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 ⴰⴷⴻⵔⴼⵉ 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 ⴰⴽⵙⵉⵍ 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 ⴰⵎⴰⵙⵜⴰⵏ m Tuareg
Means "protector, defender" in Tuareg, derived from the Tamazight root esten meaning "to protect, to defend".
Amastane ⴰⵎⴰⵙⵜⴰⵏ m Northern African, Berber
Variant transcription of Amastan.
Amayas m Berber
Means "cheetah" in Tamazight.
Amaynu m Berber
Means "new" in Amazigh.
Amazigh ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ 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 ⴰⵎⴻⵣⵢⴰⵏ m Berber, Northern African
Variant of Meziane (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Amêzyan m Berber
Means "cadet" or "small" in Amazigh.
Amokrane ⴰⵎⴻⵇⵔⴰⵏ m Berber, Northern African
Variant of Ameqran.
Anarouz ⴰⵏⴰⵔⵓⵣ m Berber, Northern African
Variant transcription of Anaruz.
Anaruz ⴰⵏⴰⵔⵓⵣ m Berber, Northern African
Means "hope" in Tamazight.
Anebdad m Berber
Means "support" in Amazigh.
Anir ⴰⵏⵉⵔ m Berber, Northern African
Means "angel" in Tamazight.
Areksim m Berber
Means "caracal" in Amazigh.
Areski ⴰⵔⴻⵣⵇⵉ m Berber, Northern African
Variant of Arezki.
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 ⴰⴽⵙⵉⵍ 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 ⴱⴰⴷⵉⵙ 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 ⴱⴰⵢⴰ f Kabyle
Kabyle name of unknown meaning.
Buyan f Berber
Meaning unknown.
Cabh'a f Kabyle
Possibly means "beautiful" in Kabyle.
Damya ⴷⴰⵎⵢⴰ f Berber, Northern African, History
Tamazight feminine given name, an alternative possible given name of the Berber warrior-queen and leader Kahina.
Dassin ⴷⴰⵙⵙⵉⵏ f Berber (Rare)
Ddunit f Kabyle
Kabyle form of Dunya.
Dihya ⴷⵉⵀⵢⴰ 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 ⴷⵉⵀⵢⴰ 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 ⴼⴰⴹⵎⴰ 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.
Ḥmed m Kabyle
Kabyle form of Ahmad.
Idder ⵢⵉⴷⵉⵔ, ⵉⴷⵉⵔ m Berber, Northern African
Variant of Idir.
Iften m Berber
Means "be better than them" in Amazigh.
Ighlaf m Berber
Means "well protected" in Amazigh.
Igider ⵉⴳⵉⴷⴻⵔ m Berber (Rare)
Mighty and strong, this name stands for ‘eagle’ in one of the Berber languages.
Ijju ⵉⵊⵊⵓ f Berber
Ilayetmas m Berber
Means "he has brothers" in Tamazight.
Illi ⵉⵍⵍⵉ f Berber (Rare)
Literally "My daughter"
Immeghar m Berber
Means "he is great" in Amazigh.
Isgaden m Berber
Meaning unknown.
Ittu ⵉⵟⵓ f Berber
Izdârasen m Berber
Means "the mighty, the strong" in Tamazight.
Izebboudjen m & f Berber
From the berber word meaning "Olive tree".
Izemrasen ⵉⵣⴻⵎⵔⴰⵙⴻⵏ m Berber (Rare)
Means "powerful" in Berber.
Izîl ⵉⵣⵉⵍ m Berber (Rare)
Izîl stands for ‘sublime and magnificent’.
Izlan f Berber
Means "melody" in Tamazight.
Izza ⵉⵥⴰ f Berber
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.
Kella ⴽⴻⵍⵍⴰ f Berber
Khedduj f Berber
Berber form of Khadija.
Lalla ⵍⴰⵍⵍⴰ 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 ⵍⵓⵏⵊⴰ f Berber (Rare)
Lunja stands for a fairytale princess.
Madaya f Spanish (Canarian, Archaic), Hausa (Archaic), Berber (Archaic)
From Guanche *madăyya, meaning "beautiful thing to see". Besides the Canary Islands, this name was also used in Northern Africa.
