are used by the Azeri people of Azerbaijan and northern Iran.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ƏBÜLFƏZ m Azerbaijani
From Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū)
meaning "father" (see ABU
) combined with فَازَ (fāza)
meaning "to win, to triumph".
AFƏT f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine name meaning "mischief", also a poetic word for "beautiful woman" and "beauty".
AFTANDIL Афтандил m Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz
Azerbaijani and Kyrgyz form of AVTANDIL
. A known bearer of this name is the retired Azerbaijani soccer player Aftandil Hacıyev (b. 1981).
AĞABALA m Azerbaijani
From the Turkish title ağa
meaning "lord, master" and Azerbaijani bala
AJABNAZ f Azerbaijani
Means "wonderful coquetry", from Arabic عَجَب
"wonder, amazement" and Persian ناز naz
AKIF m Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Urdu
Means "one who stays at the mosque" from Arabic اعتكاف (iʿtikāf)
referring to the practise of staying in a mosque for a period of time to worship.
ƏLƏKBƏR m Azerbaijani
From Arabic الْأَكْبَر (al-ʾakbar)
meaning "the greater, the greatest".
ALLAHVERDI m Azerbaijani
Means "god-given" from Arabic الله (Allah)
combined with Azerbaijani verdi
meaning "gave", the past tense of vermək
ARTOGRUL m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani name of Turkic origins, derived from the name elements ar
, "man", and togrul
, "to justify oneself", with the intended meaning of "man who justifies himself". This was the name of an ancient Turkic leader, Artogrul bey, who was the father of Osman bey, founder of the Ottoman state.
ƏSGƏR m Azerbaijani
Means "soldier" in Azerbaijani, ultimately from Arabic عَسْكَر (ʿaskar)
meaning "army, soldiers".
AVRORA f Armenian (?), Azerbaijani (?), Bulgarian, Georgian (?), Russian, Slovene (?), Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of AURORA
. This form is also used in Armenian, Azerbaijani, Slovene, and Georgian to refer to the Roman goddess.
AYBANIZ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani female name of Turkic origin, derived from the name elements ay
"moon", and baniz
"like", with the intended meaning of "moonlike".
AZADƏ f Azerbaijani
From Azerbaijani azad
meaning "free", ultimately from Persian آزاد (âzâd)
BƏBIR Бәбир m Azerbaijani (Rare)
Derived from the Azerbaijani noun bəbir
meaning "leopard". As such, this name could be considered to be the Azerbaijani form of BABUR
DURNA f Azerbaijani
Azeri feminine name derived from the Turkish word turna
meaning "crane (bird)". The crane is sometimes seen as a symbol of peace.
ELARIZ m Azerbaijani (Rare)
Derived from Turkic el
meaning "people, country, nation" combined with Arabic عَرِيض (ʿarīḍ)
meaning "wide, broad".
ELDƏNIZ m Azerbaijani
Derived from Turkic el
meaning “people, county, nation” combined with Azerbaijani dəniz
ELGÜC m Azerbaijani (Rare)
The first element of this name is derived from Azerbaijani el
meaning "people" or "nation, country". The second element is derived from Azerbaijani güc
meaning "power, strength, force"... [more]
ELKHAN m Azerbaijani, Dagestani, Lezgin
From Proto-Semitic *ʾil-
meaning "deity, god" (see EL
) or Turkic el
meaning "people, country, nation" combined with the Mongolian title хан (khan)
meaning "leader, ruler, commander".
ELŞƏN m Azerbaijani
Means "dignity of the people" from Turkic el
meaning "people, country, nation" combined with Persian شان (ša'n)
meaning "dignity, splendour, status, grandeur".
ELSHAD m Azerbaijani
Means "joy of the people" from Turkic el
meaning "people, country, nation" and Persian شاد (šâd)
meaning "glad, happy, cheerful".
