Gender Masculine
Usage History
Scripts چوبین(Persian)

Meaning & History

From Persian چوبین (Chubin) meaning "spear-like". Bahram Chobin was a 6th-century Sasanian general and, for a short period, the king. He received this nickname because he was tall and thin. He appears in the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh.


Entry updated May 29, 2020