Turkish Submitted Names

Turkish names are used in the country of Turkey, which is situated in western Asia and southeastern Europe. Turkey is part of the larger Muslim world. See also about Turkish names.
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ABDI m Somali, Indonesian, Turkish
Derived from Arabic عَبْد (ʿabd) meaning "servant".
ABDÜLHADI m Turkish
Turkish form of ABDUL HADI.
ABDÜLMECID m Ottoman Turkish
Ottoman Turkish form of ABD AL-MAJID. This was the name of a Sultan and 2 Caliphs of the Ottoman Empire.
ABDÜLMECIT m Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-MAJID.
ABDULSAMET m Turkish
Combination of ABDUL and SAMET.
ABDURRAHIM m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Turkish and Indonesian form and Arabic variant transcription of ABD AL-RAHIM.
ABDURRAHMAN m Turkish, Indonesian
Turkish and Indonesian form of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
ABIDE f Turkish
Means "monument" in Turkish.
ABUHAYAT f Turkish
Combination of ABU and HAYAT.
ACAR f & m Turkish
Means "fearless" or "clever" in Turkish.
ACARSU f Turkish
Means "stream, river, running water" in Turkish.
AÇELYA f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish açelya "azalea".
ACI m Turkish
Variant of Haci
ACUN m Turkish
Means "universe" in Turkish.
ADA f Turkish
Means "island" in Turkish.
ADAK m & f Turkish
Means "vow, offering" in Turkish.
ADEVIYE f Turkish
Means "goodness" in Turkish.
ADIN m Turkish
Means "What is your name?" in Turkish.
ADLI m & f Turkish
Means "famous" or "celebrated" in Turkish.
AFET f Turkish
Means "ravishingly beautiful" in Turkish.
AFIFE f Turkish
Derived from Turkish afif meaning "chaste" or "uncorrupted".
AFITAB f Ottoman Turkish
From Persian aftab meaning "sunlight".
AGAN m Turkish
Means "shooting star" in Turkish.
AHENK m Turkish
Means "harmony, tune" in Turkish.
AHSEN m & f Turkish
Turkish form of AHSAN.
AHTERAN f Turkish
Means "stars" in Turkish.
AHU f Turkish, Persian
Means "female deer" in Persian and "beautiful eyes" in Turkish.
AINAZ f Persian, Turkish (Rare)
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and Persian naz "pretty".
AIRA f Turkish
Perhaps means "moon" in Turkish
AKAGÜNDÜZ m Turkish
From Turkish aka "white" and gündüz "daytime".
AKAN m Turkish
Means "flowing" in Turkish.
AKAR m Turkish
Means "flowing" in Turkish.
AKASYA f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of ACACIA.
AKAY f & m Turkish
From Turkish ak, meaning "white" and ay, meaning "moon".
AKÇA m & f Turkish
Means "pale" in Turkish.
AKDÖL m Turkish
From Turkish ak meaning "white" combined with döl meaning "progeny".
AKIF m Arabic, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Urdu
Means "one who stays at the mosque" from Arabic اعتكاف (iʿtikāf) referring to the practise of staying in a mosque for a period of time to worship.
AKIN m Turkish
Means "attacker" in Turkish.
AKINCI m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ak "white" and ıncı "pearl".
AKINCIBAY m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ak "white", ıncı "pearl" and bay "gentleman".
AKKAYA m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ak "white" and kaya "rock".
AKKUTLU f Turkish
From Turkish ak meaning "white" and #kutlu" meaning "happy, blessed".
AKSEL m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ak "white; clear; pure" and sel "flood; whitewater; torrent".
AKYILDIZ f & m Turkish
Derived from ak meaning "white" and yıldız meaning "star".
ALARA f Turkish, Medieval Turkic (Rare)
Alara appears in the Turkic Mythology as a beautiful water fairy. She lives in the lakes and rivers of the Caspian basin and grants the wishes of those she deems worthy. She is said to be capable of repairing broken hearts and making them capable of love again... [more]
ALÇIÇEK f Turkish
Means "scarlet flower" in Turkish.
ALEMŞAH f & m Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish alem meaning "world, universe" combined with şah meaning "shah, king".
ALESTA f Turkish
Means "alert" or "watchful" in Turkish.
ALMILA f Turkish
Derived from Turkish al "red" and elma "apple".
ALPER m Turkish
It is composed of the two words alp ''brave'' or ''hero'' and er ''soldier'' or ''male''. See ALP.
