Siberian Submitted Names

These names are or were used by the indigenous peoples of Siberia in northeastern Asia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abakhay f Khakas
Means "lady" in Khakas.
Abdakey f Khakas
Khakas form of Eudocia.
Abdıra m Khakas
Means "box" in Khakas.
Abrança m Khakas
Khakas form of Avram.
Adırin m Khakas
Khakas form of Andrei.
Adyana f Buryat, Kalmyk
Feminine form of Adyan.
Aidota f Khakas
Khakas form of Avdotya.
Ai-mökö m Shor
Derived from Ай (ai) meaning "moon" and Мöкö (mökö) meaning "strong man".
Aiy Siene m Yakut (Rare)
Means "descendant of Aiyy", referring to the Aiyy deities in Yakut mythology.
Aiyy Kuo f Yakut (Rare)
Means "beautiful Aiyy" from the name of the Yakut Aiyy deities combined with куо (kuo) meaning "beautiful".
Aiyy Sien m Yakut (Rare)
Means "grandson of Aiyy" from Yakut сиэн (sien) meaning "grandson" combined with the name of the Yakut Aiyy deities.
Alaapıya f Yakut
Yakut form of Agafya.
Alban m Yakut
Means "wonderful, excellent, lovely" in Yakut.
Aldaana f Yakut
From the name of the Aldan River that flows through Yakutia.
Aldan m Yakut
Means "interest, passion, comfort".
Aldar m Buryat, Kalmyk, Tuvan
Derived from Buryat and Tuvan алдар (aldar) and Kalmyk алдр (aldr) meaning "glory, honour, fame".
Aldïn-caa m Tuvan
Means "golden bow" in Tuvan.
Aldynay f Tuvan
From Tuvan алдын (aldyn) meaning "golden" and ай (ay) meaning "moon".
Algyr m Yakut
Means "tenacious, capable, person with great erudition".
Algys m Yakut
Variant of Algiy.
Alin m Siberian, Chinese, Manchu
Means "mountain" in Manchu.
Alip m Shor
Means "hero" in Shor.
Altaana f Yakut
Derived from Yakut алтан (altan) meaning "copper".
Altana f Buryat, Kalmyk
Derived from Mongolian алтан (altan) meaning "golden".
Altin-ariğ m Shor
Means "clean and gold" in Shor.
Aman m Yakut
Means "healthy, strong, hearty".
Amgalan m & f Mongolian, Buryat
Means "peaceful, calm" in Mongolian and Buryat.
Amır f Khakas
Means "peaceful" in Khakas.
Amyr m & f Altai
Means "peace" in Altai.
Anay m Tuvan
Means "goat" in Tuvan.
Anay-kis f Tuvan
Means "goat girl" in Tuvan.
Anka f Nivkh
Derived from the Nivkh word for "year".
Anka-ny f Chukchi
Derived from Chukchi анка-к (anka-k) meaning "in the sea". This name was traditionally given to baby girls who were born during a trip to the ocean or sea.
Anpanis m Khakas
Khakas form of Athanasius.
Antyn m Altai
Altai variant of Anton.
Apanas m Altai
Altai form of Afanasiy.
Apçakh m Khakas
Means "old man" in Khakas.
Araga f Khakas
Possibly means "arrack" in Khakas.
Aramaan m Yakut
Yakut form of Roman.
Arbay m Yakut
Means "bush" in Yakut.
Archyn m Yakut
Means "deliverer, savior, redeemer" in Yakut.
Arçın f Khakas
Means "juniper" in Khakas.
Arkaac'ty m Yakut
Yakut form of Arcadius.
Arkas m Khakas
Khakas form of Arcadius.
Artïk m Khakas
Means "extra" in Khakhas.
Artysh m Tuvan
Means "juniper" in Tuvan.
Arya m Buryat
Means "holy" in Buryat.
Aryuna f Buryat
Derived from Buryat ариун (ariun) meaning "pure, clear".
Arzhaana f Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan аржаан (arzhaan) meaning "water spring, stream".
Arzylan m Tuvan (Rare)
Means "lion" in Tuvan.
Atalamy m Yakut
Means "deity / creator of horses".
Atyrdakh m Yakut
Means "pitchfork" in Yakut.
Ay m Yakut
Means "the inventor" in Yakut.
Ayaal m Yakut
Derived from Yakut ай (ay) meaning "to invent".
Ayaan m Yakut
Derived from Yakut айан (ayan) meaning "journey".
Ayaana f Yakut
Means "way, road, path" in Yakut.
Ayantay m Yakut
Means "the further way", ultimately from Yakut айан (ayan) meaning "journey".
