Gender Masculine
Scripts بهرام(Persian)

Meaning & History

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

Related Names

VariantVerethragna(Persian Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesBahrom(Tajik) Behram(Turkish) Bahrom(Uzbek)


Entry updated December 8, 2017