ALPERTUNGA m Turkish
It is composed of the three words alp "brave" or "hero", er "soldier" or "male" and tunga "tiger". A mythical hero who was mentioned in Turkic mythology and the Epic of Alp Er Tunga. The name is sometimes mentioned as the khan of Scythia... [more]
ALTEMUR m Turkish
Means "red iron" in Turkish.
ALTIN m Turkish, Albanian
Derived from Old Turkic altun meaning "gold".
AMATULLAH f Arabic, Turkish, French
Feminine form of ABDULLAH.
ANADOLU m Turkish
Turkish form of ANATOLIOS.
ANKA m Turkish
Means "phoenix" in Turkish.
ARAS m Kurdish, Persian, Turkish, Urdu
In Kurdish and Persian it means “equal”, “balanced”. The word Aras commonly refers to the Aras River, which flows through Turkey, Armenia, Iran and Azerbaijan.
ARDEŞIR m Turkish
Turkish form of ARDASHIR.
ARDIÇ f Turkish (Modern)
From Turkish ardıç, meaning "juniper". This is a modern invention.
ARIFE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of ARIF, meaning "learned, knowing, expert".
ARIN m & f Turkish
Of unknown origin and meaning, maybe related to Turkish arın meaning "purified".
ARKIN m Turkish
Old and wise man.
ARMAĞAN m & f Turkish
Means "gift, bestowal" in Turkish.
ARPAD m Turkish
Probably comes from arpacık in Turkish meaning "stye" or arpa in Turkish meaning "barley". It has relation with Hungarian name ÁRPÁD via barley.
ARSAL m & f Arabic, Urdu, Indonesian, Turkish
Means "he (who) was sent", derived from Arabic أَرْسَلَ (ʾarsala) "to send". It is also a feminine name in Turkey.
ARTEMIZ f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of ARTEMIS.
ASI f Turkish
In Turkish means "rebellious, wild"
ASIMA f Turkish
Means "exceeding; one who exceeds" in Turkish.
ASIYE f Turkish
Turkish variant of Asya.
ASKER m Turkish
Means "soldier" in Turkish.
AŞKIM f Turkish
Means "my love" in Turkish.
AŞKIN f & m Turkish
Means "controlling, prevailing" or "dominant" in Turkish.
ASLIHAN f Turkish
Combination of Turkish aslı meaning "genuine, real" with Turkish han meaning "khan, ruler, leader".
ASUDE f Turkish
Means "comfortable, quiet" in Turkish.
ATAKAN m Turkish
From Turkish ata "father, ancestor" and kan "blood".
ATALAY m Turkish
Famous, well-known.
ATEŞ f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ateş, meaning "fire, heat, temperature, blaze".
ATESH m Turkish
Variant of ATEŞ.
ATIK m Turkish
Means "alert, agile, swift" in Turkish.
ATIYE f Ottoman Turkish
Turkish form of ATIYA, meaning "gift".
AVGAN f Turkish
Means "blue" in Turkish.
AYAN m Urdu, Persian, Tamil, Sanskrit, Hindi, Turkish
Persian and Urdu meaning is prima-facie. Hindi and Tamil usage is from 'Ayan' the name of Brahma, the Creator. Ayan' in Turkish, means "obviously" or "clearly". Ayan in Sanskrit means 'Speed'.
AYBARS m Turkish
Pure and beautiful like moon.... [more]
AYBEN f Turkish
Turkish feminine name derived from ay "moon" and ben "I", usually translated as "I am like the moon".... [more]
AYBIGE f Turkish
An alternate spelling of AYBÜKE, deriving from Turkish ay meaning "moon" combined with büke meaning "queen, woman".
AYBORA m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and bora "storm, squall".
AYBÜKE f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and büke "queen, woman".
AYÇA f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish ayça meaning "new moon" or "crescent".
AYCAN f & m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and can "soul, life, being".
AYDEMIR m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and demir meaning "iron".
AYDINÇ m & f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and dinç "vigorous".
AYDOĞAN f & m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and doğan “falcon”.
AYDOĞMUŞ m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and doğmuş "born".
AYFER f Turkish
Means "moonlight" in Turkish.
AYHAN m & f Turkish
From Turkish ay meaning "moon" combined with han meaning "khan".
AYKUT m Turkish
Means "lucky moon" in Turkish.
AYLAN m & f Kurdish, Turkish
Means "openness, space, square" in Kurdish.
AYNÎ f Ottoman Turkish
Derived from Turkish aynı meaning "same, unchanged".
AYNIŞAH f Ottoman Turkish
Derived from Turkish aynı meaning "same, unchanged" and şah meaning "shah, king".
