Gender Masculine
Scripts بهرام(Persian)

Meaning & History

Modern Persian form of Avestan 𐬬𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬚𐬭𐬀𐬖𐬥𐬀 (Vərəthraghna) meaning "victory over resistance". This was the name of a Zoroastrian god (one of the Amesha Spenta) associated with victory and war. It was also borne by several Sasanian emperors. It is also the Persian name for the planet Mars.

Related Names

VariantVerethraghna(Persian Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesWarahran(Middle Persian) Bahrom(Tajik) Behram(Turkish) Bahrom(Uzbek)


Entry updated December 7, 2022