are used by Lezgian
speakers in Dagestan, a republic of Russia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ELKHAN m Azerbaijani, Dagestani, Lezgin
From Proto-Semitic *ʾil-
meaning "deity, god" (see El
) or Turkic el
meaning "people, country, nation" combined with the Mongolian title хан (khan)
meaning "leader, ruler, commander".
GADZHI m Avar, Lezgin
Derived from Arabic حَاجّ (ḥājj)
meaning "pilgrim", referring to the Islamic hajj to Mecca.
NARIMAN m Literature, Persian, Indian (Parsi), Azerbaijani, Lezgin, Kumyk, Kazakh, Tatar
From the Avestan name Nairemanah
which meant "manly mind" or "heroic minded", derived from nairiia
"heroic, manly" and manah
"mind, thought". In the 11th-century Persian epic 'Shahnameh' by Ferdowsi, Nariman is the father of the legendary hero Sam