Persian Boy & Girl Names

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Persian Names

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.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Jabir Boy Arabic Comforter, conso...
Jamshed Boy Persian Bright or radian...
Jamshid Boy Persian Bright or radian...
Jasper Boy Persian Treasurer; spott...
Javed Boy Persian Exempth from dea...
Jawid Boy Afghan Timeless, eternal
Kabir Boy Arabic Magnificent; great
Kahkushan Girl Persian Galaxy
Kamran Boy Persian Prosperous
Khurshed Girl Persian Sun
Khursheed Boy Persian Sun
Kushi Both Indian Living happily
Lale Girl Persian Tulip
Leila Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...
Leilah Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...
Leyla Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...
Mahtab Boy Persian Light of the moon
Mehtab Boy Persian Light of the moon
Mina Girl Germanic Will, desire + h...
Nadir Boy Hebrew Oath
Nadira Girl Persian Rare, precious
Nafeesa Girl Arabic Excellent, valua...
Nargis Girl Greek Sleep; torpor
Nargiz Girl Greek Sleep; torpor
Naseem Boy Persian Gentle breeze
Nasreen Girl Persian Wild rose
Nasrin Girl Persian Wild rose; sweet...
Naveed Boy Persian Good tiding
Nawsheen Girl Persian Sweet
Neelam Girl Persian Blue sapphire