Monthly Archives: August 2006

Persian Girl Names





aazam/ azam Greatest; supreme


AbAn 8th month of the Iranian calendar; Name of an angel

آبان بانو

AbAnbanu (Z) Name of women during Achaemenid era

آبان دخت

AbAndokht Name of Darius III’s wife


abbAseh (A) Name of Harun al-Rashid’s sister; Lioness


abrisham Silk


Adeleh (A) Just


adileh (A) Alike, equal; just


Adileh (T)(K) Just


AfAgh Horizons


Afari Praise


Afarin/Afareen Praise; also means to create; Name of a tone in Persian music


afrA Praise; Maple tree


afrand Bright, illuminating


afrooz/afrouz Illuminating, dazzling


afrouzeh Illuminating, dazzling


afri A character in Shahnameh (Siamak’s daughter-in-law)


afsAn /afson Fascinating; a fable, story


afsAneh /afsoneh A story of past events; a fairy tale; a charm
افسر afsar Crown
افشک afshak Dew
افشنگ afshang Dew
افشان afshAn/afshAwn Sprinkling; scattering
افشانه afshAneh/afshAwneh Sprinkling; scattering
افشید afshid Splendour of the sun
افشیده afshideh Splendour of the sun
افشینه afshineh/afschineh
افسون afsoon/afsoun Charm, spell, bewitchment; a fascination
آفتاب AftAb Sun
عقدس aghdas Religious
عقیق aghigh (A) Name of a stone
آهنگ Ahang Harmony, melody, tune
عهدیه ahdiyeh/Ahdieh (A) Covenant follower
آهو Ahou/Ahoo Deer
اختر akhtar Star; Name of a flower (Arrowroot, Indian shot)
اکرم akram (A) Honorable; great
آلاله AlAleh A flower (Buttercup)
آلیش Alish (T) Flame, flammable
عالیه Aliyeh Noble, highest social standing; great
آلما AlmA (T) Apple
الماس almAss Diamond
الیا alyA (G) Marshmallows (a pink-flowered perennial herb)
عنبر anbar (A) Ambergris
آمنه Ameneh/Amineh (A) Truthful; Sincere; Name of Mohammad‘s mother
آمیتریس Amestris = amestris Friend, companion; Name of Khashayar’s (Xerxes) wife; Name of Dariush II’s daughter
امیربانو amirbanou/amirbanu/amirbanoo
امیره amireh (A) A female ruler
آمیتیس Amitis Name of one of Kourosh the Great’s wife
آموتیا AmutiyA Damsel (in Zand)
آمیتریس Amitris
آنا AnA (T) Mother
آناهیتا AnAhitA = AnAhid Name of deity worshipped by ancient Iranians (Goddess of water)
انارام anArAm Endless light
آندیا AndiA Name of Ardeshir I’s (Achaemenid) Babylonian wife
اندیشه andisheh Thought
انیس anis (A) A friend, companion
انیسا anisA (A) A friend, companion
انیسه aniseh (A) A friend, companion
آنیتا AnitA The plant Myrtle (in Zand)
آنوش anoosh/anoush Immortal
انوشا anoshA Joy
انوشک anoushak Name of women during Sassanid era; Eternal
انوشه anusheh/anoosheh Happy, fortunate; Eternal
انور anvar (A) Brighter
آرا ArA Ornament, decoration
آرام بانو ArAm-banou Quiet Lady, peaceful lady, tranquil lady
آرسته Arasteh Adorned
آراسته ArAsteh Adorned
ارستو arastu A swallow
آرایه ArAyeh Adorn; ornament
آرزو Arezoo Wish; A character in Shahnameh (Salm’s wife and Fereydoon’s daughter-in-law)


arghavAn Reddish Purple; Name of a tree whose flower is red (Judas tree, Redbud tree,  love tree)
آرین Arin
ارمغان armaghAn Gift
آرمان ArmAn Ideal, hope, aspiration 
آرمیلا ArmillA
آرمین دخت Armindokht Cheerful girl; Name of ancient princesses
آرمیتا ArmitA Righteous, virtuous, good
ارنواز arnavAz Eloquent speaker; A character in Shahnameh (Jamshid‘s sister)
اروسا arousA/arusA Name of an Indian plant
آروشا / اروشا AroushA/ArooshA  = aroushA/arooshA White; bright
آرتا ArtA = artA Country (in Zand)
آرتادخت ArtAdokht = artAdokht Secretary of Treasury of a Parthian (Ashkanian) king (Ardavan IV); also name of Sassanid queen; Righteous and truthful girl
آرتمیس Artemis = Artemiz Speaker of truth; Female Admiral of the Persian navy during Xerxes reign
آرتنوس Artoonis/Artunis/Artounis Truthful; Name of the daughter of one of Dariush’s generals
اروانه arvAneh A wild violet
آریا AryA/AriA AryAn
آریان AryAn/AriAn Related, belonging to the AryAns
آرین Aryan/Ariane Aryan
آریانا AryAnA/AriAnA Related , belonging to the AryAns
ارزین arzin Valuable
آسا AsA Decoration; Majesty; Like, similar to; quiet; Name of Shapour II Sassani’s sister
عسل asal Honey
آسام AsAm
آصفه Asefeh (A) Wise woman
اشرف ashraf (A) Nobler or Noblest
آسیا Asia/AssiA Asia
آسیه Asieh The name of Pharoah’s wife who educated Moses
آسمان AsmAn Sky
آسمانه AsmAneh Sky
آتاناز AtAnAz Father’s sweetheart, daddy’s girl
عاطفه Atefeh (A) Affection
آتنا AtenA
آتنه Ateneh
آتسا AtessA AtoosA
عطیفه atifeh (A) Gentle, docile woman
آتیشه Atisheh Fire
atiyeh (A) Gift
آتوسا AtoosA/AtusA/AtousA/AtoussA (Z) Name of Kourosh‘s (the great) daughter, who was also the 1st wife of Darius I, and mother of KhashayAr; also name of Cambyses‘ (Sassanid) wife
آتوشه Atoosheh Name of King Shapur’s aunt (the classical Atoosa)
آوا AvA Voice, call
آوند Avand Vessel;  proof; a throne
آوازه AvAzeh Voice
آوید Avid
آویده Avideh Divine abundance
آوین Avin (K) Love
آویسا AvisA (K) Clear water
آویش Avish Wild marjoram, oregano, thyme
آویشن Avishan Wild marjoram, oregano, thyme
آویشه Avisheh Wild marjoram, oregano, thyme
آویز Aviz A pendant
آویزه Avizeh A pendant
آویژه Avizheh Pure; beloved
آیدا AydA (T) In the moon; 
آیدان AydAn/َAydon (T) From the moon; Resembling the moon (beautiful)
آیه Ayeh (A)
آیلا AylA (T) Moonlight; Halo around the moon
آیلین Aylin (T) Halo (around the moon)
آیناز AynAz (T) The moon’s sweetheart
آیسا AysA (T) Resembling the moon (beautiful)
آیسان AysAn (T) Resembling the moon (beautiful)
آیسل Aysa= AysAl(T) Resembling the moon (beautiful)
آیسان AysAn/Ayson (T) Resembling the moon (beautiful)
آیتان Aytan (T) One resembling the moon (as in beauty) 
آزاده AzAdeh Noble; A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasp’s mother)
آزاد دخت AzAd-dokht Free girl
آزادمهر AzAdmehr
آذر Azar Fire, 9th month of the Iranian calendar
آذرافروز Azarafrouz Illuminating fire; Phoenix
آذرک Azarak Small fire; Name of the daughter of a Sassanid king (Yazdgerd III) 
آذرخش Azarakhsh Flash of fire
آذران AzarAn Fiery, fires
آذرجهر Azarchehr Essence of fire
آذرداد AzardAd Given by fire
آذردخت Azardokht Daughter of fire
آذرفروز Azarfrouz
آذرگل Azargol A flower (Windflower)
آذرگون AzArgun/Azargoon The color of fire; Name of a flower
آذرین Azarin Chamomile flower; Related to fire; A Achaemenid princess who was also a general 
آذرمهر Azarmehr Name of a fire temple
آزرمیدخت Azarmidokht = Azarmdokht = Azarm     Daughter of Khosrow Parviz Sassani, sister of Pourandokht, and 2nd Queen who ruled over the Sasanian Empire
آذرمینا AzarminA The fiery liquid used in enameling
آذرنوش Azarnoush/Azarnoosh/Azarnush Name of a fire temple; Eternal fire;  Name of a female Sassanid general
آذرشین Azarshin A salamander
آذروان Azarvan
آذریاس AzaryAs/AzaryAss Gum of wild rue
آژند Azhand Name of a flower
آذین Azin Decoration, ornament
آذین بانو Azinbanu/Azinbanoo Lovely, graceful lady
آذین دخت Azindokht Lovely, graceful girl
آزیتا AzitA Name of an Iranian princess
عزیز aziz (A) Precious, dear
عزیزه azizeh (A) Precious, dear



