Persian boy names

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Persian boy names starting with A

Aban – The name Aban is a boy’s name meaning ‘little abbot’.

Abbas

Abdalbari – true follower of Allah

Abdalfattah – the Servant of the One who Gives Nourishment

Abdalhadi – the Servant of the Leader

Abdalhakim – the Servant of the Wise One

Abdalhalim – the Servant of the Patient One

Abdalhamid – the one who is Servant of the Praiseworthy One

Abdaljabbar – the Servant of the Comforter

Abdaljabir – the servant of the one who helps others

Abdaljawwad – the Servant of the Noble One

Abdalkadir – the Servant of the Capable

Abdalkarim – the Servant of the Generous One

Abdallafif – the one who is a Servant of the Kind One

Abdallah – the Servant of Allah

Abdalmajid – the Servant of the Glorious One

Abdalmalik – the one who is Servant of the King

Abdalmatin – the Servant of the Strong

Abdalmufi – the Servant of the Donor

Abdalmuhsin – the Servant of the Charitable One

Abdalqadir – the one being Servant of the Capable

Abdalrahim – the Servant of the Compassionate

Abdalrahman – being Servant of the Merciful

Abdalrashid – the Servant of the well Guided

Abdalrauf – the servant of sympathetic

Abdalraziq – being Servant of the Provider

Abdalrazzaq – the Servant of the helper

Abdalsalam – the Servant of Peace

Abdalsami – the one who is Servant of the All-hearing

Abdalwahab – the Servant of the Giving

Abdelati – the one being Servant of Allah

Abdelfattah – the one being Servant of the One who treat others with tenderness

Abdelgawwad – the Servant of the Noble One

Abdelhadi – the Servant of the supreme Leader

Abdelhakim – the kind Servant of the Wise One

Abdelhalim – the Servant of the Patient One

Abdieso – Derived from name Abdiel that means my servant

Abnus – A dark colored wood that do not sink, ebony

Abtin – One who is of good deeds or with good thoughts

Abufiruz – The father of a triumphant person

Abzari – One who sows, seeds or spices

Adel

Adh – One who is from or of someone or something

Adileh

Afrin – The one who is worthy to be praised and blessed.

Afsar – A man in charge of an armed group.

Aftaab – Aftaab means ‘the sun’. A masculine name who is positive, happy go lucky, prosperous and energetic

Aftab – Aftab means ‘the sun’. A masculine name who is positive, happy go lucky, prosperous and energetic

Ahmad

Ahriman – Modern Persian form of ANGRA MAINYU

Ahura Mazda – Means ‘lord of wisdom’ in Avestan. In Persian mythology Ahura Mazda was the supreme creator, and the god of light, truth, and goodness

Aistan – Tiger

Ajmal – The total, More beautiful.

Albazi – Falcon

Alborz – The highest one

Ali

Amir

Amjad – Most excellent, glorious

Amooz – Teacher, or instructor.

Anaar – Arabic – Light and Radiance, Glow, Bright, A variant of this name is Anar, Persian – Pomegranate

Andya – Persian – Little Angel, Pure Girl, A variant name of Andia

Angaros – The name Angaros is a boy’s name of Persian origin.

Angra Mainyu – Means ‘evil spirit’ in Avestan. In Persian mythology Angra Mainyu was the god of darkness, death and destruction, the enemy of Ahura Mazda

Anjuman – Place of Gathering, Commitee, Council.

Anosh – Eternal, Everlasting, Immortal, Elixir

Anoush – Eternal, Everlasting, Immortal, Never Ending

Anousha – Sweet, Joy, Fortunate, It is a Variant of name Anoush

Anzor – Noble

Aram – Quiet

Aramazd – From a combination of the mythological figures ARA and AHURA MAZDA. This was the name of the supreme creator god in pre-Christian Armenian mythology

Arash – Possibly means either ‘truthfulness’ or ‘bright’ in Persian. In Persian legend Arash was a Persian archer who was ordered by the Turans to shoot an arrow, the landing place of which would determine the new location of the Persian-Turan border. Arash climbed a mountain and fired his arrow with such strength that it flew for several hours and landed on the banks of the far-away Oxus River

Ardashir – Who rules with truth

Aref – Knowing, Knowledgeable, Wise, Intelligent, Sage.

Arif – Knowing, Knowledgeable, Wise, Intelligent, Sage.

Armaan – A popular Kazakh name, meaning ‘dream’.

Armahni – Armahni as a boy’s name is of African origin meaning ‘from the house of Armand’.

