Meaning & History

Derived from Avestan 饜饜瑎饜瑢饜饜瑢饜瑢饜瑎 (nairiia) meaning "male" and 饜饜瑎饜饜饜瑎 (sangha) meaning "word, utterance, proclamation". Nairyosangha was a Zoroastrian Yazata (a holy being) who served as a messenger for Ahura Mazda.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesNerses(Armenian) Narseh, Narses(Middle Persian)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022