ESMIRA f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic أَسْمَر (ʾasmar)
meaning "dark-skinned, brown, brunette".
GULARA f Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz
Means "decorated with flowers" from Kyrgyz гүл (gül)
meaning "flower" combined with Persian آرا (ârâ)
meaning "arranging, decorating, adorning".
GUMRU f Azerbaijani
Feminine Azeri name derived from the Turkish word kumru
HACIBALA m Azerbaijani
Means "child of the hajji" from Azerbaijani hacı
meaning "hajji (a Muslim who has visited Mecca)" and bala
İLAHƏ f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic إِلَاهَة (ʾilāha)
or إِلٰهَة (ʾilāha)
İLTIMAS m Azerbaijani
Meaning "request, appeal" in Azerbaijani, from Persian التماس (eltemâs)
İNARƏ f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic إِنَارَة (ʾināra)
meaning "illumination, light".
ISFƏNDIYAR m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Isfandiyar
). A notable bearer of this name was the singer and poet İsfəndiyar Bərxu (1929-1991).
KHANIM f Azerbaijani
Azeri feminine name derived from the Turkish word hanım
or Azeri xanım
, both meaning "lady". The former is also used as a polite term of address, thus this name is relatively rare.
MƏTANƏT f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic مَتِين (matīn)
meaning "strong, firm, determined".
MEHPARƏ f Azerbaijani
Means "piece of the moon" from Persian ماه (mâh)
meaning "moon, month" combined with پاره (pâre)
meaning "piece, portion, part".
MORUQ f Azerbaijani
Derives from the Azerbaijani word moruq
that is used for the genus Rubus
of berries, especially the raspberries.
NARIMAN m Persian Mythology, Persian, Azerbaijani, Lezgin, Kumyk, Kazakh, Tatar
From the Avestan name Nairemanah
which meant "manly mind" or "heroic minded", derived Avestan from nairiia
meaning "heroic, manly" and manah
meaning "mind, thought". In the Persian epic Shahnameh
, Nariman is the father of the legendary hero SAM (2)
NATƏVAN f Azerbaijani
Means "defenceless, weak" from Persian نا (nâ)
meaning "not, without" combined with توان (tavân)
PƏNAH m Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian پناه (panâh)
meaning "shelter, refuge, protection".
QÜDRƏT m Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic قُدْرَة (qudra)
meaning "power, capability, ability".
RAMIN m Persian, Literature, Azerbaijani
Derived from Middle Persian or Pahlavi ram
meaning "peace" as well as "joy". Also compare Avestan rama
meaning "peace" (see RAMAN
) and modern Persian آرام (aram)
meaning "rest, tranquility, peace".... [more]
RÖVŞƏN m Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian روشن (rowšan)
meaning "light, bright, clear".
SƏBINƏ f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic صَبِيَّة (ṣabiyya)
meaning "girl, young woman".
ŞƏFA f & m Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian شفا (šafâ)
meaning "healing, cure, remedy".
ŞÜKÜR m Azerbaijani, Turkish
Means "gratitude, thankfulness" in Azerbaijani and Turkish, ultimately from Arabic شُكْر (šukr)
TÜNZALƏ f Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic نَزَلَ (nazala)
meaning "to descend (from above), to come down".
TURAN m & f Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz (Rare), Turkish, Persian
Derived from Turan
, the name of a historical region in Central Asia. It is of Iranian origin, as the region was originally inhabited by nomadic Iranian peoples. The name is traditionally said to mean "the land of Tur
", though not all linguists agree with that... [more]
VƏFA f & m Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic وَفَاء (wafāʾ)
meaning "loyalty, faithfulness".
VAGIF m Azerbaijani
There are several theories on the meaning of this name. It may be derived from Arabic واقِف (wāqif)
meaning "stopping, standing" in turn from وَقَفَ (waqafa)
meaning "to stop, to pause"... [more]
VƏLI m Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy)
meaning "helper, protector, benefactor".