Circassian Submitted Names

Circassian names are used in Circassia, part of the Caucasus region of Russia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADIYIKU f Circassian
Means "having white forearms" in Circassian.
AIDAMIR m Circassian, Chechen
From Turkish ay meaning "moon, month" combined with demir "iron".
AKHMED m Chechen, Ingush, Circassian
Variant transcription of Akhmad.
ALIY m Circassian, Karachay-Balkar
Circassian and Balkar form of Ali (1).
ALKHAS m Abkhaz, Circassian
Means "the special" from Arabic خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ) "special, particular".
AMDZHED m Circassian
Kabardian form of Amjad.... [more]
AMIRKHAN m Kazakh, Circassian, Azerbaijani, Dagestani, Ossetian, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from the Arabic title أَمِير (ʾamīr) meaning "prince, commander" combined with the Turkic title khan meaning "leader, ruler". It is also an Azerbaijani variant transcription of Əmirxan.
ANIUAR m Circassian, Karachay-Balkar
Kabardian (East Circassian) and Balkar form of Anwar.
ARAMBIY m Circassian
Derived from Persian آرام (ârâm) meaning "quiet, calm, tranquil" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ASKERBIY m Circassian
West Circassian (Adyghe) name derived from Arabic عَسْكَرِيّ (ʿaskariyy) meaning "military, army, soldier" combined with the Turkic military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ASLANBI m Circassian
Kabardian (East Circassian) cognate of Aslanbek.
ASLANBIY m Circassian, Karachay-Balkar
Adyghe (West Circassian) and Balkar cognate of Aslanbek.
ASLHENBIY m Circassian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Aslanbiy or Aslanbi. A known bearer was Oleg Aslhenbiy Af’ewine (1957-1993), who fought in the Abkhaz-Georgian War of 1992-1993.
ASTEMIR m Circassian
Kabardian transcription of Astamur.
AYDAMIR m Chechen, Circassian
Combination of Proto-Turkic *āń(k) meaning "moon, month" and *temür meaning “iron”.
AYSHET f Circassian, Ingush
Adyghe and Ingush form of Aisha. It can also be derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon, month" combined with Persian شاد (šâd) meaning "glad, happy, cheerful"
AZAMAT m Kazakh, Bashkir, Kyrgyz, Circassian, Uzbek, Karachay-Balkar, Abazin, Ossetian
Derived from Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
AZIDA f Circassian
Means "lioness" from Arabic أَسَد (ʾasad) meaning "lion".
BESLAN m Abkhaz, Chechen, Ingush, Circassian, Abazin
Means "master of lions", from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "chief, lord, master" combined with Turkic arslan meaning "lion" (see Aslan or Arslan). This is also the name of a town in North Ossetia-Alania.
BIBERT m Circassian, Karachay-Balkar
Possibly a form of Albert.
BILYAL m Circassian
Circassian form of Bilal.
BZCHO f Circassian
Means "doe" in Circassian.
C’ƎBRA f Circassian
Abkhazian feminine name meaning "savory (plant)".
DEG'U f Circassian
Means "good" in Adyghe.
DISCHESHU m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "golden knight".
DIZCHIN m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "silver".
DOLETBIY m Circassian (Rare)
Most likely from Persian دولت (dowlat) meaning "state, government, country" (of Arabic origin) combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
DZEGHASCHTE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "that which scares the army".
DZESHU m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "army knight".
DZHANTEMIR m Circassian
From Persian جان (jân) meaning “soul, being, life” combined with Turkish demir meaning “iron”.
ELMESKHAN f Circassian (Rare)
Meaning unknown. A known bearer was Elmeskhan Khagundokova (1898-1985), a Circassian legionary commander and brigadier general.
FATIMAT f Karachay-Balkar, Circassian, Abazin
Balkar, Kabardian, and Abazin form of Fatimah.
FAYZET f Circassian
Derived from Arabic فَائِز (fāʾiz) meaning "successful, victorious".
GHWAZE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "leading light".
GHWCH'E m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "blacksmith".
GHWSCH'INE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "iron-eyed".
GOSHAMIDA f Circassian (Rare)
Of unknown meaning.
GOSHEFIZH f Circassian (Russian)
Means "white princess" in Adyghe (West Circassian), derived from гуащэ (g°āš̍ă) "lady, princess" and фыжьы (fəž̍ə) "white".
GUASCHE f Caucasian Mythology, Circassian
Derived from Circassian гуащэ (g°āš̍ă) meaning "lady, princess". In Circassian mythology, Guasche (or Gwasche) is a protectress and patroness goddess.
GUPSE f Circassian
Means "healty, good-hearted" in Circassian.
GWASCHEMASCH'E f Circassian (Archaic)
Means "little princess" in Circassian (see Guasche). A known bearer was Gwaschemasch'e Kadın Efendi, a Circassian concubine and later wife of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II (1842-1918) of the Ottoman Empire.
HAZRET m Circassian, Turkish (Rare)
Derived from Persian حضرت (hazrat) meaning "holiness, excellency, majesty". A notable bearer is Hazret Sovmen (1937-), the second President of Adygea from 2002-2007.
HESCH'EMAXWE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "happy guest".
KASBULAT m Circassian
Kabardian form of Khasbulat.
KAZBEK m Circassian, Ossetian
From the name of a dormant volcano located in the Caucasus region of Russia.
K'ELESH'AU m Circassian
Means "boy of the city" or "son of the city" in Adyghe.
KEZBEIK m Circassian
Derived from the Arabic Qadi and the Turkic beyk meaning "master, leader".
KHASANBI m Circassian
Derived the given name Khasan combined with the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "chief, lord, master".
KHASANBIY m Circassian
Variant transcription of Khasanbi.
