Across the world, Yıldız (Yildiz , Yıldız , Йылдыз ) is a widespread female forename. The first name Yıldız is characteristic of Turkey, where it is a common female name, Mauritius, where it is quite a rare female name, and Bulgaria. In absolute terms, the name is most common in Turkey, Germany, and Iraq. More frequently, Yıldız is the last name as well as the forename.
|Yıldız, Yildiz||Germany, Iraq, Turkey, Austria, France|
|Йылдыз||Kazakhstan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan|
Yıldız is also a name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Yildiz , the fictional character, The Hall of the Dead.
|turhan yıldız Turkish footballer, TR (b. 1940)|
|ali haydar yıldız communist revolutionary, TR (b. 1949)|
|motlu yıldız astronomer|
|ali ihsan yıldız researcher|
|özkan yıldız researcher|
|yılmaz yıldız researcher|
|ali yıldız researcher (ORCID 0000-0003-0293-9989)|
|tekin yıldız researcher|
|ali naci yıldız researcher|
|berk yıldız Turkish football player, TR (b. 1996)|