Haydar

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Haydar
Pronunciation ([ħɑjdɑr]; Hai-dar)
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Arabic

Haydar (Arabic: حيدر‎‎; also spelled Heidar, Haider, Haidar, Hyder, Hayder, Hajdar, Hidar, Hauldar, Haidhar, Heydar or Jaider) is one of many Arabic male given names for "lion", each denoting some aspect of the animal.

Place name[edit]

  • Haidar, a village in Casimcea Commune, Tulcea County, Romania
  • Haidar Usmonov, town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan
  • Haydar, Akyurt, village in the District of Akyurt, Ankara Province, Turkey
  • Haydarpaşa, neighborhood within the Kadıköy district on the Asian part of Istanbul, Turkey

Hyderabad in India

  • Babaheydar (also Romanized Bābā Ḩeydar or Bāba Haīdar), city in the Central District of Farsan County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran
  • Chaidari, a suburb of Athens, Greece

Haidar / Haïdar[edit]

Last names
Middle name
Surname

Hajdar[edit]

Haydar[edit]

Given name
Middle name
Surname

Haider[edit]

Given name
Middle name
Surname

Heydar[edit]

Given name

Hyder[edit]

Given name
  • Hyder Ali (1721–1782), sultan and de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India
Surname

Various[edit]

  • "Haydar Haydar", well known traditional Alevi song
  • Nishan-e-Haider or Nishan-e-Hyder (translated as "Emblem of Haider, where Haider is the epithet of Hazrat Ali and means Lion", abbreviated as NH), highest military decoration given by Pakistan

See also[edit]