Azerbaijani Names

Azerbaijani names are used by the Azeri people of Azerbaijan and northern Iran.
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Abdulla m Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Dhivehi, Uyghur, Arabic
Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Dhivehi and Uyghur form of Abd Allah, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
Əhməd m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ahmad.
Əli m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ali 1.
Alim m Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Circassian, Uyghur
Means "learned, expert, scholar" in Arabic.
Əminə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Aminah 2.
Anar 1 m Azerbaijani
Means "will understand" in Azerbaijani.
Arif m Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "learned, knowing, expert" in Arabic.
Arzu f Turkish, Azerbaijani, Uyghur
Turkish, Azerbaijani and Uyghur form of Arezou.
Aslan m Turkish, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian, Literature
From Turkic arslan meaning "lion". This was a byname or title borne by several medieval Turkic rulers, including the Seljuk sultan Alp Arslan (a byname meaning "brave lion") who drove the Byzantines from Anatolia in the 11th century. The author C. S. Lewis later used the name Aslan for the main protagonist (a lion) in his Chronicles of Narnia series of books, first appearing in 1950.
Ayaz m Turkish, Azerbaijani, Urdu
From Turkish and Azerbaijani ayaz meaning "frost" or "dry and cold air". This was the name of a slave and later companion of the 11th-century sultan Mahmud of Ghazni.
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".
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".
Azad m Persian, Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Kurdish
Means "free" in Persian. This word has derivatives in several other languages, such as Hindi and Turkish.
Əziz m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Aziz.
Bakhtiyar m Kazakh, Azerbaijani
Kazakh form of Bakhtiar, as well as an alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Bəxtiyar.
Bəxtiyar m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Bakhtiar.
Cəfər m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Jafar.
Cəmilə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Jamilah.
Davud m Persian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian
Persian, Azerbaijani and Bosnian form of David.
Elchin m Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Elçin.
Elçin m Azerbaijani
Possibly means "ambassador" in Azerbaijani.
Eldar m Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Georgian
From Turkic el meaning "country, society" combined with the Persian suffix دار (dar) meaning "possessor".
Elmira 2 f Tatar, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijani
Possibly from Turkic el meaning "nation, people, country" combined with Arabic أمير (amir) meaning "commander".
Elnur m Azerbaijani
Means "light of the people" in Azerbaijani, ultimately derived from Turkic el meaning "country, society" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
Elşad m Azerbaijani
From Turkic el meaning "country, society" combined with Azerbaijani şad meaning "happy, glad" (from Persian شاد).
Emin m Turkish, Azerbaijani, Bosnian
Turkish, Azerbaijani and Bosnian form of Amin.
Fərhad m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Farhad.
Fərid m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Farid.
Fatma f Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kurdish
Turkish, Azerbaijani and Kurdish form of Fatimah, as well as an Arabic variant.
Fidan f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "sapling" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
Firuza f Tajik, Azerbaijani
Tajik and Azerbaijani form of Firouzeh.
Firuzə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Firouzeh.
Gülnar f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Golnar.
Gülnarə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Golnar.
Gulnara f Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Georgian, Azerbaijani
Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Georgian form of Golnar, as well as a simplified Azerbaijani variant.
Günay f & m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and ay "moon".
Günel f Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and el "country, society".
Həsən m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Hasan.
Hüseyn m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Husayn.
İbrahim m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Abraham.
İlham m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ilham.
İlkin m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "first" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
İradə f Azerbaijani
Means "will, determination, decree" in Azerbaijani, derived from Arabic إرادة (iradah).
İsa m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Jesus.
İslam m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Islam.
İsmayıl m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ishmael.
Jalə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Zhaleh.
Kəmal m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Kamal 1.
Kəmalə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine form of Kamal 1.
Könül f Azerbaijani
Means "heart, soul, desire" in Azerbaijani.
Lətif m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Latif.