بابوک BAbuk Chamomile flowers
بدری Badri /BadrA (A) Full moon
بدریه Badrieh  (A) Woman with a face like the moon (beautiful, round, bright)
بها BahA Price, value
بهاک BAhak Name of a bird
بهار BahAr Spring (season)
بهارک BahArak A plant (Corydalis)
بهاره BahAreh Someone who brings the spring (or a sprint flower); related, belonging to spring
بهاربانو BahAr-banoo The blooming princess
بهامین BahAmin/BahAmeen Spring
بهرامن BahrAman Ruby
بامی BAmi Bright, radiant
بامیک BAmik/BAmeek Radiant, shining
بامین BAmin/BAmeen Bright, radiant, shining
بنفشه Banafsheh A flower (Violet, Pansy)
باناز BAnAz Coquettish
بانو BAnoo/ Banou Lady; wife of “Babak-e Khoram Din”, she fought side by side  her husband, against the Arab invasion and occupation of Iran
بانویه BAnouyeh
باران BArAn Rain
بارانک BArAnak A tree (Mountain ash, Checker tree)
بارانه BArAneh
برسین Barsin/Barsine Clover; daughter of the King Darius III, married to Alexander the Great, who is also called EstatirA 
برسینا BarsinA Name of a plant
به آفرید Beh-Afarid Good creation; A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb‘s daughter and Esfandiyar’s sister)
به آفرین Beh-Afarin Noble
به آرا BehArA Best ornament, decoration
به آذر BehAzar Best fire
به آذین BehAzin Best ornament, decoration
به بها BehbahA Best price
بهدله Behdeleh ?
بهدیس Behdis Good color
بهدخت Behdokht Best girl
بهشته Beheshteh Paradise
بهی Behi Goodness
بهین Behin Best; Selected
بهینه Behineh Best, approved
بههن Behin Best
بهجان BehjAn
بهجت Behjat (A) Joyful; beautiful
بهمیس Behmis
بهناک BehnAk ?
بهناز BehnAz Elegant,; coquette
بهنوش Behnoush Pleasant
بهرخ Behrokh Friendly face
بهرو Behrou/Behroo Friendly face
بهشید Behshid ?
بهتام BehtAm/BahtAm Name of the angel in charge of the winds
بهتن Behtan Strong beauty; A character in Shahnameh (Arjasb’s daughter)
برسابه Bersabeh
بی بی Bibi Lady
بی بی ناز BibinAz Coy Lady; Elegant Lady
بیدخت Bidokht The planet Venus
بیتا BitA Unique; beautiful
بلور Bolour Crystal
بوبک Boubak A kind of bird (Hoopoe)
بوران BourAn ?
بوران دخت BourAn-dokht ?
بوسه Bouseh Kiss



کاملیا CAmeliA /KAmeliA A flower (Camellia)
کاساندان CAssAndAn/CAssAndawn/KAssandAn Name of one Kurosh the Great’s wife
چلیپا ChalipA A flower (Stock-gillyflower); Cross
چکا ChakA A lark
چکامه ChAkAmeh/ChekAmeh A poem exceeding 18 couplets
چکاوک ChakAvak Name of a bird
چمن Chaman An orchard; a green field; bluegrass
چمان ChamAn Strutting; a goblet of wine
چمانه ChamAneh A goblet of wine; The cup of Jamshid
چامه ChAmeh Melody, song, poetry
چشمک Cheshmak Wink; Name of a plant (Eyebright)
چیکا ChikA Name of a bird
چیستا ChistA (Z) Female angel personifying religious wisdom
چیترا ChitrA



دلیله Dalileh Clear and bright way
دامینه DAmineh ?
دانا DAnA/DAwnA/DonA Wise
دانه DAneh Seed
دریا DaryA Sea
دریاناز DaryAnAz Glory of the sea
دریانه DaryAneh
داور DAvar Arbitrator
دل افرز Delafrouz Heart and soul illuminator
 دل آرا DelArA Beloved; a sweetheart; A character in Shahnameh (DArA’w wife and Roshanak’s mother)
دلارام DelArAm Quiet-hearted; A character in Shahnameh (Bahram-gur’s lover)
دل آسا DelAsA Soothing
دل آویز DelAviz
دلبند Delband Beloved
دلبر Delbar Charming, Sweetheart, heart-ravisher
دلکش Delkash Fascinating, attractive
دلنواز DelnavAz Kind
دلناز DelnAz Sweetheart
دلربا DelrobA A beloved object; Name of a stone
دلشاد DelshAd Happy
دلیار DelyAr Sweetheart
دنا DenA Name of a mountain & mountain peak in Iran
دیبا DibA Brocade
دینا DinA Dinah; also means judge
دینک Dinak = Dinag A just judge; Name of Sassanian queen (Yazdgerd II’s wife)
دینه Dineh Yesterday
دنیا DonyA /DoniA (A) World
دنیاناز DonyAnAz Glory of the world
دنیازاد DonyAzAd
دردانه DordAneh Pearl
دری Dori A sparkling star glittering like a gem
درنا DornA A bird (Crane)
درناز DornAz Precious
Dorreh Big Pearl
درسا DorsA Pearl like



عفت Effat (A) A modest woman
افتخار EftekhAr Glory
احترام EhterAm (A) Respect
الهه ElAheh (A) Goddess
الهام ElhAm (A) Inspiration, revelation
الیکا ElikA Mother Earth ; a blooming, fruitful tree
الیزه Elizeh Name of a district in the town of Rudbar
المیرا ElmirA (T) Devoted to the tribe
الناز ElnAz (T) A girl whose coquetry is the most perfect of all
امیتیس Emitis
انسی Ensi (A) Friend, companion
انسیه Ensiyeh (A) Friend, companion
ارم Eram Paradise
اریکا EricA/ErikA A plant (Heather, Heath)
عصمت Esmat (A) Pure
اِستاتیرا/ سِتاتیرا EstatirA = Statira/Stateira Name of a King Darius III’s daughter who married Alexander the Great,  who is known as Barsin; Also, name of Darius III’s wife (Barsin’s mother)
استر Ester Star; Esther; Name of Xerxes’ (Khashayar Shah) Jewish wife
ایلا EylA ?



فائقه/ فایقه FA’egeh(A)
فائزه/ فایزه FA’ezeh/FA’izeh(A) Victorious, winner
فقیهه Faghiheh (A) A woman learned in law and divinity
فهیمه Fahimeh (A) Learned
فاخره FAkhereh Precious
فخری Fakhri (A) Glory
فاخته FAkhteh A ring dove
فلامک Falamak
فرح Farah (A) Joy, happiness, cheerfulness
فرحناز FarahnAz Joy
فرانک FarAnak Characters in Shahnameh (Fereidoun‘s mother; also name of one Bahram-gur’s wives); Butterfly
فرانه FarAneh = FarAnak
فرنگ Farang ?
فرنگیس Farangis A character in Shahnameh (AfrAsiAb‘s daughter, married to SiAvush and mother of Kai-khosrow)
فریبا FaribA Charming, enticing
فریدا FaridA
فریده Farideh Unique, precious
فردخت Fardokht Beautiful girl
فریفته Farifteh Enamoured
فریما FarimA Our beautiful and lovable one
فریماه FarimAh Glorious moon
فریمهر Farimehr / Farrimehr Glorious sun
فرین Farin Best
فرینام FarinAm Glorious name
فریناز FarinAz Perfection, excellence, completion, utmost level
فرینوش Farinoush Pleasant and sweet
فاریا FAryA/FAriA ?
فریا FaryA/FariA Friend
فرخنده Farkhondeh Happy, joyous
فرمهر Farmehr Splendor of the sun
فرناز FarnAz Splendid coquetry, glorious coquetry
فرنیا FarniA Noble family; Having great ancestors
فرنوش Farnoush
فرخ رو Farokhrou Beautiful face
فرخروز/ فرخ روز Farokhrouz Splendid day
فریّن Farrin Glorified
فریّن چهر Farrinchehr
فرشیده Farshideh Bright, radiant
فرزانک FarzAnak
فرزانه FarzAneh Wise
فتّانه FatAneh (A) A temptress, seducer
فاطمه FAtemeh / Fautemeh (A) A woman who weans her child; The name of Mohammad‘s daughter
فردوس Ferdoss (A) Paradise
فرشته Fereshteh Angel
فریال FeryAl/FiryAl (A) Beautiful; Having a good voice; Name of a bird
فتنه Fetneh Seduction
فیلا FilA (G) Lover
فیروزه Firouzeh/Feerouzeh/Firuzeh/Firoozeh Turquoise
فلورا = فلور FlorA = Flor Flora
فوژان FojAn/FozhAn A loud voice or sound
فروغ Forough Splendor, light, brightness
فروز Forouz/Foruz Shining, light
فروزا ForouzA Shining
فروزان ForouzAn Shining
فروزنده Forouzandeh Shining



