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Scriptsجمشید 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.
VariantsJamshed, Jamsheed Persian Jamshed, Jamsheed, Yima Kshaeta Persian Mythology
Other Languages & CulturesJamshed Tajik
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute