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Other Forms FormsPérsia (Brazilian cognate)
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Meaning & History
From the name of the Middle Eastern country Persia, now referred to as Iran. Its name is derived from Avestan Parsa, the ancient tribal name of the people ruled by Cyrus the Great.As a given name, it has been occasionally found in the English-speaking world from the early 19th century onwards.