Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Middle Persian form of Old Persian Artax拧a莽a (see Artaxerxes). This was the name of a 3rd-century king of Persia who defeated the Parthians and founded the Sasanian Empire. He also reestablished Zoroastrianism as the state religion.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesArtaxerxes(Biblical) Artaxerxes(History) Artaxerxes, Artaxshaça(Old Persian) Ardeshir(Persian)
Entry updated December 7, 2022