AYŞA f Turkish (Rare), Chechen
Turkish variant form of AYŞE and Chechen variant transcription of AYSHA.
AYŞEDENIZ f Turkish
Combination of AYŞE and Deniz.
AYŞEN f Turkish
Means "you are like the moon" in Turkish.
AYSEV f Turkish
Modern Turkish name taken from the common name element ay, meaning "moon" and sev, which could be taken from the words sevgi or sevmek meaning "love" and "to love" respectively... [more]
AYTAŞ m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and taş meaning "stone".
AYTEK m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and tek meaning "one, only, single".
AYTEKIN m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and tekin "single".
AYTUNÇ m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and tunç meaning "bronze".
AYÜN f Turkish
Modern Turkish name taking the common name element ay, meaning "moon" and the element ün, meaning "fame".
AZAMET m & f Turkish
Means "greatness, granduer, magnificance" in Turkish.
AZEMINA f Bosnian, Turkish
It probably has its origins from the Arabic language. Az coming from the word عز meaning strength or might and amin coming from the word أمين meaning trustworthy.
AZIM m Turkish
Means "perseverance" in Turkish.
AZMI m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Turkish
Means "my determination" from Arabic عَزْم (ʿazm) meaning "resolution, resolve, determination".
BABÜRŞAH m Turkish
BABÜR, combined with a Perso-Turkic royal title, şah meaning "shah". As a whole, it means "shah as strong as a tiger". This was the nickname of Zahir ud-Din Muhammad, the 16th-century founder of the Mughal Empire in India.
BADE f Turkish
Means "wine, drink", from Persian bâde (باده) "wine".
BÂDEGÜL f Turkish
Derived from Turkish bâde meaning "almond" and gül meaning "rose".
BAHRI m Turkish
Means "maritime" in Turkish.
BAHTIŞEN f Turkish
Derived from Turkish baht meaning "luck, fortune" and şen meaning "merry".
BAJAZET m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of BAYEZID.
BAJEZID m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of BAYEZID.
BALA f Turkish
Derived from Turkish bal meaning "honey".
BALIM f Turkish
Means "my honey" in Turkish.
BALKIZ f Turkish
Derived from Turkish bal meaning "honey" and kiz meaning "girl, daughter".
BARBAROS m Turkish
Turkish form of BARBAROSSA.
BARTU m Turkish
The name is of Turkic origin and means "wealth".
BASRI m Indonesian, Turkish, Malay
Means "my vision, my sight", from Arabic بَصَر (baṣar) "vision, sight".
BATI m Turkish
Means "the west" in Turkish.
BATIKAN m Turkish
Means "khan of the west" in Turkish.
BATLAMYUS m Turkish
Turkish form of PTOLEMY.
BATU m Turkish
Means "prevailing, preponderant" in Turkic, though it is more frequently associated with the Turkish word batı meaning "west".
BATUR m Turkish
Derived from the Turco-Mongolian tile ᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠤᠷ (baɣatur) meaning "hero".
BAYEZID m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Means "father of YAZID".
BAYEZZID m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of BAYEZID.
BEDRETTIN m Turkish
Turkish form of BADR AL-DIN.
BEHICE f Turkish
Turkish form of BAHIJA.
BEHSAT m Persian, Turkish
Turkish variant of BEHZAD
BEKIR m Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of BAKR or BAKIR.
BEKTAŞ m Turkish
Means "sturdy stone" from Turkish pek meaning "hard, firm, solid" and taş meaning "stone, rock". Alternately it may be from Old Turkish beŋdeş meaning "equal, peer".
BELA m Turkish
Means distinguished... [more]
BELAGAT f Ottoman Turkish
It means "eloquence".
BELDAN f Turkish
Means "venus" in Turkish.
BELKIS f Turkish
Turkish form of BILQIS.... [more]
BELKIZ f Turkish
Variant of Belkıs. Belkız Özener (1940-) is a Turkish singer.
BENEFŞE f Ottoman Turkish
Means "violet" in Turkish.
BENGÜ m & f Turkish, Medieval Turkic
Endless, always-staying, everlasting, eternal.
BENNU f Turkish
Means "an eagle" in Turkish. It's the name of a character in the Turkish TV series 'Binbir Gece'.
BERFIN f Turkish
Turkish form of BERFÎN.
BERGÜZAR f Turkish
Famous bearer: Turkish actress Bergüzar Korel
BERKAN m Turkish
From Turkish berk meaning "strong, hard, firm" combined with kan "blood, lineage".