Arman – Ideal

Arman – Longing

Armani

Armazi – Possibly related to the name of the Armenian god ARAMAZD or the Zoroastrian god AHURA MAZDA. In pre-Christian Georgian mythology Armazi was the supreme god

Arsha – Persian – Man, Hindi – Prayer Ceremony, Also means from the Rishis

Arsham – Persian – Very Powerful, Very Strong, Name of Dariush’s Grandfather

Arsyn – A derivative of the Persian name, Arsin. The name means “warrior”, “fighter”.

Artin – Righteous, Pure or Holy (also a name of a Median king)

Aryan – The Persian meaning of Aryan is ‘noble’ and the Albanian meaning is ‘the golden life’

Aryasb – Possessor of Aryan horses, name of Kourosh the Great´s general and friend

Aryasb – One who possesses Aryan horse named Kourosh

Aryo – Name of the Iranian hero who fought against Alexander the Great.

Arzhang – Name of a character in Shahnameh.

Ashkan – Name of the 3rd dynasty of Persian kings

Ashkan – Name of a Persian dynasty

Aslan

Asman – The Sky, Highest Heaven nearer to earth

Ata – Arabic – Gift, Fante – One of Twins, Turkish – Ancestor, Predecessor

Ataa – Arabic – Gift, Fante – One of Twins, Turkish – Ancestor, Predecessor

Atal – Hero, Leader, Guide

Aurang – They are full of wisdom, understanding and a watercolor

Ayas – To cause good to somebody, Persian – Morning Breeze

Azar – Persian – Scarlet, Fire, Nineth month in Iranian Calendar, Hebrew – Help

Persian boy names starting with B

Baaz – Falcon

Babak – Little father

Babak – Small father

Baddar – One who’s always on time. A punctual man.

Badinjan – Egg Plant

Baghish – Light rain that affects just a small area.

Baha Al Din – Beauty of faith or a helper or supporter.

Bahadur – Fighter

Bahauallah – One who is Quiet,systematic and inventive mind

Bahiri – Variant of Bahirun, meaning a brilliant, lucid, and renowned person.

Bahirun – A brilliant, lucid, and renowned person.

Bahman – Modern Persian form of Avestan Vohu Manah meaning ‘good mind’. This was the name of a Zoroastrian god (one of the Amesha Spenta) associated with domestic animals. It is also the name of the eleventh month in the Iranian calendar

Bahnam – A reputable and honorable person.

Bahram – Name of a Persian king, also the planet Mars

Bahram – Modern Persian form of Avestan Verethragna meaning ‘victory over resistance’. This was the name of a Zoroastrian god (one of the Amesha Spenta) associated with victory and war. This name was borne by several Sassanid emperors. It is also the Persian name for the planet Mars

Bakeet – One who uplifts the mankind

Bakhit – A fortunate and lucky man

Bakhshish – Divine Blessing, Gift, Donation, To Tip, Present

Bakhtawar – One who Brings Good Luck, Fortunate, Lucky.

Bakhtawer – One who Brings Good Luck, Fortunate, Lucky.

Baksheesh – A divine blessing

Bakshish – Divine Blessing, Gift, Donation, To Tip, Present

Baksis – Divine Blessing, Gift, Donation, To Tip, Present

Baksish – Divine Blessing, Gift, Donation, To Tip, Present

Baqer – Man Of Knowledge

Baraz – Exhalted, high

Barbod – Hero, Guitor

Bardia – The Prince

Barid – Cloud

Barzin – Name of a character in Shahnameh.

Bedel – A servant or a messenger of people

Behdad – Given honor

Behdad – Excellent Gift, Of Good Birth

Behnam – Man of honor

Behram – Turkish form of BAHRAM

Behrooz – Fortunate, Lucky and compassionate being

Behrouz – Having good luck

Behruz – A good day

Behruz – Lucky, Prosperous, Success, Good, A variant name of Behrouz

Behzad – Noble, High Born, Honorable

Bejul – Jewel worn around neck

Bejun – Name of a Persian Boy King

Bihjan – A person who is a hero

Bijan – A name from Persian mythology, character in Shahnameh

Bijan – lonely place

Bijann – He who is considered a hero, a legend among men

Bijon – Persian – Ancient Hero, A vairant of name Bijan

Bizhan – Name of a character in Shahnameh.

Borna – He who is a yuthful man

Burzin – An exalted Boy, a praised one

Buwayh – An ancient Persan ruler

Persian boy names starting with C

Cas – King of the treasure

Cash – Of Old Persian origin meaning ‘keeper of the treasure’, it is a variation of Jasper.

