Ossetian Submitted Names

Ossetian names are used in Ossetia, which is a region split by Russia and Georgia.
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ÆKHSÆRTÆG m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian, Caucasian Mythology
This was the name of a main character in the Ossetian epic Nart. He was the father of Uarkhaga, husband of Saynagon, and twin brother of Akhsara. Today, his name (along with the variants Akhsar, Akhsartag, and Akhsarbek) are commonly given to Ossetian boys.
ÆKHSAR m Ossetian
Means "bravery" in Ossetian.
AFÆQO m Ossetian
Means "immortal" in Ossetian.
AFAKO m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Afanasiy.
AGUNDA f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Derived from Persian آخوند (âkhund) meaning "cleric, teacher". This is the name of a heroine in the Ossetian 'Nart' sagas and the daughter of Saynag-Aldara, an enemy of the hero Soslan.
AGUYNDÆ f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Variant transcription of Agunda.
AKHSAR m Ossetian
Means "bravery, valour, courage" in Ossetian.
AKHSARBEK m Ossetian
Combination of Akhsar and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALAN m Ossetian
From Alan, the historical name of an Iranian nomadic pastoral people of the Caucasus (commonly referred to as 'Indo-Iranians'). The word itself is derived from Aryan (see Aryan), in turn from Sanskrit आर्य (ā́rya) meaning "noble, honourable, respectable".
ALIBEK m Kazakh, Lezgin, Avar, Ossetian, Chechen
Combination of Ali and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALIMBEG m Ossetian
Combination of Alim and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
ALLÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Alla.
ALYKSANDR m Ossetian, Abkhaz
Ossetian and Abkhaz form of Alexander.
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.
AMURKHAN m Ossetian, Ingush
Ossetian and Ingush form of Amirkhan.
ARIANÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Ariana.
ASLÆNBEG m Ossetian
Variant transcription of Aslanbeg.
ASLANBEG m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Aslanbek.
ATSAMAZ m Ossetian, Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown; most likely of Alanian origin. This was the name of a hero and musician in the ‘Nart’ sagas.
AZAMAT m Kazakh, Bashkir, Kyrgyz, Circassian, Uzbek, Karachay-Balkar, Abazin, Ossetian
Derived from Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
BAKHVA m Ossetian, Georgian
Derived from Persian بخت (baxt) meaning "fortune, happiness, luck".
BARYSBI m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Boris.
BATRADZ m Ossetian
Variant transcription of Batraz.
BATYRADZ m Ossetian
Means "hero" in Ossetian.
BEGA m Ossetian
Most likely from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
DAUYT m Ossetian
Ossetian form of David.
DIMITR m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Dmitry.
DZÆUYG m Ossetian
Meaning unknown. This is the name of an Ossetian historical figure. His name is the root of the Ossetian name for the city of Vladikavkaz (Дзæуджыхъæу meaning "Dzaug's settlement").
DZAMBEG m Ossetian (Rare)
From Persian جان (jân) meaning "soul, being, life" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
DZAMBOLAT m Ossetian
Means "steel soul", from Persian جان (jân) meaning "soul, being, life" combined with پولاد (pôlâd) "steel".
DZANTEMIR m Ossetian
Means "iron soul" from Persian جان (jân) meaning "soul, being, life" combined with Proto-Turkic *temür "iron".
DZAUG m Ossetian
Variant of Dzæuyg.
DZERASSA f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Means "golden-haired" or "beauty, shining" in Ossetian, most likely related to Persian زر (zar) "gold".... [more]
DZERASSÆ f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Variant transcription of Dzerassa.
ELBAZDUKO m Ossetian (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
ELBRUS m Ossetian
From Elbrus, the name of a volcano and mountain in southern Russia. The name itself is ultimately derived from Avestan Harā Bərəzaitī or Proto-Iranian *Harā Bṛzatī both meaning "high watchpost", from bṛzant "high" and Indo-European *ser- "to protect".
ELENÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Elena (see Helen).
FATIMÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Fatimah.
