Iranian Names

Iranian names are used in the country of Iran in southwestern Asia. Listed separately are Arabic names. See also about Iranian names.
There are 192 names matching your criteria.

'ABBAS   عبّاس   m   Arabic, Iranian
Variant transcription of ABBAS
ABBAS   عبّاس   m   Arabic, Iranian
Means "austere" in Arabic... [more]
ABDOLLAH   عبدالله   m   Iranian
Persian form of ABD ALLAH
ABOLFAZL   ابولفضل   m   Iranian
Persian form of ABU AL-FADL
AHMAD   احمد   m   Arabic, Iranian, Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto
Means "more commendable" in Arabic.
ALBORZ   البرز   m   Iranian
From the name of a mountain range (of unknown etymology) in northern Iran.
ALI (1)   علی   m   Arabic, Iranian, Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic... [more]
AMIR (1)   امیر   m   Arabic, Iranian
Means "commander, prince" in Arabic... [more]
ARASH   آرش   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Possibly means either "truthfulness" or "bright" in Persian... [more]
ARASTOO   ارسطو   m   Iranian
Persian form of ARISTOTLE
ARDASHIR   اردشیر   m   Iranian
From the Middle Persian form of Artakhshathra (see ARTAXERXES).
ARDESHIR   اردشیر   m   Iranian
Modern transcription of ARDASHIR
AREZOO   آرزو   f   Iranian
Means "desire" in Persian.
AREZOU   آرزو   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of AREZOO
AREZU   آرزو   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of AREZOO
ATEFEH   عاطفه   f   Iranian
Persian form of ATIFA
AVA (2)   آوا   f   Iranian
Means "voice, sound" in Persian.
AZAR   آذر   f   Iranian
Means "fire" in Persian.
AZIZ   عزیز   m   Arabic, Iranian, Pakistani, Uzbek
Means "powerful, respected, beloved", derived from Arabic عزّ ('azza) meaning "to be powerful" or "to be cherished"... [more]
AZRA   عذرا   f   Arabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Iranian, Pakistani
Means "virgin" in Arabic.
BABAK   بابک   m   Iranian, Ancient Persian
Means "little father" in Persian... [more]
BAHADUR   بهادر   m   Iranian, Arabic
Persian form of the Turkic term Baghatur meaning "hero, warrior, brave".
BAHAR   بهار   f   Iranian, Turkish
Means "spring" in Persian.
BAHMAN   بهمن   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Vohu Manah meaning "good mind"... [more]
BAHRAM   بهرام   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Verethragna meaning "victory over resistance"... [more]
BANU   بانو   f   Iranian, Turkish
Means "lady" in Persian.
BARAZ   بارز   m   Iranian
Means "exalted" in Persian.
BEHNAM   بهنام   m   Iranian
Means "reputable" (literally "good name") in Persian.
BEHROOZ   بهروز   m   Iranian
Means "fortunate" (literally "good day") in Persian.
BEHROUZ   بهروز   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of BEHROOZ
BEHRUZ   بهروز   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of BEHROOZ
DARA (3)   دارا   m   Iranian
Means "wealthy" in Persian.
DARIUSH   داریوش   m   Iranian
Modern Persian form of Dārayavahush (see DARIUS).
DARYA (2)   دریا   f   Iranian
Means "sea" in Persian.
DARYUSH   داریوش   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of DARIUSH
DELSHAD   دلشاد   m & f   Iranian
Variant transcription of DILSHAD
DILSHAD   دلشاد   m & f   Iranian
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian.
EBRAHIM   ابراهیم   m   Iranian, Arabic
Persian form of ABRAHAM... [more]
EHSAN   احسان   m & f   Iranian
Persian form of IHSAN
ELAHEH   الهه   f   Iranian
Means "goddess" in Persian.
ELHAM   الهام   f   Iranian
Persian form of ILHAM
ESKANDAR   اسکندر   m   Iranian
Persian form of ALEXANDER
ESMAIL   اسماعیل   m   Iranian, Arabic
Persian form of ISHMAEL... [more]
FAIRUZA   فیروزه   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH
FARIDOON   فریدون   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of FEREYDOUN
FARROKH   فرّخ   m   Iranian
Persian form of FARUQ
FATEMAH   فاطمه   f   Iranian
Persian form of FATIMAH
FERESHTEH   فرشته   f   Iranian
Means "angel" in Persian.
