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
Shahnawaz Boy Persian Cherisher of kings
Shahnaz Girl Persian Glory of kings
Shahrazad Girl Arabic Urbanite
Shahzad Boy Persian Prince
Shakeela Girl Arabic Pretty, shapely
Shakilah Girl Persian Pretty, shapely
Shamshad Both Persian Box tree
Sher Boy Persian Lion
Shirin Girl Persian Sweet, charming
Shirina Girl Persian Sweet, charming
Sirdar Boy Persian Head man; nobleman
Suri Girl Hebrew Princess
Taj Boy Sanskrit Crown
Taja Girl Sanskrit Crown
Thamina Girl Persian Precious, valuable
Xerxes Boy Persian Chief
Yaqub Boy Hebrew Supplanted; held...
Zarina Girl Persian Gold
Zarreena Girl Persian Golden
Zayba Girl Persian Beautiful, pretty
Zenana Girl Persian Woman
Zenda Girl Persian Holy, sacred
Zuleyka Girl Arabic Fair