Berber Submitted Names

Berber names are used by the Berber (Amazigh) people of North Africa, including the Tuareg of the Sahara.
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ADERFI m Berber (Rare)
Means "freed" in Berber.
ADID m Berber
Meaning unknown.
AGERZAM m Berber
Means "cheetah" in Amazigh.
AGHBALU m Berber
Means "source" in Amazigh.
AGHILAS m Kabyle
Means "leopard; panther; lion" in Kabyle.
AGHILES m Kabyle
Variant of AGHILAS.
AGIZUL m Berber
Means "brave" in Tamazight.
AGWMAR m Berber
Means "stallion" in Tamazight.
AHAR m Berber
Means "lion" in Tamazight.
AKAWEL m Berber
Means "the black" in Amazigh.
AKERSIM m Berber
Means "caracal" in Tamazight.
AKLI m Kabyle
Means "slave, prisoner, captive" in Kabyle. It was historically used to refer to Tuareg slaves and servants, who are typically dark-skinned in colour.
AKSIL m Berber, Northern African, History
Means "cheetah" or "leopard" in Shawiya Tamazight. This was the real name of Kusaila (كسيلة), a 7th-century Berber king.
ALDJYA f Kabyle
Means "doll" in Kabyle.
AMALU m Berber
Means "shadow" in Tamazight.
AMANAR m Berber
Means "Orion (constellation)" in Amazigh.
AMASTAN m Tuareg
Means "protector, defender" in Tuareg, derived from the Tamazight root esten meaning "to protect, to defend".
AMASTANE m Northern African, Berber
Variant transcription of AMASTAN.
AMAYAS m Berber
Means "cheetah" in Tamazight.
AMAYNU m Berber
Means "new" in Amazigh.
AMAZIGH m Northern African, Berber
From Tamazight ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ (Amaziɣ), which is the self-designation of the Berber (Amazigh) people of North Africa. The name itself is of unknown meaning, though folk etymologies claim the meaning of "free-man", derived from Taznatit (Gurara) aze meaning "to be strong" and Tamasheq jeɣeɣ meaning "to be brave".
AMENZU m Kabyle
Means "the first" in Kabyle.
AMESSAN m Berber
Means "wise" in Tamazight.
AMEZIANE m Berber, Northern African
Variant of MEZIANE (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
AMÊZYAN m Berber
Means "cadet" or "small" in Amazigh.
ANAROUZ m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of ANARUZ.
ANARUZ m Berber, Northern African
Means "hope" in Tamazight.
ANEBDAD m Berber
Means "support" in Amazigh.
ANIR m Berber, Northern African
Means "angel" in Tamazight.
AREKSIM m Berber
Means "caracal" in Amazigh.
AREZKI m Kabyle
Probably derived from Arabic رِزْق (rizq) meaning "wealth, fortune" or "nourishment, sustenance".
AREZQI m Kabyle
Variant transcription of AREZKI.
ASAFAR m Berber
Means "remedy" in Tamazight.
ASAFU m Berber
Means "torch" in Tamazight.
ASFRU m Berber
Means "poem, ode" in Tamazight.
ASIREM m Berber
Means "hope" in Amazigh.
ASMUN m Berber
Means "companion" in Amazigh.
ASULIL m Berber
Means "rock" in Tamazight.
ATBIR m Berber
Means "dove" in Amazigh.
AWLAGH m Berber
Means "little rabbit" in Amazigh.
AWSIM m Berber
Means "fawn" in Tamazight.
AXIL m Berber (Rare)
Means "cheetah" in Berber.
AYRAD m Berber
Means "lion" in Amazigh.
AYYUR m Berber
Means "moon" in Tamazight.
AZÊLLAY m Berber
Means "pendant" in Amazigh.
AZENKWED m Berber
Means "male gazelle" in Amazigh.
AZENZÊR m Berber
Means "sunshine" in Tamazight.
AZMAR m Berber
Meaning unknown.
AZRUR m Berber
Means "handsome" in Tamazight.
AZUZ m Berber
Meaning unknown.
BADIS m Berber (Rare)
The meaning of this name is unknown but several kings had this name.
BAKHTA f African, Arabic, Berber
Means "starry" in Berber.
BALOUA m Berber
Meaning unknown.
BARAGSEN m Tuareg
From the Tuareg abarag meaning "pride".
BASI m Berber
Meaning unknown.