Leyla f Turkish, Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Persian, Arabic, English (Modern)
Variant of Leila, and the usual Turkish, Azerbaijani and Kurdish form.
Mədinə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Madina.
Məhəmməd m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Muhammad.
Mahammad m Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Məhəmməd.
Məmməd m Azerbaijani
Contracted form of Məhəmməd.
Mammad m Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Məmməd.
Maral f Mongolian, Azerbaijani, Armenian
Means "deer" in Mongolian, Azerbaijani and Armenian, referring to the Caspian Red Deer.
Murad m Arabic, Urdu, Azerbaijani, Avar
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic. This name was borne by several Ottoman sultans.
Nərgiz f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Narges.
Nərmin f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Nermin.
Nərminə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Nermin.
Nazim m Arabic, Azerbaijani
Means "organizer" in Arabic.
Nigar f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Negar.
Ofeliya f Azerbaijani, Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare), Bulgarian (Rare)
Azerbaijani, Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Ophelia.
Pərvanə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Parvaneh.
Parvana f Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Pərvanə.
Pərvin f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Parvin.
Pərviz m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Parviz.
Qulu m Azerbaijani
Means "servant" in Azerbaijani. It is sometimes used as the second part of compound names.
Rafiq m Arabic, Azerbaijani, Urdu
Means either "friend" or "gentle" in Arabic.
Ramazan m Turkish, Azerbaijani, Avar, Kazakh, Circassian, Albanian
Form of Ramadan in several languages.
Ramiz m Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Albanian
Means "symbolize, sign" in Arabic.
Rəşad m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Rashad.
Rashad m Arabic, Azerbaijani
Means "good sense, good guidance" in Arabic, from the root رَشَدَ (rashada) meaning "to be on the right path".
Rasim m Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "planner, architect" in Arabic.
Rizvan m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ridwan.
Ruslan m Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Turkmen, Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush, Avar, Circassian, Indonesian, Malay
Form of Yeruslan used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem Ruslan and Ludmila (1820), which was loosely based on Russian and Tatar folktales of Yeruslan Lazarevich.
Rüstəm m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Rostam.
Səkinə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Sakina.
Şamil m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Shamil.
Samir 1 m Arabic, Azerbaijani
Means "companion in evening talk" in Arabic, from the root سَمَرَ (samara) meaning "to talk in the evening".
Sevda f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "love, infatuation" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, ultimately from Arabic سوداء (sawda) meaning "black bile, melancholy, sadness".
Sevinc f Azerbaijani
Means "joy" in Azerbaijani.
Shamil m Arabic, Kazakh, Avar, Chechen, Tatar, Azerbaijani
From Arabic شاميل (shamil) meaning "comprehensive, universal".
Tahir m Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Bosnian
Means "virtuous, pure, chaste" in Arabic.
Tahirə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine form of Tahir.
Təranə f Azerbaijani
Means "music, song" in Azerbaijani.
Tarana f Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Təranə.
Telman m Azerbaijani
Soviet-era name derived from the usual Azerbaijani spelling of the surname of the German communist party leader Ernst Thälmann (1886-1944; see Thälmann).
Tural m Azerbaijani
Means "to be alive" in Azerbaijani.
Ülvi m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Ulvi.
Ülviyyə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine form of Ulvi.
Vahid m Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian and Azerbaijani form of Wahid.
Vugar m Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Vüqar.
Vüqar m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Waqar.
Vüsal m Azerbaijani
Means "meeting, joining" in Azerbaijani.
Vüsala f Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Vüsalə.
Vüsalə f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of Vüsal.
Yusif m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Yosef (see Joseph).
Zaur m Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Georgian
Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen and Georgian form of Zawar.
Zemfira f Azerbaijani, Tatar, Bashkir, Literature
Meaning unknown, possibly of Romani origin. This name was (first?) used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem The Gypsies (1827).
Zeynəb f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Zaynab.
Zeynab f Persian, Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Persian زینب (see Zeinab) or Azerbaijani Zeynəb.