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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Merih m & f Turkish
Arabic origin.... [more]
Mertcan m Turkish
Turkish name with the combination of Mert and Can. Means "brave soul".
Mesude f Turkish
Feminine form of Mesud.
Mevlan m Turkish
Turkish form of Mavlan.
Mevlüde f Turkish
Feminine form of Mevlüt.
Mevlüt m Turkish
Derived from Arabic مَوْلِد (mawlid) meaning "birth", used to refer to the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
Meymune f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish form of Maimuna.
Meyzi f Turkish
Meaning: ?
Mihri f Ottoman Turkish
From Persian mihri meaning "sun".
Mihriban f Turkish
meaning good friend, merciful, the loving one.
Mihrimah f Persian, Persian Mythology, Ottoman Turkish, Turkish, Urdu
Means "sun and moon" in Farsi from the word مهر (mehr) meaning "sun" and ماه (mah) meaning "moon".... [more]
Mihrişah f Ottoman Turkish
From Persian mihri meaning "sun, light" combined with Turkish şah meaning "shah, king".
Mimoza f Albanian, Georgian, Slovak, Turkish
Albanian, Georgian, Slovak and Turkish form of Mimosa.
Mine f Turkish
Means "enamel, glaze, verbena" in Turkish.
Mirvat f Turkish
Turkish form of Marwa.
Mirze m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Mirza.
Misra f Turkish
Line of poetry, verse.
Mistik m Turkish
Turkish diminutive form of Mustafa.
Mualla m Turkish
Means “high, surpreme” in Turkish
Muammer m Turkish
Turkish form of Muammar.
Muazzez f Turkish
Means "esteemed, honored, respected" in Turkish.
Muhammed Ali m Turkish
Combination of Muhammed and Ali.
Muhammed Emin m Turkish
Combination of Muhammed and Emin.
Muhammed Yusuf m Turkish
Combination of Muhammed and Yusuf.
Muharrem m Turkish, Albanian
Derived from Arabic مُحَرَّم (muḥarram) meaning "forbidden". This is the name of the first month in the Islamic calendar, so named because it is unlawful to fight during this month.
Muhsine f Turkish
Turkish form of Muhsina
Mukadder m & f Turkish
Arabic... [more]
Münevver f Ottoman Turkish
Means "enlightened" in Turkish.
Muniba f Arabic, Pakistani, Turkish
Feminine form of Munib.
Müslüm m Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Muslim.
Mutlu m Turkish
Means "happy" in Turkish.
Muzafer m Turkish, Albanian, Bosnian
Turkish variant of Muzaffer as well as an Albanian and Bosnian form of Muzaffar.
Muzaffer m Turkish
Means "victorious, triumphant" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic مظفر‎ (muzaffar).
Müzeyyen f Turkish
Turkish from Arabic meaning "decorated, adorned, embellished".
Naciye f Turkish
Feminine form of Naci.
Namik m Turkish
Namık is a Turkish word meaning "printer, writer".
Namika f Turkish
Namıka is a Turkish word meaning "printer, writer".
Narin f Turkish
Means "slim, slender, delicate, fragile" in Turkish.
Nazan f Turkish
Means “coy” in Turkish.
Nazenin f Turkish
Turkish form of Nazanin.
Nazife f Turkish
It means beautiful and good
Nazlican f Turkish
Possibly a combination of Nazlı, meaning "delicate", and Can meaning "soul".
Nebahat f Turkish
Turkish feminine name meaning "fame, honour".
Necmi m Turkish
Turkish form of Najm.
Necmiye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Najm.
Neco m Turkish
Short of Necati
Nedife f Turkish
Turkish form of Nadifa (see Nadif).
Nedime f Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Feminine form of Nedim.
Nefize f Crimean Tatar, Turkish (Rare)
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Nafiza.
Nehar m & f Turkish
Variant of Nehir.
Nejat m Turkish
Freedom, Being Stress-free.
Nemrut m Turkish
Turkish form of Nimrod.
Nergiz f Turkish
Means "daffodil, narcissus" in Turkish.
Neriman f Turkish
Turkish form of Nariman used as a feminine name.
Nesibe f Turkish
Turkish form of Nasiba.
Nesma f Turkish, Arabic
Means "breeze" in Arabic.
Neval f Turkish
Turkish form of Nawal.