BERKAY m Turkish
Means "solid moon" in Turkish (in effect equal to "full moon"?), derived from berk "solid, firm, strong" and ay "moon".
BERKE m & f Turkish, Medieval Mongolian
From Turkish berk and Mongolian бэрх (berkh) both meaning "strong, firm" or "difficult, hard", derived from Old Turkic bérk. This was the name of a ruler of the Mongol Golden Horde from 1257-1266... [more]
BERRA f Turkish
Means "blessed soul" in Turkish.
BERTAN m Turkish (Rare)
Of unknown meaning
BEŞARET f Turkish
Means "announcement (of good news)" in Turkish.... [more]
BESIME f Turkish
Turkish form of BASIMA.
BEŞIR m Turkish
Variant of BASHIR.
BETIGÜL f Turkish
Derived from Turkish beti "shape, figure, build" and gül "rose". It is often interpreted to mean "as beautiful as a rose".
BEYAZID m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of BAYEZID.
BEYAZIT m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of BAYEZID.
BEYHAN m & f Turkish
Meaning unknown.
BEYZAGÜL f Turkish
Combination of BEYZA and GÜL.
BEYZANUR f Turkish
Turkish name meaning "very white light", combination of BEYZA meaning "very white" and NUR meaning "light".
BEZMIÂLEM f Ottoman Turkish
Meaning "feast of the World" in Ottoman Turkish (bezm - "feast" and âlem - "the World", taken from Persian language). ... [more]
BILGIN m Turkish
Means "scholar", "wise person" and derivated from "bil-" root which means "to know".
BINNAZ f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "thousand of whims": bin - "thousand" and naz - "coquetry,coyness, whim".
BIRCAN f & m Turkish
Turkish origin, Bir is Turkish for "one" and Can translates to "soul, life" so therefore, "one soul".
BIRGÜL f Turkish
Means "one rose", from Turkish bir ''one'' and gül ''rose''.
BIRGÜN f Turkish
Feminine given name derived from the elements bir meaning "one" and gün meaning "sun, day".
BIRICIK f Turkish
Means "the one and only, unique, dear" in Turkish.
BIRSEN f Turkish
From Turkish bir meaning "one" combined with Turkish sen meaning "you", giving it the figurative meaning of "only you".
BIRSU f Turkish (Rare)
From Turkish bir meaning "one" and su meaning "water".
BOĞAÇ m Turkish
as strong as a bull... [more]
BOLI f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish, Turkish
Means "honey" in Turkish.
BOZKURT m Turkish
Means "grey wolf" in Turkish.
BUKET f Turkish
Directly taken from the Turkish word buket "bouquet of flowers".
BULAN m Jewish, Turkish
Bulan was a Khazar king who led the conversion of the Khazars to Judaism. His name means "elk" in Old Turkic. In modern Turkish, it means "The one who finds" (Bul + an).
BÜLBÜL f Ottoman Turkish
Means "nightingale" in Ottoman Turkish.
BÜLEND m Turkish
Variant of BÜLENT.
BUMIN m Turkish
Means "owl" or "division" in Proto-Turkic. Bumin was the founder of Turkic Khaganate.
BURÇAK f & m Turkish
Means "vetch" in Turkish. Vetch is a genus of flowering plant, also known as Vicia.
CABIR m Turkish
Variant of KABIR.
ÇAĞAN m Turkish
Means "fiesta, good things" in Turkish
ÇAĞIL m Turkish
1. The sound and exuberance of flowing waters. -(adverb) ... [more]
ÇAĞLAR m Turkish
Means "waterfall, cascade" in Turkish.
ÇAKIL m Turkish
Means "pebbles" in Turkish.
ÇAKIR m & f Turkish
Means "bluish, greyish" in Turkish.
ÇALIŞKAN m & f Turkish
Means "hard-working" in Turkish.
CAMMA f Turkish
A famous bearer of this name is Camma, a Galatian princess and priestess of Artemis.
CANAZIZ f Ottoman Turkish
From Turkish can "soul, life" combined with aziz "respected, powerful, beloved".
CANDAN f Turkish
From Turkish candan "affectionate; cordial; sincere".
CANFEDA f Ottoman Turkish
From Turkish can meaning "soul, life" or by extension "darling, sweetheart" combined with Turkish feda meaning "sacrifice".
CANSEL f Turkish
Derived from Turkish can "soul, life".
ÇEŞMISIYAH f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish ceşm meaning "eye" combined with siyah meaning "black".
