Nilüfer is the Turkish word for "water lily", from Persian niloufar (نیلوفر). It is a popular feminine given name in Turkey and Iran.
The term may specifically refer to:
Given nameNilüfer Çınar Çorlulu (born 1962), Turkish Woman International Master (WIM) of chessNilüfer Göle (born 1953), Turkish-French sociologistNilüfer Hatun (14th century), mother of Ottoman Sultan Murad I (1326–1389)Nilüfer Örer (born 1976), Turkish pop singerNilüfer Yumlu (born 1955), Turkish pop singer whose stage name is simply "Nilüfer"
PlacesNilüfer, an urban district of Bursa Province in TurkeyNilüfer River, the classical Odrysses, near Bursa, Turkey
OthersBursa Nilüfer S.A.Ş., a sports club in Nilüfer, Bursa, TurkeyNilüfer Belediyespor, a multi-sports club in Nilüfer, Bursa, TurkeyNilüfer Belediyespor Women's Volleyball Team, women's volleyball side of Nilüfer Belediyespor in Bursa, TurkeyNilüfer Dam, a dam on Nilüfer River in Bursa, Turkey