Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords moon or lunar.
Aibek m Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Aiday f Kazakh
Means "moon child" in Kazakh.
Aigerim f Kazakh
Means "wonderful moon", from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and керім (kerim) meaning "wonderful".
Aiman 1 f Kazakh
Means "beauty of the moon" in Kazakh.
Alcmene f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ἀλκμήνη (Alkmene), derived from ἀλκή (alke) meaning "strength" combined with μήνη (mene) meaning "moon" or μῆνις (menis) meaning "wrath". 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.
Ayberk m Turkish
Means "high moon" in Turkish.
Ayda f Arabic, Persian, Turkish
Means "returning, visitor" in Arabic. In Turkey this is also associated with ay meaning "moon".
Aydan 1 f Turkish
Means "from the moon" in Turkish.
Aygül f Turkish, Uyghur, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic element ay meaning "moon" combined with Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose". In some languages this is also a name for a variety of flowering plant that grows in central Asia (species Fritillaria eduardii).
Aygün f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements ay "moon" and gün "sun".
Aylin f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "of the moon" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon".
Aýnabat f Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen "moon" and nabat "sugar".
Aynur f Turkish, Azerbaijani, Uyghur
Means "moon light" in Turkish, Azerbaijani and Uyghur, ultimately from Turkic ay meaning "moon" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
Aysel f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "moon flood" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon" and sel "flood, stream".
Aysima f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and sima meaning "face" (of Persian origin).
Aysu f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and su meaning "water".
Aysun f Turkish
Means "as beautiful as the moon" in Turkish.
Aytaç m & f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and taç meaning "crown" (of Persian origin).
Ayten f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and ten meaning "skin" (of Persian origin).
Badr m & f Arabic
Means "full moon" in Arabic.
Belinay f Turkish (Modern)
Means "reflection of the moon on a lake" in Turkish.
Bulan f Indonesian
Means "moon" (or "month") in Indonesian.
Chan m & f Khmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
Chandra m & f Hinduism, 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.
Chandrakant m Indian, 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.
Channary f Khmer
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) meaning "moon" and នារី (neari) meaning "woman, girl".
Dawa m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "moon, month" in Tibetan.
Dilay f Turkish
Means "beautiful moon" in Turkish.
Feray f Turkish
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
Gülay f Turkish
Means "rose moon" in Turkish, from Turkish gül, ultimately Persian گل (gol), meaning "rose" combined with ay meaning "moon".
Günay f & m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and ay "moon".
Hala f Arabic
Means "halo around the moon" in Arabic. This was the name of a sister-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad.
Helen f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek Ἑλένη (Helene), probably from Greek ἑλένη (helene) meaning "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σελήνη (selene) meaning "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]
Hilal m & f Arabic, Turkish
Means "crescent moon" in Arabic, also referring to the new moon on the Islamic calendar. As a given name it is typically masculine in Arabic and feminine in Turkish.
Iah m Egyptian Mythology
From Egyptian jꜥḥ meaning "moon". In Egyptian mythology this was the name of a god of the moon, later identified with Thoth.
Ilargi f Basque
Means "moon" in Basque, a compound of hil "month" and argi "light".
İlkay f & m Turkish
Means "new moon" in Turkish, derived from ilk "first" and ay "moon".
Indumathi f Tamil
From Sanskrit इन्दुमत् (indumat) meaning "full moon".
Jaci 2 f & m Indigenous American, Tupi
From Tupi îasy meaning "moon".
Jacira f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "honey moon" in Tupi, from îasy "moon" and yra "honey".
Jericho m English (Modern)
From the name of a city in Israel that 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".
Kamaria f Eastern African, Comorian
From Arabic qamar meaning "moon", also the root of the name of the island country of the Comoros.
Killa f Indigenous American, Quechua
Means "moon" in Quechua.
Koray m Turkish
Means "ember moon" in Turkish.
Luna f Roman Mythology, Spanish, Italian, English
Means "the moon" in Latin. Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon, frequently depicted driving a white chariot through the sky.
Lusine f Armenian
From Armenian լուսին (lusin) meaning "moon".
Mahin f Persian
Means "related to the moon" in Persian.
Mahsa f Persian
Means "like the moon" in Persian.
Mahvash f Persian
Possibly means "moon-like" in Persian.
Marama f Polynesian Mythology
Means "moon" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology she was the goddess of the moon and death.
Menodora f Ancient Greek
Means "gift of the moon", derived from Greek μήνη (mene) meaning "moon" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred with her sisters Metrodora and Nymphodora.
Metztli f & m Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "moon" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec god (or goddess) of the moon.
Monday m & f English (African)
From the English word for the day of the week, which was derived from Old English mona "moon" and dæg "day". This can be given to children born on Monday, especially in Nigeria.
Natsuki f Japanese
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.
Nguyệt f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (nguyệt) meaning "moon".
Nima 2 m Persian
Persian name of uncertain meaning, possibly "just, fair" or "half moon".
Nuray f Turkish
Means "bright moon" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and Turkic ay meaning "moon".
Purnama f & m Indonesian
Means "full moon" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पूर्णिमा (purnima).
Purnima f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada
Means "full moon" in Sanskrit.
Qamar m & f Arabic
Means "moon" in Arabic.
Rakesh m Indian, 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".
Ramachandra m Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Derived from the name of the Hindu deity Rama 1 combined with Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon". This is another name of Rama.
Sanda 2 f Burmese
Means "moon" in Burmese, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
Sasithorn f Thai
Means "the moon" in Thai (a poetic word).
Selene f Greek Mythology
Means "moon" in Greek. This was the name of a Greek goddess of the moon, a Titan. She was sometimes identified with the goddess Artemis.
Şenay f Turkish
Means "merry moon" in Turkish.
Taqqiq m & f Indigenous American, Inuit
Means "moon" in Inuktitut.
Tharindu m Sinhalese
Means "moon" in Sinhala.
Tsukiko f Japanese
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
Tsukuyomi m Japanese Mythology
From Japanese (tsuku) meaning "moon" and (yomi) meaning "to read". In Japanese mythology Tsukuyomi was the god of the moon, the sibling of Amaterasu and Susanoo.
Tülay f Turkish
Means "tulle moon" in Turkish.
Tuncay m Turkish
Means "bronze moon" in Turkish.