Given Name SOHRAB

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: سهراب (Persian)

Meaning & History

Probably from Middle Persian swhr "red" and ab "water". In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of the son of the hero Rostam. He was tragically slain in battle by his father, who was unaware he was fighting his own son.

Categories

colors, light, red, water
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zurab (Georgian), Sukhrab (Kazakh), Sukhrab (Kyrgyz)
Entry updated May 31, 2018