Caspar – Keeper of the treasure, Caspar (sometimes known as Gaspar) is said to be the name of one of the Three Magi who traveled from afar to find the baby Jesus.

Caspar – Originated in Old Persian, meaning ‘keeper of the treasure’, commonly used in English and German, is a derivative of Jasper.

Casper – A variant of the name Caspar, meaning ‘treasure bringer’. Traditionally assigned to one of the three wise men who visited the newborn Jesus.

Cem – A born leader and a ruler

Chadi – One filled with joy and happiness, a Capricon

Chamali – The one who serves water.

Changaz – An extremely brave man.

Changeez – Adapted from Chengiz khan

Changez – Variant of Chengiz Khan

Charlesh – Chief of the tribe.

Chashida – An experienced man.

Chavdar – Derived from a Persian word meaning leader, dignitary.

Chawish – Leader of the tribe.

Chishti – A Saint from Ajmer

Cy – Cy is a boy’s name meaning ‘master’ or ‘lord’ that comes from the Greek name Cyril and the Persian name Cyrus.

Cye – Cye is an unpopular boy’s name.

Cyrie – Sun, lord

Cyro – Sun, lord

Cyrus – Sun or enthroned, Cyrus the Great conquered Babylon and founded the Persian Empire.

Cyrus – Cyrus as a boy’s name is pronounced SY-russ. It is of Persian origin. Derived via the Greek form Kyros of the name of several kings of Persia.

Persian boy names starting with D

Daana – A knowledgeable person

Dahra – Rich individual

Dalawar – One with the heart

Danyal

Dara – One with many talents

Darakhshan – Bright light

Dareh – A rich person

Darian – Wealthy

Darian – Gift sent from heaven on Earth

Darias – Darias is a boy’s name and a variant of the Greek and Persian name Darius, meaning ‘maintains possessions well’.

Daric – Persian variation of Derek, origin meaning the people’s ruler’.

Darien – A good and wealthy protector

Dariess – Dariess is a boy’s name meaning ‘maintains possessions well’ that comes from the Greek and Persian name Darius.

Darin – Precious present

Dario – Meticulous in his appearance, takes great care of his personal things.

Darious – Darious is a boy’s name meaning ‘maintains possessions well’ that comes from the Greek and Persian name Darius.

Darioush – A healthy King

Daris – Very important person

Darius – Rich, Darius the Mede assumed kingship of Babylon after its conquest by Cyrus.

Darius – Darius as a boy’s name is pronounced da-RYE-us, DARE-ee-us. It is of Greek and Persian origin, and the meaning of Darius is ‘maintains possessions well’.

Dariush – A good and wealthy protector

Dariusz – Good

Darrius – Darrius is a boy’s name meaning ‘maintains possessions well’. It is a variant of the Greek or Persian name Darius.

Darwish – Sufi man

Daryush – Wise and noble King

Dastagir – A supporter

Dastan – Form of oral history, art of story-telling

Dastgir – The one who supports and cares, holds hands

Dawar – Judge of character

Derrius – Derrius is a boy’s name meaning ‘maintains possessions well’. It is a variant of the Greek or Persian name Darius.

Didar – One who is gifted with the perfect vision or sight

Dil Awar – One who has a heart, courageous

Dil Dar – A beloved and courageous human being

Dil Shad – A worthy person whose heart is filled with happiness

Dildar – A charming and beloved person

Dilshad – One who has dreamy eyes and happy heart

Dzanan – A variant of Dzenan, meaning he who is loved.

Dzenan – He who is loved

Persian boy names starting with E

Ebi – Paternal, A variant of name Eby

Elham – A beautiful inspiration

Emad – this name means support or pillar or confidence.

Erach – Noble, Name of youngest son of King Farridoon, Belonging to Iran.

Eranvej – Land of Aryans, Home of the Aryans, Iranian Expanse

Ervad – Religious Teacher, Spiritual Leader.

Esfandyar – Name of a character in Shahnameh.

Eskander

Eskander – Persian word for Alexander.

Persian boy names starting with F

Faireh – The bringer of happiness.

Faraz – Above, on the top

Farbod – One who protects the glory

Farhad – Handsome youth, a name from Persian mythology

Farhad – A feeling of great happiness

Farhang Good – One of good-breeding

Fariborz – One who possesses a big honor and might

Farid

Faridoon – Alternate transcription of Persian (see FEREYDOUN)

Farjaad – Excellent, or eminent in learning.

