Gender Masculine
Scripts سیاوش(Persian)

Meaning & History

Persian form of Avestan 𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬁𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭𐬱𐬀𐬥 (Siiāuuarshan) meaning "possessing black stallions". This was the name of a virtuous prince in Iranian mythology. He appears briefly in the Avesta, with a longer account recorded in the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh.

Related Names

VariantsSiavush(Persian) Syavarshan(Persian Mythology)


Entry updated December 7, 2022