Dagestani Names

Dagestani names are used in Dagestan, a federal subject of Russia.
Ahmad Ахӏмад m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "most commendable, most praiseworthy" in Arabic (a superlative form of Hamid 1).
Ali 1 ГӀали m Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Tajik, Dhivehi, Albanian, Bosnian
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic. Ali ibn Abi Talib was a cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the fourth caliph to rule the Muslim world. His followers were the original Shia Muslims, who regard him as the first rightful caliph.... [more]
Madina Мадина f Tajik, Uzbek, Kazakh, Avar, Chechen
From the name of the city of Medina, Arabic المدينة (al-Madinah), which means "the city". The Saudi city is considered an Islamic holy site because the Prophet Muhammad was based there for a period.
Magomed m Avar (Russified), Chechen (Russified)
Russian form of Muhammad, used particularly in the Caucasus.
Magomet m Avar (Russified), Chechen (Russified), Ossetian (Russified)
Russian form of Muhammad, used particularly in the Caucasus.
Muhamad МухӀамад m Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Indonesian, Malay and Avar variant of Muhammad.
Muhamadkhan МухӀамадхан m Avar
Combination of Muhamad and the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
Muhammad МухӀаммад m Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Tajik, Uzbek, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "praised, commendable" in Arabic, derived from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Islamic belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel, who provided him with the first verses of the Quran. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.... [more]
Mukhammad m Tajik (Russified), Uzbek (Russified), Kazakh (Russified), Avar (Russified), Chechen (Russified)
Russian form of Muhammad, used particularly in the Caucasus and former Soviet republics.
Murad Мурад m Arabic, Urdu, Azerbaijani, Avar
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic. This name was borne by several Ottoman sultans.
Naida f Dagestani
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from Greek Ναϊάς (Naias), a type of water nymph in Greek mythology (plural Ναϊάδες). Alternatively it might be related to Persian Nahid.
Nurmuhamad НурмухӀамад m Avar
Combination of Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and the name Muhamad.
Ramazan Рамазан m Turkish, Azerbaijani, Avar, Kazakh, Circassian, Albanian
Form of Ramadan in several languages.
Rasul Расул m Arabic, Avar
Means "prophet, messenger" in Arabic.
Ruslan Руслан 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.
Shamil Шамил m Arabic, Kazakh, Avar, Chechen, Tatar, Azerbaijani
From Arabic شاميل (shamil) meaning "comprehensive, universal".
Sultan Султан m & f Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Urdu, Bengali, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Avar
Means "ruler, king, sultan" in Arabic. In the Arab world this name is typically masculine, but Turkey it is given to both boys and girls.