گلاره GelAreh (K) Pupil of the eye (in Kurdish)
گلایل GelAyol A flower (Gladiola)
گلاویژ GelAvizh (K) Name of a star
قمر Ghamar (A) Moon
غمزه Ghamzeh Coquetry
قشنگ Ghashang Pretty
قاسدک GhAssedak A flower (Dandelion)
غزل Ghazal (A) A sonnet
غزال GhazAl Gazelle
غزاله GhazAleh Gazelle
قدسی Ghodsi Holy, sacred, angel
غنچه Ghoncheh Flower bud
گیلدا GildA Gold
گیسو Gisou/Guisoo Women’s hair, ringlet, tress
گیسی Gisi/Guisi A fragrant rose
گیتا GitA/GuitA A kind of song
گیتی Giti/Guiti World, universe
گوهر Gohar Gem, jewel
گوهرشاد GoharshAd The founder of the Goharshad mosque who was the wife of the Timurid king  Shahrokh and Teymour’s daughter-in-law
گلاب GolAb Rose water
گل افشار Golafsar Crown of flowers
گل افشان GolafshAn Scattering flowers
گلک Golak A plant (Micromeria)
گلاره GolAleh A bunch of flowers
گل اندام GolandAm Name of Persian queen (wife of Bahram Goor Sassani); beautiful body
گلاره GolarA Gracing flowers
گلاویز GolAviz Name of a plant (Fuchsia)
گل آذین GolAzin Decorating flowers
گلبهار GolbahAr A flower (Winter Aconite); Spring flower
گلبان GolbAn Keeper of flowers
گلبانو/ گل بانو GolbAnu Delicate and beautiful lady
گلبرگ Golbarg Petal
گلبو Golbu/Golboo Fragrant
گلچهر Golchehr Essence of a flower (beautiful)
گلچهره Golchehreh Face like a flower (beautiful)
گلدار GoldAr Possessing roses, flowers
گلدوز Goldooz/Goldouz Embroidered with flowers
گلی Goli Rose-colored, rosy
گلگون Golgoon/Golgoun Vermilion; A character in Shahnameh (Name of Shirin’s horse)
گلمهر Golmehr Flower of kindness, love
گلنام GolnAm Beautiful name
گلنار GolnAr Flower of the Pomegranate tree; A character in Shahnameh (one of Ardavan’s maidens)
گل نسرین Gol-nasrin Chamomile flowers
گلنواز GolnavAz Keeper of flowers
گلناز GolnAz Cute like a flower; A flower (Sun plant, Stonecrop)
گلنسا GolnessA Daughter of a flower
گلنوش Golnoush/Golnoosh A song from old Iranian music; Nectar
گلپر Golpar Garden angelica
گلپری Golpari Beautiful lady; fairy-like
گلرنگ Golrang Rose-colored; Color of a flower
گلریز Golriz A plant (Micromeria); Person scattering flowers
گلرخ Golrokh Face like a flower; Rosy cheeked 
گلرو Golrou/Golru/Golroo Face like a flower 
گلسا GolsA One resembling a flower (as in beauty, or excellence) 
گلسان GolsAn One resembling a flower (as in beauty, or excellence) 
گلشاد GolshAd Happy
گلشهر Golshahr A  character in Shahnameh (PirAn’s wife and Jarireh’s mother)
گلشن Golshan A flower garden
گلشنک Golshanak A small flower garden
گلشید Golshid Bright, shining flower, sun flower
گلشیفته Golshifteh
گردآفرید GordAfarid A character in Shahnameh (A female warrior who fought with Sohrab)
گردیا GordiA A character in Shahnameh



حبیبه Habibeh (A) Beloved
حدیقه Hadigheh  Garden
حدیث Hadiss (A) New
هایده HAideh/HAydeh = HAyedeh(A) Repentant
هیلا HailA/HaylA A bird (Merlin)
هلاله HalAleh (K) Tulip
هاله HAleh (A) Halo
حلیمه Halimeh (A) Name of Mohammad‘s wet-nurse
حامده HAmedeh (A) One who praises
HamenAz ?
حمیده Hamideh (A) Praiseworthy
حامی HAmi A protector
حامیه HAmiyeh (A) A protector
همراز HamrAz A friend to whom secrets are confided
هانا HAnA/HAnA
حنا HanAh/HanA (A) The shrub henna
هاني HAni/Honi (A) Happy
هانيه HAnieh/Honieh (A) Happy
HanAneh (A) Very kind
حریره Harireh (A) Female cat
هستی Hastee/Hasti Existence
حاتفه HAtefeh (A) One who praises; a voice from heaven; a guardian angel
حوّا HavvA (A) Eve
هدیه Hediyeh Gift
HeliA/HelyA Sun
هنگامه HengAmeh Uproar, wonder, marvel causing admiration
HidA Tranquil, quiet
هیلا HilA (K) Name of a bird  (sparrow-hawk)
هیلدا HildA Strong; Forgiving
هیوا HivA (K) Wish
حدا HodA (A) Right guidance
هما HomA Phoenix, A bird from fables (symbolizes good omen); Happy, joyous
حمیرا HomairA/HomayrA  Rosy cheek woman
همای HomAy Happy, joyous; A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb‘s daughter and Esfandiyar’s sister)
حرمت Hormat (A) Honor
هورشید Horshid Sunlight, sun
حسنا HosnA (A) Goodness, beauty
HoukAmeh/HukAmeh Kind hearted; a well-wisher
حور Hour (A) Fairy
حورا HourA (A) Nymph
حوری Houri (A) Fairy
حوریه Hourieh (A) Fairy
حوروش Hourvash/Hurvash = Hourivash Fairy-like
هوردخت Hurdokht/Hourdokht Daughter of the sun



ایده Ideh Idea; Name of a plant (Oleaster, silver berry, wild olive)
ایمان ImAn (A) Faith
ایران IrAn Iran
ایران بانو IrAnbanu/IrAnbanoo An Iranian lady
ایران دخت IrAndokht Daughter of Iran; Iranian girl
ایرسا IrsA (G) Rainbow; Iris
ایرسیا Irsia/Irsiya (G) Rainbow



جبّاره Jabbareh (A) Strong, firm
جهان JahAn World
جهان آرا JahAnArA Ornament of the world
جهان بانو JahAn-banou Lady of the world; Queen of the world
جهان دخت JahAndokht Daughter of the world
جهان ناز JahAn-nAz Pride of the world
جهان تاب JahAntAb Sun
جلا JalA (A) Brightness
جلیله Jalileh (A) Noble; Great
جانان JAnAn Beloved
جانفروز JAnfrouz
جنّت Jannat (A) Paradise
جامک JAmak A character in Shahnameh (Jamshid‘s twin sister)
جمیله Jamileh (A) Excellent talents
جریره Jarireh A character in Shahnameh (Siavush’s first wife and Foroud‘s mother)
جاودانه JAvdAneh Immortal; forever
جوانه JavAneh Sprout, young
جلوه Jelveh Loveliness
جیران JeyrAn/JayrAn (T) Deer (in Azarbaijani)



کمند Kamand Lasso; a lock of hair
کامینه KAmineh Desire, wish
کاناز KAnAz The base of the stem of a bunch of dates or grapes which joins to the main branch or tree
کتانه KatAneh ?
کتایون KatAyoun A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb‘s wife and Esfandiar’s mother)
کیهان KayhAn World
کیهان بانو KayhAn-banu/Kayhan-banou Name of a Sassanid princess (Yazdgerd III’s daughter)
کژال KazhAl (K)
کاژیره KAzhireh Wild saffron
کرشمه Kereshmeh A wink, coquetry; a charm
خدیجه Khadijeh (A) Mohammad‘s wife
خندان KhandAn Smiling
خنده Khandeh Laughter; smile
خاطره KhAtereh Memory
خاتون KhAtoon Lady
خاور KhAvar Name of women during Sassanid era; Splendor, light, brightness; The place where the sun rises
خاوردخت KhAvar-dokht Name of women during Sassanid era; Daughter of light
خزر Khazar
خینا KhinA Sweet voice, song
خنیا KhoniyA/KhoniA Melody, song
خورشاد KhorshAd Sun
خورشید Khorshid Sun
خورشید بانو Khorshid-banou A lady as radiant as the sun
خوروش Khorvash Like the sun (beautiful)
خجسته Khojassteh Royal
خوشه Khousheh The constellation Virgo; a cluster or bunch of grapes or dates
کیانا KiAnA Elements of nature
کیان دخت/ کیاندخت KiAndokht King’s daughter
کیدرا KidrA
کیمیا KimiyA / KimiA (A) Alchemy; elixir;
کبری KobrA (A) Major
کلاله KolAleh A handful of flowers
کترا KotrA ?
کوکب Kokab (A) Star, celestial body; Name of a flower (Dahlia); Name of star in the Ursa Minor constellation.



