Iranian Submitted Names

Iranian names are used in the country of Iran in southwestern Asia. See also about Iranian names.
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Aayaan m Persian
Means "long night" in Persian.
Aban m Persian Mythology, Persian
Means "October" in Persian. In Persian mythology, this is also the name of the Angel of October.
Abdi عبدی m Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Persian
Derived from Arabic عبد ('abd) meaning "servant".
Abid آبيد f Persian
Means "flame" in Persian.
Abolghasem ابوالقاسم m Persian
Persian form of Abu al-Qasim.
Adib ادیب m Arabic, Persian, Malay, Indonesian
Means "courteous, refined, educated" in Arabic.
Afrouz f Persian
Means "illuminating, enlightening, kindling" in Persian.
Afsana افسانه f Persian
It means “myth”, “legend”, or “fable” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this name would be pronounced as Afsaneh in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Afsaneh افسانه f Persian
Means "legend, myth, fable" in Persian.
Afshin افشین m Persian
Modern form of Pišīn through Avestan Pisinah. It was also used as a princely title for rulers of Ošrūsana, a former Iranian region in Transoxiana.
Aftab آفتاب m Persian
Agit m Kurdish, Persian
Means "the brave, the warrior".
Ahad احد m Arabic, Persian, Bengali, Urdu, Azerbaijani
Means "one, unique, matchless" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الأحد (al-Ahad) is one of the 99 names of Allah. This name is also used as an alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Əhəd.
Ahu f Turkish, Persian
Means "female deer" in Persian and "beautiful eyes" in Turkish.
Aidin آیدین m Persian
Iranian variant of Aydın.
Ainaz f Persian, Turkish (Rare)
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and Persian naz "pretty".
Akhtar اختر m & f Urdu, Persian (Rare)
Means "star" in Persian.
Akhtar اختر f & m Persian
Also is a name of a flower in Iran called گل اختر, which is Edible canna in English.
Alaaleh آلاله f Persian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Alaleh.
Alaleh آلاله f Persian
Means "buttercup", from Persian آلاله (âlâle).
Albaid m Arabic, Persian
Action oriented, pioneer, natural leader, independent, strong willed, positive, energetic, enterprising, enthusiastic, brave and innovative.
Alikram الىکرام m Talysh
Talysh Form of Alikhan.
Älimjan m Kazakh, Persian, Uyghur
Combination of the Islamic name Alim, meaning "scholar", and the Kazakh and Persian word jan, meaning "soul" or "dear".
Alireza علیرضا m Persian
Combination of Ali 1 and Reza.
Aliyeh عالیه f Persian
Persian form of Aliyah 1.
Alizeh f Persian
Means "wind" in Persian.
Ameneh آمنه f Persian
Persian form of Aminah 1.
Amir Hossein امیرحسین m Persian
Combination of Amir 1 and Hossein.
Amirhossein امیرحسین m Persian
Variant of Amir Hossein.
Amitis امیتیس f Persian
Modern Persian form of Amytis.
Andalib عندلیب f & m Arabic, Persian, Bengali
Means "nightingale" in Arabic and Persian.
Andesha اندیشه f Persian
It means “thought” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this would be pronounced as “Andisheh” in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Andleeb f Persian
Means "nightingale" in Persian.
Anooshiravan انوشیروان m Persian
Modern Iranian form of Anoshiruvan.
Anoush انوش m & f Persian (Rare)
Derived from Persian انوشه (anuše) meaning "immortal", ultimately from Old Persian *anauša- and Avestan anaoša.
Anousheh انوشه‎ f & m Persian
Means "immortal" in Persian.
Anoushiravan انوشیروان m Persian
Variant transcription of Anooshiravan.
Anvar انور m Uzbek, Tajik, Persian, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Tatar, Avar, Kumyk, Chechen
Form of Anwar used in various languages as well as an alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Ənvər.
Apranik f Persian
Apranik was the commander of the Sassanian army against the invading Arab-Muslim forces during the reign of Yazdegerd III (632-651 CE). After the Sassanian defeat, she continued to the resistance, fighting a guerilla war until she was killed in battle.
Arad m Persian, Biblical, Hebrew
A name of an angel.... [more]
Arania f Persian
Means "spider" in Persian.
