are used in Tatarstan in Russia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AHMYETGALI m Tatar
Compound name composed of Ahmet
, the Tatar version of Ahmad
, from the same root as Ali
. It is often stated to mean 'Celebrated Ali' and given as the given name of the saint Ali.
AIGOL f Tatar, Bashkir
From Tatar and Bashkir ай (ay)
meaning "moon" combined with гөл (göl)
AININOOR f Tatar
Derived from Arabic ayn
meaning "eye" and nur
meaning "light", ultimately meaning "light of the eyes".
AIZAT f & m Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar
Derived from Kazakh aй (ay)
meaning "moon" and Persian زاده (zâde)
"offspring, child". It is a feminine and masculine name in Kazakhstan, solely feminine in Kyrgyzstan, and solely masculine in Tatarstan.
ALFIA f Tatar, Bashkir
Possibly derived from Arabic أَلْف (ʾalf)
meaning "thousand", though it may also be of Turkic origin meaning "friendly, sympathetic".
ALIKBER m Tatar
Combination of Ali
meaning 'high, supreme' and the word akbar
meaning 'greatest, biggest'.
ALMAZ m & f Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Bashkir, Tatar, Ethiopian, Amharic
Derived from Persian الماس (almâs)
meaning "diamond". It is used as a masculine name in Turkic-speaking countries and regions of Russia, while it is feminine in Ethiopia.
ALTINÇÄÇ f Tatar
Derived from Tatar altın
meaning "gold" and çäç
ALTYNBIKE f Tatar
Derived from алтын (altyn)
meaning "golden" and бикэ (bike)
AMAZAT m Tatar
Means "greatness" in Tatar, originally taken from Arabic azamat
AYDAR m Bashkir, Tatar, Kazakh
Means "forelock, topknot", referring to the hairstyle worn by ancient Turkic warriors. Alternatively, it could be from Kazakh, Bashkir, and Tatar ай (ay)
meaning "moon, month" combined with Arabic حَيْدَر (ḥaydar)
AYRAT m Tatar, Bashkir
Possibly a form of the Arabic name Khayrat
, derived from Turkish hayret
meaning "astonishment, wonder", or derived from Mongolian Ойрад (Oyrad)
meaning "forest person" (referring to a western group of Mongols residing in Russia and China).
AZNAGOOL f Tatar
Means "tender flower" in Tatar, from the Arabic-Iranian given name Asna
meaning "tender" and the common name element gul
BAYTIMER m Tatar
Derived from бай (bay)
meaning "rich" and тимер (timer)
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.
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]
DAMIR m Tatar, Russian
An acronym based on Да здравствует мировая революция! meaning "Long life world revolution!"
DAMIRA f Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Tatar
Derived from Persian ضمیر (zamir)
meaning "heart, mind, secret", though it may also be from Turkic *temür
DINARA f Kazakh, Tatar, Kyrgyz
There are several theories on the meaning of this name. It may be derived from Arabic دِينَار (dīnār)
denoting a silver or gold coin, from Arabic دِين (dīn)
meaning "religion, faith, creed" (referring to Islam), or from a combination of دِين (dīn)
"religion, faith, creed" and Persian آرا (ârâ)
meaning "adornment, decoration".
ELMIRA f Chechen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar
Meaning and origin uncertain. It might perhaps mean "ruler of the world", derived from Turkic el
meaning "nation, people, country" combined with the Arabic title أَمِير (ʾamīr)
meaning "prince, commander" (see Amir (1)
FANNUR m Bashkir, Tatar
The first element of this name is derived from either the Arabic noun فن (fann)
meaning "art, skill" (compare Irfan
) or the Persian noun فن (fann)
meaning "science, knowledge, learning"... [more]
GAWHAR f Tatar, Bashkir
Means "diamond, gem" in Tatar and Bashkir, ultimately from Persian گوهر (gowhar)
GILMETDIN m Bashkir, Tatar
Means "flower of religion", derived from Bashkir and Tatar гөл (göl)
meaning "flower" combined with Arabic دِين (dīn)
meaning "religion, creed, faith".
GOLCHACHAK f Tatar
Derived from Persian گل (gol)
meaning "flower" combined with Tatar чәчәк (çäçäq)
"flower" (of Turkish origin).
GUZAL f Tatar, Bashkir
Means "beautiful, elegant" or "beauty" in Tatar and Bashkir, of Turkic origin.
