Scripts Айҙар (Bashkir), Айдар (Tatar, Kazakh Cyrillic), ايدار (Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. [ɑj.ˈðɑr] (Bashkir)
Other Forms FormsAidar
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Contributor Contrib.LMS on 10/18/2014
Last Editor Editorhighexpectasians on 3/2/2018
Means "forelock, topknot", referring to the hairstyle worn by ancient Turkic warriors. Alternatively, it could be from Kazakh, Bashkir, and Tatar ай (ay) meaning "moon, month" combined with Arabic حَيْدَر (ḥaydar) meaning "lion".