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 m Avar, Lezgin
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj)
meaning "pilgrim", referring to the Islamic hajj to Mecca.
GAMZAT-BEK 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.
HADJI m Muslim, Avar
Means "pilgrim" in Arabic. It is the title given to one who has completed the Hajj (a pilgrimage to Mecca done by Muslims).
LABAZAN m Avar
Means "loving" in Avar, though it can also be taken as a variant of Ramadan
MAKHACH 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 f Avar
Derived from Avar месед (mesed)
meaning "gold, golden".