Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts مهر(Persian)

Meaning & History

Modern Persian form of Mithra. As a Persian vocabulary word it means "friendship, love, kindness". It is also the name of the seventh month of the Persian calendar. All of these derive from the same source: the Indo-Iranian root *mitra meaning "oath, covenant, agreement".

Related Names

VariantsMitra(Persian) Mithra, Mithras(Persian Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesMitra(Hindi) Mitra(Hinduism)


Entry updated December 7, 2022