Aras m Kurdish, Persian, Turkish, Urdu
In Kurdish and Persian it means “equal”, “balanced”. The word Aras commonly refers to the Aras River, which flows through Turkey, Armenia, Iran and Azerbaijan.
Arasta آراسته f Persian
It means “decorated” or “adorned” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this would be pronounced as Arasteh in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Arasteh آراسته f Persian, Kurdish
Arezo آرزو f Persian
It means “wish” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this name would be pronounced as Arezou in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Arghavan ارغوان f Persian
From the Persian name of a type of flowering tree, known as Judas Tree in English.
Ariabod آريابد m Persian
Means "tribe leader, chief" in Persian.
Arian آرین m Persian
Variant of Arya 1.
Ariana f Persian, Afghan, Tajik
Feminine form of Aria 2.
Ariyan آرین m Persian, Bengali
Variant of Arya 1.
Arjang ارژنگ m Persian
Variant transcription of Arzhang.
Armeen m Persian
A character in the Persian epic poem, 'Shāhnāmeh'. Of unknown meaning, but possibly related to Armaan.
Armish ارمش‎ m Persian
Means "quiet; calm" in Persian from the word آرامش (ârâmeš) meaning "calmness; tranquillity; peace".
Arsalan ارسلان m Persian, Urdu
Persian and Urdu form of Aslan.
Arsham آرشام m Persian, Armenian
Modern Persian and Armenian form of Aršāma.
Arshan m Persian
Means "hero" in Persian.
Arteena f Persian (Rare)
Means "pure, virtuous, holy" in Persian.
Arwan m Persian
Means "brave, courageous" in Persian.
Arzhang ارژنگ m Persian, Persian Mythology
Possibly derived from Persian جنگ (jang) meaning "war" or رنگ (rang) meaning "colour". This is the name of a character in the Persian epic 'Shahnameh'.
Asadollah اسدالله m Persian
Alternate transcription of Asadullah.
Asadullah اسدالله m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto
Means "lion of Allah", derived from Arabic أَسَد (ʾasad) meaning "lion" and الله (Allah).
Asef آصف m Arabic, Persian, Indonesian
Arabic variant transcription of Asif as well as the Persian and Indonesian form.
Asghar اصغر m Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Means "smallest, youngest" in Arabic.
Ashem m Indian, Persian
Meaning, "guilty."
Ashk اشک m Iranian, Persian
Ashkan اشکان m Persian
Means "like Ashk" or "of the Parthian (Arsacid) Empire" in Persian, referring to an old Iranian kingdom that lasted until the 3rd century.
Ashkin اشکین m Persian
Variant of Ashkan.
Ashraf اشرف m & f Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto
Means "nobler, more honorable" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition, this term is used to refer to descendants of Muhammad through his daughter, Fatimah... [more]
Asieh آسیه f Persian
Persian form of Asiya.
Asmahan أسمهان f Persian (Modern), Arabic (Rare)
Means "seeker of excellence" in Persian, possibly as an elaboration of Asma. It is the stage name of Amal Atrash, an Iranian singer.
Asparukh m Bulgarian, Persian (Archaic), History
Etymology disputed, either meaning "one who has shining horses" or "one who has the soul of a horse".
Atoosa آتوسا f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian أتوسا (see Atossa).
Atossa اتوسا f Ancient Persian (Hellenized), Persian
Hellenized form of Old Persian *Utauθa meaning literally "well trickling, well granting" or *ʰUtauθa- meaning literally "bestowing very richly" from *hu- "good" and *tauθa- "bestowing richly"... [more]
Attashin آتشین f Persian
Derived from Persian آتش (ātash), meaning "fire", with the intended meaning of "fiery".
Atusa آتوسا f Persian
Variant of Atossa.
Aubteen عطا m Persian
Aubteen means grant/gift/granting.
Avideh آویده f Persian
Avisa آویسا f Persian
Avish f Persian
Means "wild marjoram" in Persian.
Ayan اعیان m Urdu, Persian, Tamil, Sanskrit, Hindi, Turkish
Persian and Urdu meaning is prima-facie. Hindi and Tamil usage is from 'Ayan' the name of Brahma, the Creator. Ayan' in Turkish, means "obviously" or "clearly". Ayan in Sanskrit means 'Speed'.
Aynaz f Persian
Variant transcription of Ainaz.
