Gender: Masculine
Origin: Turkish
Meaning: “generous.”

The name is used in Turkey, Albania and Bosnia and is ultimately derived from an old Arabic source meaning “generous.”

It is currently the 244th most popular male name in Germany, (2011). His rankings in other countries are as follows:

  • #353 (Netherlands, 2010)
  • #437 (France, 2009)

A feminine form is Semiha.