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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Sonyaz m & f Turkish
Means "the end of summer" from Turkish son
meaning "last, the end" and yaz
Şükran f Turkish
Means "gratitude, thankfulness, blessing" in Turkish.
Şükrü m Turkish
Derived from Turkish şükür
meaning "gratitude, thankfulness", ultimately from Arabic شُكْرِيّ (šukriyy)
Şükür m Azerbaijani, Turkish
Means "gratitude, thankfulness" in Azerbaijani and Turkish, ultimately from Arabic شُكْر (šukr)
Süsen f Turkish
Turkish feminine name referring to either the iris or freesia flower.
Süyümbike f Turkish
Turkish name with the combination of Süyüm
"Lovely" and Büke
Süzgün f Turkish (Rare)
A word meaning pure, cleanest. The root of the word comes from the verb "to filter(in Turkish süz-".... [more
Tamer m Turkish
Means "competent soldier" or "mannish, man of good qualities" in Turkish.
Tanaydin m & f Turkish
Derived from the Turkish tan
meaning "dawn, daybreak" and aydın
Tansu m & f Turkish
From Turkish tan
meaning "dawn, daybreak" and su
Tardu m Turkish
Means "a light coming from darkness" in Turkish.
Tarkan m Turkish, Popular Culture
In the case of the Turkish popstar Tarkan, this name comes from a Turkish comic book character in the 1960's, which in turn comes from the name of an ancient Khazar king. Also, it was the title of a high-ranking military rank.... [more
Taşdemir m Turkish (Rare)
Most likely a combination of words taş
(from Old Turkic taş
and Proto-Turkic *tāş
) meaning "stone, rock, gem" and Demir
, which is also used as a name, (from Old Turkic témir
and Proto-Turkic *tämür
) meaning "iron."... [more
Temren m Turkish
Means "pointy tip of a spear or arrow" in Turkish.
Tolgahan m Turkish
Combination of the given name Tolga
, a variant of the Turkic title khan
meaning "leader, ruler".
Toprak m Turkish
The name has various meanings such as "soil", "earth", "ground", "clay", "land", "country" and "territory"; first known appearence found in Divan-i Lugati't-Türk, 1073, written in Karahan Turkic by Mahmud Kashgari.
Tören m & f Turkish
Means "ceremony, celebration" in Turkish.
Toros m Turkish
A mountain complex in southern Turkey, separating the Mediterranean coastal region of southern Turkey from the central Anatolian Plateau, no relation with Armenian name Toros
, has relation with medieval name Taurus
Tufan m Turkish
Means "deluge, storm" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic طُوفَان (ṭūfān)
Tuncer m Turkish
Composed from Turkish tunç
''bronze'' and er
Tunga m Turkish
Mostly known as a name of Alp Er Tunga who is is a mythical hero and one of the great leader in old Turkish history and Turkic literature. He is mentioned as a khan of Saka (Scythia)... [more
Turan m & f Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz (Rare), Turkish, Persian
Derived from Turan
, the name of a historical region in Central Asia. It is of Iranian origin, as the region was originally inhabited by nomadic Iranian peoples. The name is traditionally said to mean "the land of Tur
", though not all linguists agree with that... [more
Turhan m & f Turkish, Albanian
Turkish masculine name; meaning unknown. It is also occasionally used as a feminine name, as was the case of Turhan Hatice, wife of Sultan Ibrahim I of the Ottoman Empire.
Uğurcan m & f Turkish
Derived from uğur
meaning "luck" and can
Umay f Turkish
Umay is ancient turkic mentioned in the first written documents of turkic languages, that is, orkhon inscriptions. Umay is a female spirit that protects babies and baby animals in Turkic mythology. It also means bringer of luck and abundance.
Ümmühan f Turkish
Derived from the Arabic أم ('umm)
meaning "mother" and خان (khan)
meaning "khan, ruler".
Ümmüseleme f Turkish
Turkish form of Arabic name (kunya) Umm Salama, meaning "mother of Salama". Umm Salama Hind bint Abi Umayya was one of Muhammad's wives. Ümmüseleme Sultan was a daughter of Ahmed III (1673 - 1736).
Ünsal f Turkish
Etymology uncertain, it may be from the Turkish ün
meaning "reputation, fame" and salmak
meaning "set free, release, dispatch, send".
Ünver m & f Turkish
Derived from ün
meaning "reputation, fame" and ver
Urooj f & m Persian, Turkish
Urooj is a Persian and Turkish unisex name, meaning "rising, mounting, exaltation, ascension". A famous bearer of this name is Oruç Reis (c. 1474–1518), a Barbary pirate.
Veda f Turkish
Means "leave, farewell, valedictory" in Turkish.
Veli m & f Turkish
From Turkish veli
Veysel m Turkish
The name is derived from Arabic Uwais al-Qarani
, the name of the first Islamic mystic. His name is rendered in Turkish as Veysel Karani
Vildan f & m Turkish, Bashkir, Bosnian
Derived from Arabic وِلْدَان (wildān)
meaning "children". It is also a Bashkir variant transcription of Uyildan
, of the same origin.
Vuslat f Ottoman Turkish
From Ottoman Turkish vuslat
(taken from the Arabic language) - "reunion with the beloved".
Yadigar m & f Turkish
A memory, someone or something that reminds of someone or something. Persian origin.
Yalim m Turkish
Means "sharp edge of a blade" in Turkish. Also means "fire, flame, blaze".
Yanar m Turkish
Means "on fire" in Turkish, derived from the word yangin
Yaşin m & f Turkish
Former Turkish people coming from Central Asia calls lightning as YAŞIN.... [more
Yavuz Selim m Turkish
Combination of Yavuz
, given in honour of Sultan Selim I (1470-1520) of the Ottoman Empire, who was nicknamed Selim the Grim.
Yazgül f Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "summer rose" from Turkish and Azerbaijani yaz
meaning "summer" and gül
Yazgülü f Turkish
Means "rose of summer", derived from Turkish yaz
meaning "summer" and gül
Yeniay f Turkish
Feminine name meaning "new moon", from the etymological elements yeni
meaning "new, young, recent, fresh" and the common feminine name ending ay
, meaning "moon".
Yiğitcan m Turkish
Derived from yiğit
meaning "heroic" and can
meaning "soul, spirit".
Yıldıray m Turkish
Means "shining moon", derived from Turkic yuldura
meaning "to shine" combined with ay
Yosma f Turkish (Archaic)
Orjinal Meaning of Yosma is beautiful lady in Turkish Language.But today its mean to Scarlet Women.
Yurdagül f Turkish
Derived from Turkish yurda
meaning "home" and gül
Yurdanur m & f Turkish
Derived from Turksih yurda
meaning "home" and nur
Zerrin f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish zerrin
"golden, gold-plated, made of gold" and, by extension, also "jonquil; daffodil; Poet's Daffodil, Narcissus poeticus".
Zülüf f Turkish
Derived from Turkish zülüf
, meaning "lovelock".