Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts خورشید(Persian) خورشید(Urdu)

Meaning & History

Modern Persian form of Avestan 𐬵𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭𐬆⸱𐬑𐬱𐬀𐬉𐬙𐬀 (Huuarə Xshaēta) meaning "shining sun". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (a holy being) who was associated with the sun.

Related Names

VariantsKhorshid(Persian) Hvare Khshaeta, Hvare Xshaeta(Persian Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesHurşit(Turkish)


Entry updated December 7, 2022