Gender Masculine
Scripts سهراب(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. soh-RAWB(Persian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Persian سهر (sohr) meaning "red" and آب (ab) meaning "water". In the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh this is the name of the son of the hero Rostam. He was tragically slain in battle by his father, who was unaware he was fighting his own son.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesZurab(Georgian) Sukhrab(Kazakh) Sukhrab(Kyrgyz)


Entry updated December 7, 2022