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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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".
Erendiz 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".
Eriş m & f Turkish
Means "access" in Turkish.
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
Combination of the Turkish name Esma with Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
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.
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.
Faize f Turkish
Very traditional turkish name
Fatime f Crimean Tatar, Hungarian, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Hungarian, and Turkish form of Fatimah.
Fatmagül f Turkish
Combination of Fatma and Gül.
Fatmanur f Turkish
A compound of Fatma and Nur.
Fatma Zehra f Turkish
Combination of Fatma and Zehra.
Fazıl m Turkish
Turkish form of Fadl.
Ferah f Turkish
Turkish form of Farah.
Fergun m Turkish (Anglicized, Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Turkish Fergün.
Feruze f Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Firuza.
Ferzan m Kurdish, Turkish
Turkish and Kurdish form of Farzan.... [more]
Fethi m Arabic (Maghrebi), Turkish
Maghrebi transcription and Turkish form of Fathi.
Fethiye f Turkish
Turkish form of Fathiyya.
Fethullah m Turkish
Turkish form of Fathullah. A notable bearer of this name is the Turkish author and Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen (b. 1941).
Feyyaz m Turkish
Possibly a Turkish form of Fayiz.
Feyza f Turkish
Turkish form of Faiza.
Feza m Turkish
Means "universe" in Turkish.
Figen f Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin.
Firdevs f Turkish
Turkish form of Firdaus.
Fisun f Turkish
Variant of Fusun.
Frezya f Turkish
Means Freesia flower
Fulin f Medieval Turkic, Turkish
nice smelling flower
Gazal m & f Turkish
Masculine form of Gazale.
Gazale f Turkish
Turkish form of Ghazala.
Gazel f & m Turkish
Means "lyric" in Turkish.
Gencay m & f Turkish
it means the firs moon of the month. generally it is crescent. so it has the same meaning with MİRAY and İLKAY. but this is more masculine than these names. otherwise, it is rarely used by females... [more]
Gevherhan f Ottoman Turkish
Gem (kohar) of the khan
Ghazi m Ottoman Turkish, Arabic
Means "War Champion, Hero, Conqueror" in Arabic.
Gökcan m & f Turkish (Modern)
It is a combination of the words "sky" and "soul". It means "bloomed, fresh soul, soul full of longing".
Gokce f & m Turkish (Anglicized)
Variant of Gökçe used outside of Turkey.
Göknur m Turkish
Derived from Turkish gök meaning "sky" and nur meaning "light".
Gökşan m & f Turkish
Means "celestial glory" in Turkish.
Göksel m & f Turkish
Derived from Turkish gök meaning "sky" and sel meaning "flood, torrent".
Gönenç m Turkish
Means "prosperity" in Turkish.
Görkem m & f Turkish
Means "glory" in Turkish.
Güçlü m Turkish
Means "strong" in Turkish.
Güher f Turkish
Turkish form of Gohar. A famous bearer is Turkish pianist Güher Pekinel (1951-).
Guizin f Turkish
Variant of Gizem.
Gülaçmaz f Ottoman Turkish
From Turkish gül açmaz meaning the rose that does not open or the impenetrable rose which is a poetic term.
Gülahmer f Ottoman Turkish
Means as red as a rose in Turkish.
Gülben f Turkish
Means "I am like a rose", from Turkish gül meaning "rose" and ben meaning "I".
Gülbeyaz f Ottoman Turkish
Meaning "white rose" in Turkish: gül - "rose" and beyaz - "white"
Gülcan f Turkish
A combination of Gül and Can.
Gülce f Turkish
From Turkish gül meaning rose.
Gülçiçek f Ottoman Turkish
Means "rose blossom", from Turkish gül meaning "rose" combined with Turkish çiçek meaning "flower, blossom".
Gülcihan f Turkish
Turkish name of Persian origin meaning "flower of the world".
Gülçin f Turkish
Means "the girl who picks roses" or "the rose bearer" in Persian.
Gülen f Turkish
Means "to smile" in Turkish
Gülhan f Turkish
Derived from Turkish gül meaning "rose" and han meaning "leader".