Nevfidan f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "new sapling": nev - "new" (taken form the Persian language) and fidan - "sapling, plant" (taken from the Greek language).
Nevin f Turkish
Turkish feminine name of Persian origin meaning "new; the new(est) one".... [more]
Nevzat m Turkish
Turkish form of the Avestan name Naozad, which means "newborn".
Nigar f Bengali, Turkish, Urdu
Bengali, Turkish, and Urdu form of Negar.
Nihat m Turkish
Means "legacy" in Turkish.
Nilay f Turkish
Derived from Turkish nil "(the river) Nile" and ay "moon", this name is generally interpreted as "Moon over the Nile".
Nilgün f Turkish
Means "indigo-blue" in Turkish.
Nisan f Turkish
The first month name of the Babylonian calendar. It denotes the month of April in modern Turkish.
Nishan m Arabic, Turkish
Literally means "marked man", "distictive".
Nükhet f Turkish
Means "good fragrance" in Turkish.
Nurbahar f Turkish (Rare)
Derived from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and Persian بهار (bahar) meaning "spring (the season)".
Nurbanu f Turkish
Combination of Arabic nur meaning "light" and Persian banu meaning "lady". See also Nur and Banu.
Nurettin m Turkish
Turkish form of Nur ad-Din via Nureddin. Known bearers of this name include the Turkish classical musician Münir Nurettin Selçuk (1900-1981) and the Turkish politician and minister Nurettin Canikli (b... [more]
Nurgün m & f Turkish
Turkish unisex name derived from the words nur meaning "light" and gün meaning "days".
Nursel f Turkish
From Turkish nur, meaning "light".
Nusret m Turkish
Turkish form of Nusrat.
Nüvit m & f Turkish
Means “good news” in Turkish
Ödül m Turkish
Means "reward, prize" in Turkish.
Ogulbagt f Turkish
From the Turkmen ogul meaning "son" and bagt meaning "happiness", expressing wish for a son.
Öğüt m Turkish
Means "counsel, advice" in Turkish.
Oğuz m Turkish
It is originated from ancient Turks, a legend hero, Oguz Khan. Means "person who has a good heart".
Oğuzkağan m Turkish (Modern)
Variant of Oğuzhan. It is a legendary and semi-mythological character in Turkic culture.
Öklid m Turkish
Turkish form of Euclid.
Oktay m Turkish
Means "arrow-colt" in Turkish. It may also be the Turkish form of Ögedei.
Okyanus m & f Turkish
Derived from the Turkish noun okyanus meaning "ocean", which is ultimately derived from Okeanos, the name of a Titan in Greek mythology.
Olcay m Turkish
Means "luck, lucky" in Turkish.
Ölmez m & f Turkish, Karachay-Balkar
Means "undying" in Turkish.
Ömrüm f Turkish
Term of endearment that is also used as a given name. It means "My Life" in Turkish.
Ömür m & f Kyrgyz, Turkish
Kyrgyz form of Umar and Turkish variant of Ömer. This name is strictly masculine in Kyrgyzstan, whereas it is unisex in Turkey.... [more]
Ömür f Turkish
Means "life" in Turkmen.
Ömürden m Turkish
Variant of Ömür.
Onat m Turkish
In Turkish means "decent", "proper", "beneficial", "correct".
Öncü m Turkish
Means "pioneer" in Turkish.
Önder m & f Turkish
Means "leader" in Turkish.
Ongun m Turkish
Means "flourishing" in Turkish.
Onurhan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish onur "honour" and the title khan meaning "leader".
Orçun m Turkish
Successors.
Orfe m Turkish
Turkish form of Orpheus.
Orkide f Turkish
Directky taken from Turkish orkide "orchid".
Orkun m Turkish (Modern)
Came from name of Orkhon Valley in Mongolia. Valley have first Turkic inscriptions in history, which was erected in the valley by Bilge Khan, an 8th-century ruler of the Göktürk Empire.
Orkut m Turkish
Means "city of holiness" in Turkish.
Örnek m & f Turkish
Means "example, pattern" in Turkish.
Oruç m Turkish
Means "fast" in Turkish.
Öslem f Turkish
Variant spelling of Özlem.
Övgü m & f Turkish
Means "praise, commendation, compliment, tribute" in Turkish.
Övgün m & f Turkish
Variant of Övgü.
Övünç m & f Turkish
Means "pride, commendation" in Turkish.
