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Albanian Names ad their Meaning (part 2)
  • Arta/Artana/Artjola (f.): Golden
  • Arben/Arbër (m.): Albanian
  • Ilir (m.): Illyrian / Free Man
  • Yll (m.): Star
  • Luljeta (f.): Life’s Flower
  • Blerina/Blerona (f.): Spring’s Blooming
  • Gëzim (m.): Happiness
  • Besa/Besmir (f./m.): Promise, Trust, Faith, Oath
  • Shkëlzen (m.): Sparkling
  • Mërgim (m.): Exile, Foreigner, Immigrant
  • Sokol (m.): Proud Man
  • Bujar (m.): Generous
  • Era/Erjon (f./m.): Wind
  • Fatmir (m.): With a Good Fate
  • Flori/Florian (m.): Golden
  • Rezarta (f.): Golden Rays
  • Shpat (m.): Sword
  • Dashuri (f.): Love
  • Dashamir (m.): Benevolent
  • Pellumb (m.): Dove
  • Bardha (f.): White
  • Vaçe (f.): Damsel
  • Ajkuna (f.): Great Mother


Note: the suffix -jon/-ion/-jona/-iona (m./m./f./f.) means “our” so, for example, the masculine name “Erjon” litelally means “Our Wind”. The suffix -mir/-mira (m./f.) means “good” or “beautiful” so, for ex., the m. name “Besmir” means “Good Faith”.

Part 1