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.
ABDURRAHMAN m Turkish
Turkish form of Abdur-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".
ACUN m Turkish
Means "universe" in Turkish.
ADA f Turkish
Means "island" in Turkish.
ADAK m & f Turkish
Means "vow, offering" in Turkish.
ADIN m Turkish
Means "What is your name?" in Turkish. The "i" is actually dotless, so it's Adın.
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".
AFSANEH f Persian, Turkish
Means "fable, legend, story, myth" in Persian.
AGAN m Turkish
Means "shooting star" in Turkish.
AHENK m Turkish
Means "harmony, tune" in Turkish.
AHSEN m & f Turkish
Turkish form of Ahsan.
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".
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".
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".
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.
ALESTA f Turkish
Means "alert" or "watchful" in Turkish.
ALEYNA f Turkish, French (Modern), Dutch (Modern), Flemish (Modern)
Turkish name derived from Arabic 'aleina "above us", a phrase that was adopted from the Qur'an.... [more]
ALMILA f Turkish
Derived from Turkish al "red" and elma "apple".
ALPARSLAN m Turkish
Means "heroic lion," from a combination of the Alp and Arslan. This was an honorific title of the second sultan of the Seljuk Empire.
ALPER m Turkish
It is composed of the two words alp ''brave'' or ''hero'' and er ''soldier'' or ''male''. See Alp.
ALPEREN m Turkish
Combination of Alp and Eren.
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".
AMINE f Turkish
Variant of Emine.
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.
ARIN m & f Turkish
Of unknown origin and meaning, maybe related to Turkish arın meaning "purified".
ARKIN m Turkish
Old and wise man.
ARMAĞAN f & m 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.
ASENA f Turkish
Means "she wolf" in Turkish. In Turkic legend, it refers to the she wolf who found and nursed an orphaned baby boy, who later founded the Ashina dynasty of Turks.
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.
AŞKIN f & m Turkish
Means "controlling, prevailing" or "dominant" in Turkish.
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.
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
From Turkish ay meaning "moon" combined with bige meaning "lady".
AYBORA m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and bora "storm, squall".
AYBÜKE f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and büke "queen, women".
AYÇA f Turkish
Means "new moon", "crescent moon" in Turkish.
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.
AYLAN m & f Kurdish, Turkish
Means "openness, space, square" in Kurdish.
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.
AYŞEGÜL f Turkish
Combination of Ayşe and Gül.
AYŞEN f Turkish
Means "you are like the moon" in Turkish.
AYŞENUR f Turkish
Combination of Ayşe and Nur.
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 Turkish
Means "persistence" in Turkish.
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".
BALKIZ f Turkish
Derived from Turkish bal meaning "honey" and kiz meaning "girl, daughter".
BARAN m Turkish, Kurdish
Turkish and Kurdish form of Bârân.
BARBAROS m Turkish
Turkish form of Barbarossa.
BARTU m Turkish
The name is of Turkic origin and means "wealth".
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.
BEKIR m Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Bakr or Bakir.
BELDAN f Turkish
Means "venus" in Turkish.
BELKIZ f Turkish
Variant of Belkıs. Belkız Özener (1940-) is a Turkish singer.
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'.
BEREN f & m Turkish
Means "strong, smart, recognized" in Turkish. A noted bearer is Turkish actress Beren Saat.
BERFIN f Turkish
Turkish form of Berfîn.
BERGÜZAR f Turkish
Famous bearer: Turkish actress Bergüzar Korel
BERIL f Turkish
Turkish cognate of Beryl.
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
BESIM m Albanian, Turkish
Albanian and Turkish name of Arabian origin for males. The Albanian name derives from Besa, an Albanian cultural precept, usually translated as "faith", that means "to keep the promise" and "word of honor".... [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".
BİLGİN m Turkish
Means "scholar", "wise person" and derivated from "bil-" root which means "to know".
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 "day".
BIRICIK f Turkish
Means "the one and only, unique, dear" in Turkish.
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.
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
Ottoman Turkish feminine name meaning "nightingale".
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.
BUSE f Turkish
Means "kiss" in Persian.
