Dagestani Submitted Names

Dagestani names are used in Dagestan, a federal subject of Russia.
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ABDULATIP m Avar, Chechen, Kumyk
Avar, Chechen, and Kumyk form of Abd al-Latif.
ABDULBEK m Chechen, Dagestani
Combination of Abdul and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ABDULKHAKIM m Chechen, Dagestani
Dagestani and Chechen form of Abd al-Hakim.
ABIDAT f Dagestani, Lak, Lezgin, Avar, Karachay-Balkar, Chechen
From Arabic عَابِدَاتٌ (ʿābidātun) meaning "worshipper".
ABUSUPYAN m Chechen, Dagestani
Derived from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father of" combined with the name Supyan.
AFIYAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Afiya.
AKHMEDKHAN m Dagestani, Dargin
Combination of the name Ahmad with the Mongolian title хан (khan) meaning "leader, ruler, commander".
ALIASKHAB m Dagestani, Avar
Combination of Ali (1) and Arabic أَصْحَاب (ʾaṣḥāb) meaning "owner, possessor, master".
ALIBEK m Kazakh, Lezgin, Avar, Ossetian, Chechen
Combination of Ali and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALIMSULTAN m Kumyk, Chechen
Combination of Alim and Sultan.
AMINAT f Chechen, Dagestani, Lak
Chechen and Dagestani form of Aminah.
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.
ANVAR m Uzbek, Tatar, Tajik, Azerbaijani, Dagestani, Kumyk
Uzbek, Tatar, Tajik, Azerbaijani, and Kumyk form of Anwar.
ASIYAT f Dagestani, Lak, Lezgin
Lak and Lezgin form of Asiya.
AYZANAT f Chechen, Dagestani
Derived from Turkic ay meaning "moon, month" combined with Persian زن (zan) meaning "woman, wife".
BALAKYZ f Dagestani
Derived from бала (bala) meaning "child" and кыз (kyz) meaning "girl".
BARIYAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Pari.
BASIRAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Basira.
BENEVSHA f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Banafsheh.
BORANBIYKE f Dagestani
Derived from боран (boran) meaning "hurricane" and бийке (biyke) meaning "mistress".
DZHABAR m Dagestani, Lezgin
Dagestani form of Jabbar.
DZHALAL m Dagestani, Chechen, Avar, Lezgin, Lak, Azerbaijani
Dagestani, Chechen, and Azerbaijani form of Jalal.
DZHAVGARAT f Dagestani
Likely a Dagestani form of Gauhar.
DZHUVAYRIYAT f Dagestani (Rare)
Form of Juwayriyya used in Dagestan.
ELKHAN m Azerbaijani, Dagestani, Lezgin
From Proto-Semitic *ʾil- meaning "deity, god" (see El or Allah) or Turkic el meaning "people, country, nation" combined with the Mongolian title хан (khan) meaning "leader, ruler, commander".
ELMURZA m Chechen, Dagestani
From Turkic el meaning "nation, country, homeland" or Proto-Semitic *ʾil- meaning "god, deity" combined with the Persian title میرزا (mirzâ) "Mirza, prince".
FAZU f Avar (Rare)
Possibly a form of Faiza. A known bearer was Fazu Alieva (1932-2016), a Soviet poet of Dagestani Avar origin.
GABIB m Avar, Dargin, Lezgin
Avar, Dargin, and Lezgin form of Habib.
GADZHI m Avar, Lezgin
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj) meaning "pilgrim", referring to the Islamic hajj to Mecca.
GADZHIMURAD m Avar, Dargin
Combination of Gadzhi and Murad.
GAIDAR m Avar, Dagestani
Avar form of Haidar.
GAMZAT-BEK m Avar
Combination of Khamzat and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master". A beater is Gamzat-Bek (1789-1834), an Imam of Dagestan / Caucasian Imamate and of Avar ancestry.
GANIFAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Hanifa.
GAYDARBEK m Dagestani (Rare), Avar (Rare)
Combination of Haidar and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
GENZHE f Dagestani
Means "treasure" in Dagestani.
GULDZHANAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Gulzhan.