لبینا LabinA A certain musical mode of old Iranian music
لادن LAdan A flower (Nasturtium, Indian cress)
لاله LAleh Tulip
لطیفه Latifeh (A) Delicate, gentle, kind
لعیا La’yA (A) Name of an angel
لیان LayAn Bright, shining
لیلا LaylA/LeylA/LailA/LeilA (A) Nocturnal
لیلی Layly/Leily/Laily/Laili/Layli/Leili (A) Nocturnal, one who does anything by night
لیلیا LayliyA/LailiyA Night in Zand
لیدا LidA Lady
لیلا/ لی لا LilA The lilac tree
لیلاس/ لی لاس LilAs = LeylAs/LaylAs Name of place in Hamedan Province
لیلوپر Lilupar The water-lily
لیلی/ لی لی Lily/Lili A flower (Lily)
لینا LimA Name of a place in the Gilan Province
لیما LinA/LenA (A) Tender
لُعبت Lobat (A) Doll
لوما LomA (A) Luma



مدینه Madineh (A) Name of a city
مائده MAedeh One of the sura’s of the  Koran
مها MahA Crystal
ماه آفرد MAh-Afarid Characters in Shahnameh (Iraj’s wife and Manouchehr’s mother; name of Tour’s wife; also name of one of Bahram-gur’s wives)
مهان MahAn Moons; fair ones; beloved ones; A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s daughter and Giv‘s wife)
مهستی Mahasti The moon’s being
 مهبانو MAhbanoo = Mahbanoo Moon lady; beautiful lady
محبوبه Mahboubeh Well loved, dearest
مهداد MahdAd Bestowed by the moon
مهدیس Mahdis/MAhdis Like the moon, beautiful
مهدیه Mahdiyeh/Mahdieh (A) A gift
مهدخت Mahdokht Daughter of the moon
ماهدخت MAhdokht Daughter of the moon
مهفام MahfAm The color of the moon; luminous
مهین Mahin/Maheen Greatest
مهین بانو Mahin-banu / Mahin-banoo Name of a character in Nezami’s “Khosrow & Shirin”
مهیندخت Mahin-dokht
مهجبین Mahjabin/Mahjabeen (A) One with a forehead as luminous as the moon (beautiful)
مهلا MahlA Friendly
مهلقا/ مه لقا MahleghA/MahlaghA (A) Face of the moon; Fair as the moon
مهراز MahrAz Secret of the moon
مهرخ MAhrokh Whose face is like the moon, beautiful
مهکامه MahkAmeh Wishing for the moon
مه منیر Mahmonir Shining moon
مهناز MahnAz The moon’s glory
مهنوش Mahnoosh Always beautiful
ماهرخ MAhrokh Whose face is like the moon, beautiful
ماهرخسارر MAhrokhsAr Whose face is like the moon, beautiful
ماهرو MAhroo Whose face is like the moon, beautiful
مهسا MahsA One resembling the moon (as in  beauty)
مهسان MahsAn One resembling the moon (as in  beauty)
مهشاد MahshAd = MAhshid Moonlight
مهشید Mahshid Moonlight
مه سیما MahsimA = MAhsimA One’s face resembling the moon (as in  beauty)
مهسو Mahsoo/Mahsu/Mahsue Moonlight
مهتا MahtA One resembling the moon (as in  beauty)
مهتاب MahtAb Moonlight
مهتاج MahtAj = MAhtAj Crown of the moon
مهوش Mahvash One resembling the moon (as in  beauty)
محیا MahyA (A) Life
مهزاد MahzAd = MAhzAd Child of the moon
ملکه Malakeh Queen
ملکه جهان Malekjahan Queen of the world
ملیح Malih (A) Beautiful
ملیحه Maliheh (A) Beautiful
ملیسا MalisA/MalissA= MelisA/MelissA (G) Balm, Lemon balm, mint; Honeybee (in Greek)
ملوس Maloos Pretty; soft
مامک MAmak A little mother; Kind and lovable mother
مامیسا MAmisA Name of a flower (Pincushion flower)
مانا MAnA Alike, similar; also name of a God
ماندا MAndA = MAndAn = MAndAnA Black amber; Name of a queen (Kourosh the Great’s mother, who wasKamboojieh‘s wife)
ماندیس Mandis
مانی MAnee/MAni A painter who later claimed to be a prophet
مانلی MAneli = MAnli Stay for me (in Mazandarani)
مانیا MAniA
منیژه Manizheh/Maneezheh A character in Shahnameh (AfrAsiyAb‘s daughter and the love of Bijan)
منصوره Mansoureh (A) Defended, protected by God
منظر Manzar (A) Beholding; face, visage
مرجان MarjAn Coral
مرجانه MarjAneh Coral
مراجل MarAjel
ماریه MAriyeh (A) Name of one of Mohammad’s wives
مرمر Marmar Marble
مارال MArAl (T) Red deer
مریم Maryam/Mariam A flower (Tuberose)
مرضیه Marzieh (A) Satisfactory, agreeable
معصومه Masoumeh/Massoumeh(A) Sinless, innocent
مستانه MastAneh Drunken (More like joyful)
مستوره Mastoureh (A) Veiled, chaste
MavA ?
میثمه Maysameh/Maisameh (A) Beauty
مهرا MehrA ?
مهرآفرین MehrAfarin Creator of kindness
مهرک MehrAk Small glorious sun; Name of a Sassanid princess
مهران MehrAn Name of a river
مهراندخت MehrAndokht
مهرانه MehrAneh
مهرانگیز MehrAngiz To cause affection
مهرآرا MehrArA Adorning the sun
مهرآسا MehrAsA Like the sun, beautiful
مهراور MehrAvar Bearer of kindness and affection
مهراوه MehrAveh
مهربانو MehrbAnoo Kind Lady
مهردخت Mehrdokht Daughter of the sun
مهری Mehri Sun; also Affectionate, kind; full of light
مهرناز MehrnAz The sun’s glory
مهرنوش Mehrnoosh Full of love, Drunk with love
مهرسا MehrsA
مهرشید Mehrshid Shining sun
مهرورز Mehrvarz Kind
مهروش Mehrvash Like the sun
مهرزاد MehrzAd Born of the sun
ملاحت MelAhat Elegance, beauty
ملیکا MelicA/MelikA (G) A plant (Melic grass);  Name of Imam Mahdi’s(12th Imam of Shi’ites) mother who was the granddaughter of the Roman Emperor of the time
ملودی Melodi/Melody Melody
مرسده Mercedeh/Mersedeh Iranian queen
مشیا MeshiA  Mortal (in Zand); Eve
میچکا MichkA/MitchkA Little bird (in MAzandarAni dialect)
میلا MilA Stork (in MAzandarAni)
میلی Mili A cat
میهن Mihan Country, homeland
میهن یار MihanyAr Homeland friend
مینا MinA Enamel, blue glass (lapis lazuli); An herbal plant (Tansy)
مینو Minoo Paradise, heaven
میثاق MisAgh (A) A promise
میشا MishA Forever in bloom; the plant houseleek
میترا MitrA Name of deity worshipped by ancient Iranians (goddess of loving kindness)
ملود Molood/Molude One who is born
ملوک Molouk/Moluke (A) Kings
مونا MoonA/MunA Name of a God (in Zand)
مونا MonA (A) Wish, desire
منوّر Monavar (A) Illuminated, enlightened; bright, brilliant
منیلا MonilA (A) One who obtains; To accomplish one’s wish
منیر Monir/Moneer (A) Shining
منیره Monireh/Moneereh (A) Shining
مروارید MorvAreed Pearl
موژان MozhAn/MojAn A narcissus
مژده Mozhdeh/Mojdeh Good news
مژگان MozhgAn/MojgAn Eyelashes
موجان MujAn/MoujAn A beautiful eye