Ayoob ایوب m Arabic, Indian (Muslim), Persian
Variant transcription of Ayyub.
Ayub ایوب m Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Malay, Chechen, Persian, Bengali
Arabic alternate transcription of Ayyub as well as the form used in various languages.
Azada آزاده f Persian
It means “free” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this name would be pronounced as Azadeh in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Azadeh آزاده f Persian
Feminine form of Azad.
Azam اعظم m & f Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Malay
Means "greater, greatest" in Arabic. It is more often used as a feminine name in Iran.
Azara f Persian
Allegedly a variant of Azar.
Azareh آذره f & m Persian, Arabic
Primarily feminine variant of Azar.
Azarmeen f Persian
Persian, Zoroastrian, "Daughter of fire"
Azarmidokht آزرمی‌دخت‎ f Persian, History
From the Middle Persian name Āzarmīgdukht, which was possibly derived from Persian آزرم‎ (âzarm) "modesty, shame; honour, respect" and دخت (dokht) "daughter". This was the name of a queen of the Sasanian Empire who reigned from 630 to 631.
Azim عظیم m Arabic, Uzbek, Tajik, Bengali, Persian, Malay, Azerbaijani
Means "magnificent, great, powerful" in Arabic. This can also be used an alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Əzim. In Islamic tradition العظيم (al-Azim) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
Azin f Persian
Means "beauty, adornment". In ancient Persian, it meant "creed, system".
Azita آزیتا f Persian
Derived from Persian آزاد (âzâd) meaning "free, independent".
Azizeh عزیزه f Persian
Persian form of Aziza.
Azizullah عزیزالله m Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Pashto
Means "dear to Allah", from Arabic عَزِيز (ʿazīz) meaning "dear, darling" and الله (Allah).
Badr-un-nissa بدرالنساء بیگم f Persian
The name of a Mughal princess meaning "full moon amongst women".
Bagher باقر m Persian
Persian form of Baqir.
Bahara بهاره f Persian
It means “spring” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this would be pronounced as Bahareh in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Baharak بهارک f Persian
Means "small spring" in Persian, derived from Persian بهار (bahâr) meaning "spring, blossom" (see Bahar).
Bahareh بهاره f Persian
Variant of Bahar.
Bahíyyih f Persian
Persian form of Bahiyya or Behiye. This name was borne by a member the Bahá'í holy family: Bahíyyih Khánum (1846-1932), the only daughter the Bahá'í Faith's founder, Bahá'u'lláh.
Bahiyyih f Persian
Bahíyyih Khánum (1846-1932), the daughter of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith... [more]
Bajazet m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
Bajezid m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
Bakht-un-nissa بخت النسا f Persian
The name of a Mughal princess meaning "fortunate amongst women".
Bakshi بخشی f Persian
Name of a Mughal princess derived from بخشیدن (baxšidan) meaning "to donate, grant, absolve" or بخش‎ (baxš) meaning "portion, lot".
Banafsha f Persian
Means "violet" in Persian.
Banafshe بنفشه f Persian
Variant transcription of Banafsheh.
Banafsheh بنفشه f Persian
Means "violet flower" in Persian.
Banaz f Arabic, Iranian, Kurdish
Name of Banaz Mahmoud, a woman murdered in a honor killing at the age of 20 by her family who were arrested and sentenced. Banaz is the name of a region in Turkey.
Banugul f Persian
Means "flower lady" in Persian.
Bapsi f Indian, Urdu, Persian
Meaning unknown. Bapsi Sidhwa is a Pakistani American novelist of Gujarati Parsi descent
Bardia البردية m Persian, Ancient Persian
Derived from Proto-Iranian *bardz- "be high", interpreted as meaning "high in status, magnificent". Bardia or Bardiya was the younger son of Cyrus II "the Great".
Barsine برسين f Ancient Persian, Persian
Means "clover" in Persian. This name was borne by a mistress of Alexander the Great (daughter of Artabazus) and also by one of his wives (Barsine-Stateira, daughter of King Darius III).
Bayezid بايزيد m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Means "father of Yazid".
Bayezzid m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
Behâfarid به‌آفرید m & f Persian
Derived from Persian به (beh) meaning "good" and آفرید (âfarid) meaning "creature".
Behdad بهداد m Persian
From Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with داد (dâd) "justice".
Behnaz بهناز f Persian
From Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" and ناز (naz) meaning "delight, comfort".