Farjad – One who is endowed with wisdom

Farnaz – One who is from hgh status and great

Faroqh – A good and blessed man

Farrokh – Happy, fortunate, Farrokh Bulsara is better known as Freddie Mercury, the flamboyant lead singer of the band Queen.

Farrokhzad – One who was happily born

Farrukh – An auspicious and fortunate man

Farshid – A spedour bright as a sun

Fartash – A being, an existence

Farvardin – 1st month of Iranian calendar

Farvardin – One who protects the good and the pure

Farzaan – An intelligent wise person

Farzad – Splendid birth

Farzad – One of splendid birth

Farzam – A befitting and worthy man

Farzan – A man with great experience and intelligence

Farzin – Learned person

Fereydoon – Alternate transcription of Persian (see FEREYDOUN)

Fereydoun – Means ‘the third’ in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’ this is the name of a virtuous king who ruled for 500 years

Feridun – Turkish form of FEREYDOUN

Feroze – Man of triumph

Finn – A ‘fair’ or ‘white’ person

Finneas – The Oracle, Biblically, the son of Eli, Dark-skinned( Egyptian)

Firoj – A winner, successful person

Firuz – Man of triumph

Foroohar – It means quintessence or intrinsic nature

Persian boy names starting with G

Gaspar – Gaspar as a boy’s name. Possibly Persian, ‘he who guards the treasure’.

Gaspard – Gaspard as a boy’s name is of Persian origin meaning ‘treasurer’.

Gasparo – Gasparo as a boy’s name is of Persian origin meaning ‘treasurer’.

Gasper – Gasper as a boy’s name is of Persian origin meaning ‘treasurer’.

Gauzar – Parsi – Golden Ox

Gazsi – King of the treasure

Gharib – A known, familiar feeling

Govad – Means ‘wind’ in Persian. This was the name of a Yazata (or angel) associated with the wind in Zoroastrianism

Guebers – They love adventure,freedom and excitement.They are very active and mind blowing in every task.

Gul – The rose flower

Gulfam – A person whose face is like roses. Soft, beautiful and alive face

Gulshan – Its feminine version means Rose Garden, while its masculine version means Flower garden. It is a variation of the name Golshan, a name of Persian origins.

Gulzar – From the garden of roses

Persian boy names starting with H

Haabeel – Name of the son of Hazrat Aadam

Habib

Hadi

Hafez – Protector

Ham Raz – A friend who knows every activity of yours, Close friend

Hamed

Hashem

Hassan

Hesam – A sharp sward

Homayoun – Royal, fortunate

Homayoun – Royal, Fortunate, A variant of Homayun, Homayoon, or Homayon

Homeira – A red man

Hormazd – Persian form of AHURA MAZDA

Hormoz – A Character in Shahnameh

Hoshang – True

Hoshmand – Wise

Hoshyar – Wise

Hosmundus – Wise person

Houman – Possessing a good soul, good nature

Houman – Good Nature, Having a Good Soul, Benevolent, A variant of Hooman

Hursit – Turkish form of KHURSHID

Hvare Khshaeta – Ancient Avestan form of KHURSHID

Persian boy names starting with I

Iliya

Isfandiyar – The brave king. Also the name of an Iranian king.

Issavi – A Persian term used for Christians.

Persian boy names starting with J

Jaaved – One who is eternal

Jadu – One who is Magical

Jafar

Jaghan – Everything in the world

Jahan – Holder of the world

Jahandar – He posseses the world

Jahangir – The World’s conqueror

Jahangirkhan – He who conquered the world

Jahanshah – An Emperor of the world

Jalil

Jam – Persian form of Avestan Yima meaning ‘twin’ (related to Sanskrit Yama). This was the name of a mythological king, more commonly called Jamshid

Jamshed – Alternate transcription of Persian (see JAMSHID), as well as the regular Tajik form

Jamsheed – Alternate transcription of Persian (see JAMSHID)

Jamshid – King, a character in Persian mythology (Shahnameh)

Jamshid – Modern Persian form of Avestan Yima Kshaeta, which meant ‘shining JAM’. This was the name of a mythological king of Persia. He is known as either Jamshid or Jam, where Jamshid is a combination of his original name and an honourific

Jasper – Treasurer

Jasper – Derived from the Persian name Casper, meaning ‘treasure bringer’ or the Persian word ‘yashp’ meaning ‘spotted stone’.