Gülin f Turkish
"owner of rose gardens" or "a person with a rose smell"
Güliz f Turkish
Means "rose" in Turkish.
Gulkiraz f Turkish, Persian
Means "cherry blossom". From Gul (گل‎) meaning "flower" and Kiraz (كراز‎‎) meaning "cherry".
Güllü f Turkish
Means "with roses", from Turkish gül meaning "rose".
Gülmisal f Turkish
Derives from Turkish gül meaning "rose" combined with misal meaning "example".
Gülnihal f Turkish
Name combination of "Gül" and "Nihal". Name of a character in Turkish drama Magnificent Century.
Gülpaşa f Ottoman Turkish
From Turkish gül meaning "rose" combined with paşa meaning "pasha".
Gulpembe f Turkish
Means "pink rose" in Turkish.
Gülruh f Ottoman Turkish
From Turkish gül meaning "rose" combined with 'rukh' meaning "cheek, face", giving it the meaning "rose-cheeked", "rose-faced".
Gülşah f Turkish
Means "king of roses" from Turkish gül meaning "rose" and şah "king, shah".
Gülseren f Turkish
Means "she who spreads roses".
Gülsima f Ottoman Turkish
Means "rose-faced", "rose-like" in Turkish, from Turkish gül "rose" and sima "face".
Gülsüm f Turkish
Turkish form of Kulthum (see Kulsum). It can also be interpreted as an elaboration of the Turkish word gül meaning "rose".
Gülümse f Turkish
Means "smile" in Turkish.
Gülüstü f Ottoman Turkish
Means "above the rose" from Turkish gül meaning "rose" and Turkish üstü "above".
Gümüş f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of Kümüş.
Gün f & m Turkish
Means "sun" in Turkish.
Gunay f & m Turkish (Anglicized), Azerbaijani (Anglicized)
Variant of Günay used outside of Turkey and Azerbaijan.
Gündüz m Turkish
Means "daytime" in Turkish.
Güneş m & f Turkish
Means "sun" in Turkish.
Günseli f Turkish
Means "stream of sun", from Turkish gün meaning "sun, day" combined with Turkish "sel" meaning "flood, stream".
Gürbüz m Turkish
Means "robust" in Turkish.
Gurur m Turkish
Means "pride" in Turkish.
Güven m & f Turkish
Means "confidence, courage, trust" in Turkish.
Guzali m & f Turkish (Rare)
Means "beautiful, elegant" or "beauty" in Tatar, Turkish and Bashkir, of Turkic origin.
Güzay f Turkish
Means "beautiful" in Turkish.
Güzel f Turkish
Means "beautiful" in Turkish.
Güzide f Turkish
From Turkish güzide meaning "distinguished".
Güzin f Turkish
Means "exquisite, excellent", ultimately derived from Persian.
Güzün f Turkish
Means "autumn" in Turkish.
Habibe f Turkish
Turkish form of Habiba.
Hacire f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish variant of Hajira
Hadise f Turkish
Famous bearer: Turkish singer Hadise
Hafize f Turkish
Turkish form of Hafsa.
Hakar m Kurdish, Turkish
its the name of a famous mountain in Turkey
Haldun m Turkish
Turkish form of Khaldoun.
Halenur f Turkish
Combination of Hale 1 and Nur.
Halil İbrahim m Turkish
Combination of Halil and İbrahim.
Halis m Turkish
Meaning "uncomplicated, pure". Arabic origin.
Hamdi m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Means "praiseworthy" or "praise" in Arabic, derived from the root حمد (hamida) meaning "to praise".
Han m Turkish
From a Turkic title meaning "leader, ruler". The title is usually translated into English as "khan".
Hanım f Turkish
Derives from Arabic khanum, a female royal and aristocratic title.
Harika f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish harika "miracle; wonderful; lovely".
Hasbi m Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Turkish
Derived from Arabic حسب (hasb) meaning "sufficient, adequate".