Ovunc m Turkish
Turkish for "Longing." Popular in Turkey.
Oya f Turkish
Means "lace" in Turkish.
Oylum f Turkish
Means ''volume'' in Turkish.
Öz f & m Turkish
öz means "core" or "gist"
Özay f Turkish
Derived from öz meaning "self" and ay meaning "moon".
Özcan m Turkish
From Turkish öz meaning "core, essence" and can meaning "soul".
Özdal m & f Turkish
Derived from öz meaning "self" and dal meaning "catch, capture".
Özde m & f Turkish
Means "essence" in Turkish.
Özdelik f & m Turkish
Derived from öz meaning "self" and delik meaning "wish, desire".
Özdemir m Turkish
Probably means "pure iron" and is related to Demir. It's also a surname and a village in Turkey.
Özer m Turkish (Modern)
Turkish masculine name derived from öz "genuine; real; unfeigned; essential; pure" and er "man".
Özgü f Turkish
Means "characteristic" or "appropriate, incidental, particular" in Turkish.
Özgül f Turkish
Means "specific" in Turkish.
Özgün m & f Turkish
original, unique
Özlü f & m Turkish
Means "succint" in Turkish.
Pamuk m Turkish
Means "cotton" in Turkish.
Papatya f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish papatya "daisy".
Parla f Turkish
Turkish feminine name derived from the word parlamak meaning "flash, shine, beam, sparkle, glow, blaze" or parıldamak meaning "shine, glitter, glimmer, sparkle, twinkle, gleam".
Parlak f Turkish
Means "bright" in Turkish.
Pars m Turkish (Rare)
Means "leopard" in Turkish.
Pekcan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish pek meaning "many, much" and can meaning "life, soul".
Pelin f Turkish
Means "wormwood" in Turkish.
Perestu f Turkish
Turkish form of Parastoo.
Perihan f Turkish
Turkish name of Persian origin meaning "queen of the fairies" or "queen of the nymphs". The name is derived from Turkish peri (Persian pari) "fairy; nymph" and han "queen".... [more]
Pervizifelek f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish perviz-i felek meaning "the Sun".
Petek m & f Turkish
Means "honeycomb" in Turkish.
Rabiye f Turkish
Turkish form of Rabia.
Ragip m Turkish
Ragıp is the Turkish form of Ragheb.
Rahat f & m Turkmen, Turkish
Means "comfortable" in Turkish and Turkmen.
Rahime f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Rahim.
Raşit m Turkish, Turkmen
Turkmen form of Rashid as well as Turkish variant of Reşit.
Rayif m Turkish
Means "most merciful, most kind" in Turkish.
Raziye f Turkish
Turkish form of Razia, meaning "satisfied, pleased".
Recine f Turkish (Rare)
Turkish variant of Regina
Refika f Turkish, Bosnian
Feminine form of Refik.
Remzi m Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Ramzi.
Remziye f Turkish
Feminine form of Remzi.
Renk f Turkish
Means colour in Turkish.
Resul m Turkish
Turkish form of Rasul.
Reyyan f Turkish
Turkish form of Rayyan.
Roze f & m Turkish
Derived from Turkish roze meaning "rose", making it a cognate of Rose.
Rumeysa f Turkish
"Procyon. The brightest star in the constellation of Canis Minor." ... [more]
Rüştü m Turkish
Variant of Rushdi.
Rüya f Turkish
Means "dream" in Turkish.
Saadet f Turkish
Means "happiness", "felicity", "contentment" or "bliss" in Turkish. Famous barer is Saadet Aksoy.
Şaban m Turkish
From Arabic sha'aban, the eighth month in the Muslim calendar.
Sabiha f Arabic, Turkish
Means "beautiful" in Arabic. This name was borne by Turkish aviator Sabiha Gökçen (1913-2001).
Sabit m Arabic, Turkish, Kazakh, Bosnian, Azerbaijani, Albanian
Arabic alternate transcription of Thabit as well as the form used in various languages.
Şaduman f Turkish
Persian origin meaning "joyful, cheerful"
Şafak f Turkish
Means "dawn, aurora, daybreak, first light" in Turkish.
Safie f Literature, Turkish (Archaic)
Variant of Safiye. This was the name of a Turkish merchant's daughter in the novel Frankenstein.
Safir f & m Turkish
Turkish form of Sapphire.
