Albanian Submitted Names

Albanian names are used in the country of Albania, as well as Kosovo and other Albanian communities throughout the world.
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ABDULAmAlbanian
Albanian form of Abdullah.
ABDYLmAlbanian
Albanian male name, a form of Abdullah. Notable people with the name include: ... [more]
ADMIRmBosnian, Albanian
From Latin admiror, meaning ''to admire, wonder''.
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.
AJKUNAfAlbanian
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”).
AJOLAfAlbanian
Modern form of the Illyrian name Aiola.
AJSHËfAlbanian
Albanian form of Aisha.
ALBANAfAlbanian
Meaning: The Albanian
ALBULENAfAlbanian
Of uncertain origin.... [more]
ALEKSIOmAlbanian
Albanian form of Alexis.
ALESIAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Aleksio.
ALKETAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Alketas.
ALTINmTurkish, Albanian
Derived from Old Turkic altun meaning "gold".
ANDRImAlbanian
Albanian form of Andrew.
ANDRRAfAlbanian
Of unknown meaning
ANJEZAfAlbanian
Albanian form of Agnes.
ANJEZËfAlbanian
Albanian form of Agnesa. A famous bearer is Mother Teresa who was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu.
ANTIGONAfAlbanian, Croatian, Slovene
Albanian and Croatian form of Antigone.
ANTONJOmAlbanian
Albanian form of Antonio.
ANXHELAfAlbanian
Albanian form of Angela.
ANXHELINAfAlbanian
Albanian form of Angelina.
ARBANAfAlbanian
Means "Albanian woman" in Albanian.
ARBENAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Arben.
ARBËNITAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Arbër.
ARBËRmAlbanian
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]
ARBËRIEfAlbanian
Feminine form of Arbër.
ARBNORmAlbanian
Possibly derived from the tribal name Arbër/Arbereshë (compare Arbër).
ARBNORAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Arbnor.
ARBRImAlbanian
Originates from the middle ages in the Albanian state of Arbëria.
ARDImAlbanian
Variant of Ardian.
ARDIANmAlbanian, Bosnian
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]
ARDIANAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Ardian.
ARDIJANAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Ardijan.
ARDITmAlbanian
Means "golden day" in Albanian, from ar "gold" and dita "day".
ARDITAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Ardit, derived from ar "gold" and dita "(the) day".
ARIANmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian ar "golden; gold" and jetë "life".
ARIJANmCroatian, Serbian, Albanian
Croatian masculine form of Arijana.
ARJANmAlbanian
Variant of Arian.
ARJANAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Arian.
ARJETAfAlbanian
Means "golden life", from Albanian ar "the gold" and jetë "the life".
ARLINDmAlbanian
Means "born from gold" in Albanian.
ARLINDAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian ar "gold" and lindje "birth" and thus commonly interpreted as "golden birth".
ARMENDmAlbanian
Means "golden mind", from the Albanian ar meaning "gold, golden" and mend meaning "mind".
ARMINDAfAlbanian
Possibly a feminine form of Armend.
ARMIRmAlbanian
Means "good gold" or "beautiful gold", from Albanian ar "gold" and mirë "good, beautiful".
ARSIMmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian arsim "education; formation".
ARTAfAlbanian
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 "gold")
ARTANmAlbanian
Albanian masculine name believed to be derived from Albanian artë "golden".
ARTINmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
ASTImAlbanian
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.
ASTRITmAlbanian
Means "snake" in Albanian.
ATIFETEfAlbanian
This is the name of Kosovar politician and former president of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga.
AULONAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Aulon.
AVNImAlbanian
Said to be derived from an Arabic word meaning "helpful".
AVNIEfAlbanian
Feminine form of Avni.
AZIfAlbanian
Albanian form of Asia.
BAJRAMmAlbanian
Albanian form of Bayram.
BARDHmAlbanian
Derived from the Albanian bardhë meaning "white".
BARDHAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian bardhë "white".
BARDHANAfAlbanian
Means "white moon" in Albanian, from bardhë "white" and hënë "moon".
BARDHOSHmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
BARDHYLmAlbanian
From Bardylis, 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 "star".
BEKIMmAlbanian
Means "blessing" in Albanian.
BESAfAlbanian
Derived from besë, meaning "trust, faith; promise; oath".
BESARTmAlbanian
Possibly derived from Albanian besë "faith; trust; promise; oath" and artë "golden".
BESARTAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Besart.
BESFORTmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian besim "faith; belief" and fort "strong".
BESIANmAlbanian
Masculine form of Besjana.
BESIMmAlbanian, Turkish
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]
BESIMEfAlbanian
Means "believe" in Albanian.
BESJANAfAlbanian
Derived from Besiana, one of the Albanian names of Podujevo, a city in north-eastern Kosovo.... [more]
BESMIRmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian besë meaning "faith, trust" and mirë meaning "good".
BESNIKEfAlbanian
Feminine form of Besnik.
BETIMmAlbanian
Directly taken from Albanian betim "oath"
BILBILmAlbanian
Means "nightingale" in Albanian.
BLEDARmAlbanian
Means "pale", from the Illyrian Blaedarus.
BLERIMmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian blerim "greenery".
BLERINAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Blerim.
BLETAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian bletë "bee". A famous bearer is Bleta "Bebe" Rexha (1989-), an Albanian-American singer.
BLINERAfAlbanian (Rare)
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 .
BOIKENmAlbanian
Possibly a variant of Briken.
BORBARDHAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian borë "snow" and bardhë "white". It is the Albanian cognate of Schneewittchen.
BRIKENmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
BRIKENAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Briken.
BUJARmAlbanian
Directly taken from Albanian bujar "generous".
BUKURIEfAlbanian
From Albanian bukuri meaning "beauty".
BUKUROSHEfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian bukuri "beauty".
CLIRIMmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian çliroj "to free; to set free; to release".
CYMËfAlbanian
An old Albanian folk name from Kosovo
DALMATmAlbanian
From the name Dalmatae of an Ancient Illyrian tribe living in Dalmatia.
DARDHANmAlbanian
From dardhë "pear", probably related to Dardanians, an Illyrian tribe.
DASHURIfAlbanian (Rare)
Means "love" in Albanian.
DASHURIEfAlbanian
Means "intimacy" in Albanian.
DEBORAfAlbanian
Meaning snow in tosk dialect which is Albanian dialect or white
DËBORAKEfAlbanian
Means "snow" in Albanian.
DEDAfAlbanian
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.
DEFRIMmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian dëfrim "entertainment; fun".
DELINmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
DELINAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Delin.
DIAMANTmAlbanian
Means "diamond" in Albanian.
DIELINAfAlbanian
The day of the week, Sunday or the sun is rising.
DIELLmAlbanian
Sun in Albanian language.
DIELLAfAlbanian
Diella is a female version of the word "Dielli" which in Albanian language means "the Sun."
DIELLZAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian diell meaning "sun" (compare Diell).
DITAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian ditë meaning "day".
DITIONmAlbanian
Name of ancient Illyrian tribe/clan
DONIKAfAlbanian
Allegedly an Albanian form of Andronika (see Andronikos).... [more]
DONJETAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian don "will; desire" and jetë "life".
DORJANAfCroatian, Slovene, Albanian
Croatian and Slovene feminine form of Dorian.
DORUNTINAfAlbanian
This name is best known as that of the heroine in the Albanian legend and ballad Kostandini dhe Doruntina (Constantin and Doruntine in English).
DRANAFILEfAlbanian (Rare, Archaic)
Albanian cognate of Triantafyllia. Bearer Dranafile "Drane" Bernai was the mother of the 20th-century Albanian-born nun and missionary Mother Teresa.
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]
DRIADAfAlbanian (Rare)
Possibly from Albanian driadë "dryad".
DRINmAlbanian
River name in Albania - "Drin"
DRINImAlbanian
The name of the longest Albanian river.
DRITANmAlbanian
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.
DRITËfAlbanian (Rare)
Means "light" in Albanian.
DRITËSIMmAlbanian
Masculine form of Dritë.
DRITIMmAlbanian
Masculine form of Drita.
DRITJONmAlbanian
Meaning "our light", From dritë "light" + jonë "our".
DRITYLLmAlbanian
Means "starlight", from Albanian dritë "light" and yll "star".
DUAfAlbanian
Means "I love" and "I want" in Albanian. A famous bearer of the name is Albanian singer Dua Lipa.
DURIMmAlbanian
Means "endurance" in Albanian.
EDERAfItalian, Albanian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Maltese (Rare)
Means "ivy" in Italian, from Latin hedera "ivy", perhaps related to the Latin root -hendere "to grasp; to take; to cling onto".
EDLIRAfAlbanian
Said to be derived from i / e dëlirë "pure".
EDONmAlbanian
Means "he loves" in Albanian, ultimately derived from Albanian dua "to love".
EDONAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Edon.
EGZONmAlbanian
Possibly means ''he enjoys'', from Albanian gëzoj to enjoy.
ELDINAfBosnian, Albanian
Feminine form of Eldin.
ELIRAfAlbanian
Popularly derived from Albanian i lirë / e lirë "to be free".... [more]
ELSEIDmAlbanian
This is the name of Albanian footballer Elseid Hysaj.
ELVANAfAlbanian
Famous bearer: Albanian singer Elvana Gjata
EMILJANOmAlbanian
Albanian form of Emiliano.
EMIRJETAfAlbanian
Possibly meaning "good life", from Albanian emir- "good" combined with jetë- "life".
ENmAlbanian
This is an ancient Illyrian name used primarily by males. In todays Albanian it is the short name for Eneid (masculine) and Eneida (feminine).
ENDRITAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Endrit.
ENEDAfAlbanian
Albanian form of Eneida.
ENGJËLLmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian ëngjëll "angel".
ENKELAfAlbanian
Allegedly derived from Angela.
ENKELEIDAfAlbanian
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".
ENRIKmAlbanian
Albanian form of Henrik.
ENRIKETAfAlbanian
Albanian form of Henrietta (compare Enrichetta)
ENTELAfAlbanian
Possibly from Greek enteles "complete, full, perfect".
