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

VariantsMitra(Persian) Mithra, Mithras(Persian Mythology)


Entry updated November 16, 2019