Given Name BAHRAM

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: بهرام (Persian)

Meaning & History

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.
VARIANT: Verethragna (Persian Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Behram (Turkish)

Categories

celestial, emperors, gods, history, mythology, nature, planets, Suikoden characters, war, war deities
Entry updated December 8, 2017