نادره NAdereh (A) Rare
نادی NAdi (A) One who calls out
نادیا NadiA Desire, wish; One who calls out
نفیسه Nafiseh (A) Precious, exquisite
نغمه Naghmeh Melody, song, tune
نهال NahAl A young plant
نهاله NahAleh A young plant
ناهید NAhid A star, the planet Venus; A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb‘s wife and EsfandiyAr’s mother which was also known as Katayoon)
ناهیده NAhideh
ناجی Naji (A) A confidant, partner in a secret
نجلا NajlA (A) Large eye
نجمه Najmeh Fruit of the tamarisk; One of the names of Imam Reza’s (8th Emam of Shi’ites) mother
نجوی/ نجوا NajvA (A) A secret
نکیسا NakisA A musician during the Sassanid Dynasty
ناناز NAnAz Delicate
نرگس Nargess A flower (Narcissus )
نارین NArin (T) Fresh, shining, clear, elegant
نرجس Narjis Name of Imam Mahdi’s mother
نرمین Narmin (K) A flower; delicate, soft; slender (having a good figure)
نرمینه Narmineh Delicate, soft
نارسیس NArsis A flower
نشید Nashid Song, poetry
نشوا NashvA Wild plum
نسیم Nasim/Nassim/Nasseem/Naseem (A) Breeze
نسرین Nasrin/Nassrin/Nassreen/Nasreen A flower (a wild rose)
نسترن NastarAn A flower much like a wild rose (dog rose)
نوا NavA Voice, sound; a certain musical tone or mood (dastgah) of Persian music
نوال NavAl (A) A gift
نواز NavAz One who caresses, soothes
نویده Navideh Good news
نیّر Nayyer Radiant
نیّره Nayyereh Radiant
ناز NAz A flower (Sun plant, Stonecrop); Glory; cute; coy; elegance; sweetheart
نازآفرین NAzAfarin Producing delight; born from pride
نازک NAzak A plant (Crassula); cutie, sweetie
نازنین NAzanin Sweetheart; Lovable, beloved
نازبانو NAzbanoo Graceful lady
نازبو NAzboo Basil
نازدانه NAzdAneh Sweetheart
نازدخت NAzdokht Graceful girl
نازگل NAzgol Beautiful flower
ناژین NAzhin Name of a tree
ناژو NAzhu A pine tree
نازیلا NAzilA/NazillA Cute; coy; sweetheart; elegance
نازینه NAzineh Cute; coy; sweetheart
نظیره Nazireh (A) Anything dedicated to God in consequence of a vow
نازیتا NAzitA
نازلی NAzli (T) Coquettish; glory; elegance; sweetheart
نازنوش NAznoush/NAznoosh
نازپری NAzpari A character in Shahnameh (Bahram gur’s wife)
نازتا NAztA Sweetheart
نازو NAzu Name of melodious bird; turtledove
نازی NAzy/NAhzi Cute; coy; sweetheart
نگار NegAr Sweetheart
نگارین NegArin Beloved
نگاه NegAh Look
نگان NegAn Name of a brave woman who fought against the Arab invasion of the Iran;  Good destiny
نگین Negin The precious stone on a ring or other Jewelry
ندا NedA Voice, call
نسا NesA/NessA Woman; lady
نشاط NeshAt (A) Joy
نزهت Nez-hAt (A) Joy
نیاز NiAz
نیلگون Nilgoon Resembling the blue of the sky
نیلوفر Niloufar/Nilufar = Niloupar/Nilupar A flower (Morning glory, Water-lily)
نیکا NikA Good, beautiful, elegant; Name of a river in Iran
نیکدل Nikdel Kind hearted; good soul
نیکدخت Nikdokht Good girl
نیکی Niki Goodness; beauty, elegance
نیکی Nikoo/Nikou/Niku Good; Beautiful, elegant
نیکی ناز Nikoo-naz/Nikou-naz Good, beautiful gestures
نیکناز NiknAz Good, beautiful gestures
نیکپر Nikpar
نیکتا NiktA Good
نینا NinA/NeenA (K)
نیرا NirA (Z) Fire in Zand
نیسا NisA Name of the daughter of a Parthian king (Mehrdad)
نیسیا NissiA
نیوشا NiushA/NiyushA/NiyooshA A listener
نیوشه Niusheh/Niyusheh A listener
نیاز NiyAz Need
نوبر Nobar Fresh fruits newly ripe
نوگل Nogol New flower
نور Noor/Nour Light
نورا NoorA/NourA Light
نورانگیز Noorangiz/Nourangiz Radiant
نوشا NoushA/NooshA/NushA Rainbow; sweet, pleasant, cheerful; Name of a Sassanid princess (Narsi’s daughter)
نوشه Noushah/Nushah A character in Shahnameh (Nersi’s daughter)
نوشابه NoushAbeh/NushAbeh A character from NezAmi’s “Eskandar-nameh”(name of a queen); the water of life
نوشآفرین NoushAfarin Creator of joy
نوشبر Noushbar Honey
نوشین Noushin/Nushin Sweet, pleasant
نوشینه Noushineh/Nushineh Pleasant wine; A musical tone/mood of old Persian music
نوین Novin The most excellent in anything
نویسه Noviseh Rainbow
نوژان Nozhan/Nojan (K) A pine tree; A flower bud (in Kurdish)



الدوز Oldouz /Uldouz/ Uldooz / Oldooz A Azeri/Azerbaijani name meaning star
الفت Olfat Friendship
اولیا OliyA Friends (of God)
امید Omid/Omeed Hope
امیده Omideh/Omeedeh Hope
ارانوس Oranous Uranus, one of the 9 solar planets
ارکیده Orchideh/Orkideh Orchid
عذرا OzrA = Azra (A) A virgin; the sign Virgo; Name of a character in `Vameq and Ozra’ by Onsori



پدیده Padideh A phenomenon
پاکنوش PAknoush Pleasant
پاکسیما PAksimA Innocent face
پالیز PAliz Garden
پانیذ PAniz Sugar-candy, sugar
پانویه PAnuyeh/PAnouyeh
پان ته آ / پانته آ PAntehA/PAnteA/PontehA/PonteA = Ponti Name of the wife of Kourosh‘s (Achaemenid) general (AryAsb); Strong, stable
پاپلی PApoli Butterfly (in Mazandarani)
پرند Parand Silk
پرندین Parandin Silky
پرندیس Parandis Silk-like
پرنگ Parang (K) A pendant
پرستان ParastAn A bird resembling a peacock; worshippers
پرسته Parasteh Any object of worship
پرستو Parastoo/Parastu A bird (Swallow)
پرستوک Parastook/Parastuk A bird (Swallow)
پردیس Pardis Paradise
پرگل Pargol Soft as a petal of a flower
پری Pari Fairy
پری دخت Paridokht Daughter of a fairy
پریچهر Parichehr Essence of a fairy (beautiful)
پریچهره Parichehreh Having a face like a fairy (beautiful)
پریجهان ParijahAn
پریما ParimA
پرین Parin Fairy-like
پریناز ParinAz Good virtues
پرینوش Parinoush/Parinoosh
پری رو Pariroo Having a face like a fairy (beautiful)
پریسا ParisA Like a fairy
پریسان ParisAn Like a fairy
پریساتیس ParisAtis/Parysatis Name of Persian queen (King Darius II’s wife, aka ProshAt); Fairy-like
پریشاد ParishAd
پرسون Parsoon Halo of the moon
پریور Parivar Truthful; orthodox
پریوش Parivash Fairy-faced (beautiful); Name of a flower (periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle)
پریا PariyA/PariA Fairy-like
پریناز ParinAz A fairy’s sweetheart
پریشم Parisham Silk
پریسیما ParisimA Face like a fairy
پریسوز Parisuz/Parisouz Name of a temple built by Khosrow Parviz
پریزاد ParizAd
پرخیده Parkhideh
پرمیدا PArmidA = PArmis /Parmis
پارمیس PArmis /PArmys = Parmis Name of Kourosh the Great’s granddaughter (Bardia’s daughter) who became one of the wives of the Persian king Darius the Great. 
پارمین PArmin
پرمون Parmoon Ornament, decoration with gold, silver and jewels
پرنا ParnA Painted or embroidered silk
پرناز ParnAz
پرنیا ParniA Silk
پرنیان ParniAn Fine painted silk
پارنیز PArniz ?
پرنو Parnou/Parnu/Parnoo = Parnoon Fine painted silk
پارسادخت PArsA-dokht Pure, chaste, devout, holy
پرتو Parto Ray of light
پروا ParvA Desire, affection
پروان Parvan A character in Shahnameh (Giv‘s wife); Flue of silk
پروند Parvand
پروانه ParvAneh Butterfly
پرور Parvar
پروه Parveh Pleiades
پروین Parvin Name of a constellation (Pleiades)
پسند Pasand Praised; approved; agreeable; excellent
پاتونه PAtune/PAtoon/Potune/Potoon A falcon marked with a distinguishing sign
پگاه PegAh Dawn
پلاگه PelAgeh ?
پرشه Persheh (K) A spark
پرشنگ Persheng = Pershang (K) A spark; Name of a star; Happiness
پیمانه PeymAneh Wine cup
پیموده Peymoudeh A draught of wine
پیوند Peyvand A joint, a connection
پژواک PezhvAk An echo
پیچک Pichak A flower (Glorybind, Bindweed)
پیراسته PirAsteh Adorned
پیرایه PirAyeh Ornament, decoration; beauty
پیروزدخت Pirouzdokht
پیروزه Pirouzeh Turquoise
پروچیستا PorochistA = PourochistA (Z) Name of the daughter of Zartosht
پرشاد PorshAd Very happy
پونه Pouneh/Pooneh/Puneh A plant (Wild mint)
پونل Pounel/Poonel/Punel Name of a place in GilAn Province
پوپک Poupak A kind of bird (Hoopoe)
پوپه Poupeh A kind of bird (Hoopoe)
پوران PourAn A successor
پوران دخت PourAndokht/PurAndokht Daughter of Khosrow Parviz Sassani, sister of Azarmidokht,  and 1st Queen  who ruled over the Sasanian Empire
پوری Pouri A successor
پروشات ProshAt Name of Persian queen (King Darius II’s wife, aka Parysatis); very happy
پروسکا ProuskA A Kurdish name
پورکار Purkar/Pourkar Name of a wife of Bahram-gur



