer Dua Lipa.
Means "he loves" in Albanian, ultimately derived from Albanian dua
Possibly means ''he enjoys'', from Albanian gëzoj
Possibly meaning "good life", from Albanian emir
- "good" combined with jetë
This is an ancient Illyrian name used primarily by males. In todays Albanian it is the short name for Eneid (masculine) and Eneida (feminine).
Derived from the name of the Enchelei, an Illyrian tribe. Their name is said to be derived from an Ancient Greek word meaning "eel-people".
Albanian name meaning "dawn wind" or "scent". Combined with erë
"wind, scent" and ag
Derived from Albanian erë
"scent; fragrance; smell" and bli
"linden tree; lime tree".
Derived from Albanian erë
"scent; fragrance; smell; wind" and jetë
Albanian name meaning "our wind", from the elements erë/era
meaning "wind" and jonë
Albanian name meaning "scent of linden tree", combined with erë
"wind, scent" and bli
From Albanian erë
meaning "wind, scent" combined with mirë
Perhaps means "violet scent" from Albanian erë
"wind" (compare Era
), and possibly by extension "scent, odor", combined with vjollca
"violet" (compare Vjollca
). A similar name is Erlule
, apparently composed of erë
"flower" (compare Lule
Turkish and Albanian form of Adham
. A known bearer of this name was Ethem Nejat (1883-1921), a Turkish revolutionary communist militant.
Derived from fat
"luck; serendipity; destiny" and jonë
Albanian masculine name derived from fat
"luck; serendipity; destiny" and lind
"to be born; to give birth; to bring forth".
Directly taken from Albanian fisnik
"of noble stock; noble; gallant; generous".
Albanian name used to show nationalism, derived from Albanian fitore
Derived from Albanian word flori
which means "piece of gold".
From Proto-Indo-European ǵenh-
meaning “to produce, to generate”, after the name of Illyrian king Gentius
, probably the Latin pronunciation of an Illyrian name.
Albanian male name. It is composed of the first two letters of Albanian clan groups. GE stands for Gheg living in the north of Albanian lands (Northern Albania) and speaking the Gheg Dialect, TO for Tosk living in the south and speaking the Tosk Dialect, and AR for Arbëresh, Albanians living in Italy, Greece etc... [more]
Derived from Albanian gëzim
Albanian form of Ghoncheh
. This was the middle name of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, better known as Mother Teresa (1910-1997).
GRANITmSoviet, Albanian, Russian
Derived from the Albanian and Russian noun granit
(written as гранит in Russian Cyrillic) meaning "granite". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
Allegedly derived from Albanian hëna
"the moon". e Hane
refers to Monday (the first day of the week).