FEREYDOON   فریدون   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of FEREYDOUN
FEREYDOUN   فریدون   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Means "the third" in Persian... [more]
FIRDAUS   فردوس   m   Arabic, Iranian
Derived from the Arabic word فردوس (firdaws) meaning "paradise", ultimately derived from Avestan pairidaeza meaning "garden, enclosure"... [more]
FIROOZEH   فیروزه   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH
FIROUZEH   فیروزه   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH
FIROZ   فیروز   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of FIRUZ
FIRUZ   فیروز   m   Iranian, Tajik
Means "successful" in Persian... [more]
FIRUZEH   فیروزه   f   Iranian
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Persian... [more]
GHOLAM   غلام   m   Iranian
Persian form of GHULAM
GHONCHEH   غنچه   f   Iranian
Means "flower bud" in Persian.
GOL   گل   f   Iranian
Means "flower, rose" in Persian.
GOLBAHAR   گلبهار   f   Iranian
Means "spring rose" in Persian.
GOLNAR   گلنار   f   Iranian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and انار (anar) "pomegranate".
GOLNAZ   گلناز   f   Iranian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and ناز (naz) "pride".
GOLSHAN   گلشن   f & m   Iranian
Means "rose garden" in Persian.
GOLZAR   گلزار   m & f   Iranian
Means "rose cheeked" in Persian.
HAROUN   m   Arabic, Iranian
Variant transcription of HARUN
HARUN   هارون   m   Arabic, Iranian, Turkish, Bosnian
Arabic form of AARON... [more]
HASSAN   حسّان   m   Arabic, Iranian, Pakistani
Means "beautifier, improver" in Arabic... [more]
HEYDAR   حیدر   m   Iranian
Persian form of HAIDAR
HOSSEIN   حسّین   m   Iranian
Persian form of HUSAYN
JAHAN   جهان   m   Iranian
Means "world" in Persian.
JAHANGIR   جهانگیر   m   Iranian, Pakistani
Means "world conqueror" in Persian... [more]
JALEH   ژاله   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of ZHALEH
JAMSHAD   m   Iranian
Possibly a variant of JAMSHID
JAMSHED   جمشید   m   Iranian, Tajik, Persian Mythology
Variant transcription of JAMSHID, as well as the regular Tajik form.
JAMSHEED   جمشید   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Variant transcription of JAMSHID
JAMSHID   جمشید   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Yima Kshaeta, which meant "shining JAM"... [more]
JAVED   جاود   m   Iranian, Pakistani
Means "eternal" in Persian.
KAMBIZ   m   Iranian
Modern Persian form of CAMBYSES
KATAYUN   کتایون   f   Iranian
Possibly from the Persian elements kata "house, city" (but also "king, lord") and bânu "wife".
KAVEH   کاوه   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Possibly means "royal" in Avestan... [more]
KHADIJEH   خدیجه   f   Iranian
Persian form of KHADIJA
KHODADAD   خداداد   m   Iranian
Means "God given" from Persian خدا (khoda) "god, lord" and داد (dad) "gave".
KHORSHID   خورشید   m & f   Iranian
Variant transcription of KHURSHID
KHURSHID   خورشید   m & f   Iranian, Pakistani, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning "shining sun"... [more]
KHWAJA   خواجه   m   Iranian
From a title meaning "master, owner" in Persian... [more]
KIANOUSH   کیانوش   m   Iranian
Derived from Persian kian "royal".
LALEH   لاله   f   Iranian
Means "tulip" in Persian.
LEILA   لیلا   f   Arabic, Iranian, English, Georgian
Variant of LAYLA... [more]
MAHDI   مهدی   m   Arabic, Iranian
Means "guided one" in Arabic.
MAHIN   مهین   f   Iranian
Means "related to the moon" in Persian.
MAHINE   مهین   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of MAHIN
MAHMOUD   محمود   m   Arabic, Iranian
Variant transcription of MAHMUD
MAHMUD   محمود   m   Arabic, Iranian, Pashto
Means "praiseworthy" in Arabic, from the same root as Muhammad... [more]
MAHSA   مهسا   f   Iranian
Means "like the moon" in Persian.
