111 Turkish girl names for your baby with the most beautiful sounds and meanings

The great proliferation of Turkish series in Spain and the success achieved by some of them, has caused us to look towards this country and their sonorous names become a close possibility to put our babies.

But it shouldn’t be an option just for your series. Turkey is a country steeped in history and different cultures and traditions from different backgrounds: Asian, European, Persian, Ottoman and Arab, promoted by its geographical position, just south between Asia and Europe.

In addition, Turkish names carry beautiful meanings, such as numerous references to the moon and human qualities. We have decided to gather the 111 names of Turkish origin for girls that we think are the most beautiful and that can be of help to you if you are going to be a mother or father soon.

  • Adalet : in Turkish and even Arabic, it refers to “justice.”
  • Alev : its literal meaning is “flame of fire.”
  • Arzu : originally from Iran, it means “desire”.
  • Asuman : means “heaven”.
  • Asya : “Asia.”
  • Aydan : translates to “from the moon”, perfect for the daughters of lovers of our natural satellite.
  • Aygul : “pink moon”.
  • Aygun : very similar to the previous one, it translates as “sun moon”.
  • Ayla / Aylin : evokes the “halo” or “clear” of the moon.
  • Aynur : beautiful appellation that translates as “moonlight.”
  • Ayşe : version of the name Aisha which in turn is “alive”.
  • Aysel : “Stream of the moon” is its meaning in Azerbaijan and Turkey.
  • Aysun : who does not think this when looking at her baby, “as beautiful as the moon”.
  • Azra : comes from Arabic and translates as “pure, virgin.”
  • Bahar : in Persian it translates to “spring”, the season of love and flowers.
  • Banu : comes from Persian and means “lady”.
  • Bellinay : “reflection of the moon in a lake”.
  • Belma : “beautiful.”
  • Beril : precious green jewel.
  • Bern : this appellation refers to the way in which a “young” woman is represented.
  • Beste : evokes the “melody”.
  • Beyham : “princess.”
  • Beyza : can be translated as “very white.”
  • Burcu : it is understood as: “fragrant” or “sweet smell”.
  • Canan : means “loved”, what a father feels for his baby.
  • Cansu : “water of life”.
  • Ceren : can be understood as “young gazelle”.
  • Damla : this nickname can be translated as “drop of water”.
  • Defne : derives from the Greek name Daphe, which means “laurel”. It was the mythological name of a Greek nymph, who escaped from Apollo by transforming into a laurel tree.
  • Dilara : it sounds very nice and can be translated as “lover”.
  • Dilay : its literal translation would be “beautiful moon.”
  • Ece : “queen”, which is our daughter for us.
  • Ecrin : This appellation is thought to come from Arabic and means “reward.”
  • Elif : comes from “alif”, the first letter of the Arabic alphabet, and can be translated as “thin”.
  • Elmas : “diamond”, one of the most resistant and beautiful gemstones that exist. Definitely a good choice.
  • Emel : of Arabic and Turkish origin, it is the name given to “desire”.
  • Emine : it is the feminine version of the name Emil and it means “trust”.
  • Enise : the Turkish version of the Arabic nickname Anisa, which refers to a “kind” woman.
  • Esen : This is how the “wind” is called in Turkish.
  • Esin : translates as: “inspiration.”
  • Esmeray : “dark moon”.
  • Esra : it comes from the Arabic name Asra, which translates as “like a journey in the night.”
  • Evren : “cosmos”, “sky”
  • Ezgi : “melody.
  • Fatma : diminutive of the Arabic name “Fatima”.
  • Feray : can be translated as “moonlight”.
  • Feriha : “happy woman”, something that any father wishes for his daughter.
  • Fusun : “charm.”
  • Gamze : for the Turks, this name evokes the beautiful little dimples that appear on the cheeks when smiling.
  • Gizem : translates as “mysterious”.
  • Gonca : comes from Persian and is related to “the flower bud”.
  • Gözde : your translation is “favorite”.
  • Gül : translates as “flower”, ideal if you are looking for a short name.
  • Gülbahar : “spring flower”.
  • Gülden : “from the rose”.
  • Gülistan : evokes a “pink garden”.
  • Günay : the same meaning as Aygün, but with the syllables grouped differently, so it could be translated as “sun moon”.
  • Hadan : “joyous”, an emotion that all parents wish for their children.
  • Hande : “smile.”
  • Harika : “miracle”.
  • Hasret : “wish, love.”
  • Havva : is the Turkish variant of “Eve”, the first woman on earth according to the Bible.
  • Ilknur : can be translated as “first light”.
  • Inci : “pearl”.
  • Ipek : “silk”.
  • Irem : Arabic alternative to “Iram”, the city named in the Koran.
  • Irmak : “river”.
  • Kader : This is how “luck” is represented in Turkish.
  • Kadriye : female version of Kadri, which translates as “value.”
  • Kelebek : “butterfly”.
  • Lale : “tulip”.
  • Leyla : derived from the Arabic “Leila”, which evokes the night.
  • Mehtap : “moonlight.”
  • Melek : “angel.”
  • Melisa : “hardworking like the bee”.
  • Meltem : “wind”.
  • Meryem : comes from the Hebrew, Miryam, which means “sea of ​​sadness” and refers to Maria or specifically Mariam.
  • Miray : of Arabic origin, it means “the one that shines like the moon”.
  • Müge : it could be translated by “lily of the valleys”.
  • Nehir : with the same meaning as İrmak, “river”.
  • Nergis : speaks of the “Narcissus flower” or the “Narcissus”.
  • Nesrin : “wild rose”.
  • Neylan : “wish fulfilled.”
  • Nilüfer: variant of Nilofer, refers to water lilies or water lilies.
  • Nimet: comes from Nimat, Arabic version, which means “blessing”.
  • Nuray: “bright moon.”
  • Nurgül: “radiant rose”.
  • Nurten: “radiant or glowing skin”.
  • özlem: “long awaited”, “desired”.
  • Reyhan : According to the sources, it can be translated as “God’s favorite” or “Sweet scent of flowers”.
  • Sabriye : Turkish option for Sabriyya, which means “patient.”
  • Safiye : “pure woman”.
  • Sahnaz / Shahnaz : “ fit for a king”.
  • Sarile : “waterfall”.
  • Sebnem : comes from Persian and means “dew.”
  • Sedef : “seashells”.
  • Seher : “born at dawn.”
  • Senay : “happy moon.”
  • Sevda : a perfect meaning for a baby: “love.”
  • Sevil : “beloved.”
  • Sirin : “lovely.”
  • His : “water”.
  • Süheyla : “bright star”.
  • Tanyeli : “morning wind.”
  • Tuba : it is a tree that grows in the sky, According to Islamic culture.
  • Tulay : one of the many ways to say “moon.”
  • Umay : “hope”.
  • Yasemin : is the name by which “jasmine” is known.
  • Yesim : “jade”, the beautiful green gem.
  • Zehra: comes from the Arabic Zahra and has different meanings depending on how it is pronounced: “flower” or “beautiful”.
  • Zeynep : of Arabic origin, it translates as “father’s jewels” and is popular with Muslim parents because it is thought to be the name of one of the daughters of the Prophet Muhammad.

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