Ayas m Khakas
Means "bright" in Khakas.
Ayastaan m Yakut
Either from Yakut айаас (ayaas) meaning "unbroken" or айа (aya) meaning "fatigue".
Ayatas m Yakut
Means "true friend" in Yakut.
Aydarkhan m Yakut
Combination of Aydar and the Turkish tite khan meaning "ruler, leader".
Ay-daš m Tuvan
Means "moon rock" in Tuvan.
Aydas m Khakas
Means "healthy" in Khakas. The Khakas people are a Turkic ethnic group living in the Republic of Khakassia in Russia.
Ay-demir m Tuvan
Means "moon iron" in Tuvan.
Aydyn m Tuvan
Means "moonlight" in Tuvan.
Aydys m Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan айыс (ayys) meaning "blessing".
Aygylaana f Yakut
Means "inventor" in Yakut.
Ayiina f Yakut
From Айыы (Ayii), the name of the supreme and creator deity in Yakut mythology.
Aykhaal m Yakut
Means "joy" in Yakut.
Aykhaan m Yakut
Variant of Aykhaal.
Aykhaana f Yakut
Feminine form of Aykhan.
Aymakh m Khakas
Means "different" or "far, further away" in Khakas.
Aynaan m Yakut
Variant of Ayaan.
Aynan m Yakut
Means "travel" in Yakut.
Aytal m Yakut
Either from айыы (ayii), the name of a a Yakut god of light or from ай (ay) meaning "to create" and тал (tal) meaning "to choose".
Ayur m Buryat
Derived from Sanskrit आयु (ayu) meaning "life, longevity".
Ayzik f Nivkh (Archaic)
Derived from Nivkh ayzn meaning "gold". Because most Nivkhs adopted Russian names in the 20th century, it is no longer used in the modern-day.
Azarga m Buryat
Means "stallion" in Buryat.
Azmun m Nivkh
From Nivkh azr meaning "gift".
Baasa m Yakut
Yakut form of Vasya.
Baatyr m Kyrgyz, Yakut (Rare)
Kyrgyz and Yakut form of Batur.
Badeey m Yakut
Derived from the name of a folk Yakut hero who was the first leader of the Kangalassky Yakuts.
Badma m & f Buryat, Kalmyk
Buryat and Kalmyk form of Padma.
Badmazhap m Buryat
Means "protected by lotus" in Buryat.
Bair m Buryat, Kalmyk
Derived from Mongolian баяр (bayar) meaning "joy, happiness".
Bairma f Buryat
Means "joy" from Mongolian баяр (bayar) meaning "joy, happiness".
Balaağiya f Yakut
Yakut form of Pelageya.
Baldan m Buryat
Buryat form of Palden.
Balıkaar m Yakut
Yakut form of Polycarp.
Balzhinima m Buryat
Means "sun of happiness" or "sun of prosperity" in Buryat, from Tibetan བདེ་བ (bde ba) "happiness, bliss, joy" and ཉི་མ (nyi ma) "sun, day".
Barakhsan m Yakut
Means "favorite", "security, defense".
Barylan m Yakut
Means "wealth, property, knowledge".
Bashiila m Buryat
Buryat form of Basil.
Bayan m Buryat
Means "rich" in Buryat.
Bayañ m Yakut
Means "visitor with great wealth".
Bayanay m Yakut
Means "hunter-trapper" and "fisherman".
Bayarma f Buryat
Derived from Buryat баяр (bayar) meaning "joy, happiness".
Baybal m Yakut
Yakut form of Pavel.
Bayğay-ool m Tuvan
Means "bad boy" in Tuvan.
Belek m & f Tuvan, Kyrgyz
Means "gift" in Tuvan and Kyrgyz. It is unisex among the Tuvans and solely masculine in Kyrgyzstan.
Belek-maa f Tuvan
Means "little gift" in Tuvan.
Belikto m Buryat
Means "wisdom" in Buryat.
Bergen m Yakut
Means "accurate" in Yakut.
Bert m Yakut
Means "valiant" in Yakut.
Bežen-ool m Tuvan
Means "50 boy" in Tuvan.
Biebey m Yakut
Means "honey" in Yakut.
Bılatıan m Yakut
Yakut form of Platon.
Bilduu f Buryat
Means "flattering, pleasing" in Buryat.
Biyaman m Yakut
Means "make wealth" in Yakut.
Bootur m Yakut
Means "protector", "to protect the people and the homeland".
Borbak-kis f Tuvan
Means "round girl" Tuvan.
Borogshon f & m Buryat
Means "grey" in Buryat.
