Turkish names are often words derived from mythology. Babies are often named after grandparents, who also may choose the second name. Religious names are often picked, reflecting Islam. Some parents will also choose names of ancient sultans or other Old Turkic names that were popular prior to the Islamic influence in Turkey. Mustafa is a very popular name in Turkey as it is the name of the Republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Common names for girls include baby names from nature and positive characteristics.Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin and other useful information.