Given Name NARSES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ναρσης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Hellenized form of the Persian name Narseh, which was derived from Avestan NAIRYOSANGHA. This name was borne by a Byzantine general of Armenian descent who helped restore Italy to the Roman Empire during the reign of Justinian I in the 6th century.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nerses (Armenian), Nairyosangha (Persian Mythology)
Entry updated December 8, 2017