Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts مهر(Persian)

Meaning & History

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

Related Names

VariantsMithra, Mithras(Persian Mythology)
Feminine FormMitra(Persian)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019