Persian baby names

A Persian baby name consists of a given name and a surname. Sometime, a Persian baby may have more than one given name.

Most of the Persian baby names are Persian in origin, but some Persian Christians name are also derived from Arabic. The Masterpiece Persian literature book, the Shahnameh or "Epic of Kings", which is composed by Ferdowsi is alone is the origin for about 10%-15% of the Persian baby names. Few names derived from this book are Javid, Ardeshir, Fariborz, Sam and Yazdan. Persian people started using surname after act of the Vosough od-Dowleh government in 1919. Prior to this act, Persian people was often distinguished from others using a combination of prefixes and suffixes attached to his or her name. Many Persian people were known by the name of the district, city, town, or village from which they belong by adding the locality's name as a suffix.

Below is the list of arounf 500 popular Persian baby names.

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NameMeaning
 AabGShine
 AaraGAdoring, Light Bringer
 AbbanB
 AbbasBSevere, Lion, Looking Austere, Stern
 AbbenBBloom of Love, Little Abbot, More Clear, The Elements Aban Meaning the Waters
 AbbinBA Little Abbot, Waters, Dual of Abu, Old Arabic Name
 AbdalBServant Of, Persons by whom God Continues the World in Existence, Substitutes
 AbdollahBThe Elements Abd Which Means Servant, God's Servants
 AbedinUWorshiper, Worshippers
 AbolfazlB
 AhasverGLion King, Supreme King
 AhmadUMost Highly Adored, Much Praised, More Praiseworthy, Commendable
 AhrimanBDestructive Force
 Ahura MazdaB
 AkbarBBigger, Greatest, Powerful
 AlborzBMountain
 AmeretatUImmortal, Immortality
 Amir AliBAli, Amir
 Amir HosseinBHossein, Amir
 Amir MohammadBMohammad, Amir
 AmordadG
 AmurdadG
 AnahiGAnswer
 AnahitGImmaculate, Unstained
 AnahitaGImmaculate, Unstained, A Meaning Not, Full of Grace
 AnaitisGImmaculate, Full of Grace, A Meaning Not, Graceful
 Angra MainyuB
 ArashBA Hero in Persian Folklore, Dominion, Crown, Truthfulness
 ArastooBBest Purpose
 ArdashirBRighteous Ruler
 ArdeshirB
 ArezooGWish
 ArezouGWish, Wishful, Desire
 ArezuGDesire, Wish
 ArmaneaGIs Associated to Goddess Durga
 ArmaneahGIs Associated to Goddess Durga
 ArtakhshathraB
 ArtaxerxesB
 AryaBHonoured, Aria, Great, Noble in Sanskrit
 AshtadGJustice
 AtefehGAffection
 AzadBIndependence, Freedom
 AzadaGFreedom, Independence
 AzarBFire, 9Th Month of Iranian Calendar, Fire, Shine
 AzarraGShine, Fire, 9th Month of the Iranian Calendar
 AzizBBeloved, Very Honored, Dear One, Friendship
 AzraGPious, Young, Woman, Virgin
 BabakBCharacter from the Shahnameh, Faithful, Young Father
 BagadataB
 BahadurBHonourable, Brave and Courageous, Bold
 BaharGBlossom, Spring Season, Prime of Life
 BaharaGBlossom, Spring Season, Prime of Life
 BaharrahGPrime of Life, Blossom, Spring Season
 BahmanBCharacter from the Shahnameh, Good Mind
 BahramBVictory, A Character in Shahnameh, Conquest, Also the Planet Mars
 BanuGPrinces, Instrument Played by Lord Krishna, Lady, Song
 BaranBRain, Noble Man
 BarazBExalted
 BeabeaGLady of the House, Woman, The Exalted One, And Honorific
 BederBAlert, Wakeful, Attentive, Enlightened
 BedirBWakeful, Alert, Enlightened, Attentive
 BedorBWakeful, Alert, Enlightened, Attentive
 BedurBAttentive, Enlightened, Wakeful, Alert
 BedyrBAttentive, Enlightened, Wakeful, Alert
 BehinGBest
 BehnamBSomeone with Honorable Name
 BehroozBFortunate, A Lucky Man
 BehroozeBLucky, Fortunate
 BehrouzBLucky, Fortunate
 BehrouzeBLucky, Fortunate
 BehruzBLucky, Good Day, Fortunate
 BehruzeBLucky, Fortunate
 BehzatBOf Good Birth, Honest and Caring
 BijhanBA Character in Shahnameh, Ancient Hero
 CasBTreasurer
 CasparBHe who Guards the Treasure
 CasperBTreasurer, Treasure Bearer
 ChasminaGFlower of Jasmine, Shrub with Yellow Flowers, Gift from God
 ChasmynGGift from God, A Plant in the Olive Family, Shrub with Yellow Flowers
 ChasmyneGGift from God, A Plant in the Olive Family, Shrub with Yellow Flowers
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