BAYA f Kabyle
Kabyle name of unknown meaning.
BUYAN f Berber
Meaning unknown.
CABH'A f Kabyle
Possibly means "beautiful" in Kabyle.
DAMYA f Berber, Northern African, History
Tamazight feminine given name, an alternative possible given name of the Berber warrior-queen and leader KAHINA.
DDUNIT f Kabyle
Kabyle form of DUNYA.
DIHYA f Berber, Northern African, History
Meaning unknown. This was the real name of KAHINA, an Amazigh warrior queen who resisted Arab expansion into North Africa (d. 700 AD).
DYHIA f Berber
Variant of DIHYA.
EBEGGI m Berber
Means "jackal" in Tamazight.
ELKAISSA f Berber (Rare)
Possibly means "the pause" from Kabyle Berber.
FADHMA f Kabyle
Kabyle form of FATIMA.
FADMA f Berber
Variant of FADHMA used in Morocco.
FOUROU m Berber
Meaning unknown.
GHANIM m Berber
Means "reed" in Amazigh.
GHILAS m Kabyle
Short form of AGHILAS.
GWASILA m Kabyle
Means "son of the plains" in Kabyle.
H'EMMUC m Berber
Berber diminutive form of Hamid.
HERRU f Berber
Etymology unknown. This was the name of a famous poetess.
IFTEN m Berber
Means "be better than them" in Amazigh.
IGHLAF m Berber
Means "well protected" in Amazigh.
IGIDER m Berber (Rare)
Mighty and strong, this name stands for ‘eagle’ in one of the Berber languages.
ILAYETMAS m Berber
Means "he has brothers" in Tamazight.
ILLI f Berber (Rare)
Literally "My daughter"
IMMEGHAR m Berber
Means "he is great" in Amazigh.
ISGADEN m Berber
Meaning unknown.
IZDÂRASEN m Berber
Means "the mighty, the strong" in Tamazight.
IZEBBOUDJEN m & f Berber
From the berber word meaning "Olive tree".
IZEMRASEN m Berber (Rare)
Means "powerful" in Berber.
IZÎL m Berber (Rare)
Izîl stands for ‘sublime and magnificent’.
IZLAN f Berber
Means "melody" in Tamazight.
JIDJI f Berber
Means "flower" in Tamazight.
JUBA m Berber
Juba I was a King of Numidia. He was the son and successor to King of Numidia Hiempsal II. Juba was the father of King of Numidia and later Mauretania Juba II
JUGURTHA m History, Berber
Means "the greatest" in Berber.... [more]
KAHENA f Berber, History
Variant of KAHINA.
KAÏNA f Berber, French
French variant spelling of KAHINA.
KHEDDUJ f Berber
Berber form of KHADIJA.
LALLA f Berber
This name means "Lady"... [more]
LEMTA f Berber
Etymology unknown. This is the name of the mythological mother of the Tuaregs.
LOUNÈS m Kabyle
Means "companion" or "to keep company" in Kabyle, possibly of Arabic origin.
LOUNIS m Kabyle
Variant transcription of LOUNÈS.
LUNJA f Berber (Rare)
Lunja stands for a fairytale princess.
MAKOUD m Berber
Meaning unknown.
MAQRIN m Berber
Means "always in a good mood" in Kabyle.
MASENSEN m Berber
means "Their Master"
MASINISSA m Berber, Northern African, History
Variant transcription of MASSINISSA.
MASNSEN m Berber
From the Amazigh mas meaning "master and nsen# meaning "of them".
MASSA f Berber
A term of respect meaning "Mistress" and a name usually given to high born.
MASSEN m Berber
A Term of respect meaning "Master" and a name given to high born.
MASSINISSA m Berber, Northern African, History
Means "their lord" from the consonants MSNSN, in turn derived from Tamazight mas meaning "lord" and n sen meaning "to them". This was the name of a Berber ruler and the first King of Numidia.
ḤMED m Kabyle
Kabyle form of AHMAD.
MEGHIGHDA f Berber
Etymology unknown. This was the name of a famous poetess.
MEKIOUSSA f Berber (Rare)
Of Kabyle Berber origin with an unknown meaning.
MENZA f Berber
Meaning unknown.
MERIN m Berber
Meaning unknown.
MEZIAN m Berber (Rare), Northern African (Rare)
Variant of MEZIANE (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
MEZIANE m Berber, Northern African
Derived from Tamazight meẓyan meaning "young, little".