MAHTAB   مهتاب   f   Iranian
Means "moonlight" in Persian.
MAHVASH   مهوش   f   Iranian
Possibly means "moon-like" in Persian.
MARYAM   مریم   f   Arabic, Iranian
Arabic and Persian form of MARIA... [more]
MASOOD   مسعود   m   Arabic, Iranian
Variant transcription of MAS'UD
MASOUD   مسعود   m   Arabic, Iranian
Variant transcription of MAS'UD
MASOUMEH   معصومه   f   Iranian
Persian form of MASUMA
MASSOUD   مسعود   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of MAS'UD
MAS'UD   مسعود   m   Arabic, Iranian
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
MEHDI   مهدی   m   Iranian
Persian form of MAHDI
MEHRAB   مهراب   m   Iranian, Literature
From مهر (Mehr), the Persian word for MITHRA, combined with Persian آب (ab) "water"... [more]
MEHRDAD   مهرداد   m   Iranian
Modern Persian form of MITHRIDATES
MINOO   مینو   f   Iranian
Means "heaven, paradise" in Persian.
MINU   مینو   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of MINOO
MIRZA   میرزا   m   Iranian, Arabic, Bosnian
Means "prince" from Persian میرزا (mirza), earlier امیرزاده (amirzadeh), which is ultimately from Arabic أمير (amir) "commander" combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) "offspring".
MOHAMMAD   محمّد   m   Iranian, Arabic, Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto
Persian form of MUHAMMAD... [more]
MOJGAN   مژگان   f   Iranian
Means "eyelashes" in Persian.
MORVARID   مروارید   f   Iranian
Means "pearl" in Persian.
NAHEED   ناهید   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of NAHID
NAHID   ناهید   f   Iranian
Modern Persian form of ANAHITA... [more]
NARGES   نرگس   f   Iranian
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Persian, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NASRIN   نسرین   f   Iranian
Means "wild rose" in Persian.
NAVEED   نوید   m   Iranian, Arabic
Variant transcription of NAVID
NAVID   نوید   m   Iranian, Arabic
Means "good news" in Persian.
NILOFER   نیلوفر   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of NILOOFAR
NILOOFAR   نیلوفر   f   Iranian
Means "water-lily" in Persian.
NILOUFAR   نیلوفر   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of NILOOFAR
NIMA (2)   نیما   m   Iranian
Possibly means "just, fair" in Persian.
NIUSHA   نیوشا   f   Iranian
Means "good listener" in Persian.
NOUSHA   نوشا   f   Iranian
Means "sweet, pleasant" in Persian.
OMID   امید   m & f   Iranian
Means "hope" in Persian.
PANIZ   پانیذ   f   Iranian
Possibly means "sugar" in Persian.
PARASTOO   پرستو   f   Iranian
Means "swallow (bird)" in Persian.
PARASTU   پرستو   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of PARASTOO
PARI   پری   f   Iranian
Means "fairy" in Persian.
PARISA   پریسا   f   Iranian
Means "like a fairy" in Persian.
PARVAIZ   پرویز   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of PARVIZ
PARVANA   پروانه   f   Azerbaijani, Iranian
Azerbaijani form of PARVANEH... [more]
PARVANEH   پروانه   f   Iranian
Means "butterfly" in Persian.
PARVEEN   پروین   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of PARVIN
PARVIN   پروین   f   Iranian, Azerbaijani
Means "the Pleiades" in Persian... [more]
PARVIZ   پرویز   m   Iranian
Means "fortunate, happy" in Persian... [more]
PARWIZ   پرویز   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of PARVIZ
PAYAM   پیام   m   Iranian
Means "message" in Persian.
RAHMAN   رحمان   m   Arabic, Iranian
Means "merciful" in Arabic... [more]
REZA   رضا   m   Iranian
Persian form of RIDHA
ROGHAYEH   رقیه   f   Iranian
Persian form of RUQAYYAH
ROSHAN   روشن   m & f   Iranian, Indian
Means "light, bright" in Persian.
ROSHANAK   روشنک   f   Iranian, Ancient Persian
Original Persian form of ROXANA
ROSHANARA   f   Iranian, Indian
Possibly means "light of the assembly" in Persian... [more]
ROSHNI   روشنی   f   Iranian, Indian
Means "brilliance, luster" in Persian.
