Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ZURK-seez(English)  [keyIPA]

Meaning & History

Greek form of the Old Persian name 饜帶饜弫饜幑饜帬饜幖饜弫饜帬 (X拧ayar拧a), which meant "ruler over heroes". This was the name of a 5th-century BC king of Persia, the son of Darius the Great. He attempted an invasion of Greece, which ended unsuccessfully at the battle of Salamis.

Related Names

VariantsKhshayarsha, Xshayarsha(Old Persian)
Other Languages & CulturesAhasuerus(Biblical) 'Achashwerosh(Biblical Hebrew)

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Entry updated December 7, 2022