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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADERFI m Berber (Rare)
Means "the released" in Berber.
ADID m Berber
Meaning unknown.
AGHILAS m Berber, Northern African
Means "tiger" in Central Atlas Tamazight or "leopard, panther" in Kabyle.
AKLI m Berber, Northern African
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.
AMASTAN m Berber, Northern African
Means "protector, defender", derived from the Tamazight root esten meaning "to protect, to defend".
AMAZIGH m Berber, Northern African
Derived from the Central Atlas Tamazight word 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", deriving from Taznatit (Gurara) aze meaning "to be strong" and Tamasheq (a variety of Turareg) jeɣeɣ meaning "to be brave"... [more]
AMEZIANE m Berber, Northern African
Variant of Meziane (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
ANAROUZ m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Anaruz.
ANARUZ m Berber, Northern African
Means "hope" in Tamazight.
ANIR m Berber, Northern African
Means "angel" in Tamazight.
AREZKI m Berber, Northern African
Kabyle name meaning "one who nourishes" or "benefactor", derived from the Tamazight root rzq meaning "nourishing, beneficial".
AREZQI m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Arezki.
AXIL m Berber (Rare)
Means "cheetah" in Berber.
AZMAR m Berber
Meaning unknown.
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.
BASI m Berber
Meaning unknown.
BAYA f Berber, Northern African
Kabyle name of unknown meaning.
BUYAN f Berber
Meaning unknown.
DAMYA f Berber, Northern African, History
Tamazight feminine given name, an alternative possible given name of the Berber warrior-queen and leader Kahina.
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.
ELKAISSA f Berber (Rare)
Possibly means "the pause" from Kabyle Berber.
FADMA f Berber
Variant of Fadhma used in Morocco.
FOUROU m Berber
Meaning unknown.
IGIDER m Berber (Rare)
Mighty and strong, this name stands for ‘eagle’ in one of the Berber languages.
ILLI f Berber (Rare)
Literally "My daughter"
ISGADEN m Berber
Meaning unknown.
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’.
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.
LALLA f Berber
This name means "Lady"... [more]
LOUNÈS m Berber, Northern African
Means "companion" or "to keep company" in Kabyle, possibly of Arabic origin.
LOUNIS m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Lounès (chiefly Algerian).
LUNJA f Berber (Rare)
Lunja stands for a fairytale princess.
MAKOUD m Berber
Meaning unknown.
MASENSEN m Berber
means "Their Master"
MASINISSA m Berber, Northern African, History
Variant transcription of Massinissa.
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.
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".
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.
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]
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.
TADERFIT f Berber (Rare)
Means "liberation" in Berber.
TADLA f Berber (Rare)
Means "branches" in Berber.
TAFRARA f Berber, Northern African
Means "aurora, dawn" in Kabyle (chiefly Algerian).
TAFSUT f Berber, Northern African
Means "spring, springtime" in Kabyle (chiefly Algerian).
TAGWERRAMT f Berber
It stands for ‘pious or holy’
TAGWIZULT f Berber
Means "brave" in Berber.
TAKAMA f Berber
Means "warmth" in Berber.
TAKLIT f Berber
Meaning unknown.
TAMENZUT f Berber
the name itself means ‘first born’.... [more]
TANAMART f Berber
Means "happy" in Berber.
TANARUZ f Berber, African
Feminine form of Anaruz.
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.
TASSADIT f Berber, Northern African
Algerian Kabyle name derived from Arabic سَعْد (saʿd) meaning "good fortune, luck, success" combined with the Tamazight prefix and suffix ⵜⴰ- (ta-) and -ⵜ (-t), respectively.
TILELLI f Berber, Northern African
Means "freedom" in Kabyle (chiefly Algerian).
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.
TOUKA f Berber
Variant of Tuka.
TUKA f Berber, Arabic
Means "Fear of God" in Berber.
TUMSILT f Berber
this name means ‘one who is well-built’.
TZEDDIG f Berber
Meaning unknown.
UGWISTAN m Berber
Meaning unknown.
WAGGUTEN m Berber (Rare)
It means ‘one who will proliferate’ and reflects the abundance of life.
WARMAKSAN m Berber (Rare)
this name means ‘without enemy or undefeatable’.
YEDDER m Berber (Rare)
Though this name symbolizes immortality, it indicates a sense of unbroken spirit or uncaptured soul.
YIDIR m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Idir.
YUGERTEN m Berber
Original Berber form of Jugurtha.
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.