Eldar Name Meaning & Origin
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Eldar is both a Hebrew first/last name meaning "god resides" and a rare Norse first name meaning "Warrior who fights with fire"(Eld+ar (ar=Harjar)) Eld=fire. It is also a name meaning 'ruler' in the Turkic language. "El" means state or country in Turkic language, dar is a suffix from Persian language. Its also the word for 'fire' in the Icelandic, Swedish (eld) and Norwegian (ild) language. It is also a common first name among the Tatars, the Crimean Tatars, the Azerbaijanis, the Georgians and the Bashkirs.
- Famous real-life people named Eldar
Eldar Shengelaya, Georgian and Soviet film director and screenwriter
Eldar Djangirov, jazz piano player from Kyrgyzstan, of Russian descent, now living in the USA
Eldar Gasimov, Azerbaijani singer
Eldar Mahmudov, minister of the National Security of the Azerbaijan Republic
Eldar Namazov, Azerbaijani politician
Eldar Rønning, Norwegian cross-country skier
Eldar Ryazanov, Soviet/Russian film director
Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eldar
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