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 Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Persian
Derived from Arabic عبد ('abd) 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.
Abdunnur m Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Indian (Muslim)
Derives from Arabic عبدالنور ('abd al-Nur) meaning "servant of the Light”.
Abdurrahim m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Turkish and Indonesian form and Arabic variant transcription of Abd al-Rahim.
Abdurrahman m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Arabic alternate transcription of Abd al-Rahman as well as the Turkish and Indonesian form.
Abide f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish abide meaning "monument".
Abidin m Indonesian, Malay, Turkish
Derived from Arabic عابدين ('abidayn) meaning "worshippers", the plural of عابد ('abid) meaning "worshipper, servant".
Acar f & m Turkish
Means "fearless" or "clever" in Turkish.
Acarsu f Turkish
Means "stream, river, running water" in Turkish.
Açelya f Turkish
Derived from Turkish açelya "azalea".
Aci m Turkish
Variant of Hacı.
Acun m Turkish
Means "universe" in Turkish.
Adak m & f Turkish
Means "vow, offering" in Turkish.
Adal m & f Turkish
From Turkish ad "name" and al- "receive". Means "May your name be spread, may you achieve fame" in Turkish.
Adeviye f Turkish
Means "goodness" in Turkish.
Adilşah f Ottoman Turkish
From Arabic عادل ('adil) meaning "just, fair, equitable" and Persian شاه (shah) meaning "king, shah".
Adın m Turkish
Means "What is your name?" 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".
Afra f Turkish
thirteenth night of the month
Afrodit f Turkish
Turkish version of the name Aphrodite.
Agan m Turkish
Means "shooting star" in Turkish.
Ahenk m Turkish
Means "harmony, tune" in Turkish.
Ahoo f Turkish
Variant of Ahu.
Ahteran f Turkish
Means "stars" in Turkish.
Aisel f Turkish
Variant of Aysel.
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.
Akcan m & f Turkish
Means "dear friend" in Turkish. Combination of common Turkish words "ak" meaning "white", and "can" meaning "life".
Akdöl m Turkish
From Turkish ak meaning "white" combined with döl meaning "progeny".
Akın m Turkish
Means "attacker" in Turkish.
Akıncı m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ak "white" and ıncı "pearl".
Akıncıbay 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".
Akyıldız f & m Turkish
Derived from the Turkish word ak meaning "white" and yıldız meaning "star".
Alara f Turkish, Medieval Turkic (Rare)
Alara appears in 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.
Alaz m & f Turkish
Means "flame" in Turkish
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.
Alev f & m Turkish (Modern)
Means "flame" in Turkish.
Algı f Turkish
Means "perception" in Turkish.
Aliasaf m Turkish
Combination of the names Ali 1 and Asaf.
Alican m Turkish
Combination of Ali 1 and Can.
Ali Rıza m Turkish
Turkish form of Alireza.
Aliyar m Arabic, Turkish
From Arabic عالي (eali), meaning "high".
Almila f Turkish
Derived from Turkish al "red" and elma "apple".
Alpay m Turkish
Means "Brave moon" in Turkish. Alp meaning Brave and Ay meaning Moon.
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]
Altay m Turkish
1.A holy mount of old turkic peoples
Altemur m Turkish
Means "red iron" in Turkish.
Altuğ m Turkish
Means "Red Banner" in Turkish.
Anadolu m Turkish
Turkish form of Anatolios.
Andaç m Turkish
Means "souvenir" 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.
Ardıç 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.
Arpat m Turkish
Turkish version of Árpád.
Artemiz f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of Artemis.
Arya f Turkish
Popular girl's name in modern Turkey, from the Persian Arya 1.
Asi f Turkish
In Turkish means "rebellious, wild"
Asima f Turkish
Means "exceeding; one who exceeds" in Turkish.
Așkay f & m Turkish (Modern, Rare)
From Turkish așk meaning "love" and Turkic ay meaning "moon".
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.
Aslıhan f Turkish
Combination of Turkish aslı meaning "genuine, real" with Turkish han meaning "khan, ruler, leader".
Asu f Medieval Turkic, Turkish
Means naughty in Turkish
Aşubcan f Ottoman Turkish
Means "turmoil of the soul", from Persian آشوب (ashub) meaning "riot, turmoil" and جان (jan) meaning "soul, being, life".
Asude f Turkish
Means "comfortable, quiet" in Turkish.
Atahan m Turkish
The name Atahan first originated in 1930s after the Kemalist revolution. Legends speculate that people who bear this name tend to have network connection problems.
Atakan m Turkish
From Turkish ata "father, ancestor" and kan "blood".
Atalay m Turkish
Famous, well-known.
Atay m Turkish
A masculine form of the name Ataya. Also it means appoint in turkish.
Ateş f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ateş, meaning "fire, heat, temperature, blaze".
Ateş m & f Turkish
Fire, blaze.
Atik m Turkish
Means "alert, agile, swift" in Turkish.
Atike f Turkish
Turkish form of Atika
Atiye f Turkish
Turkish form of Atiya.
Ay m & f Turkish
Means "moon" (also, by extension, "month") 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".
Aybike f Turkish
One of medieval Turkic feminine names, Aybüge consists of Ay (the Moon) and Büge (lady, madam, gentlewoman). The name means "lady of the moon" Its form Aybüge is modernized as Aybike in modern Turkish.
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".
Ayden f Turkish, Muslim (Rare)
Feminine version of Aydin, also a girl muslim name.
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.
Aykız f Turkish
Ay meaning “Moon” in Turkish and Kız Meaning “Girl” in Turkish
Aylan m & f Kurdish, Turkish
Means "openness, space, square" in Kurdish.
Ayliz f Turkish
From Turkish ay meaning "moon".