MUḤAND m Kabyle
Variant of MUḤEND.
MUḤEMMED m Kabyle
Kabyle form of MUHAMMAD.
MUḤEND m Kabyle
Kabyle form of MOHAND.
MUH'UC m Berber
Amazigh diminutive form of MOHAMMED.
MUNATAS m Berber (Rare)
This name means to ‘gather around a special person’.... [more]
NARAVAS m Berber
Personal name of Naravas, a Berber Numidian king and Hannibal's brother in law.
NAVIL m Berber
Berber form of NABIL.
NOUMIDIA f Berber (Rare), Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
A modern coinage derived from the name of the Ancient Berber kingdom and later Roman province Numidia.... [more]
REZKI m Kabyle
Variant of AREZKI.
SAƐID m Kabyle
Kabyle form of SA'ID.
SEKKURA f Kabyle
Possibly meanings "partridge" in Kabyle.
SIMAN f Berber (Rare)
Siman stands for 'two souls', referring to parents, the name in away implies the child is their combination or fruit.
SURA f Muslim, Berber
Means "highness of status, highness of rank, glory" in Arabic.
TADÊFI f Berber
Means "sweetness" in Berber.
TADERFIT f Berber (Rare)
Means "liberation" in Berber.
TADLA f Berber (Rare)
Means "branches" in Berber.
TAFALKAYT f Berber
Means "beauty" in Tamazight.
TAFRARA f Kabyle
Means "aurora, dawn, daybreak" in Kabyle.
TAFSUT f Kabyle
Means "spring, springtime" in Kabyle.
TAGWERRAMT f Berber
It stands for ‘pious or holy’
TAGWILALT f Berber
Means "stork" in Tamazight.
TAGWIZULT f Berber
Means "brave" in Berber.
TAHEYYÂTT f Berber
Means "wanderer" in Tamazight.
TAKAMA f Berber
Means "warmth" in Berber.
TAKLIT f Berber
Meaning unknown.
TAMALUT f Berber
Berber feminine name meaning "shadow".
TAMANART f Berber
Berber name for the constallation Orion.
TAMAYYURT f Berber
Means "full moon" in Tamazight.
TAMAZZALT f Berber
Means "devoted" in Tamazight.
TAMEMT f Berber
Means "honey" in Berber.
TAMENZUT f Berber
the name itself means ‘first born’.... [more]
TAMEQRANT f Berber
Means "the elder, senior" in Tamazight.
TAMEZYANT f Berber
Means "the middle child" in Tamazight.
TAMGHARA f Berber
Feminine form of Amghar.
TAMIMT f Berber
Means "delight" in Tamazight.
TAMMENT f Berber
Berber feminine name meaning "honey".
TANAMART f Berber
Means "happy" in Berber.
TANARUZ f Berber, African
Feminine form of ANARUZ.
TANAZÂRT f Berber
Means "defiant, daring" in Tamazight.
TANEBDATT f Berber
Means "support" in Tamazight.
TASA f Berber
Means "love" when used as a name. Literally means "liver," the organ thought to be the seat of emotions, much like the heart's role in Western cultures.
TASEKKURT f Berber
Means "partridge" in Tamazight.
TASSADIT f Kabyle
Derived from the Tamazight feminine prefix ⵜⴰ- (ta-) combined with Arabic سَعْد (saʿd) meaning "good fortune, luck, success" and the feminine suffix -ⵜ (-t).
TATBIRT f Berber
Possibly means "dove" in Amazigh.
TAWECKINT f Berber
Means "branch" in Amazigh.
TAWENZA f Berber
Means "frank, direct" in Tamazight.
TAYLALT f Berber
Means "bird" in Tamazight.
TAYRI f Berber
Means "love" in Tamazight.
TAZDAYT f Kabyle
Means "palm tree" in Kabyle.
TAZÊLLAYT f Berber
Means "pendant" in Tamazight.
TAZENKÊT f Berber
Means "gazelle" in Amazigh.
TAZENKWÊT f Berber
Means "gazelle" in Tamazight.
TELGUMAS f Berber
Means "girl who has a brother" in Tamazight.
THANINA f Kabyle
Sometimes spelled Tanina, the name is often associated with a mystical bird or "female eagle". This name is born by Tanina Cheriet, the daughter of Algerian Kabyle singer, Idir (b... [more]
THIYYA f Berber
Means "nice" in Amazigh.