Behnoosh بهنوش f Persian
Means "good drink", from Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with نوش (nuš) "ambrosia, nectar".
Behnoush بهنوش f Persian
Variant transcription of Behnoosh.
Behrokh f Persian
Means "best face", from the Persian behtryn "best".
Behsat m Persian, Turkish
Turkish form and Persian variant of Behzad
Behta f Persian
Means "the best one" in Persian.
Behtash بِهتاش m Persian
Means "good friend; good companion" in Persian.
Behzad بهزاد m Persian
Means "noble, high-born, honorable", derived from Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with زاد (zâd) meaning "child, son".
Beyazid m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
Beyazit m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
Bijan بیژن m Persian, Literature
Modern form of Bizhan. In literature, Bijan is the name of a character in the 11th-century epic poem 'Shahnameh' written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi.
Bita بیتا f Persian
Bizhan m Persian
Later form of Vezhan, of which the meaning is uncertain. It may possibly be etymologically related to the New Persian verb بختن (bextan), which can mean "to sift" as well as "to sieve"... [more]
Bolour f Persian
Means "crystal" in Persian.
Bozorgmehr بزرگمهر m Persian
Derived from Persian بزرگ (bozorg) meaning "large, big, great" combined with مهر (mehr) meaning "kindness, mercy".
Chakavak چکاوک f Persian
Feminine Iranian given name from the word چکاوک (chakavak) meaning "lark".
Chehra چهره f Persian
Means "face, complexion".
Daara دارا m Persian
Variant transcription of Dara 3.
Dalir دلير‎ m Persian
Means "brave" in Persian.
Damoun m Gilaki
Means "jungle" in Gilaki.
Danahan f & m Uzbek (Arabized, Rare), Persian
Derived from Uzbek Dana "smart, intelligent and wise" and Han "leader, ruler or king/queen". Also means that "King/Queen of Wise" or "Unique"
Darab m Persian
Means "glory, power, wealth" in Persian. This is the name of a character in the Persian epic 'Shahnameh'.
Darakhshan f Persian
Means "luminous, brilliant, shining" in Persian.
Dariana f Persian
Feminine form of Dara 3.
Davood داوود m Persian
Alternate transcription of Davud.
Davoud داوود m Persian
Alternate transcription of Davud.
Delaram دل آرام f Persian
Modern form or transcription of Dilaram.
Delbar دلبر f Persian
Modern form or transcription of Dilbar.
Delvese f Gilaki
Means "heart's desire" in Gilaki.
Derafsh درفش‎ m Persian, Ancient Persian
Meaning, "the standard."
Diba دیبا f Persian, Indian, Arabic
Means "brocade (rich colourful silk)" in Persian.
Didar ديدار m & f Persian, Kazakh, Pakistani, Turkmen
This name can be derived from the Persian noun دید (did) meaning "sight, vision" as well as from the Persian noun دیدار (didar) meaning "meeting, encounter, visit".... [more]
Dil دل f Persian
Means "heart" in Persian
Dilaram دلارام, دل آرام f Persian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "quiet-hearted" or "peaceful-hearted", derived from the Persian noun دل (dil) meaning "heart" (see Avtandil) combined with the Persian adjective آرام (aram) meaning "quiet, calm, tranquil"... [more]
Dilbar دلبر f Persian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Pakistani, Tatar
Basically means "one who captures hearts", derived from the Persian noun دل (dil) meaning "heart" (see Avtandil) combined with Persian بر (bar) meaning "one who has taken, one who bears"... [more]
Dildar دلدار m & f Persian, Kazakh
Basically means "one who holds a heart", derived from the Persian noun دل (dil) meaning "heart" (see Avtandil) combined with the Persian suffix دار (dar) meaning "possessor" (see Eldar)... [more]
Djamileh f Persian, Theatre
Possibly a Persian form of Jamila.
Donya f Persian
Means "world".
Dunyazad f Persian
Unknown. This was the sister of Scheherazade, the storyteller in Arabian Nights.
Durr-e-najaf درنجف f Persian
Feminine name meaning "Gem or a precious stone of Najaf city". Najaf is one of the holy sites of Shiite Islam.
Ebadollah عبادالله m Persian
Persian form of Ibadullah.