KHAZHBI m Karachay-Balkar, Circassian
Derived from Arabic حَاجِب (ḥājib) meaning "doorman, gatekeeper".
KMARACA f Circassian
Etymology unknown.
LASHYN f Circassian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a female warrior in Circassian folklore who defeated an invading Mongol khan in battle.
L'IMAXWE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "happy man".
MADIYNE f Circassian
Circassian form of Madina.
MARIYNE f Circassian
Circassian form of Marina.
MARZET f Circassian, Chechen
Possibly from Persian مرز (marz) meaning "boundary, border, frontier" or from Chechen мерза (merza) meaning "sweet".
MUKHADIN m Circassian, Chechen, Karachay-Balkar
Circassian, Chechen, and Balkar form of Mohy al-Din.
MYSHAOST m Circassian (Rare)
Derived from Adyghe мышъэ (məŝă) meaning "bear".
MYSOST m Ossetian, Circassian
Means "not weak" from Persian سست‎ (sost) meaning "weak, feeble, frail".
NAGHWE f Circassian
Circassian feminine name meaning "brown eyed".
NAKIHAT f Circassian
Etymology unknown. This was the name of the mother of Suleiman I of Persia.
NALBI m Circassian
Either means "happy ruler" or derived from Persian نعل (na'l) meaning "horseshoe" (of Arabic origin) combined with the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "chief, lord, master".
NART m Circassian, Abkhaz, Ossetian
Refers to a species of superhuman giants in Circassian mythology along with a series of sagas that comprise the basic folklore of the Caucasus. The word itself is derived from Ossetian нартæ (nartæ) from Proto-Iranian *narθra- "hero, man".
NASCHX'WE f & m Circassian
Circassian unisex name meaning "grey-eyed".
NEDIGHE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "sun-eyed".
NEFNE f Circassian
From the Adighe word for "light".
NEFYN f Circassian
Means "bright" in Adyghe (West Circassian).
NEX'DAXE f Circassian
Circassian feminine name meaning "more beautiful".
NURBIY m Circassian
Derived from Arabic نُور (nūr) meaning "light, illumination" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
NURET f Circassian
Circassian form of Nur.
PIZCHINE f Circassian
Derived from pizch meaning "sloe, blackthorn" and ne meaning "eye".
PSCHIMAXWE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "happy prince".
PSEBIDE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "strong soul".
PSHIMAF m Circassian
Means "happy leader" in Adyghe, ultimately derived from pasha, an Ottoman Turkish military title.
QANDISCHE f Circassian
Circassian feminine name meaning "golden foster-child".
QAN'EF' f Circassian
Circassian feminine name meaning "sweet foster-child".
QASCHX'WE m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "sky blue".
QWDAS f Circassian
Circassian feminine name meaning "feather-grass".
RIBAL m Circassian, Arabic
Means "potter" in Circassian and "lion" in Arabic.
SALBIY m Circassian
Derived from Arabic سَالَ (sāla) meaning "to flow, to run" (figuratively meaning "brook, stream, creek") combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
SALIKH m Chuvash, Dagestani, Circassian, Abkhaz
Chuvash, Lak, Abkhaz, and Circassian form of Salih.
SATANEY f Circassian
Circassian form of Satanaya.
SETENAY f Circassian, Caucasian Mythology
West Circassian (Adyghe) form of Satanaya.
SHAGHIR m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "wine".
SHAMSET f Circassian
Possibly derived from Arabic شَمْس (šams) meaning "sun".
SHAMSUDIN m Chechen, Circassian
Chechen and Adyghe form of Shams al-Din.
SHUMAF m Circassian
Means "happy horseman, happy rider" in Adyghe (West Circassian), derived from шы (šə) "horse".
SHUMAF'E m Circassian
Derived from shu meaning "knight, horseman", and the Circassian word for "fire".
TEMARE f Circassian
Circassian feminine form of Tamara.
TLEPSH m Caucasian Mythology, Circassian
Meaning unknown. In Caucasian mythology, Tlepsh was a blacksmith patron of smiths, weapons, iron, and fire.
TOTRADZ m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian, Circassian
Ossetian and Kabardian form of Tahmuras. This is the name of a character in the Ossetian 'Nart' sagas.
TUGUZHUKO m Circassian (Rare), History
Meaning unknown. A known bearer was Tuguzhuko Kyzbech (1777-1840), a Circassian nobleman and leader during the Russian-Circassian War.
URYSBIY m Circassian (Rare)
Derived from Adyghe Урыс (Urys) meaning "Russian (person)" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
XWZCHPAGWE f Circassian
Derived from zxwzch meaning "white" and pagwe meaning "blunt-nosed".
ZALIM m Circassian
Circassian form of Zelim.
ZALIMA f Circassian, Dagestani
Feminine form of Zalim.
ZALIMKHAN m Dagestani, Circassian, Chechen
Dagestani and Circassian form as well as a Chechen variant of Zelimkhan.
ZAMUDIN m Circassian
Means "strong faith", derived from Arabic صَمَد (ṣamad) meaning "eternal, everlasting" or "strong" combined with دِين (dīn) meaning "religion, faith".... [more]
ZAURBI m Circassian
Kabardian (East Circassian) cognate of Zaurbek.
ZAURBIY m Circassian
Adyghe (West Circassian) cognate of Zaurbek.
ZAURKAN m Circassian
Derived from the given name Zaur combined with the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
ZAWIRBIY m Circassian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Zaurbi or Zaurbiy.
ZEIK'WE m Circassian
Means "campaign" in Circassian.
ZHANWISE f Circassian
Derived from zhan meaning "princess (unmarried royal daughter)" and wise meaning "poem".
ZIRAMIKW m Circassian
Means "person whom one dare not attack" in Cicassian.
ZULIMA f Circassian
Feminine form of Sulim.