Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. zar-ə-THOOS-trə(English)

Meaning & History

Possibly means "golden camel" in Old Iranian, derived from zarat meaning "golden" combined with ushtra meaning "camel". Zarathustra was the Persian prophet who founded the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism about the 10th century BC.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesZarathushtra(Ancient Persian) Zartosht(Persian)

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19th-century depiction of Zarathustra19th-century depiction of Zarathustra


Entry updated January 22, 2019