Edris ادریس m Arabic, Persian, Maguindanao
Alternate transcription of Idris 1 as well as the Persian and Maguindanao form.
Eghlima اقلیما f Persian
The name of the first daughter of Adam... [more]
Ehteram احترام f Persian
Means "respect" or "to respect", ultimately from the Arabic احترام (iḥtirām)
Eiliar ايليار m Turkish, Persian
Variant of Elyar.
Elahe f Persian
Variant of Elaheh.
Elika الیکا f Persian, Mazanderani
Means "a blooming, fruitful tree" in Persian.
Elmira المیرا f Iranian
Elnaz الناز f Persian
From Turkic el meaning "country, society" combined with Persian ناز (naz) meaning "delight, comfort, coquetry, affectation".
Elyar ايليار m Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz (Rare), Turkish, Persian
Derived from Old Turkic el meaning "country, state, society" (see Eldar) combined with the Persian noun یار (yar) meaning "friend, companion" as well as "assistant, helper".... [more]
Emami امامی f & m Persian
Meaning: ?
Emitsa f Persian
Very rare Persian female name.
Enayatollah عنایت‌الله m Persian
Persian form of Inayatullah. A notable bearer of this name was the Iranian historian and philosopher Enayatollah Reza (1920-2010).
Esfandiar اسفندیار m Persian, Persian Mythology, Literature
Modern Persian form of Sepandiar, which was the early New Persian form of the Middle Persian name Spandadat. The latter name ultimately comes from the Avestan name Spentodata, which means "given by (the) holy"... [more]
Esfandyar اسفندیار m Persian
Variant transcription of Esfandiar.
Eshaq اسحاق m Persian
Persian form of Ishaq.
Esmael اسماعیل m Filipino, Maguindanao, Persian
Maguindanao form of Ismail as well as a Persian alternate transcription of Esmail.
Esmat عصمت m & f Arabic, Persian
Arabic variant transcription of 'Ismat as well as the usual Persian form.
Espahbod اسپهبد m Mazanderani
Fachreddin الدين ‎فخر m Iranian
Variant of Fakhr al-din.
Fakhr-un-nissa فخر النسا f Persian
The name of Mughal princess meaning "glory of women".
Farahnaz فرحناز f & m Persian
Derived from Arabic فَرَح (faraḥ) meaning "happiness, gladness, joy" combined with Persian ناز (nâz) meaning "delight, comfort".
Farajollah فرج‌الله m Persian
Persian form of Farajullah. A known bearer of this name was the Iranian film director Farajollah Salahshoor (1952-2016).
Faramarz فرامرز m Persian Mythology, Persian
Means "one who forgives" from Persian آمرزیدن (âmorzidan) meaning "to forgive". This is the name of a hero in the Persian epic Shahnameh.
Faranak فرانک f Persian
Etymology uncertain - it may be a form of Parvaneh, parvanek which means "little butterfly" and refers to the Persian lynx or caracal, or be derived from the Middle Persian plwʾnk' (parwānag) meaning "guide, leader".
Farangis فَرَنگیس f Persian, Persian Mythology
This is the name of a female character in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'. Farangis is the wife of Siavash and mother of Kay Khosrow.
Faraz فراز m Persian, Urdu
Means "ascent, height, elevation" in Persian.
Farbod m Ancient Persian, Persian
The name refers to an ancient Persian figure known to be the keeper or protector of the glory.
Fardin فردین m Persian
Farheng فرهنگ m Ancient Persian, Mazanderani
Means "knowledge, education" in Mazanderani.
Fariba f Persian
Means "charming, enticing" in Persian.
Farideh فریده f Persian
Persian form of Farida.
Farishtah فرشته f Persian
Variant transcription of Fereshteh.
Fariyane فریانه f Persian
Derived from Parthian fryʾng‎ (fryānag, friyānag) meaning “friend, beloved”.
Farkhondeh فرخنده f Persian
Means "lucky, fortunate, blessed" in Persian.
Farnaz فرناز f Persian
Derived from Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance, luster" combined with ناز (nâz) meaning "luxury, comfort".
Farsane f Persian
Variant of Farzaneh.
Farshad فرشاد m Persian
From Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, beauty, brilliance" combined with شاد (šâd) meaning "glad, happy, cheerful".
Farshid فرشید m & f Persian
From Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance" and شید (šid) meaning "light, shine".