Javaan – A variant of Javan which means young in Persian, Young Man

Javad – A libera

Javaid – One who is eternal

Javan – Eternal

Javana – Young man, A name derived from Persian word Javan meaning Young

Javed – One who is alive

Javeed – Living Forever, Immortal, Eternal, A variant of Javed

Javion – One who is made out of clay

Javon – A name fro Greece

Jawed – The eternal one

Jazmin – While Jasmine is all about soft edges and femininity, Jazmin comes across as sharp (probably because of the “z”) and streamlined (the dropped “e”). Jasmine, a fragrant flowering plant, is a pretty name with an old-fashioned vibe, Jazmin is no-nonsense and modern. When Jasmine became trendy, American parents came up with this different spelling to be both part of the trend and outside of it. It’s a good choice if you feel Jasmine needs to be jazzed up.

Jazmine – Jasmine

Jehangir – The champion of the world.

Jesper – King of the treasure

Jihan – The World, Universe, Land, Name of a river in Iran

Jubin – Honorable, Righteous, A variant form is Zubin which means one who touches the sky

Judea – They are very kind to others, believe in charity, nobel, blessed and honored by others

Judee – The one who is optimistic who grasp the standards of sympathy and pardoning. They are likewise inventive and creative that gives them an aesthetic ability.

Judge – The one with passionate soul and reserved nature, will keep calm, stritct and ambitious throughout the life.

Judhail – the descendant of Goda, The person who lives with and after us, Who will help everyone, keep happy everyone

Persian boy names starting with K

Kaamran – Prosperous, Successful, Blessed, Fortunate, A variant of name Kamran

Kacper – Kacper means Treasurer

Kamal

Kamran – Kamran name means Fortunate and Successful

Kamshad – Kamshad means Desire, A wish that is happy

Kamyar – Kamyar means Is Successful

Kardar – Karad means Experienced

Karim

Kaspar – Kaspar as a boy’s name is pronounced KAS-per. Variant of Caspar (Persian) ‘keeper of the treasure’.

Kasper – Derived from the Old Persian meaning ‘keeper of the treasure’, Kasper is most common in Poland.

Kava – Kava name means Hero of Ancient Times

Kaveh – Possibly means ‘royal’ in Avestan. In Persian mythology Kaveh is a blacksmith who leads a rebellion against the evil ruler Zahhak

Kayan – Star

Kayan – Kayan means Important Person

Kayvan – Kayvan means The Universe

Keshwar – A country or a territory, a state, ruled by a king

Keyvan – World, universe

Keyvan – Keyvan name means Universe

Khashar – The name means brave Boy

Khawaja – Mister, A Spiritual Title, An Iranian title for Master, Lord

Khorshid – Alternate transcription of Persian (see KHURSHID)

Khortdad – The name means Man without a Flaw

Khurshid – Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning ‘shining sun’. In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel) who was associated with the sun

Khusro – King, Ruler, A variant of Khusru

Khusru – King, Ruler, A variant of Khusro

Khwaja – Khwaja means a Maser, He Who Owns

Kian – Surname of the second dynasty of Persian kings

Kir – Far sighted, throne

Kirus – Bretons form of Cyrus, meaning sun

Kiyan – The name means Royal One

Korosh – Korosh means Young

Kourosh – The first Persian king

Kourosh – First King of Iran, The Sun, Historically translated into English and Latin as ‘Cyrus’

Ksathra – Ruler

Kshathra Vairya – Ancient Avestan form of SHAHRIVAR

Kurus – Name of many Persian Kings and Rulers

Kushaada – Having a lot of capacity, capacious

Kyree – Harsh ruler, of royalty and nobility.

Kyren – Variant of Kyree, harsh ruler, of royalty and nobility.

Kyrin – Variant of Kyree, harsh ruler, of royalty and nobility.

Kyros – Sun, lord

Persian boy names starting with L

Ladarius – The name means The Upholder og God, The One who Protects

Lazuli

Persian boy names starting with M

Mah Wash – A person with the face pretty as the Moon

Mahafuzur – The one whose heart and love belong to the sea

Maihtab – He whose face shines like a Moon

Maisil – One who is a born warrior, accepting being

Majid – Great, superior

Masih – Persian name for Christ. A Person that is blessed

Masoud

Meghdad – The justice of the Heaven

Mehr – Modern Persian form of MITHRA

Mehrab – From (Mehr), the Persian word for MITHRA, combined with Persian (ab) ‘water’. This is the name of a character in the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’

Mehran – A name from Persian mythology, a character in Shahnameh

Mehrdad – Gift from the sun

Mehrdad – Modern Persian form of MITHRIDATES

Mehtaar – One who cleans, a cleaner

Mehtab – The light of the moon

Melchior – King, According to tradition, Melchior was one of the three wise men who travelled a long distance to see the baby Jesus.