GYOGURCHUN f Dagestani
Means "dove" in Dagestani.
HADIJAT f Chechen, Dagestani
Variant transcription of Khadizhat.
HADJI m Muslim, Avar
Means "pilgrim" in Arabic. It is the title given to one who has completed the Hajj (a pilgrimage to Mecca done by Muslims).
ISLAMNUR m Dagestani
Combination of Islam and Nur.
ISRAIL m Dagestani, Avar
Dagestani and Avar form of Israel.
KAMALUTDIN m Dagestani
Means "perfection of religion", derived from Arabic كمال (kamal) meaning "perfection" and دين (din) meaning "religion".
KHABIB m Avar, Lezgin, Dargin, Indonesian, Javanese
Form of Habib used in Dagestan and Indonesia.
KHADIZHAT f Chechen, Dagestani, Lak
Chechen and Dagestani form of Khadija.
KHALIMAT f Chechen, Dagestani, Lak
Chechen and Dagestani form of Halima.
KHAMZAT m Chechen, Dagestani, Avar (Rare)
Chechen and Dagestani form of Hamza.
KHASBULAT m Chechen, Dagestani, Ingush
From Arabic خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ) meaning "special, particular" combined with Persian پولاد (pôlâd) meaning "steel".
KHAZHI m Dagestani
Lak form of Hadji.
KURAMAGOMED m Avar, Dagestani
From Arabic قُرَيْش (qurayš) denoting an ancient Arabian Bedouin tribe (the Islamic Prophet Muhammad was a member of the tribe) combined with Magomed.
KURBAN m Turkish, Indian, Dagestani, Kazakh, Turkmen, Uyghur
Derived from Arabic قُرْبَان (qurbān) meaning "sacrifice to God, gift to God", referring to the Islamic practice of sacrificing animals (Qurbani).
KYUBRE f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Kubra.
LABAZAN m Avar
Means "loving" in Avar, though it can also be taken as a variant of Ramadan.
MAGOMEDEMIN m Dagestani
Combination of Magomed and Emin.
MAGOMEDSALAM m Dagestani
Combination of Magomed and the Arabic سَلَام (salām) meaning "peace". A notable bearer is Magomedsalam Magomedov (1964-), the President of Dagestan from 2010-2013.
MAGOMEDZAGIR m Dagestani
Combination of Magomed and Zagir.
MAKHACH m Avar, Dagestani
Means "our hajj", from Persian ما (mâ) meaning "we, our" combined with Arabic حَجّ (ḥajj) meaning "hajj, pilgrimage". This was the nickname of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dakhadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary.
MAKHAMMAD m Dargin
Dargin form of Muhammad.
MAKSUD m Dagestani, Bengali (Muslim)
Dagestani and Bengali form of Maqsud.
MARDZHANAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Marzhan.
MAYSARAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Maysa.
MEGAMED m Dagestani, Lezgian
Lezgian form of Muhammad.
MEKHTI m Dagestani
Dagestani form of Mahdi.
MESEDO f Avar
Variant of Mesedu.
MESEDU f Avar
Derived from Avar месед (mesed) meaning "gold, golden".
MUKHAMAD m Avar
Avar form of Muhammad.
MUMINAT f Dagestani, Avar, Lezgin, Lak
Avar, Lezgin, and Lak form of Mumina.
MUSLIM m Arabic, Chechen, Indonesian, Urdu, Kazakh, Dagestani, Kumyk
From Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim) denoting a follower of the monotheistic religion of Islam.
NARIMAN m Literature, Persian, Indian (Parsi), Azerbaijani, Lezgin, Kumyk, Kazakh, Tatar
From the Avestan name Nairemanah which meant "manly mind" or "heroic minded", derived from nairiia "heroic, manly" and manah "mind, thought". In the 11th-century Persian epic 'Shahnameh' by Ferdowsi, Nariman is the father of the legendary hero Sam (Saam).
PATIMA f Dagestani
Lak form of Fatimah.
PATIMAT f Dagestani, Avar, Lak, Lezgin
Dagestani form of Fatimah.
RABIYAT f Dagestani, Avar, Lezgian, Lak
Dagestani form of Rabi'a.