Borongot m & f Altai
Means "currant" in Altai.
Boroskuobuya f Yakut
Yakut form of Praskoviya.
Brat-ool m Tuvan
Means "brother boy" in Tuvan.
Buda m Buryat
Buryat form of Buddha, used as a given name.
Buetur m Yakut
Yakut form of Peter.
Bukha m Buryat
Means "bull" in Buryat.
Bulad m Buryat
Buryat form of Bolat.
Bulgan m Buryat
Means "sable" in Buryat.
Bulzhamuur f Buryat
Means "lark" in Buryat.
Buotur m Yakut
Yakut form of Pyotr.
Buyan m Tuvan
Means "kindness, nobleness" in Tuvan.
Buyana f Tuvan
Feminine form of Buyan.
Bylatyan m Yakut
Yakut form of Platon.
Byorte f Buryat
Buryat form of Borte.
Caakıp m Yakut
Yakut form of Jacob.
Çabas f Khakas
Means "meek, gentle" in Khakas.
Çaçakh f Khakas
Means "tassel" in Khakas.
Çaçan f Khakas
Means "older sister" in Khakas.
Çapsıkh f Khakas
Means "dainty" in Khakas.
Caraahın m Yakut
Yakut form of Gerasim.
Çarba f Khakas
Means "grain" in Khakas.
Çayan m Russian, Tatar, Tuvan, Khakas
Derived from Tatar чаян (çayan) meaning "scorpion". This is also the name of a Tatar satirical magazine, which has been in circulation since 1923.
Çayana f Tatar, Tuvan
Feminine form of Çayan.
Ceguer m Yakut
Yakut for of George.
Cekiim m Yakut
Yakut form of Yefim.
Chadzhakh f Khakas
Means "older sister" in Khakas.
Chakhayakh f Khakas
Means "flower" in Khakas.
Chalun m Nivkh
Derived from Nivkh ch'alu meaning "fog"; used to denote a male child born on a foggy day.
Chamuk f Nivkh
From Nivkh ch'am meaning "eagle".
Changin m Nivkh
From Nivkh chand meaning "to be white".
Chash-köök m Shor
Means "young cuckoo" in Shor.
Chayan m Russian (Archaic), Tatar, Tuvan, Khakas
Derived from the Russian noun чаяние (chayanie) meaning "expectation" as well as "hope, dream, aspiration", which is ultimately derived from the archaic Russian verb чаять (chayat') meaning "to expect, to hope".... [more]
Chayana f Russian (Archaic), Tatar, Tuvan
Feminine form of Chayan as well as a Tatar and Tuvan variant transcription of Çayana.
Chechen-ool m Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan Чечен (Chechen) meaning "eloquent, elegant" or perhaps "Chechen (person)" combined with оол (ool) "son, boy".
Chemeliine f Yakut
Meaning unknown.
Ches-kartiğa m Shor
Derived from Чес (ches) meaning "copper" and Картыға (kartyğa) meaning "hawk".
Cheyvyne f Koryak
Means "walking", "wandering" in Koryak.
Chibek f Khakas
Means "silk" in Khakas.
Choduraa f Tuvan
Means "bird cherry (a type of tree)" in Tuvan.
Chokhyray f Khakas
Means "colourful" in Khakas.
Chonya-na f Chukchi
Chukchi form of Sonya.
Choygana f Tuvan
Derived from Tuvan чойган (choygan) meaning "fir".
Chukhpelek m Khanty
Means "fast" in Khanty.
Chuner m Nivkh
Meaning unknown. A known bearer was Chuner Taksami (1931-2014), a Russian ethnographer of Nivkh ethnicity.
Chyustyuk f Khakas
Means "ring" in Khakas.
Çivey f Khakas
Khakas form of Yeva.
Çömçüüne f Yakut
Means "pearl" in Yakut.
Čoyğan-ool m Tuvan
Means "pine cone boy" in Tuvan.
Çüçün f Khakas
Means "ring" in Khakas.
Čudur f Tuvan
Means "fist" in Tuvan.
Culusxan m Yakut
Means "impetuous" in Yakut.
Culuur m Yakut
Means "strong desire" in Yakut.
D'aakyp m Yakut
Yakut form of Yakov.
D'aakypchaan m Yakut
Diminutive form of D'aakyp.
Dabaan m Yakut
Means "aspiration, yearning".
Dabııt m Yakut
Yakut form of David.
Dalan m Yakut
Means "broad, free, spacious".
Dalay-ool m Tuvan
From Tuvan далай (dalay) meaning "sea, ocean" (of Mongolic origin) combined with оол (ool) meaning "son, boy".
