are used in the country of Tajikistan in central Asia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AKROM Акром m Tajik (Rare), Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of AKRAM
. In Tajikistan, the name is rare because it is too reminiscent of the Tajik noun аҳром (aqrom)
ALIJON Алиҷон m Tajik, Uzbek
Combination of the given name ALI (1)
and Persian جان (jân)
meaning "soul, being, spirit".
AMIRBEK Амирбек m Kazakh, Tajik, Kyrgyz, Uzbek
Combination of Arabic أَمِير (ʾamīr)
meaning "prince, commander" (see AMIR (1)
) and the Turkish military title beg
meaning "chieftain, master".
ANORA Анора f Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from the Tajik and Uzbek noun анор (anor)
meaning "pomegranate". In other words, this name is a cognate of ANARA
ARMAGHAN f Tajik
Derived from the Persian ارمغان (armağân)
AZALIYA Азалия f Kazakh (Rare), Tajik (Rare), Uzbek (Rare)
Derived from Persian ازلی (azalee)
meaning "eternal, everlasting", which is ultimately derived from Persian ازل (azal)
meaning "to eternally be" or "eternity without beginning"... [more]
BAKHRIDDIN Баҳриддин m Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from Tajik баҳр (bahr)
meaning “sea”, ultimately from Arabic بَحْر (baḥr)
meaning “sea, river”, combined with Arabic دِين (dīn)
meaning “religion, creed, faith”.
BOBUR Бобур m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of BABUR
. A known bearer of this name is the Uzbek javelin thrower Bobur Shokirjonov (b. 1990).
DAVLATALI Давлаталӣ m Tajik
Derived from Persian دولت (dowlat)
meaning "state, government, country" combined with the name ALI (1)
DAVRON Даврон m Tajik, Uzbek, Kyrgyz (Rare)
Tajik and Uzbek form of DAVRAN
, which has also seen some use in Kyrgyzstan. Known bearers of this name include the Kyrgyz soccer player Davron Askarov (b... [more]
DELKASH f Tajik
Etymology uncertain, possibly meaning "fascinating".
DILDOR Дилдор m & f Tajik (Rare), Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of DILDAR
. This name is strictly masculine in Tajikistan, but unisex in Uzbekistan. It is used much more often on females than on males there, however.
ELYOR Элёр, Эльёр m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of ELYAR
. A notable bearer of this name is the Uzbek politician and former minister Elyor Ganiyev (b. 1960).
GHAFUR Ғафур m Arabic, Tajik
Derived from the Arabic adjective غفور (ghafur)
meaning "forgiving", which is ultimately derived from the Arabic verb غفر (gafara)
meaning "to forgive, to excuse, to pardon". Also compare GHAFIR
, which is closely related.... [more]
GULCHEKHRA Гулчеҳра f Tajik, Uzbek
Means "face of a flower" from Tajik гул (gul)
and Uzbek gul
meaning "flower" (of Persian origin) combined with Persian چهره (čehre)
meaning "visage, face".
ILYOS Илёс, Ильёс m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of ILYAS
. Known bearers of this name include the Uzbek soccer player Ilyos Zeytullayev (b. 1984) and Ilyos Mallayev (1936-2008), an Uzbek musician and poet.
INTIZOR Интизор m & f Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of INTIZAR
. This name appears to be strictly feminine in Uzbekistan, whilst it is unisex in Tajikistan (though it is more often used on males there).
IQBOL Иқбол m & f Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of IQBAL
. This name is unisex in Uzbekistan, but it is more often bestowed upon males than on females there.
JANOB Ҷаноб m Tajik
From a word of Persian origin used as a polite title meaning "Excellency".
JAVANEH f Tajik
From the Persian جوانه (javâne)
JURABEK Ҷӯрабек m Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from Tajik ҷӯра (jüra)
or Uzbek joʻra
both meaning "friend" combined with the Turkish military tile beg
meaning "chieftain, master".
MAMUR Мамур m Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from Arabic مَأْمُور (ma'mur)
meaning "officer, magistrate, judge". Some sources claim that the use of this word as a given name was inspired by ﺍﻟْﺒَﻴْﺖِ ﺍﻟْﻤَﻌْﻤُﻮﺭِ (al-Bayt al-Ma'mur)
or (al-Bait ul-Ma'mur)
, the name of a celestial mosque located directly above the Kaaba, which the prophet MUHAMMAD
saw during his ascent into heaven... [more]
MASHHADI Машҳади m Tajik
Used on someone who made a pilgrimage to the city of Mashhad (a city in Iran) or someone born in Mashhad.