Farsiris f Persian (Rare)
Possibly a Persian form of Parysatis. The name Parysatis was borne by one of the wives of Alexander the Great, the youngest daughter of Artaxerxes III of Persia.
Farydeh f Persian
Variant transcription of Farideh.
Farzad فرزاد m Persian
Means "splendid birth" derived from Persian فر (farr) meaning "splendour, brilliance, lustre" combined with -زاد (-zâd) meaning "child, son, offspring".
Farzan فرزان‎ m Persian
Means "wise; reasonable; intelligent" in Persian.
Farzana فرزانه f Persian
It means “wise” in Persian/Farsi. This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this would be pronounced as Farzaneh in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran).
Farzane فرزانه f Persian
Variant transcription of Farzaneh or a feminine form of Farzan.
Fathollah فتح‌الله m Persian
Persian form of Fathullah. A notable bearer of this name was the Iranian prime minister Fathollah Khan Akbar (1878-1967).
Feizollah فیض‌اله‌ m Persian
Persian form of Faizullah.
Fereshte فرشته f Persian
Variant transcription of Fereshteh.
Foozhan فوژان f Persian
Euphonious
Forough فروغ f Persian
Means "brightness" in Persian.
Freema f Persian
Freema comes from the Persian word "raha" meaning free.
Freydoon فریدون m Persian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Fereydoun.
Gelareh گلاره f Persian
Derived from Southern Kurdish گِلارە‎ (gilare) meaning “eye, pupil”.
Ghasem قاسم‎‎ m Persian
Persian form of Qasim.
Ghazal غزل f Persian
This name is derived from an Arabic word of the same name which is a form of lyrical love poetry.
Ghazaleh غزاله f Persian
Means "doe, gazelle" in Persian.
Ghiyas غیاث‌ m Persian
Means "help, assistance, support, protection" in Persian.
Gholam Reza غلامرضا m Persian
Combination of Gholam and Reza. Though usually transcribed into Latin characters with a dash or a space, it is not written with a space in Persian.
Giti گیتی f Persian
Means "universe, world" in Persian.
Giv گيو‎ m Persian, Persian Mythology
A character in the Shahnameh
Golaleh گلاله f Persian
Possibly means "bouquet of flowers".
Golandam گل‌اندام f Persian
Derived from the Persian noun گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" combined with the Persian noun اندام (andam) meaning "member, limb" as well as "body, figure".... [more]
Golchehreh گلچهره f Persian
Derived from the Persian noun گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" combined with the Persian noun چهره (chehre) meaning "visage, face, appearance, countenance".... [more]
Golrang گلرنگ f Persian
Means "flower coloured" in Persian.
Golrokh گلرخ f Persian
Persian form of Gulrukh.
Golshifteh گلشیفته f Persian (Rare)
From Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" combined with شیفته (šifte) "loving, amorous, infatuated".... [more]
Gordafarid گردآفريد‎ f Persian
Gurdāfarīd is one of the heroines in the Shāhnāmeh.
Gulkiraz كراز‎‎ گل f Turkish, Persian
Means "cherry blossom". From Gul (گل‎) meaning "flower" and Kiraz (كراز‎‎) meaning "cherry".
Gurvan گوروان‎‎ m Persian
Hadis حدیث f Persian
Derived from Arabic حَدِيث (ḥadīṯ) meaning "story, tale" or "hadith", referring to records of the sayings and actions of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
Hafez حافظ m Arabic, Persian
Means "guardian, keeper, custodian" in Arabic (see Hafiz).
Hakimeh حکیمه f Persian
it means wise woman.
Haleh هاله f Persian
Persian form of Hala.
Haliya f Persian, Arabic
Means "adorned with jewelry" in Arabic.
Hamid Reza حمیدرضا m Persian
Combination of Hamid 1 and Reza. Though usually transcribed into Latin characters with a dash or a space, it is not written with a space in Persian.
Hamid-Reza حمیدرضا m Persian
Alternate transcription of Hamid Reza.
Hamidreza حمیدرضا m Persian
Alternate transcription of Hamid Reza.
Hamzeh حمزه m Persian, Arabic
Alternate transcription of Hamza as well as the Persian form.
