Our Kazakhstani name database contains 3.890 Kazakhstani first names and 1.073 Kazakhstani surnames categorized by gender and frequency. After payment you can download the Kazakhstani name database in CSV, SQL or JSON format and use it freely in your projects. Asia is not very well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. The list of names from countries like have a reasonable quality but are limited. The Kazakhstani names are validated using official governmental databases we received in other countries which contained Kazakhstani names as well. To create the Kazakhstani name database we used 18.119 validated Kazakhstani social media profiles. We have a detailed explanation of our methodology and illustrate our approach with several examples.

Kazakhstani first names

In Kazakhstan, parents typically pick a first name for their child based on a combination of cultural and personal factors. Many parents will choose a traditional Kazakh name that has significant meaning or has been passed down through the family. They may also consider the child's astrological sign and choose a name that is believed to be lucky or auspicious for that particular sign. Additionally, parents may also choose a name that is popular or fashionable at the time of the child's birth. Ultimately, the decision is a personal one and is made with the intention of choosing a name that will bring good luck and prosperity to the child throughout their life.

Popular male Kazakhstani names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
александр 325 3.4% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
сергей 212 2.2% Russian Belarusian Latvian
Vladimir 171 1.8% Serbian American Czech
андрей 165 1.7% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
дмитрий 152 1.6% Russian Belarusian German
евгений 144 1.5% Russian Belarusian Belgian
алексей 131 1.4% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
Oleg 129 1.3% American German Belgian
Denis 124 1.3% French Brazilian American
Ruslan 112 1.2% Belarusian American Azerbaijani
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 18.119 Kazakhstani social media profiles from which 9.585 (53%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular female Kazakhstani names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
елена 191 2.2% Russian Ukrainian Uzbekistani
ольга 184 2.2% Russian Ukrainian Armenian
наталья 166 1.9% Russian Belarusian Moldovan
юлия 147 1.7% Russian Belarusian German
Svetlana 143 1.7% Ukrainian Belarusian American
Irina 140 1.6% American Belarusian Romanian
Anna 140 1.6% American British Spanish
татьяна 123 1.4% Russian Belarusian Moldovan
Marina 110 1.3% Spanish Brazilian American
Ekaterina 109 1.3% American German British
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 18.119 Kazakhstani social media profiles from which 8.534 (47%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Kazakhstani surnames

In Kazakhstan, surnames are inherited from the father and passed down through the generations. The use of patronymics, or names based on the father's first name, is also common in Kazakhstan. For example, the son of a man named "Bakhtiyar" would have the surname "Bakhtiyarov" and the daughter would have the surname "Bakhtiyarova". In some cases, individuals may also adopt a surname based on their profession or place of origin.

Last name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Kim 97 0.5% South Korean American Canadian
иванов 50 0.3% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
ким 46 0.3% Russian Ukrainian South Korean
иванова 38 0.2% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
попова 31 0.2% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
ахметов 30 0.2% Russian Ukrainian German
Lee 29 0.2% American British South Korean
смирнов 28 0.2% Russian Ukrainian German
алексеева 28 0.2% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
смирнова 27 0.1% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 18.119 Kazakhstani social media profiles.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this last name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.