Iran (formerly Persia) has a large Islamic population, and many Persian names are used there along with Arabic Muslim names. However, many names are rooted in the Ancient Persian language and have evolved into names commonly used today. 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 Persian 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 Persian Names for boys and girls.