Hangama هنگامه f Persian
This is how the name is pronounced in the Kabuli form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Afghanistan), whereas this would be pronounced as Hengameh in the Tehrani form of Persian/Farsi (the main standard dialect of Persian/Farsi in Iran)... [more]
Hanieh هانیه f Persian
Persian form of Haniyya.
Haseem m Persian
Variant of Hashem.
Hedieh هديه f Persian
Persian form of Hadiyya.
Hediyeh f Persian
Persian form of Hadiyya.
Heidar حیدر m Persian
Variant transcription of Heydar.
Helya f Persian
Means "sunshine" in Persian.
Hemat همت m Persian
Means "determination, will" or "endeavour" in Persian.
Hengameh هنگامه f Persian
Possibly derived from Persian هنگام (hengam) meaning "time; occasion; season".
Hirbod m Persian
Iranian translation of Herbert.
Homa هما f Persian, Persian Mythology
The name of a griffin- or phoenix-like bird in Iranian mythology and Sufi tradition.
Homaira f Persian, Pakistani
Means "rosy-cheeked woman" in Persian.
Homayoun همایون m Persian
Means "blessed, sacred, fortunate" in Persian.
Hooman هومن m Persian
Means "good thought" from Avestan hu meaning "good" and man meaning "to think".
Hooshang هوشنگ m Persian Mythology, Persian
Alternate transcription of Houshang.
Hormuzd m Persian
Variant of Hormizd.
Hoshmand هوشمند f Persian
The name of a Mughal princess meaning "prudent, wise".
Houshang هوشنگ m Persian Mythology, Persian
From the Avestan name Haoshyangha possibly meaning "good choice" or "wise choice", from Proto-Iranian hu meaning "good, well" or Middle Persian ōš meaning "intelligence, wisdom" and a second uncertain element šyah perhaps meaning "selecting, deciding"... [more]
Hushang هوشنگ m Persian Mythology, Persian
Alternate transcription of Houshang.
Ibadat m & f Kazakh, Persian, Turkish, Arabic
Derived from the Turkish word ibadet, meaning "worship" (ultimately derived from Arabic ibādat). Used in Kazakh, Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Turkmen, Tajik, Uzbek, & Pashto languages.
Insiya أنسباء f Arabic (Rare), Urdu (Rare), Hindi (Rare), Persian (Rare)
Means "humanity", from Arabic انسن (ʾinsān) "human".
Iraj ایرج‎ m Persian
From the Middle Persian Ērič, derived from ēr meaning "an Iranian" or "noble". In Persian traditional history he was the youngest son of Fereydoun and the eponymous hero of the Iranians... [more]
Iran ایران f Persian
Irsa f Persian
Persian/Urdu name from the Greek Iris meaning “rainbow”
Isa f Persian
Means "strong-willed" in Persian
Ismahan f Somali, Persian (Rare), Arabic (Rare)
Variant of Asmahan. This spelling is more typically used within the Somali diaspora.
Ismahen f Arabic, Persian
Variant of Ismahan, means « excellence seeker » or « spiritual haven ».
Izad m Persian, Arabic
Means "advocacy, loyalty, support".
Jahansouz جهانسوز m Persian
Iranian form of the older Persian given name Jahansuz, which means "the burning of the world". It was derived from Persian جهان (jahân) meaning "world, universe" combined with Persian سوز (suz) meaning "burning" (ultimately from the Persian intransitive verb سوختن (sukhtan) or (suxtan) "to burn, to be burnt").
Jalileh جلیله f Persian
Persian form of Jalila.
Jan m & f Kazakh, Persian
Kazakh word that translates to "soul" (ultimately derived from Persian). Often used in the same context as "dear" in Kazakh and other Islamic languages, as in the Kazakh name Muhammedjan, which translates to "dear Muhammed" in Kazakh.
Jana جانا f Persian
Jana is a Persian name which means "my darling" or "my soul".
Janpolad جان‌پولاد m Persian (Rare), Armenian (Archaic)
Derived from the Persian noun جان (jan) meaning "soul" (ultimately from Middle Persian gyān) combined with the Persian noun پولاد (polad) or (pulad) meaning "steel" (ultimately from Middle Persian pōlāwad).
Javansher جوانشیر m Persian
Means "young lion", derived from the Persian adjective جوان (javan) meaning "young, youthful" (ultimately from Middle Persian ǰuwān) combined with the Persian noun شیر (sher) meaning "lion" (see Sher).... [more]