Given Name JAMSHID

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: جمشید (Persian)

Meaning & History

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.
VARIANTS: Jamshed, Jamsheed (Persian), Jamshed, Jamsheed, Yima Kshaeta (Persian Mythology)
Entry updated December 8, 2017