Makoud m Berber
Meaning unknown.
Maqrin m Berber
Means "always in a good mood" in Kabyle.
Masensen ⵎⴰⵙⴻⵏⵙⴻⵏ m Berber
means "Their Master"
Masinissa ⵎⵙⵏⵙⵏ, ⵎⴰⵙⵏⵙⴻⵏ m Berber, Northern African, History
Variant transcription of Massinissa.
Masnsen m Berber
From the Amazigh mas meaning "master and nsen# meaning "of them".
Massa ⵎⴰⵙⵙⴰ f Berber
A term of respect meaning "Mistress" and a name usually given to high born.
Massen ⵎⴰⵙⵙⴻⵏ m Berber
A Term of respect meaning "Master" and a name given to high born.
Massin ⵎⴰⵙⵙⵉⵏ m Berber, Northern African
Diminutive of Massinissa.
Massinissa ⵎⵙⵏⵙⵏ, ⵎⴰⵙⵏⵙⴻⵏ, ⵎⴵⵏⴵⵏ 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.
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 ⵎⴻⵣⵢⴰⵏ m Berber (Rare), Northern African (Rare)
Variant of Meziane (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Meziane ⵎⴻⵣⵢⴰⵏ m Berber, Northern African
Derived from Tamazight meẓyan meaning "young, little".
Mohand m Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber
Alternate transcription of Muhannad chiefly used in Northern Africa. It is also used as a Berber form of Muhammad.
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 ⵎⵓⵏⴰⵜⴰⵚ 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 ⵙⵉⵎⴰⵏ f Berber (Rare)
Siman stands for 'two souls', referring to parents, the name in away implies the child is their combination or fruit.
Sura سورة‎ f Muslim, Berber
Means "highness of status, highness of rank, glory" in Arabic.
Tadêfi f Berber
Means "sweetness" in Berber.
Taderfit ⵜⴰⴹⴻⵔⴼⵉⵜ f Berber (Rare)
Means "liberation" in Berber.
Tadla ⵜⴰⴷⵍⴰ 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 ⵜⴰⴳⵡⴻⵔⵔⵎⴰⵏⵜ f Berber
It stands for ‘pious or holy’
Tagwilalt f Berber
Means "stork" in Tamazight.
Tagwizult ⵜⴰⴳⵡⵉⵣⵓⵍⵜ f Berber
Means "brave" in Berber.
Taheyyâtt f Berber
Means "wanderer" in Tamazight.
Takama ⵜⴰⴽⴰⵎⴰ 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 ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵏⵣⵓⵜ 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 ⵜⴰⵏⴰⵎⴰⵔⵜ 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.
Tanina f Kabyle
Variant of the Kabyle name Thanina
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
From Arabic سعد (sa'd) meaning "fortune, good luck" combined with the Tamazight feminine prefix ⵜⴰ (ta) and 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.
Tinizara f Spanish (Canarian, Archaic), Tuareg (Archaic)
From Guanche *tinzar, meaning "promontories" (literally "noses"). In Tuareg it meant "honour".
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 ⵜⵉⵢⵢⴰ f Berber
Means The"Nice"
Tizemt ⵜⵉⵣⴻⵎⵜ f Berber (Rare), Northern African (Rare)
Means "lioness" in Tamazight, ultimately from ⵉⵣⴻⵎ (izem) meaning "lion" (chiefly Moroccan).
Tiziri ⵜⵉⵣⵉⵔⵉ 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.
Touya f Berber
tree, tamazight
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 ⵜⵓⵎⵙⵉⵍⵜ 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 ⵣⴰⴳⵯⵓⵜⴻⵏ 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 ⵡⴰⵔⵎⴰⴽⵙⴻⵏ 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 ⵢⴻⴷⴷⴻⵔ 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 ⵢⵉⴷⵉⵔ 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 ⵢⵓⴳⴻⵔⵜⴻⵏ m Berber
Original Berber form of Jugurtha.
Yuns ⵢⵓⵏⵙ m Berber
Central Atlas Tamazight form of Yunus.
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.
Zira f Berber
Feminine of Ziri.
Ziri ⵣⵉⵔⵉ m Berber
Masculine form of Tiziri.