MAVZUNA Мавзуна f Tajik
Derived from Arabic مَوْزُون (mawzūn)
meaning "balanced, calm".
MULLO Мулло m Tajik
From the name of a Muslim theologian.
NEELAB f Tajik
Tajik feminine name meaning "blue water".
NODIRBEK Нодирбек m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of NADIRBEK
. A known bearer of this name is the Uzbek chess player Nodirbek Abdusattorov (b. 2004).
NOZIM Нозим m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of NAZIM
. A known bearer of this name is the Tajik soccer player Nozim Babadjanov (b. 1995).
NURIDDIN Нуриддин m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of NURUDDIN
. A known bearer of this name is the Tajik soccer player Nuriddin Davronov (b. 1991).
OLIM Олим m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of ALIM
. Known bearers of this name include the Tajik artist Olim Kamalov (b. 1960) and the Uzbek soccer player Olim Navkarov (b. 1983).
OQIL Оқил m Tajik (Rare), Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of AQIL
. A notable bearer of this name is Oqil Oqilov (b. 1944), a former prime minister of Tajikistan.
PAHLAVON Паҳлавон m Tajik (Rare), Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of the medieval Persian name Pahlavan
, which was derived from the Persian noun پهلوان (pahlavan)
meaning "hero, paladin, champion".... [more]
QALANDAR Қаландар m Tajik (Rare), Uzbek (Rare)
Derived from the Islamic religious title of qalandar
, which is also known in English as calender
(not to be confused with calendar
). It is derived from Persian قلندر (qalandar)
meaning "wandering dervish", which is ultimately derived from the older Persian word کلندر (kalandar)
meaning "uncouth man".
RAMAZON Рамазон m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of رمضان (Ramazan)
, which is the Persian and Ottoman Turkish form of RAMADAN
ROMISH Ромиш m Tajik
Tajik form of the Persian name Ramish
, which is derived from Persian رامش (ramish)
meaning "joy, happiness, cheerfulness, delight", itself ultimately derived from Middle Persian or Pahlavi rāmišn
meaning "peace, ease, pleasure"... [more]
RUHSORA f Uzbek (Rare), Tajik (Rare)
Means "pink-cheeked" from Persian رخ (rux)
meaning "cheek, face" combined with صورتی (surati)
meaning "pink". It could also be derived from Persian روح (ruh)
meaning "spirit, soul, essence" combined with سارا (sara)
meaning "clean, pure".
SAMANDAR Самандар m Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from the Persian noun سمندر (samandar)
meaning "salamander", which is ultimately of Greek origin.... [more]
SARVAR Сарвар m Persian, Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from the Persian noun سرور (sarvar)
meaning "master". This was one of the epithets of the Prophet Muhammad.
SHAHLO Шаҳло f Uzbek, Tajik
Means "large, bright eyes", derived from Persian شهلا (šahlâ)
meaning "blue-eyed" (see SHAHLA
SHAHODAT Шаҳодат f Uzbek, Tajik
Derived from Arabic شَهَادَة (šahāda)
meaning "testimony, witness", referring to the declaration of faith (Shahada) in Islamic tradition. It may also be considered of Persian origin, derived from شاه (šâh)
meaning "king" and داد (dâd)
meaning "justice, equality" or "gift".
SOHIBJAMOL f Uzbek, Tajik
Derived from Arabic صَاحِب (ṣāḥib)
meaning "owner, possessor, holder" combined with جَمَال (jamāl)
SUHROB Сӯҳроб m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of SOHRAB
. A known bearer of this name is the Tajik-Uzbek hammer thrower Suhrob Khodjaev (b. 1993).
TOJIGUL Тоҷигул f Tajik
Derived from Tajik тоҷ (toj)
meaning "crown" combined with гул (gul)
meaning "rose, flower".
TOLIB Толиб m Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of TALIB
. A notable bearer of this name is the Tajik composer Tolib Shahidi (b. 1946).
USTOZ Устоз m Tajik
Means "teacher, master"; of Persian origin.