Safran f Turkish
Means "saffron" in Turkish.
Safter m Crimean Tatar, Turkish (Rare)
Derived from Persian صافتر (sâftar) meaning "smooth, even", ultimately from صاف (sâf) meaning "flat, smooth, even".
Şah f & m Ottoman Turkish
Şah means in Turkish "king, queen", which derives from Persian title "shāh" of the same meaning. This name was severaly given to members of Ottoman family, such as daughter of Selim I (actually named Şahihuban, but more often refered to as "Şah") and daughter of Selim II and Nurbanu.... [more]
Şahıhuban f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish "the queen of beauties": şah - "shah (queen)" and hûban - "beauties" (plural form of Persian word hub - "beauty", "beautiful")
Sahra f Somali, Arabic, German (Modern, Rare), Turkish, English (Modern, Rare)
Literally from Arabic صحراء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert" as well as a variant of Zahrah.
Saim m Turkish, Arabic
Means "one who is fasting" in Arabic.
Saime f Turkish
Turkish form of Saima.
Sakin m Turkish
Means calm
Salime f Ottoman Turkish
Ottoman Turkish form of Salima.
Saner m Turkish
Turkish masculine name derived from the word san meaning "name, reputation" and er meaning "man".
Saniye f Turkish
Turkish form of Saniyya, meaning "brilliant, splendid".
Şapur m Turkish
Turkish form of Shapur.
Sare f Turkish
Turkish form of Sarah.
Şarik m Turkish
Means "yellow, pale" in Turkish.
Şarlman m Turkish
Turkish form of Charlemagne.
Sarp m Turkish
Means "steep" in Turkish.
Sarper m Turkish
The name is formed from the Turkish words sarp "steep, high" and er "man, male, soldier".
Satilmiş m Turkish
Means "sold" in Turkish.
Sayar f Turkish
Means "she counts, respects, regards, values, takes into account, or considers" in Turkish.
Şaziye f Turkish
Meaning unknown.
Sebahat f Turkish
beauty in turkish
Seçkin m & f Turkish
Means "distinguished" in Turkish.
Sedanur f Turkish
Combination of the names Seda and Nur.
Sedat m Turkish
Means "justness, truth" or "mind, intelligence" in Turkish.
Sefer m Albanian, Bosnian, Turkish
Albanian, Bosnian and Turkish form of Safar.
Şefik m Turkish
Turkish form of Shafiq.
Şefika f Turkish
Feminine form of Şefik.
Şehide f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Shahid.
Şehit m Turkish
Turkish form of Shahid.
Şehla f Ottoman Turkish
Likely derives from Ottoman Turkish shehla meaning "bluish or light eyes".
Şehnaz f Turkish
Turkish form of Shahnaz.
Şekerpare f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish Şekerpare or Şeker-pare meaning "a piece of sugar" (from words şeker - "sugar" and pare-"piece"), "like sugar", "very sweet".
Şelale m & f Turkish
Means "waterfall" in Turkish.
Selçuk m Turkish
In Turkish it means "eloquent", "silver-tongued", and/or "golden-mouthed". ... [more]
Selen f Turkish
Means "good news" in Turkish.
Selime f Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Salima.
Selin f Turkish
Means "fresh running water" in Turkish, ultimately from Turkish sel "fast-flowing stream; torrent; flood".
Şelomtzion f History, Turkish
Turkish form of Shlomtzion, used to refer to the historical Judaean queen commonly known as Salome Alexandra in English.
Sema f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish sema "sky, heaven, firmament".
Semanur f Turkish
A compound of Sema and Nur.
Semira f Amharic, Turkish, Bosnian
Feminine form of Semir.
Şemsiruhsar f Ottoman Turkish
Means "cheeks like the sun" in Ottoman Turkish.
Şemsüddin m Turkish
Turkish form of Shamsuddin.
Sena f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish sena, meaning "praise, glory".
Şengül f Turkish
Means "rose garden", see Gülşen.
Serap f Turkish
Means "mirage; will-o'-the-wisp" in Turkish.
Seraya m Khazar (Latinized), Turkish (Rare)
Khazar, Karaite, Krymchak and Turkish form of Sergius. The name is known as ''Seraj'' in Polish and ''Seraja'' in Lithuanian.... [more]
Sercan m Turkish
Combination of ser "head, top" and can "life, soul".