Aymaral f Turkish
From the Turkish ay meaning "moon" and maral meaning "doe, deer".
Aynaz f Iranian, Turkish
Iranian variant and Turkish form of Ainaz.
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.
Aysa f Turkish
Aysa is a Turkish-Persian name for girls that means “moonlike”, “beautiful”, “radiant”.
Ayse f Turkish (Anglicized)
Form of Ayşe used outside of Turkey.
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]
Ayşin f Turkish
As beautiful as moon.
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".
Aytuğ m Turkish
Means "moon banner" in Turkish.
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".
Ayzel f Turkish
Variant of Aysel.
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
Derived from Arabic عزم ('azm) 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".
Bahaeddin m Ottoman Turkish, Turkish (Rare)
From Arabic بهاء الدين (Baha' al-Din) meaning "splendour of the faith", from بهاء (baha') meaning "splendour, glory" and دين (din) meaning "religion, faith".
Bahattin m Turkish
Modern form of Bahaeddin.
Bahri m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian, Albanian
Means "maritime, nautical, marine" in Arabic, a derivative of بحر (bahr) meaning "sea".
Bahriye f Turkish
Feminine form of Bahri.
Bahtişen f Turkish
Derived from Turkish baht meaning "luck, fortune" and şen meaning "merry".
Bala f Turkish
Derived from Turkish bal meaning "honey".
Balçiçek f Turkish
Means "honey flower" in Turkish.
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.
Barquq m Circassian, Adyghe, Turkish, Arabic
Adyghe name of Unknown Meaning. It is famous mainly as the name of the Burji dynasty’s founder.
Bartu m Turkish
The name is of Turkic origin and means "wealth".
Başar m Turkish
Means "achieve, succeed, accomplish" in Turkish.
Basri m Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Turkish
Means "my vision" from Arabic بصر (basar) meaning "vision, sight". It is often given in honour of Muslim theologian and writer Hasan al-Basri.
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, Georgian (Archaic)
Derived from the Turco-Mongolian honorific title ᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠤᠷ (baɣatur) meaning "hero" (see Bahadur).
Bayezid m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Means "father of Yazid".
Bayezzid m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
Bedir m Turkish
Turkish form of Badr
Bedrettin m Turkish
Turkish form of Badr al-Din.
Bedrifelek f Ottoman Turkish
From Arabic بدر (badr) meaning "full moon" and فلك (falak) meaning "sky, firmament".
Behice f Turkish
Turkish form of Bahija.
Behime f Turkish
From Arabic Bahima
Behsat m Persian, Turkish
Turkish form and Persian 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.
Belen f Turkish
Means mountainside, mountainous place in Turkish
Belkıs f Turkish
Turkish form of Bilqis.... [more]
Belkız f Turkish
Variant of Belkıs. Belkız Özener (1940-) is a Turkish singer.
Benefşe f Ottoman Turkish
Means "violet" in Turkish.
Bengi m & f Turkish (Modern)
Means "eternal,everlasting", derived from the Old Turkic beñgü or meñgü with the exact same meaning.
Bengisu f Turkish
Means water of eternality, aqua vitæ, the water believed to give one eternal life. Derives from Old Turkic Beñgüsuv/Meñgüsuv consisting of Beñgü, Meñgü (eternal, everlasting, immortal) and Suv (water).
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".
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]
Beşer m Ottoman Turkish
Means "mankind" in Ottoman Turkish.
Besime f Turkish
Turkish form of Basima.
Beşir m Turkish
Turkish form 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.
Beyti m Turkish
Means "couplet" in Turkish
Beytullah m Turkish (?)
Turkish. The name Beytullah is of Arabic origin and means "House of the God, Home of Allah, Qaba".
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]
Bezmiara f Ottoman Turkish
Means "one who adorns the feast", from Ottoman Turkish بزم (bezm) meaning "feast, assembly" (of Persian origin) and Persian آرا (ara), the present stem of آراستن⁩ (arastan) meaning "to decorate, adorn".
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.
Birsel f Turkish
From Turkish bir meaning "one" and sel meaning "flood".
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.
Boncuk f Turkish
Means "glass bead" 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.
Burçe f Turkish
Means baby wolf in Turkish It is a dimutive of Börü meaning wolf
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]
Cagri m & f Turkish (Anglicized)
Variant of Çağrı used outside of Turkey.
Cahide f Turkish
Means "ignorance" 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.
Cameria f Ottoman Turkish, History
Variant of Qamariya. Sultana Cameria was the name Europeans used to refer to Mihrimah Sultan (1522 – 25 January 1578), an Ottoman princess, the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent and his wife, Hürrem Sultan... [more]
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".
Cankut m Turkish (Rare)
Persian and turkish origin , the name cankut means the persons luckiness, happiness.
Canözlem f Turkish
From the Turkish can meaning "soul" and özlem meaning "longing".
Cavidan f & m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian جاوید (javed) meaning "eternal". It is only used as a feminine name in Turkey, while it is primarily masculine in Azerbaijan.
Celalettin m Turkish
Turkish form of Jalal al-Din.
Cemalettin m Turkish
Turkish form of Jamal al-Din.
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.
Ceylanyar f Ottoman Turkish
Probably from Turkish ceylan meaning "antelope, gazelle" and Persian یار (yar) meaning "friend, lover".
Cihad m Turkish
Variant of Cihat.
Cihat m Turkish
Turkish form of Jihad.
Çise f Turkish
Means "drizzle, light rain" in Turkish.
Çolpan f Turkish (Rare)
Means "Venus (the planet)" in Turkish.
Cömert m & f Turkish
Means "generous" in Turkish.
Culyana f Turkish
Probably a form of Juliana spelled according to Turkish orthography.
Cuma m Turkish
Meaning: "Friday" The word comes fron the Ottoman Turkish word جمعة