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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Ener m Turkish
Means "hero" or "brave, courageous, manly" in Turkish.
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.
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.
Ergün m Turkish
From Turkish er
meaning "soldier" and gün
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".
Eylem f & m Turkish
"Eylem" means "work" or "action". It is the noun form of verb "eylemek", which means "to do" or "to act".
Fethullah m Turkish
Turkish form of Fathullah
. A notable bearer of this name is the Turkish author and Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen (b. 1941).
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
Gökcan m & f Turkish (Modern)
It is a combination of the words "sky" and "soul". It means "bloomed, fresh soul, soul full of longing".
Göknur m Turkish
Derived from Turkish gök
meaning "sky" and nur
Göksel m & f Turkish
Derived from Turkish gök
meaning "sky" and sel
meaning "flood, torrent".
Güher f Turkish
Turkish form of Gohar
. A famous bearer is Turkish pianist Güher Pekinel (1951-).
Gülaçmaz f Ottoman Turkish
From Turkish gül açmaz
meaning the rose that does not open
or the impenetrable rose
which is a poetic term.
Gülben f Turkish
Means "I am like a rose", from Turkish gül
meaning "rose" and ben
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.
Gülhan f Turkish
Derived from Turkish gül
meaning "rose" and han
Gülin f Turkish
"owner of rose gardens" or "a person with a rose smell"
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
Gülmisal f Turkish
Derives from Turkish gül
meaning "rose" combined with misal
Gülnihal f Turkish
Name combination of "Gül" and "Nihal". Name of a character in Turkish drama Magnificent Century.
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
Gülsüm f Turkish
Turkish form of Kulthum
). It can also be interpreted as an elaboration of the Turkish word gül
Günseli f Turkish
Means "stream of sun", from Turkish gün
meaning "sun, day" combined with Turkish "sel" meaning "flood, stream".
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.
Güzin f Turkish
Means "exquisite, excellent", ultimately derived from Persian.
Halis m Turkish
Meaning "uncomplicated, pure". Arabic origin.
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".
Hayal f Turkish
Means "dream, fantasy, reverie, illusion, imagination" in Turkish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ilay f Turkish
Ilay is a original Turkish name. Not commonly used. ... [more
Ilter m & f Turkish
Turkish version of Eldar
with meaning "patriot" or person who loves and protects his country.
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
Isfendiyar m Turkish
Turkish form of Isfandiyar
). A notable bearer of this name was the Turkish soccer player and coach İsfendiyar Açıksöz (1929-2006).
Işil f Turkish
Means "sparkling, brilliant, shining, glittering" in Turkish.
Izel f & m Turkish
Possibly the Turkish form of Eidel
, or perhaps from the Turkish iz
'footprint, track, trace, mark' and el
'hand, country, homeland'.
Kadın f Turkish
Means "married daughter" or "(adult) woman" in Turkish.
Kamerfer f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "radiance of the crescent": kamer
- "half-moon, crescent" and fer
- "radiance, brightness".
Karaca f Turkish
Either derived from kara
meaning "black" or else meaning "roe deer".
Karan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish karanlık
Kardelen f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish kardelen
"galanthus flower; snowdrop (flower)".
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.
Kıymet f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish kıymet
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.
Kumsal f & m Turkish
Directly derived from Turkish kumsal
, meaning "beach".
Lalezar f Ottoman Turkish
Either means "field of tulips" or "golden tulip", from Persian لاله (lâle)
meaning "tulip" and زر (zar)
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).
Mahfiruz f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "favorable moon": mah
- "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
- "the moon" and peyker
- "face" (taken form the Persian language).
Masal f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish masal
meaning "fairy tale, story".
Mavisu f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish mavi
"blue" and su
Medet m Kazakh, Turkish
Means "support, help" in Kazakh and Turkish, ultimately from Arabic مدد (madad)
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".
Meriç m & f Turkish
Means "Maritsa River" in Turkish. The river between Greece and Turkey.