Dalbar m Yakut
Means "chick" (as in a baby bird).
Damba m Buryat
Means "sublime" in Buryat.
Dañ-xayaa f Tuvan
Means "dawn-dusk" in Tuvan.
Dariima f Buryat
Meaning unknown, though it is probably of Tibetan-Sanskrit origin.
Darima f Buryat
Buryat form of Dolma.
Darkhaan m Yakut
Means "arrogant, conceited, proud".
Daš-demir m Tuvan
Tuvan cognate of Tashtemir.
Dashi m Buryat
Buryat form of Tashi, commonly used as an element in compound names.
Dashinima m Buryat
Combination of Dashi and Nima.
Daš-mir m Tuvan
Means "rock-world" in Tuvan.
Dayaana f Yakut
Means "flying, air" in Yakut.
Dayan m Yakut
Means "light, brisk" in Yakut.
Delegey m Yakut (Rare)
Means "secured" in Yakut.
Dobun m Yakut
Means "heavy, difficult" in Yakut.
Dögüör m Yakut
Yakut form of Egor.
Dokhsun m Yakut
Means "sporty" in Yakut.
Dolaana f Tuvan
Derived from Mongolian дулаан (dulaan) meaning "warm, kind".
Dolan m Yakut
Variant of Dolgan.
Dolguuna f Yakut
From долгун (dolgun) meaning "wave".
Dolun m Yakut
Means "winner" or "victory of the revolution".
Doroppuun m Yakut
Yakut form of Trofim.
Dorzho m Buryat
Means "diamond" in Buryat, from Tibetan རྡོ་རྗེ (rdo rje) (see Dorji).
Doyduuna f Yakut (Rare)
Of unknown meaning.
Duley m Yakut
Means "deaf" in Yakut.
Dulma f Buryat
Buryat form of Dolma.
Dulus m Yakut
Means "persistent, purposeful".
Duolan m Yakut
Means "sporty" in Yakut.
Durustaan m Yakut
Means "high, straight, smooth, energetic, persistent".
Duunai f Buryat
From the Buryat дуу(н) (duu(n) meaning "sound, voice, song".
Dvebdekieye f Yakut
Yakut form of Yevdokiya.
Dyamaku f Nganasan
Means "bird" in Nganasan.
Dyarikta f Nanai
Means "hawthorn" in Nanai.
Dygyn m Yakut
Variant of Tygyn.
Dzeve m Nanai
Means "wasp" in Nanai.
Edeyne f Nenets
Means "new woman" in Nenets.
Ekav f Koryak (?)
Koryat form of Yelizaveta.
Ekhin m Buryat
Means "beginning" in Buryat.
Ekhir m Buryat
Means "twin" in Buryat.
Ekter m Khakas
Khakas form of Victor.
Eleksey m Altai
Altai form of Aleksei.
Elley m Yakut
From the name of Elley Bootur, a Yakut cultural hero who founded the pastoral economy of the Yakut people.
Emen m Khakas
Khakas form of Emilian.
Epkuv m Khanty, Mansi
Khanty and Mansi form of Efim.
Erchim m Yakut
Means "vigorous, active" in Yakut.
Erchimen m Yakut
Variant of Erchim.
Erdeni f Buryat
Buryat form of Erdene.
Erel m Yakut
Means "elder" in Yakut.
Ergis m Yakut
From the name of a Yakut mythical hero; means "revolving", "energetic".
Erkhaan m Yakut
Means "the brave blood" in Yakut.
Erkin m Yakut
Means "fair" in Yakut.
Erzhena f Buryat
Derived from Buryat эржэн (erzhen) meaning "mother-of-pearl".
Eshegen m Buryat
Means "goat" in Buryat.
Eshi m Buryat
Buryat form of Yeshe.
Evane f Nenets
Means "orphan" in Nenets. This name was given to baby girls who were born after the death of their fathers.
Evtin m Khanty, Mansi
Khanty and Mansi form of Evgeniy.
Galgan-nga f Chukchi
Means "duck" in Chukchi.
Galnai f Buryat
From the Buryat гал (gal) meaning "fire".
Galsan m & f Buryat
Means "happiness" in Buryat.
Gerelma f Buryat
Means "light mother" in Buryat, from Mongolian гэрэл (gerel) meaning "light" combined with the suffix -маа (-maa) meaning "mother".
Gida m Nanai
Means "spear" in Nanai.
Gitingev f Chukchi
Means "beautiful woman" in Chukchi.
Gitinnevyt f Chukchi
Means "beautiful" in Chukchi.