Serin f Turkish
Means "cool" in Turkish.
Sermed m Turkish
Turkish form of Sarmad.
Sermet m Turkish
Turkish form of Sarmad.
Sertab f Turkish
Means "the main light, radiance". Sertab Erener is a famous singer with the name. Her name was chosen from a classical Turkish song called "Ey Şûh-i Sertab".
Sertaç m Turkish
Terived from Turkish ser, an archaic word for "head" and taç meaning "crown".
Servet m Albanian, Turkish
Turkish and Albanian male name of Arabic derivation.... [more]
Seval f Turkish
Form the turkish words sev= love or like and al = grap/pick up.
Sevcan f Turkish
A combination of sev which means "love" and can which means "soul, life".
Sevde f Turkish, Arabic
Black, beautiful brunette.
Sevdet m Turkish
Variant of Cevdet.
Sevilen f Turkish
Means "beloved, loved, darling" in Turkish.
Sevin f Ottoman Turkish
Sevin is Kurdish and Turkish for "lovely", "love her", or "rejoice". It is from Ottoman Turkey, but since the Persians or Iranians use it a lot too, it is written in Arabic characters as well.
Seyhan m & f Turkish
The river poured into the bay of Iskenderun by splitting the Adana oven.
Seymen m Turkish
Turkish... [more]
Sezai f Turkish
It appears to mean: "One who is appropriate, suitable, seemly.", "One who is well-proportioned.", or "One who is intuitive (esp. Sezal)."
Sezen f & m Turkish
Means "sensing, one who senses" in Turkish.
Sezgi f & m Turkish
Means "perception, feeling, instinct" in Turkish.
Sezgin m Turkish
Means "insightful" in Turkish.
Sezin f Turkish
Means "feeling" in Turkish.
Shakeeb m Arabic, Turkish
This name is originaly Persian means : patience or tolerance,it used in Syria,Lebanon,Iraq and Turkey it can be used for females but with adding A,H in the end "Shakeebah" . Shakeeb Arsalan was very famous Arab writer ,this name has been getting old fashioned.The reference of the meaning of this name is The Arabic Persian Dictionary page number 376 ,it is translated in English "The Golden Dictionary" by Muhammad Al-Tunji
Sheuset m Turkish
Cognate to SHAZAD. It has the same meaning, "one who comes from the king" Medieval French JEHUSAC, English and Hebraic JEHU. See also JEHOVAH, YAWEH.
Sibel f Turkish
Meaning uncertain, possibly a form of of the name Cybele or derived from Arabic سبيل (sabil) meaning "water fountain".
Sidelya f Turkish (Modern, Rare)
Turkish name of unknown origin and meaning.
Sidkiya m Turkish
Turkish form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah).
Şiir m & f Turkish
Means "poetry, verse, song" in Turkish.
Şimal m & f Turkish
Means "the north" in Turkish.
Simay f Turkish
Means "silver moon" or "glitter moon" in Turkish, ultimately derived from Turkish sim meaning "silver, glitter" combined with Turkish ay meaning "moon".
Şimşek m & f Turkish
Means "lightning, flash" in Turkish.
Sinan m Arabic, Turkish
Means "spearhead, arrowhead" in Arabic.
Sindel f Popular Culture, Turkish, English (American, Modern, Rare)
Sindel is a fictional character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. She made her debut in Mortal Kombat 3 as the mother of Princess Kitana and the unwilling wife of the evil emperor Shao Kahn
Sirem f Turkish
Meaning uncertain. The name is possibly derived from Sirem, which is the Turkish name for Syrmia, a region of the Pannonian Plain in Europe.
Sittişah f Ottoman Turkish
Derives most possibly from "sitti" which means "he, who protects" or "is kept safe (by) him" and "şah", which means "king, queen". This was the given name of Sittişah Hatun, consort of Mehmed II. and biological mother of Bayezid II... [more]
Şivekar f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish şivekâr - "graceful", "flirty","mannered"
Skandar m Arabic, English, Turkish
Short form of Iskandar. A well-known bearer of this name is the British actor Skandar Keynes.
Sofya f Turkish, Uyghur
Turkish and Uyghur form of Sofia.
Sogol f Turkish (Archaic, ?)
Turkish-persion... [more]
Şöhret f Turkish
From the Turkish word şöhret meaning "fame".