Hasibe f Turkish
Turkish form of Hasiba
Haşmet m Turkish
Means "majesty, stateliness" in Turkish.
Hatice Kübra f Turkish
Combination of Hatice and Kübra.
Hatun f Turkish (Rare)
Means "lady, woman" in Turkish.
Havin f Turkish
Means "summer nights" in Turkish.
Hayal f Turkish
Means "dream, fantasy, reverie, illusion, imagination" in Turkish.
Hayreddin m Turkish
Turkish form of Khayr ad-Din, meaning "best of the religion".
Hayriye f Turkish
Means "auspicious" in Turkish.
Hayrünnisa f Turkish
Turkish form of Khairunnisa. A notable bearer is the former First Lady of Turkey, Hayrünnisa Gül.
Hazel f Turkish
Variant of Hazal.
Hazret m Circassian, Turkish (Rare)
Derived from Persian حضرت (hazrat) meaning "holiness, excellency, majesty". A notable bearer is Hazret Sovmen (1937-), the second President of Adygea from 2002-2007.
Hediye f Turkish
Turkish form of Hadiyya, meaning "gift".
Herkül m Turkish
Turkish form of Hercules.
Heves m Turkish
Means "enthusiasm" in Turkish.
Hidayet m Turkish
Means "guidance" in Turkish.
Hilmi m & f Arabic, Turkish, Malay, Indonesian
Derived from Arabic حلم (hilm) meaning "forbearance, tolerance, endurance" or حلم (hulm) meaning "dream, wish". It is occasionally used as a feminine name in Indonesia.
Hira f Pakistani, Arabic, Turkish
From the name of a cave where Mohammed according to Islamic tradition received his first revelations.
Hiristiniye f Ottoman Turkish
Cognate of Christina recorded among the Christian community in the Ottoman Empire.
Hızır m Turkish
Turkish form of Khidr.
Hoşyar f Ottoman Turkish
Meaning "pleasant lover", from Ottoman Turkish hoş - "nice, pleasant, likeable" and yâr - "beloved, lover". Hoşyar Kadın (died 1859) was the wife of Sultan Mahmud II.
Huri f Turkish
Short for Huriye
Huriye f Turkish
Means "heaven girl" in Turkish
Hurma f Turkmen, Turkish
Means "date" in Turkish and Turkmen.
Hürmüz m Turkish
Turkish form of Hormizd.
Hürrem f Ottoman Turkish
Means "the cheerful one" from Persian خرم‎ (khurram). A famous bearer was Hürrem Sultan (also known by the name Roxelana), a slave and then a concubine of Süleyman the Magnificent, sultan of the Ottoman Empire... [more]
Hüsamettin m Turkish
An ancient Turkic name meaning "sharp sword". It is claimed that this is the real first name of the Turkish pop star Tarkan.
Hüsrev m Turkish
Turkish form of Khusraw.
Hüsün m Turkish
Means "awe" in Turkish.
Ibiş m Turkish
Diminutive form of Ibrahim.
Ibo m Turkish, Arabic
Diminutive of Ibrahim.
Içten m & f Turkish
Means "devout, sincere" in Turkish.
Idil f Turkish
Turkish feminine name derived from idil "idyll".... [more]
Ifiklis m Turkish
Turkish form of Iphicles.
Ikranur f Turkish
Combination of the names İkra and Nur.
Ilay f Turkish
Ilay is a original Turkish name. Not commonly used. ... [more]
Ilgin m & f Turkish
Means "tamarisk" in Turkish.
Ilkbahar f Turkish
Means "first spring" in Turkish.
Ilke m Turkish
Variant of İlker
Ilkhan m Turkish
Variant of İlhan.
Ilkyaz f Turkish
Means "first summer" in Turkish.
Ilter m & f Turkish
Turkish version of Eldar with meaning "patriot" or person who loves and protects his country.
Ilyaz m Turkish (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare)
Turkish and Indian form of Ilyas.
İman f & m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Iman.
İmran m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Imran.
Inanç m & f Turkish
Turkish form of Faith. In modern Turkey mainly used as a masculine name.