FEDYR m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Fyodor.
GIUÆRGI m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Georgiy (see George).
IRBEG m Ossetian
Variant transcription of Irbek.
IRBEK m Ossetian
From Ossetian ир (ir) meaning "Ossetian, Ossetian person" (ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wiHrás meaning "man") combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
IRINÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Irina (see Irene).
ISAQ m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Isaac.
KAURBEK m Ossetian
Meaning unknown. The second element is derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
KAZBEK m Circassian, Ossetian
From the name of a dormant volcano located in the Caucasus region of Russia.
KHAZBI m Ossetian
Derived from Arabic حَسْبِيّ‎ (ḥasbiyy) meaning "worthy, noble".
KHETAG m Ossetian
From a first element with an unknown meaning combined with the Ossetian suffix -аг (-ag) used for ethonyms (of Hittite origin). This was the name of an Ossetian knight and prince who accepted Christianity in the historical poem ‘Khetag’ by Ossetian poet Kosta Khetagurov.
LAZÆR m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Lazar (see Lazarus).
MAKHAMAT m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Muhammad, used by Ossetian and Digor-speaking (a dialect of Ossetian) Muslims.
MAKHARBEG m Ossetian
Means "lord of the moon" in Ossetian.
MAKHARBEK m Ossetian
Means "ruler of the moon" from Persian ماه (mâh) meaning "moon, month" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
MIKHAL m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Michael.
MUSHTÆFA m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Mustafa.
MYSOST m Ossetian, Circassian
Means "not weak" from Persian سست‎ (sost) meaning "weak, feeble, frail".
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".
NIKALA m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Nikolai.
NIKHALA m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Nikolai (see Nicholas).
OLGÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Olga.
PHAULE m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Paul.
ROKSALANA f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Roxelana.
RUKHSANA f Pakistani, Ossetian
Variant transcription of Ruksana.
SÆRMÆT m Ossetian
Variant transcription of Sarmat.
SARMAT m Ossetian
Ossetian masculine name derived from the name of the Sarmatian people, an ancient, Scythian-speaking Iranian people. This was also the name of a saint.
SAUARMÆG m Ossetian
Means "black hand" in Ossetian.
SAUARMAG m Ossetian (Rare)
Ossetian form of the Scythian name Sawarmag (see Saurmag).
SOSLÆNBEG m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Soslanbek.
SOSLÆNBEK m Ossetian
Variant transcription of Soslanbek.
SOSLANBEK m Ossetian, Chechen
Combination of Soslan and the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
SOZYR m Ossetian (Rare)
From Persian سزاوار (sazâvâr) meaning "worthy, deserving".
SVETLANÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Svetlana.
TAIMURAZ m Ossetian
Variant transcription of Taymuraz.
TAMERLAN m Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush
Ossetian, Chechen, and Ingush form of Tamerlane.
TOTRADZ m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian, Circassian
Ossetian and Kabardian form of Tahmuras. This is the name of a character in the Ossetian 'Nart' sagas.
TOTRAZ m Ossetian, Ossetian Mythology
Variant transcription of Totradz.
TSOMAK m Ossetian (Rare)
Means "lion" in Ossetian.
TSOMAQ m Ossetian
Means "lion" in Ossetian.
UYRYZMAG m Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian, Caucasian Mythology
This was the name of a hero in the Ossetian epic and saga Nart. He is the son of Ækhsærtæg and Dzerassa, twin brother of Khæmyts, and half-brother of Satanaya. His name (and the variant Uruzmag) are popular among the modern Ossetian people.
VANO m Romani, Ossetian
Probably a Romani and Ossetian form of Ivan.... [more]
VERONIKÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Veronica.
ZALINA f Kazakh, Ossetian, Malay, Karachay-Balkar, Chechen
Most likely derived from Persian زر (zar) meaning "gold".
ZARINÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Zarina.
ZINÆ f Ossetian
Ossetian form of Zina.
ZNAUR m Ossetian
Ossetian form of Zaur.