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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Mevlüt m Turkish
Derived from Arabic مَوْلِد (mawlid)
meaning "birth", used to refer to the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
Mine f Turkish
Means "enamel, glaze, verbena" in Turkish.
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.
Muzaffer m Turkish
Means "victorious, triumphant" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic مظفر (muzaffar)
Müzeyyen f Turkish
Turkish from Arabic meaning "decorated, adorned, embellished".
Namik m TurkishNamık
is a Turkish word meaning "printer, writer".
Namika f TurkishNamıka
is a Turkish word meaning "printer, writer".
Narin f Turkish
Means "slim, slender, delicate, fragile" in Turkish.
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".
Nilay f Turkish
Derived from Turkish nil
"(the river) Nile" and ay
"moon", this name is generally interpreted as "Moon over the Nile".
Nisan f Turkish
The first month name of the Babylonian calendar. It denotes the month of April in modern Turkish.
Nurbanu f Turkish
Combination of Arabic nur
meaning "light" and Persian banu
meaning "lady". See also Nur
Nurettin m Turkish
Turkish form of Nur ad-Din
. 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
Ogulbagt f Turkish
From the Turkmen ogul
meaning "son" and bagt
meaning "happiness", expressing wish for a son.
Oğuz m Turkish
It is originated from ancient Turks, a legend hero, Oguz Khan. Means "person who has a good heart".
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.
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
Onat m Turkish
In Turkish means "decent", "proper", "beneficial", "correct".
Onurhan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish onur
"honour" and the title khan
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.
Övgü m & f Turkish
Means "praise, commendation, compliment, tribute" in Turkish.
Özay f Turkish
Derived from öz
meaning "self" and ay
Özcan m Turkish
From Turkish öz
meaning "core, essence" and can
Özdal m & f Turkish
Derived from öz
meaning "self" and dal
meaning "catch, capture".
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
Özgü f Turkish
Means "characteristic" or "appropriate, incidental, particular" in Turkish.
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".
Pekcan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish pek
meaning "many, much" and can
meaning "life, soul".
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
) "fairy; nymph" and han
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
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).
Şafak f Turkish
Means "dawn, aurora, daybreak, first light" in Turkish.
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")
Saner m Turkish
Turkish masculine name derived from the word san
meaning "name, reputation" and er
Sarper m Turkish
The name is formed from the Turkish words sarp
"steep, high" and er
"man, male, soldier".
Sayar f Turkish
Means "she counts, respects, regards, values, takes into account, or considers" in Turkish.
Sedat m Turkish
Means "justness, truth" or "mind, intelligence" in Turkish.
Şekerpare f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish Şekerpare
meaning "a piece of sugar" (from words şeker
- "sugar" and pare
-"piece"), "like sugar", "very sweet".
Selçuk m Turkish
In Turkish it means "eloquent", "silver-tongued", and/or "golden-mouthed". ... [more
Selin f Turkish
Means "fresh running water" in Turkish, ultimately from Turkish sel
"fast-flowing stream; torrent; flood".
Sema f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish sema
"sky, heaven, firmament".
Sena f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish sena
, meaning "praise, glory".
Sercan m Turkish
Combination of ser
"head, top" and can
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
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".
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.
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.
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".
Şiir m & f Turkish
Means "poetry, verse, song" 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
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