CEVAT m Turkish
Turkish form of JAWAD.
CEVHER f & m Turkish
Means "jewel, essence, goodness" in Turkish.
ÇIÇEK f Turkish
From Turkish çiçek meaning "flower, blossom".
ÇOLPAN f Turkish (Rare)
Means "Venus (the planet)" in Turkish.
CÖMERT m & f Turkish
Means "generous" in Turkish.
DAVUT m Turkish
Turkish form of DAVID.
DEMET f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish demet "posy; bouquet; bunch of flowers".
DEMIRAY m Turkish
Means "iron moon" in Turkish.
DEMIRKAN m Turkish
Means "iron khan" (kan/han=khan) in Turkish. Also means "iron blood" (kan=blood) in Turkish. It's hard to tell which one is correct.
DERMAN m Turkish
1. Strenght,power, energy... [more]
DESEN m & f Turkish
Means "pattern" in Turkish.
DESTAN m & f Turkish
Means "saga" in Turkish.
DEVIN m Turkish
Derived from Turkish dev meaning "giant".
DEVINSU f Turkish
“The rhythmic movements or motion of water, stream.”
DEVLET f & m Turkish (Rare)
Means "government, state" in Turkish, ultimately of Arabic origin via Persian دولت (dowlat).
DEVLETŞAH f Ottoman Turkish
Combination of DEVLET and Turkish şah meaning "king, shah".
DEVRAN m Turkish
Means "whirling" in Turkish.
DICLE f Turkish
Turkish name for the Tigris River.
DIDE f Turkish
Originating from Ancient Persian, the Turkish name DIDE can be defined as "gözbebeği" or "göz" in modern-day Turkish. ... [more]
DILA f Turkish, Kurdish
Derived from Persian dil "heart".
DILPESEND f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish dil-pesend - "likeable to heart"
DOĞA f & m Turkish
Means "nature" in Turkish.
DOĞAN m Turkish
Means "arising" in Turkish.
DOĞU m Turkish
Means "east" in Turkish.
DOĞUKAN m Turkish
Means "khan of the east" in Turkish.
DOLUNAY m & f Turkish
Means "full moon" in Turkish.
DÜNDAR m Turkish
Turkish variant of Dindar, meaning "pious, religious".
DÜNYA f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish form of DUNIA.
DÜRDANE f Turkish
Derived from Arabic دُرّ (durr) meaning "pearls".
DURMUŞ m Turkish
Means "stopped, run-down" in Turkish.
DURPAŞA f Ottoman Turkish
From Arabic durr meaning "pearls" combined with Turkish paşa "pasha".
DÜŞLE f Turkish
Means "imagine" in Turkish.
ECEM f Turkish (Modern)
Means "my queen" or "my beautiful woman" in Turkish, from Turkish ece meaning "queen" or "beautiful woman" combined with the Turkish possessive adjective of m.
EDANUR f Turkish
A compound of EDA (1) and NUR.
EDIP m Turkish
Edip is a Turkish given name. People named Edip include: ... [more]
EFLATUN m Turkish
Turkish form of PLATO.
EGE m & f Turkish
Means "Aegean" in Turkish.
EGEUS m Turkish
Turkish form of AEGEUS.
EILIAR m Turkish, Persian
Variant of ELYAR.
EJDERHAN m Turkish
Combination of EJDER meaning "dragon" and han meaning "khan, ruler".
ELANUR f Turkish (Modern)
Combination of Turkish ela meaning "hazel (colour)" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
ELIFNUR f Turkish
A compound of ELIF and NUR.
ELIFSU f Turkish
Combination of ELIF and SU (1).
ELIT f Turkish
Means "choice" in Turkish
ELYAR m Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz (Rare), Turkish, Persian
Derived from Old Turkic el meaning "country, state, society" (see ELDAR) combined with the Persian noun یار (yar) meaning "friend, companion" as well as "assistant, helper".... [more]
ELYESA m Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of ELISHA.
EMIRCAN m Turkish
Combination of Emir (2) and can "soul, life".
ENER m Turkish
Means "hero" or "brave, courageous, manly" in Turkish.
ENVERA f Bosnian, Turkish
Feminine form of ENVER.
ER m Turkish
Means "man" in Turkish.
ERAY m Turkish
First Moon
ERCÜMENT m Turkish
A bearer of this name is Ercüment Kalmik (1909-1971) a Turkish painter, known for his work in understanding the lyrical-abstract.
ERENAY f Turkish
From Turkish eren "saint, mystic, dervish" (cf. EREN) and ay "moon".
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