Given Name FIRDAUS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic, Persian
OTHER SCRIPTS: فردوس (Arabic), فردوس (Persian)

Meaning & History

Derived from the Arabic word فردوس (firdaws) meaning "paradise", ultimately derived from Avestan pairidaeza meaning "garden, enclosure". This name belonged to the 11th-century Persian poet and historian Firdausi, the author of the 'Shahnameh'.
VARIANT: Firdos (Arabic)
Entry updated December 8, 2017