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This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords moon or lunar.
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AIBEKmKazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
AIDAYfKazakh
Means "moon child" in Kazakh.
AIMAN (1)fKazakh
Means "beauty of the moon" in Kazakh.
ALCMENEfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Αλκμηνη (Alkmene), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and μηνη (mene) "moon". In Greek mythology Alcmene was the wife of Amphitryon. She was the mother of Herakles by Zeus, who bedded her by disguising himself as her absent husband.
AYBERKmTurkish
Means "high moon" in Turkish.
AYDAN (1)fTurkish
Means "from the moon" in Turkish.
AYGÜLfTurkish
Means "moon rose" in Turkish.
AYGÜNfTurkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements ay "moon" and gün "sun".
AYLİNfTurkish, Azerbaijani
Means "of the moon" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon".
AÝNABATfTurkmen
Derived from Turkmen "moon" and nabat "sugar".
AYNURfTurkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Uyghur
Means "moon light" in Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kazakh and Uyghur, ultimately from Turkic ay meaning "moon" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
AYSELfTurkish, Azerbaijani
Means "moon flood" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon" and sel "flood, stream".
AYSUfTurkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and su meaning "water".
AYSUNfTurkish
Means "as beautiful as the moon" in Turkish.
AYTAÇm & fTurkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and taç meaning "crown" (of Persian origin).
AYTENfTurkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and ten meaning "skin" (of Persian origin).
BADRm & fArabic
Means "full moon" in Arabic.
BULANfIndonesian
Means "moon" (or "month") in Indonesian.
CHANm & fKhmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
CHANDRAm & fHinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) meaning "to shine". This is a transcription of the masculine form चण्ड (a name of the moon in Hindu texts which is often personified as a deity) as well as the feminine form चण्डा.
CHANDRAKANTmIndian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "beloved by the moon", derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon" and कान्त (kanta) meaning "desired, beloved". This is another name for the moonstone.
CHANNARYfKhmer
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) "moon" and នារី (neari) "woman, girl".
DAWAm & fTibetan, Bhutanese
Means "moon, month" in Tibetan.
DİLAYfTurkish
Means "beautiful moon" in Turkish.
FERAYfTurkish
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
GÜLAYfTurkish
Means "rose moon" in Turkish.
GÜNAYf & mTurkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and ay "moon".
HALAfArabic
Means "halo around the moon" in Arabic. This was the name of a sister-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad.
HELENfEnglish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek ‘Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon". In Greek mythology Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose kidnapping by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War. The name was also borne by the 4th-century Saint Helena, mother of the Roman emperor Constantine, who supposedly found the True Cross during a trip to Jerusalem.... [more]
HILARGIfBasque
Means "moon" in Basque.
IAHmEgyptian Mythology
Means "moon" in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology this was the name of a god of the moon, later identified with Thoth.
İLKAYf & mTurkish
Means "new moon" in Turkish, derived from ilk "first" and ay "moon".
INDUMATHIfTamil
From Sanskrit इन्दुमत् (indumat) meaning "full moon".
JACI (2)f & mNative American, Tupi
From Tupi îasy meaning "moon".
JACIRAfNative American, Tupi
From Tupi îasy "moon" and ira "honey".
JERICHOmEnglish (Modern)
From the name of a city in Israel which is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. The meaning of the city's name is uncertain, but it may be related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant".
KILLAfNative American, Quechua
Means "moon" in Quechua.
KORAYmTurkish
Means "ember moon" in Turkish.
LUNAfRoman Mythology, Italian, Spanish, English
Means "the moon" in Latin. Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon, frequently depicted driving a white chariot through the sky.
LUSINEfArmenian
Means "moon" in Armenian.
MAHINfPersian
Means "related to the moon" in Persian.
MAHSAfPersian
Means "like the moon" in Persian.
MAHVASHfPersian
Possibly means "moon-like" in Persian.
MARAMAfPolynesian Mythology
Means "moon" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology she was the goddess of the moon and death.
MENODORAfAncient Greek
Derived from Greek μηνη (mene) "moon" and δωρον (doron) "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred with her sisters Metrodora and Nymphodora.
MEZTLIm & fAztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "moon" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec god (or goddess) of the moon.
MONDAYfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word for the day of the week, which was derived from Old English mona "moon" and dæg "day". This was formerly given to girls born on Monday.
NATSUKIfJapanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
NGUYỆTfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (nguyệt) meaning "moon".
NURAYfTurkish
Means "bright moon" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and Turkic ay meaning "moon".
PURNAMAf & mIndonesian
Means "full moon" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पूर्णिमा (purnima).
PURNIMAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada
Means "full moon" in Sanskrit.
QAMARm & fArabic
Means "moon" in Arabic.
RAKESHmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Means "lord of the full moon" from Sanskrit राका (raka) meaning "full moon" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler".
RAMACHANDRAmHinduism, Indian, Kannada, Telugu
Derived from the name of the Hindu god RAMA (1) combined with Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon". This is another name of Rama.
SANDA (2)fBurmese
Means "moon" in Burmese, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
SASITHORNfThai
Means "the moon" in Thai (a poetic word).
SELENEfGreek Mythology, Greek
Means "moon" in Greek. This was the name of a Greek goddess of the moon, sometimes identified with the goddess Artemis.
ŞENAYfTurkish
Means "merry moon" in Turkish.
TSUKIKOfJapanese
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
TÜLAYfTurkish
Means "tulle moon" in Turkish.
TUNCAYmTurkish
Means "bronze moon" in Turkish.
YUNUENm & fNative American, Mayan
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.
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