ردیمه Radimeh = Redimeh Name of  Achaemenid queen (Cambyses‘ wife and Houtan’s daughter)
رادنوش = رادانوش RAdnoosh = RAdAnoosh
رایکا RaeekA/RAikA = RAykA/RykA Beloved, wished for, desired ; Lovable
راحیل RAhil (A) Rachel; Name of Joseph’s mother
رفا RafA (A) Happiness; prosperity
رها RahA Free
رهادخت RahA-dokht Free girl
راحله RAheleh (A) A traveler
راهله RakhshA Shining, flashing
رخشاد RakhshAd Happy face
رخشان RakhshAn Flashing
راما RAmA (Z) Name of deity worshipped by ancient Persians (joy)
رعنا RanA (A) Elegant, of elegant stature
رامک RAmak Name of women during Sassanid era; cheerful
رامبهشت Rambehesht Wife of Sassan
رامدخت RAmdokht Quiet, obedient girl
رامش RAmesh Rest; cheerfulness
رامینا RAminA Tall stature
رامین دخت RAmindokht Quiet, peaceful girl
رامینه RAmineh Quiet, peaceful
رامونا RAmonA
رسا RasA Expressive
راسن RAsan Name of a plant
رشا RashA (A) A fawn
رشاد RashAd Name of a plant (Rock cress, wall cress)
رشیا RashiA/RashiyA Right; true
راشین RAshin Possessor of harvests of wheat and barley
راستا RAstA Right; true
راستاک RAstAk A young sapling
راستینه RAstineh True, real
روا RavA Worthy; pleasant, agreeable; obtaining one’s desire
راوک RAvak Purest and best of a thing
روان RavAn Soul, spirit
راز RAz Secret
رازک RAzak Name of a plant (Hop, Wild hop)
رازان RAzAn (K)   Adorned
راضیه RAzieh (A) Content, pleased
ریحان RayhAn Basil
ریحانک ReyhAnak A plant (Wild basil savory)
ریحانه RayhAneh A flower
راضیه RAzieh (A) Content; agreeable
رزما RazmA Warrior
رضوان RezvAn (A) Paradise
ریکا RikA Loved; a beloved object
ریما RimA/ReemA (A) White antelope
ریماز RimAz A light and rare garment
ریتا RitA (G) Black pearl
رباب RobAb A rebeck (a musical instrument); White cloud
ربابه RobAbeh (A) Name of an instrument
رُدگون Rodogune/Rodogoon Bright red, vermilion; Name of a Parthian (Ashkanian) princess; also name of a couple of  Achaemenid princesses; name of Darius I’s mother
رقیّه Roghayyeh (A) Gentle; Name of one of Mohammad‘s  daughter
رجاء RojA (A) Hopeful
رخند Rokhand ?
رخساره RokhsAreh Face
رخسارا RokhsArA Beautiful face
رخشا RokhshA Shining
رخشاد RokhshAd Happy face
رخشان RokhshAn = RokhsAn/Rokhsun =RoksAna/RoxAna
رونق Ronagh (A) Beauty
روناک RonAk (K) Shining
روح انگیز Roohangiz Pleasing to the spirit
روزچهر Roozchehr
روشن Roshan Bright
روشنا RoshanA Light
روشنک Roshanak A character in Shahnameh (DArA’s daughter); Small light; a torch bearer
روشانه RoshAneh Roxanna
رویا RouyA Growing, anything that grows
رکسانا RoxAnA/RoksAnA = RoksAneh Light; Name of Alexander the Great’s wife, who was Dariush II’s (Achaemenid) daughter
رویا RoyA (A) Dream, vision
روژان RozhAn = RojAn (K) Light, day
روژین Rozhin/Ruzhin (K) Dawn; light
روژینا RozhinA/RuzhinA (K) Light
رودابه RudAbeh/Roudabeh A character in ShAhnAmeh (Rostam‘s mother and Zal’s wife); Luminous child
روجا RujA/RoujA Morning star (in Mazandarani)
رومینا = رمینا RuminA/RouminA Romina Polished, cleaned, brightened