Melchor – The monarch of the nation, the one who has higher authorities all over the land.

Mendel – Mendel as a boy’s name is of Farsi origin. Also possibly (Semitic) ‘wisdom, learning’.

Mendeley – Mendeley as a boy’s name is of Farsi origin, and the meaning of Mendeley is ‘wisdom or learning’.

Mendell – Mendell as a boy’s name is of Farsi origin, and the meaning of Mendell is ‘comforter’.

Merab – Georgian form of Mehrab, meaning water

Mihran – A rain of kindness by Almighty

Milad – In Persian it means the ‘Gift of the Sun’. In Arabic it refers to the birth or birth date.

Mirac – Ascension

Miran – A Ruler or a leader

Mirja – A highly ranked nobleman

Mirsab – The dear King or the respected ruler

Mirza – A nobleman with the high rank, a respected person

Mithra – Derived from an Indo-Iranian root *mitra meaning ‘oath, alliance, friend’. In Persian mythology he was a god of light and friendship, the son of the supreme god Ahura Mazda. Worship of him eventually spread outside of Persia, where it was known as Mithraism

Mithradatha – Old Persian form of MITHRIDATES

Mithras – Greek form of MITHRA

Mithridates – Greek form of the Old Persian name Mithradatha meaning ‘gift of MITHRA’. This was the name (in Greek) of several Parthian kings

Mohammadreza – Excellent in drawing, highest quality of Art talented person

Mohsen – One who does good

Mohsen – The person who has a physical appearance of black skin.

Mokammel – A sweet heart, dear, the one who is pleasant and appealing.

Moroccan – One who belongs to the land of God

Morocco – A land that belongs to the God. Name of an African country

Morteza – The one who is chosen among many

Muhammed – Praised, Praiseworthy, Commendable

Mukhtar – The chosen one.

Mursalin – Messengers, or message-bearers

Persian boy names starting with N

Naasah – The one who gives advices about difficulties.

Naase – The one who is chromatically pure.

Naasih – Expert in giving advice to others.

Nabibakhsh – Something given by the Prophet

Nabibukhsh – A portion of the Prophecy

Nabibux – Provided by the Prophet of Almighty

Nahro – River

Nairyosangha – Derived from Avestan nairyo ‘male’ and sangha ‘word’. Nairyosangha was a Zoroastrian Yazata (or angel) who served as a messenger for Ahura Mazda

Namdar – A famous person, known to all

Naraiman – The faith and the brightness

Narbir – Unpleasant stern, rough taste, very difficult to accept or bear

Nareeman – The brightness of the faith

Nariman – A character from Persian mythology

Nariman – The brightness of faith

Narin – Gentle, tender, fresh

Narseh – Persian form of NAIRYOSANGHA

Narses – Hellenized form of the Persian name Narseh, which was derived from Avestan NAIRYOSANGHA. This name was borne by a Byzantine general of Armenian descent who helped restore Italy to the Roman Empire during the reign of Justinian I in the 6th century

Nashad – An unhappy person, who is not happy

Nashah – A judge, a fair or just person

Nasim

Naushaad – The happiest person, very cheerful

Naveed – Naveed as a boy’s name is of Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Naveed is ‘best wishes’.

Navid – Navid as a boy’s name is related to the Farsi and Persian name Naveed. The meaning of Navid is ‘best wishes’.

Naviyd – The name Naviyd is a boy’s name of Persian, Iranian origin meaning ‘good news’.

Nerses – Armenian form of Narseh (see NARSES). Saint Nerses was a 4th-century patriarch of the Armenian Church

Niaz – Niaz as a boy’s name is of Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Niaz is ‘gift, present’.

Nima – Renowned

Nirmaldharam – The bright light of something

Nirupa – Bright nimble.

Nirvaan – The child who was born to this world joyfully.

Nizamuddin – One who looks after the religious arrangements

Nizamulmulk – The governor of a country

Noorulain – Concord of eyes or nimble of eyes.

Norul – The bright light of something

Nouman – Flower beds

Nouri – Bright nimble.

Noushzad – The child who was born to this world joyfully.

Persian boy names starting with O

Omar – Omar has several meanings. In Hebrew it means “speaker”, in Arabic it means “flourishing’ or ‘long-lived” and is spelled Umar. A minor character in the Bible as Esau’s son and Jacob’s nephew, his name was well-known in the US in the 16th and 17th centuries thanks to the Puritans, who liked to give their children names of nonprominent figures in the Bible. The 12th century poet Omar Khayyam likely popularized the name even earlier. Today it’s the name of actor Omar Epps and a favorite among Muslim parents.