RAZHAB m Dagestani
Lak form of Rajab.
SABIRAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Sabira.
SAFIYAT f Chechen, Dagestani
Chechen and Dagestani form of Safiyyah.
SAGID m Avar
Avar form of Sa'id.
SAGIDAT f Dagestani, Avar
Avar form of Sa'ida.
SAIDAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Sa'ida.
SAKINAT f Dagestani, Chechen, Lak
Chechen and Dagestani form of Sakina.
SALIKH m Chuvash, Dagestani, Circassian, Abkhaz
Chuvash, Lak, Abkhaz, and Circassian form of Salih.
SALIKHAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Saliha.
SALIMAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Salima.
SANIYAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Saniya.
SERDER m Dagestani
Dagestani form of Sardar.
SEYFULA m Dagestani
Dagestani form of Saifullah.
SHAHBULAT m Dagestani
Combination of shah, the title given to a former monarch of Iran and Bulat.
SHAPI m Avar, Lak, Chechen
Derived from Arabic شَابّ (šābb) meaning "young man, youth".
SULTANBEK m Chechen, Kazakh, Karachay-Balkar, Kyrgyz (Rare), Dagestani
Derived from the Arabic title سُلْطَان (sulṭān) meaning "sultan, king, ruler" (see Sultan) combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
TAGIR m Dagestani, Avar, Lezgin, Lak, Bashkir
Dagestani and Bashkir form of Tahir.
TAIMAS m Dagestani, Kazakh, Uzbek
Variant transcription of Taymas, which is a variant form of Taymaz.
TAIMAZ m Persian, Chechen, Dagestani, Kazakh, Uzbek (Rare)
Variant transcription of Taymaz.
TAMIRLAN m Dagestani, Kyrgyz
Dagestani and Kyrgyz form of Tamerlane.
TAYMAS m Dagestani, Kazakh, Uzbek
Variant form of Taymaz.
TAYMASKHAN m Chechen, Kumyk
Derived from Turkic таймас (taymas) meaning "a child whose life's path does not die" combined with the Turkic title Khan meaning "ruler, leader".
TAYMAZ m Persian, Chechen, Dagestani, Kazakh, Uzbek (Rare)
Possibly a modern form of the ancient Persian name Tahmasp (also see its Georgian form Tamaz). Alternatively, this name may be a contracted form of Taymuraz, which ultimately comes from the ancient Persian name Tahmuras.... [more]
TIMIRLAN m Dagestani
Dagestani form of Tamerlane.
UMUZHAT f Dagestani
Dagestani form of Umida.
VAGAB m Lezgin, Kumyk, Chechen
Lezgin, Kumyk, and Chechen form of Wahab.
VALIABDULA m Dagestani (Rare)
From Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning “neighbor, friend” and the name Abdullah.
VEZIRKHAN m Dagestani, Lezgin
Derived from the Arabic title وَزِير (wazīr) denoting a minister or adviser combined with the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
YAKHIYA m Dagestani
Lak form of Yahya.
ZAGIR m Tatar, Bashkir, Dagestani, Avar
Tatar, Bashkir, and Dagestani form of Zaahir (1).
ZALBIKA f Chechen, Dagestani
Possibly from Arabic زَالَ (zāla) "to continue" or Persian زال (zâl) "albino" combined with Turkic bika meaning "lady, girl".
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.
ZAREMA f Chechen, Crimean Tatar, Dagestani, Ingush, Kazakh
Meaning uncertain, though the name is likely of either Arabic or Persian origin. It might possibly be derived from Arabic زريمة (zarima) meaning "flaming, igniting, submissive" or from Persian زر (zar) meaning "gold, golden" (compare Zarya)... [more]
ZHAMILAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Jamila.
ZHOVHAR m Avar
Avar variant of Dzhokhar.
ZIYAVUDIN m Dagestani, Avar
Probably the Avar form of Ziya al-Din.
ZUBAYDAT f Dagestani
Lak form of Zubaida.
ZUBEIDAT f Avar, Nigerian
Avar form of Zubaida also used by Nigerian Muslims.