صبا SabA (A) Zephyr; a gentle breeze; east wind
صابره SAbereh (A) Patient
صدف Sadaf (A) Sea shell
صدیقه Sedigheh (A) A sincere friend
سعیده Saeedeh (A) Happy, prosperous, lucky
صفا SafA  Purity, clearness; joy; pleasure;  Name of a melody in Persian music (a gusheh of dastgah-e Shur)
صفیّه Safiyeh (A) True friend
صفورا SafourA (A) Name of the wife of Moses
ساغر SAghar Wine cup
ساقی SAghi Wine bearer
سحر Sahar (A) Dawn
سحرناز SaharnAz Glory of dawn
صهبا SahbA (A) Wine
ساحل SAhel (A) Beach, shore
SAhereh (A) Awake
سهی Sahi = Sohi Fresh; A character in Shahnameh (Name of the wife of Iraj)
سلا SalA Song
سلما SalmA (A) Sweetheart; peaceful
سلمه Salmeh Name of a plant
سلامه SalAmeh
سلیمه Salimeh (A) Perfect
سالومه SAlomeh Salomeh
سماء SamA (A) To listen; also the circle dance done by whirling dervishes
سمن Saman Jasmin
سمانه SamAneh Name of a bird (Quail)
سمنه Samaneh A plant (Corn salad, Lamb’s lettuce)
سمنبر Samanbar Fragrant, one who carries Jasmin
سمناز SamannAz
ثمر Samar (A) Result, reward
ثمره Samareh (A) Result, reward
سامه SAmeh An oath
سامیه Samieh (A) Noble woman
ثمیلا SamilA = Samileh (A) Anointed with surmeh/surma
ثمن Samin/Sameen (A) Precious, expensive
ثمینا SaminA/SameenA
سمینه Samineh (A) A delicate thing
سمیرا SamirA (A) An entertaining female companion; A medicinal plant; a woman with wheat/tawny color skin tone
سمیره Samireh A line drawn; written
سمراد SamrAd/Samrod Imagination, thought, fancy
صنم Sanam (A) Idol
ساناز SAnAz (T) Rare; a flower
سانوا SAnovA Eloquent speaker
سارا SArA (A) Sarah; pure, excellent (applied to gold, ambergris, musk)
سارنگ SArang Name of a bird; also a musical instrument
ساره SAreh Name of one of Prophet Abraham’s wives; A Starling (bird)
سارینا SArinA Pure
سروند SarvAd Ode, song
سرور Sarvar Master
سروناز SarvenAz A tall cypress-tree ; a woman with a beautiful figure; a sweetheart
سروین Sarvin A cypress-tree
ستّاره SattAreh (A) Concealer
ساویس SAvis A valuable thing
سایه SAyeh Shade, Shadow
ساینا SAyenA = SAinA/SAenA (Z) The fabled bird “Simorgh”/”Simurgh”
صدا SedA (A) Sound, echo, call
سیتا SeetA/SitA ?
صنوبر Senobar Name of a tall tree (Poplar)
سپهرم Sepahram
سپنتا SepantA Holy
سپیدا SepidA
سپیده Sepideh Dawn (the first appearance of light in the morning)
سپینود Sepinood/Sepinoud = Sapinud/Sapinoud A character in Shahnameh (An Indian princess who became one of Bahram-gur’s wives)
ستاه SetAh A star; name of a note in music
ستاره SetAreh Star
سزانه SezAneh Worthy
شباهنگ ShabAhang The morning-star; Nightingale
شبنم Shabnam Dew
شبپر Shabpar Dew
شبناز ShabnAz
شادآفرین ShAdAfarin
شادان ShAdAn Happy, joyful
شادی ShAdee/ShAdi Happiness
شاده ShAdeh Glad
شده Shadeh (A) Honey
شادمان ShAdmAn Joyful
شادناز ShAdnAz
شفق Shafagh (A) Twilight
شقایق ShaghAyegh (A) A flower (Poppy)
شاهگل Shahgol
شاهنگ ShAhang Queen bee
شاهد ShAhed
شهین Shahin/Shaheen Royal; Name of a musical instrument
شهلا ShahlA A dark-eyed woman
شاهپری ShAhpari Ambergris
شاهوش ShAhvash A royal maiden
شاهزاده ShAhzAdeh Princess
شهناز ShahnAz The king’s loved/favorite one; Name of a piece in Iranian music (a gusheh of dastgah-e Shur)
شهنواز ShahnavAz The king’s musician
شهرا ShahrA
شهرناو ShahrbAnou Name of a Persian princess (Yazdgerd IIIs’s daughter and Emam Hossein’s wife)
شهرود Shahrood/Shahroud A character in Shahnameh (Sohrab‘s wife, and Borzu’s mother)
شهرناز ShahrnAz A character in Shahnameh (Jamshid‘s sister)
شهرنواز ShahrnavAz A character in Shahnameh (Another name for ShahrnAz, Jamshid‘s sister)
شهرنوش Shahrnoosh/Shahrnoush ?
شهرزاد ShahrzAd Main character in the book 1001 Nights; City-born
شیدا ShaidA/ShaydA/SheydA Lovesick, in love
شکیبا ShakibA Extremely patient
شالیزه Shalizeh Of rice fields
شمس Shams Sun
شمیلا ShamilA (A) Innate good quality; Great lady
شمیم Shamim (A) Fragrant, perfume
شمین Shamin Fragrant
شمیسا ShamisA Light
شمسی Shamsi Solar
شمیا ShamyA Heaven
شاندیز ShAndiz/Shawndiz Name of a place near Mashad
شهپر Shahpar The longest feather in a bird
شاپرک ShAparak Butterfly
شراره SharAreh Single spark
شریفه Sharifeh/SharifA (A) Noble; holy
شرمین Sharmin Modest
شاورد ShAvard Halo
شاوه ShAveh (K) Name of a bird (from the nightingale species) 
شایا ShAyA Worthy, deserving
شایان دخت ShAyAndokht Worthy, deserving, meriting girl
شایسته ShAyesteh Worthy, honorable
شروین Shervin = Sharvin The fort of Shirvan
شیبا ShibA Gold; clear
شیده Shideh Bright, luminous; the sun
شیدخت Shidokht Luminous girl
شیدوش Shidoush Like the sun
شیدرخ Shidrokh Luminous face
شیفته Shifteh Enamored, fascinated, charmed, captivated
شیما ShimA (A) Lady with a mole; Name of Halimeh’s (Mohammad‘s wet-nurse) daughter
شیراز ShirAz Shiraz
شیردخت Shirdokht Brave lady
شیرین Shirin Sweet; pleasant, gentle; delicate;  A character in Shahnameh (Khosrow Parviz’s wife); Main character in Nezami’s “Khosrow & Shirin”
شیرین بانو Shirin-bAnoo Sweet lady
شیوا ShivA Eloquent; Charming
شیواد ShivAd A kind of water fowl
شیوه Shiveh Coquetry; An air of elegance; beautiful, delicate
شعله Sholeh/Sho’leh (A) Flame
شهره Shohreh (A) Famous
شوکت Shokat (A) Glory, greatness
شکوفه Shokoufeh Blossom
شکوه Shokouh Splendor; magnificence
شکرانه ShokrAneh Gratitude
شورت Shorat ?
شوکا ShukA/ShoukA A kind of deer
شوشا ShushA/ShoushA Pleasant
شورانگیز Shurangiz Something which brings excitement
سیکا SikA A duck (in the dialect of GilAn)
سیما SimA Face
سیماه SimAh
سیمبر Simbar Young
سیمتن Simtan Having a body as fair as silver
سیمین Simin Silvery, made of silver; fair, delicate
سیمین دخت Simindokht Fair complexion girl
سیمیا SimyA /SimiA Enchantment, fascination
سیندخت Sindokht A character in Shahnameh (Rudabeh’s mother, and Rostam‘s grandmother) 
سیرادخت SirAdokht ?
سیرانوش SirAnoush/Siranush ?
سیتا SitA World, universe
سیوا SivA Apple
سوگند Sogand Oath, Pledge
سوگل Sogol Beloved (in Azerbaijani)
سوگلی Sogoli Beloved, favorite one
سها SohA/SuhA (A) A star
سهیلا SoheilA/SohaylA/SohailA (A) Star
سلماز SolmAz (T) Unfading, always fresh, never wilts (in Azerbaijani)
سمیّه Somayyeh (A) Of the same name; resembling; high, elevated
سنبل Sonbol Hyacinth
ثریّا SorayA Name of a constellation
سرمه Sormeh Kohl
سرور Sorour (A) Joy
سروشه Sorousheh An angel
ستوده Sotoudeh Blessed
سودابه SoudAbeh A character in Shahnameh (the daughter of the King of Hamavaran and  Kay-Kavus’ wife who falls in love with Siavash)
سوری Souri/Suri Red Rose
سوسن Sussan/Soussan/Sousan A flower (Lily, Iris)
سوسنک Susanak/Soussanak/Sousanak A flower
سوزان SouzAn Burning, flaming
سوران SurAn/SourAn Name of a bird (a Starling)
سورا SurA/SourA Flower face; Name of an Parthian (Ashkani) princess



تابا TAbA (Z) Gold (in Zand)
تابان TAbAn Radiant, dazzling, shining
تبسم Tabassom (A) A smile
تابش TAbesh Splendor, brilliancy; heat; power
طاهره TAhereh (A) Pure, chaste, clean
تهمینه Tahmineh A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s wife); Strong
تاج بانو Tajbanu
طلا TalA Gold
طلعت Tal’at (A) Aspect; appearance
طلایه TalAyeh (A) Golden ray of sun
Talieh (A) Leader
تندیس Tandis Image
تانیا TAniA/TAniyA (A) Name of a star (the second “leap”) in the constellation Ursa Major.
طناز TannAz Beautiful figure; Coquettish; A character in Shahnameh (Arash’s daughter)
تارا TArA Star
ترانه TarAneh Song
طراوت TarAvat (A) Freshness
ترسا TarsA A worshipper of fire; also a Christian
طاوس TAvous Peacock
طیبه Tayyebeh (A) Good deed
ترمه Termeh Silk
تیبا TibA (Z) A doe (in Zand)
تیکا TikA Name of a bird
تینا TinA/TeenA (Z) Clay (in Zand); Amorous blandishments
تیرا TirA Name of an angel
تیرام Tiram (T) Great lady
تیراژه TirAzheh/TirAjeh Rainbow
تکتم Toktam = Taktom One of the names of Imam Reza’s (8th Imam of Shi’ites) mother
ترنگ Torang A pheasant
طوبی ToubA/ToobA (A) Name of a tree in paradise; also excellent, best
توکا ToucA/ToukA Name of a bird (Toucan)
طوفان ToufAn (A) Storm
توران TourAn Name of a place in Shahnameh
توران خت TourAndokht Daughter of Khosrow Parviz Sassani
توریا TouriA ?
طوسک Tousak/Tusak A flower (Pincushion flower)
توسکا TouskA/TouscA Name of a tree (Alder)
توتک Toutak/Tutak A money-chest; Name of a plant (cat-tail grass)



اورسیا UrsiyA Roots of the Iris or White lily
اوزن Uzan A kind of itinerating ballad singers



