HOŞYARخوشیارfOttoman Turkish Meaning "pleasant lover", from Ottoman Turkish hoş - "nice, pleasant, likeable" and yâr - "beloved, lover". Hoşyar Kadın (died 1859) was the wife of Sultan Mahmud II.
HÜRREMخرمfOttoman Turkish Means "the cheerful one" from Persian خرم (khurram). A famous bearer was Hürrem Sultan (also known by the name ROXELANA), a slave and then a concubine of SÜLEYMAN the Magnificent, sultan of the Ottoman Empire... [more]
KAMERFERfOttoman Turkish From Ottoman Turkish "radiance of the crescent": kamer - "half-moon, crescent" and fer - "radiance, brightness".
KÖSEMfOttoman Turkish This name was given to Mahpeyker Sultana by her husband, Sultan Ahmed I. Kösem was possibly the most powerful women in so called "Female Sultanate". She lived since 1590 until 1651.
LALEZARfOttoman Turkish Either means "field of tulips" or "golden tulip", from Persian لاله (lâle) meaning "tulip" and زر (zar) "gold".
LEBRIZIFELEKfOttoman Turkish From Ottoman Turkish lebriz - "overflowing", "exuberate" (taken from the Persian language) and felek - "the universe", "fate, destiny" (taken from the Arabic language).
MAHFIRUZماہ فروزfOttoman Turkish From Ottoman Turkish "favorable moon": mah, meh - "the moon" and fîrûz - "favorable", "lucky, fortunate".
MAHIDEVRANماه دورانfOttoman Turkish Means "one who is always beautiful", "one whose beauty never fades", "beauty of the times" or "Moon of Fortune". A famous bearer was Mahidevran Sultan (1500-1581), a concubine of SÜLEYMAN the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mustafa and Raziye Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
MAHPEYKERماه پيكرfOttoman Turkish Meaning "face like the moon", from Ottoman Turkish mah, meh - "the moon" and peyker - "face" (taken form the Persian language).
ŞAHf & mOttoman Turkish Şah means in Turkish "king, queen", which derives from Persian title "shāh" of the same meaning. This name was severaly given to members of Ottoman family, such as daughter of Selim I (actually named Şahihuban, but more often refered to as "Şah") and daughter of Selim II and Nurbanu.... [more]
ŞAHIHUBANfOttoman Turkish From Ottoman Turkish "the queen of beauties": şah - "shah (queen)" and hûban - "beauties" (plural form of Persian word hub - "beauty", "beautiful")
SEVINسوينfOttoman Turkish Sevin is Kurdish and Turkish for "lovely", "love her", or "rejoice". It is from Ottoman Turkey, but since the Persians or Iranians use it a lot too, it is written in Arabic characters as well.
SITTIŞAHfOttoman Turkish Derives most possibly from "sitti" which means "he, who protects" or "is kept safe (by) him" and "şah", which means "king, queen". This was the given name of Sittişah Hatun, consort of Mehmed II. and biological mother of Bayezid II... [more]