İnci f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish inci meaning "pearl", ultimately from Old Turkic yençü.
İntizar f & m Azerbaijani, Turkish (Rare)
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Intizar. A known bearer of this name is the Turkish singer İntizar Arslan (b. 1974).... [more]
Ipeknur f Turkish (Modern, Rare)
Combination of İpek, meaning "silk". And Nur, meaning "light".
Ira f & m Turkish
Turkish form of Ira 1 and Ira 2.
İris f & m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Iris.
Irsen m Turkish
Meaning unknown.
Isfendiyar m Turkish
Turkish form of Isfandiyar (see Esfandiar). A notable bearer of this name was the Turkish soccer player and coach İsfendiyar Açıksöz (1929-2006).
İshak m Turkish
Turkish form of Ishaq.
Işik m & f Turkish
Means "light" in Turkish.
Işil f Turkish
Means "sparkling, brilliant, shining, glittering" in Turkish.
Isin f & m Turkish
Means "(light) ray" in Turkish.
Ismi f Turkish
Turkish form of Asmaa.
Ivan m Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of Ivan.
Izel f & m Turkish
Possibly the Turkish form of Eidel or Israel, or perhaps from the Turkish iz 'footprint, track, trace, mark' and el 'hand, country, homeland'.
Izlem m Turkish
Means "tracking, surveillance" in Turkish.
Jül m Turkish
Turkish form of Julius.
Jülyen m & f Turkish, Turkmen, Azerbaijani, Uyghur
Turkish, Turkmen, Azerbaijani, and Uyghur form of Julian or Juliana, more commonly used by Christians.
Jüstinyen m Turkish
Turkish form of Justinian.
Kadın f Turkish
Means "married daughter" or "(adult) woman" in Turkish.
Kaghan m Turkish (Rare)
Rare variant transcription of Kağan.
Kainat m & f Turkish
Means "the universe" in Turkish.
Kalbinur f Kazakh, Turkish (Rare)
Kazakh and Turkish form of Qalbinur.
Kamelya f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish kamelya "camellia".
Kamer m & f Turkish
Means "the moon" in Turkish.
Kamerfer f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "radiance of the crescent": kamer - "half-moon, crescent" and fer - "radiance, brightness".
Kamile f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Kamil, meaning "perfect".
Kaplan m Turkish, Bosnian (Rare)
Means "tiger" in Turkish.
Karaca f Turkish
Either derived from kara meaning "black" or else meaning "roe deer".
Karan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish karanlık "dark; indistinct".
Kardelen f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish kardelen "galanthus flower; snowdrop (flower)".
Kartal m Turkish
Means "eagle" in Turkish.
Kayra m & f Turkish
bestowment, gift, blessing
Kazım m Azerbaijani, Turkish
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Kazim.
Kefser f Turkish
Kefser, sometimes Kevser is a turkish name coming from the Quran, where the Kefser is described to be a holy water in heaven
Kemaleddin m Turkish
Means "perfection of religion", derived from Arabic كمال (kamal) meaning "perfection" and دين (din) meaning "religion".
Kenan m Turkish
Derived from Arabic كِنَانَة (kināna) meaning "quiver (of arrows)".
Keriman f Turkish
Turkish name related to the Arabic name Karima. A famous bearer was Keriman Halis Ece (1913-2012), the winner of the 1932 Miss Turkey pageant.
Kibar m Turkish
Means "polite, courteous" in Turkish
Kibariye f Turkish
Feminine form of Kibar
Kibele f Turkish
Turkish form of Cybele.
Kılıç m Turkish
Means "sword" in Turkish.
Kivilcim m & f Turkish
Means "spark, glint" in Turkish.
Kıymet f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish kıymet meaning "value".
Kizil m Turkish
Means "bright red" in Turkish.
Kor m Turkish
Means "ember" in Turkish.
Kösem f Ottoman Turkish
This name was given to Mahpeyker Sultana by her husband, Sultan Ahmed I. Kösem was possibly the most powerful women in so called "Female Sultanate". She lived since 1590 until 1651.