Omid – Hopeful

Orang – One who has wisdom, creative nature and clever

Ormazd – Modern Persian form of AHURA MAZDA

Persian boy names starting with P

Paiman – Promise or covenant

Painda – A wise and intelligent man.

Parvage – One who is born fortunate and always wins

Parvaiz – Parvaiz as a boy’s name is of Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Parvaiz is ‘commendable’.

Parveneh – The one who is like a butterfly

Parvez – Parvez as a boy’s name is related to the Farsi and Persian name Parvaiz. The meaning of Parvez is ‘commendable’.

Parviz – Parviz as a boy’s name is related to the Farsi and Persian name Parvaiz. The meaning of Parviz is ‘commendable’.

Parwiz – Parwiz as a boy’s name is related to the Farsi and Persian name Parvaiz. The meaning of Parwiz is ‘commendable’.

Pasaga – Higher rank official in the Ottoman Empire

Payam – One who an interesting message

Pedram – One who is successful in life

Pejman – Desire, Wish, Broken-hearted, Sad, An Islamic surname, A variant of name Pezhman

Persian – A master who is like the shining Sun

Peyman – One who has made a promise and an oath

Pirzada – He is son of a saint

Poria – A Persian mythical Warrior’s name

Pouyan – To Search, Searcher, To Seek, Seeker, To Run, Runner

Pridon – Georgian form of Fereydoun, meaning third in Persian

Pridoni – Georgian form of Fereydoun It means third in Persian

Persian boy names starting with R

Rahim – To be kind or to show mercy

Ramak – Delighting, Gratifying, Sporting, Happy, Joyous

Ramin – A Persian name and a variant of name Rameen which means Joyful or tamer

Rashan – One who has good sense of judgement, A variant of Rashn which is the name of the angel of justice in the Pahlavi language

Rashn – Modern Persian form of Avestan Rashnu meaning ‘justice’. In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata who judged the souls of the dead

Rashnu – Ancient Avestan form of RASHN

Revaz – He who is wealthy and successful

Reza – Will, consent

Reza – Arabic word for ‘consent, agreement’. One who is content, A variant is Rezah

Reziko – Diminutive of Revaz, meaning wealthy and successful

Ronaq – One who is luminous and fresh

Roshan – Light, splendid

Rostam – Meaning unknown, possibly from Avestan raodha ‘to grow’ and takhma ‘strong, brave, valiant’. Rostam was a warrior hero in Persian legend. The 11th-century Persian poet Firdausi recorded his tale in the ‘Shahnameh’

Rostom – Georgian form of Rostam It means strong, valiant and brave

Rustam – Kazakh, Uzbek, Tajik and Azerbaijani form of ROSTAM

Rustem – Turkish form of ROSTAM

Persian boy names starting with S

Saadee – The lord or the master

Saam – A name from Persian mythology, a character in Shahnameh

Saam – Alternate transcription of Persian (see SAM (2))

Sabghta – Color given by Allah, true faith.

Saeed – Happy, Fortunate, Felicity, A variant spelling is Sayid

Safan – He who is brave, bold, and courageous.

Sahasan – One who is the finder of Sasani dynasty

Sajeel – Alluring and beautiful person

Sam – Means ‘dark’ in Avestan. This is the name of a hero in the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’

Sami – High, elevated

Samsher – One who is like a sword

Sargon – Sun prince

Sarosh – Middle Persian form of SOROUSH

Shad – Commanded by aku

Shadhan – A joyfull, happy person

Shadi – Happiness, singer

Shah – A surname meaning King

Shahab – Shooting star, meteor

Shaham – The exact meaning of this name is unknown, though it is derived from the Persian word shah, meaning king.

Shaheen – One who is liek a royal falcon

Shaheryar – He is the king

Shahin – Falcon bird

Shahjahan – He is the King of the World

Shahkam – As the King wishes

Shahnaz – The ruler’s pride

Shahou – The best and most valuable pearl. A variant of Shahu.

Shahpur – Prince, son of a king.

Shahrdad – He is the town’s gift

Shahrivar – Modern Persian form of Avestan Kshathra Vairya meaning ‘desirable power’. In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a god of metal and a protector of the weak. This is also the name of the sixth month of the Iranian calendar

Shahrokh – One who has a royal face

Shahrooz – One who is like a great river

Shahruz – One who is like a great river

Shahryar – A Kingly person

Shahu – The best and most valuable pearl

Shahyar – A friend of the King

Shahzad – Shahzad as a boy’s name is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Shahzad is ‘son of the king’. ‘Shah’ in Persian means ‘king’.

