Azerbaijani, also called Azeri or Azerbaijani Turkish, is a language belonging to the Turkic language family and which is spoken by the Azerbaijani people in southwestern Asia, mainly in Azerbaijan and northwestern Iran. Azerbaijani is closely related to Turkish, Qashqai and Turkmen. Turkish and Azerbaijani closely resemble each other and are mutually intelligible. A member of the Oghuz branch of the Turkic languages, modern Azerbaijani was influenced by Turkish, Persian and Arabic words primarily during the Turkic migrations of medieval times. Browse Baby Name World’s growing list of Azerbaijani, Turkish and Arabic names if you are interested in exotic and unique baby names and name meanings.