Iranian Boy & Girl Names

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Iranian Names

Iranian names refer to baby names that are routinely used in the country of Iran or in Iranian culture. Most Iranian names are of Persian origin, as Iran was formerly known as Persia. Persian Names are rapidly becoming popular in the US and Europe due to their elegance and beauty, their air of royalty, and homage to ancient artesian civilizations. Our Iranian baby names list contains popularity information, pronunciations and accurate origin and meanings data along with historical tidbits and unique pop culture references for each baby name. If you’re looking to honor your heritage, peruse our collection of common Iranian names for boys and girls.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Khurshid Boy Persian Sun
Leyla Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...
Masood Boy Arabic Prosperous; joyful
Mehrdad Boy Afghan Gift of the Sun
Mehri Girl Afghan Kind, affectionate
Mohammed Boy Arabic Praised one; pra...
Nadir Boy Hebrew Oath
Nasrin Girl Persian Wild rose; sweet...
Pari Girl Persian Fairy
Parisa Girl Persian Spritely; fairy-...
Raheem Boy Persian Merciful, kind, ...
Rahim Boy Persian Merciful, kind, ...
Roshan Both Persian Shining, splendid
Roshanara Girl Persian Light of the ass...
Rostam Boy Persian Tall; strong
Rudāba Girl Persian She of the river...
Rudabah Girl Persian She of the river...
Rudābeh Girl Persian She of the river...
Sardar Boy Persian Head man; nobleman
Sarfraz Boy Persian Holding one's he...
Shah Boy Persian King, emperor
Shahjahan Boy Persian King of the world
Shahnawaz Boy Persian Cherisher of kings
Soraya Girl Persian The Pleiades
Soroush Boy Persian Messenger, Angel
Suhrab Boy Persian Hero’s son
Suri Girl Hebrew Princess
Taj Boy Sanskrit Crown
Yasmin Girl Persian Jasmine