Shahzore – A powerful kingly person with great strenght

Shahzuina – A kingly one

Shamil – The north wind

Shamshad – A tree that looks like a pine

Shamsher – His choice of weapon is the Sword

Shamshera – One who choses the Sword

Shapur – The king’s son

Shayan – Worthy, deserving

Shayan – A person who is worthy and deserves good things in life

Sher – Persian name meaning lion

Siavash – Means ‘possessing black stallions’ in Avestan. This is the name of a prince in the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’

Siavosh – A name of the character in Shahnameh

Siavush – Alternate transcription of Persian (see SIAVASH)

Simin – One who is made of silver

Sinbad – The name Sinbad is a boy’s name of Persian origin.

Siyamak – One who enjoys solitary

Siyavash – One who has many black stallions

Soheil – To be on the same level, to be even

Sohrab – Probably from Middle Persian swhr ‘red’ and ab ‘water’. In the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’ this is the name of the son of the hero Rostam. He was tragically slain in battle by his father, who was unaware he was fighting his own son

Soroush – Modern Persian form of Avestan Sraosha meaning ‘obedience’. In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel), later equated with the angel Gabriel

Sraosha – Ancient Avestan form of SAROSH

Sukhrab – Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of SOHRAB

Syrus – The name Syrus is a boy’s name of Persian origin meaning ‘throne’.

Persian boy names starting with T

Tabnak – Hot too much appealing

Tahib – Observing someone or something closely

Tahmaseb – Name of character in Shahnameh

Tahmores – Resembling a strong wild dog

Tahmuras – Persian form of Avestan Takhma Urupi meaning ‘strong body’. Takhma Urupi is a hero from the Avesta who later appears in the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’

Taimur – Iron, as strong as iron.

Tajbakhsh – Protector of the king

Tajwar – King who is crowned, who has the power, the ruler

Takhma Urupi – Avestan form of TAHMURAS

Tamaz – Georgian form of Tahmasp, meaning strong, brave and valiant

Tamerlaine – The name Tamerlaine is a boy’s name of Persian, Turkish origin.

Tamerlan – A man of iron

Tamerlane – Tamerlane as a boy’s name. Name of a 14th-century Mongol warrior descended from Genghis Khan. His name was derived from the Persian ‘Timur-i lang’, meaning ‘Temur the Lame’, by Europeans during the 16th century. His Turkic name is Timur, which means ‘iron’.

Taran – The masculine form of the Persian name Tarana, meaning ‘music’.

Taymuraz – Ossetian form of TAHMURAS

Teimuraz – Georgian form of TAHMURAS. This was the name of several kings who ruled over kingdoms located in what is now modern Georgia

Teimurazi – Variant of TEIMURAZ

Temo – Short form of TEIMURAZ

Temuri – Georgian form of Timur, meaning iron

Tigran – Shooting or fighting with arrows

Tirdad – Name of a character in Shahnameh

Tooraj – A brave man, founder of Turan, Central Asia from Persian mythology Shahnameh

Touran – The land or Tur, an ancient Persian kingdom

Persian boy names starting with V

Vakhtang – Wolf-bodied

Varten – Varten as a boy’s name is of Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Varten is ‘rose giver’.

Verethragna – Ancient Avestan form of BAHRAM

Vohu Manah – Ancient Avestan form of BAHMAN

Persian boy names starting with W

Waaiz – Preacher, or advisor

Warqah – Name of a dignitary in the Quran.

Wuhaib – A gift or present.

Persian boy names starting with X

Xerxes – Monarch

Xerxes – Xerxes as a boy’s name is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Xerxes is ‘monarch’.

Ximen – Ruler over heroes, monarch, name of a fifth-century B.C. king of Persia. He attempted an invasion of Greece that ended unsuccessfully at the battle of Salamis.

Persian boy names starting with Y

Yahya – The almighty is gracious

Yama – Pashto form of JAM

Yar – A companion or friend.

Yima Kshaeta – Ancient Avestan form of JAMSHID

Yima – Ancient Avestan form of JAM

Persian boy names starting with Z

Zaal – Georgian form of ZAL

Zakariya – God has remembered

Zal – Means ‘albino’ in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the ‘Shahnameh’ this is the name of a white-haired warrior

Zaryab – Rich, Wealthy, Liquid Gold, Colloidal Gold

Zerin – Golden

Zubeen – Something that touches the sky.

Zurab – Georgian form of Sohrab, meaning illustrious and shine or red water