BÜŞRA f Turkish
Turkish form of Bushra.
CABIR m Turkish
Variant of Kabir.
ÇAĞIL m Turkish
1. The sound and exuberance of flowing waters. -(adverb) ... [more]
ÇAĞLAR m & f Turkish
Means "excited, lively as a waterfall" in Turkish.
ÇAKIL m Turkish
Means "pebbles" in Turkish.
CAMMA f Turkish
A famous bearer of this name is Camma, a Galatian princess and priestess of Artemis.
CANDAN f Turkish
From Turkish candan "affectionate; cordial; sincere".
CANER m Turkish
Possibly derived from Can.
CANSEL f Turkish
Derived from Turkish can "soul, life".
CELAL m Turkish
Turkish form of Jalal.
CEMRE f Turkish
In Turkish folklore, the cemre are three fireballs that come from the heavens to warm Earth at the end of each winter.
CENNET f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish cennet "paradise, heaven".
CEVAT m Turkish, Arabic
it means " generous, open-handed "
CEVHER f & m Turkish
Means "jewel, essence, goodness" in Turkish.
CEYLAN f & m Turkish
Turkish given name and also surname meaning "gazelle" from Persian carān جران.
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.
DEMİRKAN 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.
DERIN f Turkish
Means "deep" or "profound" in Turkish.
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.
DILA f Turkish, Kurdish
Derived from Persian dil "heart".
DIYAR m & f Turkish
Turkish form of Dîyar.
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
Turkish form of Dunia.
DÜRDANE f Turkish
Possibly related to the Uzbek name Durdona.
DÜŞLE f Turkish
Means "imagine" in Turkish.
EBRAR f & m Turkish
Turkish form of Abrar.
ECEM f Turkish (Modern)
Means "my queen" in Turkish.
EDANUR f Turkish
A compound of Eda (1) and Nur.
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
A Turkish and Persian name that means “friend of the tribe”, “friend of the people”, and “one who is beloved by the people”.
EJDERHAN m Turkish
Combination of Ejder meaning "dragon" and han meaning "khan, ruler".
ELANUR f Turkish (Modern)
Compound name from Ela (2) and Nur.
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 Turkish, Persian
Another form of Eiliar. Also means "Keeper of the family"; "el" meaning family or nation and "yar" meaning someone who keeps or protects.
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".
ERENDİZ m & f Turkish
The word used for planet Jupiter in the terminology of ancient Turkish astronomy.
ERGENEKON m Turkish
The mythological place of rebirth of the Turks reproducing from the last surviving boy fed by a she-wolf after total destruction by enemy, possibly situated in the Altai Mountains and also the name of the pertaining saga.
ERGIN m & f Turkish
Means "Judas tree" in Turkish.
ERGÜN m Turkish
From Turkish er meaning "soldier" and gün meaning "sun".
ERMAN m Turkish (Modern)
a Turkish origined name with the meaning; brave, heroic, stouthearted
ERSIN m Turkish
Means "allow to achieve" in Turkish.
ERTAN m Turkish
Means dawn in Turkish. A compound form of "er"- early and "tan"-dawn in Turkish
ESMANUR f Turkish
A compound of Esma and Nur.
ESME f Turkish
Turkish form of Asma.
ESMERAY f Turkish
Derived from Turkish esmer "dark" and ay "moon".
EŞREF m Turkish
Turkish form of Ashraf.
ETHEM m Turkish, Albanian
Turkish and Albanian form of Adham. A known bearer of this name was Ethem Nejat (1883-1921), a Turkish revolutionary communist militant.
EVRA f & m Turkish, Literature, Popular Culture
In Irish author Darren Shan's Cirque Du Freak series, Evra Von is a member of the sideshow where he is displayed as a 'snake boy'.
EVRENCAN m Turkish
Combination of Evren and Can.
EVRIM f & m Turkish
Means "evolution" in Turkish.
EYLEM f & m Turkish
"Eylem" means "work" or "action". It is the noun form of verb "eylemek", which means "to do" or "to act".
EYYÜB m Turkish
Turkish form of AYYUB
FAHRETTIN m Turkish
Turkish form of Fakhr al-din.