ILDUS m Tatar, Bashkir
Meaning "friend of the motherland", derived from Turkic el
meaning "country, homeland" combined with Persian دوست (dôst)
ILFAR m Tatar
Derived from ил (il)
meaning "motherland" and фар (far)
ILFAT m Tatar, Bashkir
Means "friend of the nation", derived from Turkic el
meaning "people, country, nation".
ILGIZ m Tatar, Bashkir
Means "traveller" derived from Tatar ил гизүче (il gizüche)
meaning "traveller, wanderer, itinerant", ultimately from гизү (gizü)
meaning "to walk through" or "roam, wander".
ILSAT m Tatar
Means "gladness of the motherland" in Tatar.
ILSIA f Tatar
Derived from ил (il)
meaning "motherland" and cиярга (siyarga)
meaning "to love".
IREK m Tatar, Bashkir
Means "freedom, liberty" in Tatar and Bashkir, of Turkic origin.
LANDYSH f Tatar
From the Russian name of the Lily of the Valley.
LAYSAN f Bashkir, Tatar
Means "the first spring rain", derived from Arabic نِيسَان (nīsān)
referring to the month of April in the Syrian calendar.
LENIZA f Russian, Tatar, Arabic
Acronym based on Ленинские заветы, meaning "Lenin's testaments" which coincides with an Arabic name.
MARSEL m Slovene, Tatar
Cognate of Marcel
; in the case of Tatar usage, it is inspired by the name of Marcel Cachin (1869–1958), a French politician.
MILAWSHA f Tatar, Bashkir
Means "violet" in Tatar and Bashkir, ultimately derived from Persian بنفشه (banafše)
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
RADIK m Tatar, Bashkir
Derived from Persian راضی (râzi)
meaning "pleased, satisfied, happy" (through an Arabic borrowing).
RADIY m Russian (Rare), Tatar (Rare)
Variant form of Radik
. Also note that radiy
is also the Russian word for radium, an alkaline earth metal. The name was used in the Soviet era in reference to scientific progress.
RAMIL m Tatar, Bashkir
Derived from Arabic رَمْل (raml)
meaning "sand" or "magical, wonderful".
REZEDA f Tatar, Bashkir, Chechen (Rare)
Derived from Tatar рәсидә (räsidä)
meaning "mature, ripe"; ultimately from Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada)
"to be well guided, to be of age".
RIF m Bashkir, Tatar
Either derived from Arabic رِيف (rīf)
meaning "country, countryside" or a Bashkir and Tatar form of the name Arif
SHAMSIJAMAL f Tatar (Rare)
Derived from Arabic شَمْس (šams)
meaning "sun" combined with جَمَال (jamāl)
SÖYEMBIKÄ f Tatar
Meaning unknown. This is the name of Söyembikä of Kazan, a Tatar ruler and a national hero of Tatarstan.
TANSILU f Tatar
From Tatar сылу (sılu)
meaning "beautiful" combined with таң (tañ)
TANZILA f Bashkir, Tatar
Derived from Arabic تَنْزِيل (tanzīl)
meaning "sent down (from above)" or "descended (from above)".
TIMERKOTLYK m Tatar
Derived from тимер (timer)
meaning "iron" and котлык (kotlyk)
TOKTAMISH m Tatar, Jewish
Toktamish was the prominent khan of the Blue Horde, who briefly unified the White Horde and Blue Horde subdivisions of the Golden Horde into a single state. He was a descendant of Genghis
Khan's eldest grandson, Orda
Khan, or his brother Tuqa-Timur
URAZBIKE f Tatar
Derived from ураз (uraz)
meaning "happy" and бикэ (bike)
VASILA f Tatar (Rare)
Derived from Arabic وَسِيلَة (wasīla)
meaning "means, medium, method".
ZARIBZYAN m Tatar
Probably a distorted form of Iranian-Arabic zarifan
, ultimately derived from the Arabic ظريف (zarif)
meaning "nice, companionable, amicable" and the Persian جان (jan)
meaning "life, spirit, soul".
ZILYA f Tatar, Bashkir
Means "radiant, clarity, illumination" from Arabic ضِيَاء (ḍiyāʾ)
meaning "splendour, light, glow" (see Ziya
ZÖHRÄ f Tatar, Bashkir
From Arabic زُهْرَة
, “Venus (the planet)”). Cognate with Uzbek Zuhra, Uyghur زوھرە