Kübey f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of Kubai.
Kuğu f Turkish
Means "swan" in Turkish.
Kumsal f & m Turkish
Directly derived from Turkish kumsal, meaning "beach".
Kurban m Avar, Lak, Dargin, Lezgin, Turkmen, Turkish, Kazakh
Form of Qurban used in various languages.
Kürşat m Medieval Turkic, Turkish
Meaning, "valiant, brave, hero". One of the princes of Göktürks (Turkic Khaganate).
Kutay m Turkish
god of moon, kut means god, ay means moon.
Kutluğ m Turkish
Means "holy" in Turkish.
Laleruh f Ottoman Turkish
From Persian lale meaning "tulip" combined with rukh meaning "cheeks, face".
Lalezar f Ottoman Turkish
Either means "field of tulips" or "golden tulip", from Persian لاله (lâle) meaning "tulip" and زر (zar) "gold".
Lara f Turkish (Modern)
Short form of Dilara.
Lavanta f & m Turkish
Turkish form of Lavender.
Lebrizifelek f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish lebriz - "overflowing", "exuberate" (taken from the Persian language) and felek - "the universe", "fate, destiny" (taken from the Arabic language).
Lefter m Albanian, Turkish
Turkish and Albanian male name, maybe a form of Lefteris.... [more]
Liva f Turkish (Modern)
Maybe derived from Arabic لِوَاء (liwāʾ) "banner, flag; brigade".
Livanur f Turkish (Modern, Rare)
A combined form of Liva and Nur.
Lokman m Turkish, Bengali, Malay
Turkish, Bengali and Malay form of Luqman.
Lügen f Turkish (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
Lütfullah m Turkish
Turkish form of Lutfullah.
Mahfiruz f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "favorable moon": mah, meh - "the moon" and fîrûz - "favorable", "lucky, fortunate".
Mahidevran f Ottoman Turkish
Means "one who is always beautiful", "one whose beauty never fades", "beauty of the times" or "Moon of Fortune". A famous bearer was Mahidevran Sultan (1500-1581), a concubine of Süleyman the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mustafa and Raziye Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Mahinur m & f Turkish, Uyghur
From Persian ماهی (mâhi) meaning "lunar, moonly" combined with Arabic نُور (nūr) or Persian نور (nur) both meaning "light, brightness, gleam, glow".
Mahpeyker f Ottoman Turkish
Meaning "face like the moon", from Ottoman Turkish mah, meh - "the moon" and peyker - "face" (taken form the Persian language).
Manolya f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish manolya "magnolia".
Mariye f Turkish
Turkish form of Mary.
Masal f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish masal meaning "fairy tale, story".
Maşallah m Azerbaijani, Turkish
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Mashallah.
Mavi f Turkish
blue in Turkish
Mavisu f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish mavi "blue" and su "water".
Medet m Kazakh, Turkish
Means "support, help" in Kazakh and Turkish, ultimately from Arabic مدد (madad).
Mehmet Ali m Turkish
Combination of Mehmet and Ali.
Mehmethan m Turkish
Combination of Mehmet and Turkish han, which is a form of the Turkic title khan.
Meleki f Ottoman Turkish
Etmology unknown, possibly related to the given name Malik.
Melekotu f Turkish
Turkish form of Angelica.
Meleksima f Ottoman Turkish
Means "angel-like" from Turkish melek meaning "angel" combined with sima meaning "face, figure".
Melih m Turkish
Derived from Arabic مَلِيح (malīḥ) meaning "handsome, beautiful, pretty".
Meliha f Turkish
Means "beautiful" and "sweet" in Turkish.
Memet m Turkish, Indonesian, Crimean Tatar
Turkish variant and Crimean Tatar form of Mehmet and Indonesian form of Muhammad.
Menekşe f Turkish
Means "violet (the flower)" in Turkish.
Mercan f & m Turkish
From Turkish mercan meaning "coral".
Meriç m & f Turkish
Means "Maritsa River" in Turkish. The river between Greece and Turkey.