are used by Avar
speakers in Dagestan, a federal subject of Russia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
FAZU f Avar (Rare)
Possibly a form of FAIZA
. A known bearer was Fazu Alieva (1932-2016), a Soviet poet of Dagestani Avar origin.
GADZHI ХІажи m Avar, Lezgin
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj)
meaning "pilgrim", referring to the Islamic hajj to Mecca.
GAMZAT-BEK ХӀамзат Бек m Avar
Combination of KHAMZAT
and the Turkish military title beg
meaning "chieftain, master". A beater is Gamzat-Bek (1789-1834), an Imam of Dagestan / Caucasian Imamate and of Avar ancestry.
LABAZAN Лабазан m Avar
Means "loving" in Avar, though it can also be taken as a variant of RAMADAN
MAKHACH МахӀач m Avar, Dagestani
Means "our hajj", from Persian ما (mâ)
meaning "we, our" combined with Arabic حَجّ (ḥajj)
meaning "hajj, pilgrimage". This was the nickname of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dakhadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary.
MESEDU Меседу f Avar
Derived from Avar месед (mesed)
meaning "gold, golden".