Iranian Names

Iranian names are used in the country of Iran in southwestern Asia. See also about Iranian names.
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JAFAR جعفر m Arabic, Iranian
Means "stream" in Arabic. Jafar ibn Abi Talib was a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad who was killed fighting against Byzantium in the 7th century. Another notable bearer was Jafar al-Sadiq, the sixth Shia imam.