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Gender Masculine
Usage Persian
Scripts اردشیر(Persian)

Meaning & History

From the Middle Persian form of Artakhshathra (see ARTAXERXES). This was the name of a 3rd-century king of Persia who defeated the Parthians and founded the Sassanid Empire. He also established Zoroastrianism as the state religion.
VariantArdeshir
Other Languages & CulturesArtakhshathra, Artaxerxes(Ancient Persian) Artaxerxes(Biblical)
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