TILELLI f Kabyle
Means "freedom" in Kabyle.
TILELLLI f Berber
Means "freedom" in Tamazight.
TIMUŠ f Berber
Berber diminutive of FATIMA.
TINHINAN f Berber
Means "she of the campfires" in Tamazight. This was the name of a Tuareg queen.
TINIFSAN f Berber
Means "blooming one" in Tamazight.
TINITRAN f Berber
Means "of the stars" in Amazigh.
TINTADÊFI f Berber
Means "sweetness, of sweetness" in Tamazight.
TINTFSUT f Berber
Means "of spring" in Tamazight.
TINTIFAWIN f Berber
Means "of the light, shining" in Tamazight.
TINTLELLI f Berber
Means "of the free" in Tamazight.
TINTZIRI f Berber
Means "moonlit" in Tamazight.
TISENT f Berber
Means "salt" in Amazigh.
TITEM f Berber
Berber diminutive of FATIMA.
TIWUL f Berber
Means "of the heart" in Tamazight.
TIYYA f Berber
Means The"Nice"
TIZEMT f Berber (Rare), Northern African (Rare)
Means "lioness" in Tamazight, ultimately from ⵉⵣⴻⵎ (izem) meaning "lion" (chiefly Moroccan).
TIZIRI f Northern African, Berber
Means "moonlight" in Tamazight.
TLAFULKI f Berber
Means "beauty" in Tamazight.
TLATIG f Berber
Means "worthy" in Tamazight.
TOUKA f Berber
Variant of TUKA.
TSUL f Berber
Means "lively" in Tamazight.
TUDA f Berber
Means "enough" in Tamazight.
TUDATT f Berber
Means "ewe" in Tamazight.
TUFAYYUR f Berber
Means "more beautiful than the moon" in Tamazight.
TUFITRAN f Berber
Means "more beautiful than the stars" in Tamazight.
TUFITRI f Berber
Means "more beautiful than a star" in Tamazight.
TUFTENT f Berber
Means "the most beautiful" in Tamazight.
TUGERTENT f Berber
Means "tallest" in Tamazight.
TUKA f Berber, Arabic
Means "Fear of God" in Berber.
TUMERT f Berber
Means "happiness" in Tamazight.
TUMSILT f Berber
this name means ‘one who is well-built’.
TUNARUZ f Berber
Means "hope" in Tamazight.
TUREGHT f Berber
From the Amazigh uregh meaning "gold".
TZEDDIG f Berber
Meaning unknown.
UDAD m Berber
Means "ram (male sheep)" in Tamazight.
UGWISTAN m Berber
Meaning unknown.
ULTASILA f Berber
Means "of the plains" in Tamazight.
UMALER f Berber
Means "star of the peace" in Tamasheq, language of Tuareg people.
USEM m Berber
Means "lightning" in Tamazight.
WAGGUTEN m Berber (Rare)
It means ‘one who will proliferate’ and reflects the abundance of life.
WARARNI m Berber
Means "without victor, without conqueror" in Amazigh.
WARMAKSAN m Berber (Rare)
this name means ‘without enemy or undefeatable’.
WINARUZ m Berber
Means "hope" in Tamazight.
WIWURGH m Berber
Means "golden" in Tamazight.
XAMIDA m Berber
Berber form of Hamid.
YEDDER m Berber (Rare)
Though this name symbolizes immortality, it indicates a sense of unbroken spirit or uncaptured soul.
YEDDES m Tuareg
Means "he will be organised", from the Tuareg verb ddes meaning "organised".
YIDIR m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of IDIR.
YUFAYYUR m Berber
Means "more handsome than the moon" in Tamazight.
YUFITRAN m Berber
Means "more handsome than the stars" in Tamazight.
YUFITRI m Berber
Means "nicer than a star" in Amazigh.
YUFTEN m Berber
Means "the best" in Tamazight.
YUGERTEN m Berber
Original Berber form of JUGURTHA.
ZAWGHA f Berber
Possibly from azewwagh meaning "red".
ZEĞIGA f Kabyle
Possibly means "flower" in Kabyle.
ZIGZA m Berber
Means "green" from the root zgz.
ZINEB f Berber, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tamazight form of ZAYNAB used mainly in Morocco.
ZIRA f Berber
Feminine of ZIRI.
ZIRI m Berber
Masculine form of TIZIRI.
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