ENTONImSerbian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare), Albanian (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Variant of Anthony, reflecting the English pronunciation.
EQREMmAlbanian
Variant of Ekrem.
ERAGmAlbanian
Albanian name meaning "dawn wind" or "scent". Combined with erë "wind, scent" and ag "dawn, twilight".
ERAGIMmAlbanian
Extended form of Erag.
ERALDAfAlbanian, Italian
Albanian feminine form of Erald and Italian feminine form of Eraldo.
ERBLINAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian erë "scent; fragrance; smell" and bli "linden tree; lime tree".
ERIDIANmAlbanian (Rare), Brazilian (Rare)
Origins uncertain. This coincides with a word meaning "of Eris", referring to the dwarf planet.
ERIONmAlbanian
Variant of Erjon.
ERJETAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian erë "scent; fragrance; smell; wind" and jetë "life".
ERJONmAlbanian
Albanian name meaning "our wind", from the elements erë/era meaning "wind" and jonë meaning "our".
ERLBLINmAlbanian
Albanian name meaning "scent of linden tree", combined with erë "wind, scent" and bli "linden tree".
ERLIRmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
ERMALmAlbanian
Er=Erë, means wind and also smell... [more]
ERMELAfAlbanian
Smell of a flower
ERMIRmAlbanian
From Albanian erë meaning "wind, scent" combined with mirë meaning "good".
ERMIRAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Ermir.
ERVJOLLCAfAlbanian
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 and lule "flower" (compare Lule).
ESADmBosnian, Albanian
Albanian and Bosnian form of Asad or As'ad.
ESSADmAlbanian
Variant of Esad.
ETHEMmTurkish, Albanian
Turkish and Albanian form of Adham. A known bearer of this name was Ethem Nejat (1883-1921), a Turkish revolutionary communist militant.
FATBARDHmAlbanian
Means "fortunate" in Albanian.
FATJONmAlbanian
Derived from fat "luck; serendipity; destiny" and jonë "our".
FATJONAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Fatjon.
FATLINDmAlbanian
Albanian masculine name derived from fat "luck; serendipity; destiny" and lind "to be born; to give birth; to bring forth".
FATLINDAfAlbanian
Albanian feminine form of Fatlind.
FATMIRAfAlbanian
Feminine form of Fatmir.
FATOSmAlbanian
Albanian male name, it means ''daring man''.... [more]
FEJZImAlbanian
Variant of Fayiz or Fevzi.
FËMIJËfAlbanian (Modern, Rare)
Means "child" in Albanian.
FERIDEfAlbanian
Albanian form of Farida.
FETAmAlbanian
Means "brave" in Albanian.
FIQIRETfAlbanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Fikret.
FIQIRETEfAlbanian
Feminine form of Fikret.
FISNIKmAlbanian
Directly taken from Albanian fisnik "of noble stock; noble; gallant; generous".
FITOREfAlbanian
Albanian name used to show nationalism, derived from Albanian fitore "victory".
FLAKAfAlbanian
Means "flame" in Albanian.
FLORIMmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian word flori which means "piece of gold".
FLORINmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian flori "piece of gold".
FLORINAfAlbanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Florin.
FLUTRAfAlbanian
From the word 'flutur' meaning butterfly.
FOTINAfAlbanian (Rare, Archaic), Italian, Russian (Archaic), Greek (Rare)
Albanian, Italian and Russian form of Photine via its latinized form Photina as well as an obsolescent Greek variant of Photine.
FRENKmAlbanian
Albanian form of Frank.
GENCmAlbanian
Variant of Gent.
GENCIANmAlbanian
Variant of Genc.
GENTmAlbanian
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.
GENTAfAlbanian (Rare)
Feminine form of Genti.
GENTImAlbanian
Albanian form of Gentius.
GETOARmAlbanian
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]
GEZIMmAlbanian
Derived from Albanian gëzim "happiness; cheerfulness".
GJINmAlbanian
Variant of Gjon.
GJINUSHmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
GJINUSHEfAlbanian
Feminine form of Gjinush.
GJOVANImAlbanian
Albanian form of Giovanni.
GLADIOLAfEnglish (Rare), Albanian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
From the name of the flowering plant gladiolus, literally meaning "small sword" from Latin gladius "sword" (a reference to its sword-shaped leaves). Gladiola Josephine "Glady Joe" is a character in the novel 'How to Make an American Quilt' (1991) and subsequent film adaptation (1995).
GONXHEfAlbanian
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]
GREISf & mAlbanian (Modern)
Albanian adopted form of Grace, occasionally given to boys.
GREISIf & mAlbanian (Modern)
Albanian adopted form of Grace (or Gracie), occassionally given to boys.
GURNANmAlbanian
Meaning unknown.
GUXIMmAlbanian
Means "courage" in Albanian.
HAJREDINmAlbanian
Albanian form of Khair ad-Din.
HAMITmAlbanian
Possibly an Albanian form of Hamit.
HANAfAlbanian
Allegedly derived from Albanian hëna "the moon". e Hane refers to Monday (the first day of the week).
HAXHImAlbanian
Albanian variant of Hadji.