ROSTAM   رستم   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Meaning unknown... [more]
SAHAR   سحر   f   Arabic, Iranian
Means "dawn" in Arabic.
SAKINEH   سکینه   f   Iranian
Persian form of SAKINA
SANAZ   ساناز   f   Iranian
Possibly means "full of grace" in Persian.
SARDAR   سردار   m   Iranian, Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "chief, leader", derived from Persian sar "head, authority" and dar "possessor".
SHABNAM   شبنم   f   Iranian, Pakistani, Urdu
Means "dew" in Persian and Urdu.
SHADI (2)   شادی   f   Iranian
Means "happiness" in Persian.
SHAHEEN   شاهین   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of SHAHIN
SHAHIN   شاهین   m   Iranian
Means "peregrine falcon" in Persian.
SHAHNAZ   شهناز   f & m   Iranian, Arabic, Pakistani
Means "pride of the king" from the Persian elements شاه (shah) "king" and ناز (naz) "pride".
SHAHRAZAD   شهرزاد   f   Iranian (Rare), Arabic
Means "free city" from the Persian elements شهر (shahr) "city" and آزاد (azad) "free"... [more]
SHAHRIAR   شهریار   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of SHAHRIYAR
SHAHRIYAR   شهریار   m   Iranian
Means "lord" in Persian.
SHAHROKH   شاهرخ   m   Iranian
Means "royal face" in Persian.
SHAHRZAD   شهرزاد   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of SHAHRAZAD
SHAHZAD   شهزاد   m   Iranian, Arabic, Pakistani
Means "prince, son of the king" in Persian.
SHAPUR   شاپور   m   Iranian
Means "son of the king" in Persian... [more]
SHEREEN   شیرین   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of SHIRIN
SHIDEH   شیده   f   Iranian
Means "bright" in Persian.
SHIR (2)   شیر   m   Iranian (Rare)
Modern Persian form of SHER
SHIREEN   شیرین   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of SHIRIN
SHIRIN   شیرین   f   Iranian
Means "sweet" in Persian... [more]
SHOHRE   شهره   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of SHOHREH
SHOHREH   شهره   f   Iranian
Means "famous" in Persian.
SHOKUFEH   شکوفه   f   Iranian
Means "blossom" in Persian.
SIAVASH   سیاوش   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Means "possessing black stallions" in Persian... [more]
SIAVUSH   سیاوش   m   Iranian
Variant transcription of SIAVASH
SIMIN   سیمین   f   Iranian
Means "silvery" in Persian.
SOHRAB   سهراب   m   Iranian, Persian Mythology
Possibly means either "illustrious, shining" or "red water" in Persian... [more]
SOMAYEH   سمیه   f   Iranian
Persian form of SUMAYYA
SORAYA   ثریا   f   Iranian, Spanish, French
Persian form of THURAYYA... [more]
VAHID   وحید   m   Iranian
Persian form of WAHID
YASAMIN   f   Iranian
Variant transcription of YASMIN
YASMEEN   f   Iranian, Arabic
Variant transcription of YASMIN
YASMIN   یاسمین   f   Iranian, Arabic, English (Modern)
From Persian یاسمن (yasamen) meaning "jasmine"... [more]
YASMINA   یاسمینا   f   Iranian
Variant of YASMIN
YASMINE   f   Iranian, Arabic, English (Modern)
Variant transcription of YASMIN
ZAHRA   زهرا   f   Arabic, Iranian
Means "brilliant, bright" in Arabic... [more]
ZAREEN   زرین   f   Iranian
Means "golden" in Persian.
ZARTOSHT   زرتشت   m   Iranian
Modern Persian form of ZARATHUSTRA
ZEINAB   زینب   f   Iranian
Persian form of ZAYNAB
ZEYNAB   زینب   f   Azerbaijani, Iranian
Azerbaijani form of ZAYNAB, as well as a variant transcription of Persian ZEINAB.
ZHALEH   ژاله   f   Iranian
Means "dew" in Persian.
ZHUBIN   ژوبین   m   Iranian
Means "spear" in Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit.
ZIBA (1)   زیبا   f   Iranian
Means "beautiful" in Persian.
ZUBIN   زوبین   m   Iranian
Variant of ZHUBIN
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