وانوشه Vanousheh/Vanusheh (K) A flower (Violet, Pansy)
وجستا VajestA ?
واله VAleh (A) A lover
وجیهه Vajiheh (A) Of a noble presence
وندا VandA Wish, desire
ونیژه Vanizheh Pure frankincense
وارسته VArasteh Free
ورد Vard (A) A rose
وردا VardA A rose
ورنا VarnA A bird (turtle-dove); A youth; good
ورسا VarsA A bird (Starling)
ورتا VartA (Z) A rose (in Zand)
وشتا VashtA Alive; life
وشتی Vashti Beauty, goodness; Esther
واژه VAzheh A word (in Zand)
وصال VesAl (A) Being united
وستا VestA (Z) Knowledge
ویدا Vida Found, evident; also little, few
وینا VinA Color
ویرا VirA/VerA A learner
ویره Vireh (K) Idea; thought
ویشکا VishkA Name of a village (GilAn)
ویستا VistA (Z) Knowledge
ویس Viss/Vace A character in the Persian romantic epic “Vis & Ramin”
ویژه Vizheh Pure



یاقوت Yaghoot Ruby
یلدا YaldA Name of the longest night of the year
یارا YArA Courage, strength
یاسمن YAsaman = YAsamin Jasmin
یاسمین YAsmin Jasmin
یاس YAss A flower, Jasmin
یزدانه YazdAneh
یگانه YegAneh Unique, single
یکامه YekAmeh
یکتا YektA Unique, single
یوتاب YoutAb/YutAb Unique; Name of the sister of Dariush III’s general (Aryo Barzan), who fought side by side her brother against Alexander the great)



زهرا ZahrA (A) White, bright, clear, serene; also name of Mohammad‘s daughter
زینب Zainab/Zaynab (A) Ali’s daughter
زرافشان ZarafshAn Sprinkling gold
زرآسا ZarAsA Like gold
زربانو Zarbanu Golden woman, wealthy woman
زری Zari Brocaded Silk
ظریف Zarif (A) Delicate
ظریفه Zarifeh (A) Delicate
زریله Zarileh (K) Name of a bird
زرسا ZarsA Like Gold
زنبق Zanbagh (A) A flower (Iris, Fleur-de-lis)
زرّین Zarrin Golden
زرّین دخت Zarrin-dokht Golden girl
زرّینه Zarrineh Golden
زرّین تاج Zarrin-tAj Golden crown
زیکا ZekA/ZikA (Z) Wind (in Zand)
ژاله ZhAleh/JAleh Dew
ژامک ZhAmak Small poem
ژاوه ZhAveh (K) Name of plant
ژیلا Zhila/JilA Name of a river
ژیله Zhileh  Dew
ژینا ZhinA (K)
زیبا ZibA Beautiful
زیباچهر ZibAchehr Beautiful face
زیبادخت ZibA-dokht Beautiful girl
زینا ZinA
زینت Zinat (A) Ornament, decoration
زیور Zivar An ornament of gems, gold, or silver
زها ZohA (A) Forenoon
زهره Zohreh The planet Venus
زویا ZoyA  Freedom, liberty
زوزان ZozAn (K)  Mountain pasture, high plateau

Persian Boy Names



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آبان AbAn 8th month of the Iranian calendar; Name of a certain angel
آبید Abid Spark, fire
عبّاس abbAs (A) Frowning, looking austere; Lion; Name of Mohammad‘s uncle
ابوعلی abou-ali Avicenna, Name of a famous Iranian scientist and philosopher
آبتین Abtin A character in Shahnameh (Feraydoon‘s father)
آدر Adar Fire
عادل Adel (A) Righteous
عدلان adlan
افرند afrand Splendor, glory
افرنگ afrang Splendor, glory
افراسیاب afrAsiAb/afrasiyAb A character in Shahnameh (The king of Turan)
افشار afshAr Companion, partner
افشین afshin Name of an Iranian General
احد ahad (A) One; an individual
احمد ahmad (A) Most praiseworthy
اکبر akbar (A) Great
البرز alborz Name of a mountain range in Iran
علی ali (A) High; also Mohammad‘s son-in-law
علی داد ali-dAd Gift of Ali
آلتون Altun = Altin (T) Golden
الوند alvand Name of mountain in Iran (near Hamadan)
عمید amid (A) A great man
امین amin (A) Honest
امیر amir (A) King, Emir
امجد amjad (A) Most excellent, glorious
انوش anoush Eternal
انوشیروان anoushiravAn Name of a Persian king
اپرنگ aprang A character in Shahnameh (SAm’s son)
آرا ArA Ornament, decoration
آراد ArAd Name of an angel
آرام ArAm Quiet
آران ArAn/Aron A former Persian province in Caucasus, which is now part of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
آرنگ Arang Color
آرآسب ArAsp = ArAsb Name of one of Kourosh‘s general
آرش Arash A hero in Persian folklore (a celebrated archer); also a character in Shahnameh (Kay-ghobad’s son, and Kavus’ brother) 
ارشک arashk The first king of the Ashkanian dynasty
ارشاما arshAmA Name of the grandfather of King Darius I
ارشمید arashmid (G) Archimedes
ارستو arastoo Arastotle
اردا ardA Name of a priest of the Magi (during Sassanid period)
اردلان ardalAn A Kurdish name
اردوان ardavAn Name of many Parthian kings; Name of Dariush I’s brother
اردشیر ardeshir Name of the founder of the Sassanian dynasty (Ardeshir BabakAn); Name of a couple of Achaemenid and Sassanid kings; also name of a couple of  characters in Shahnameh
اردون ardoon/ardun Name of a Persian king
عارف Aref (A) Wise, intelligent
ارجاسپ arjAsp A character in Shahnameh (AfrasiyAb‘s grandson; name of a Turanian champion); Possessor of valuable horses
ارجان arjAn A kind of fir (tree); a kind of mountain almond
ارجمند arjomand Beloved, dear, noble
آرمان ArmAn Ideal, hope, aspiration
آرمین Armin/Armeen = armin/armeen A character in Shahnameh (Key-ghobad‘s son)
ارمیا armiyA Jeremiah
آرمون Armoun/Armun Earnest, pledge
ارسلان arsalAn Lion; Brave man
ارشد arshad Head of a group; The marcasite stone
ارشام arshAm Very strong; Name of Dariush‘s grandfather
ارشن arshan Strong and brave man; A character in Shahnameh (Kavous’ brother)
ارشان arshAn Name of an Iranian prince (Ardeshir II’s son)
ارشاسب arshAsb Possessor of stallions; An old Persian name
ارشیا arshiA Throne
ارسیا arsiA Throne
آرتاباز ArtAbAz Name of Kurosh the Great’s commander of war chariots
آرتان ArtAn Name of Dariush‘s father-in-law
آرتای artAy Strong
آرتین Artin Name of a Medes king; Righteous
آرتمان Arteman Name of Khashayar’s (Xerxes) brother
آرون Arun Amiable, attractive
اروند arvand Majesty, grandeur; A character in Shahnameh (Lohrasb’s father)
آروین Arvin Experiment, trial
آریا AryA/AriA Aryan
آریابد AryAbod Chief of the Aryans; Guardian of the Aryans
آریامن AryAman Name of Khashayar’s (Achaemenid) naval commander 
آریانو AryAno / AriAno New Aryan
آریامنش AryAmanesh Of Aryan nature
آریان AryAn/AriAn Related, belonging to the AryAns
آریانا AryAnA/AriAnA Related, belonging to the AryAns
آریارمنا AryAramnA Name of the great-grandfather of King Darius I
آریاآسب AryAsb = AryAsp Possessor of AryAn horses; Name Kourosh the Great’s general and friend
آریوبرزن Aryo-barzan Name of Darius III’s general who fought against Alexander’s invasion.
ارژن arzhan/arjan A kind of mountain almond
ارژنگ arzhang/arjang The house of painter MAni; A character in Shahnameh (a Turanian champion, killed by Tus)
ارزین arzin
اسد asad (A) Lion
آصف Asef (A) Name of the minister of Solomon; wise
اصغر asghar (A) Small
اشکان ashkAn Name of the 3rd dynasty of Persian kings
اسلان aslAn (T) Lion
عطا atA To give
اتابک atAbak Grand vazir; prime minister; the lord; father (in Turkish) 
آتش Atash Fire
آتشبان AtashbAn /Atashbon Guardian of fire
آتشبند Atashband
آتیلا AtilA Name of the Hun’s king  which attacked the Roman empire
اورنگ Aurang/Orang A throne; wisdom, understanding; beauty
آوگان AvgAn A character in Shahnameh (Name of a warrior in Ferydoon’s army)
آوند Avand
آیاز / ایاز Ayaz / ayAz  (T) Name of Sultan Mahmood’s famous royal servant; Night breeze
آیدین Aydin /Idin (T) Clear; enlightened; illuminated, bright
آیتان AytAn/Aytun (T) Speaker
آزاد AzAd Free
آذران AzarAn Name of a small Zoroastrian fire temple
آذرداد AzardAd
آذرنگ Azarang Bright, shining, flame-colored, red
آذربُد Azarbod The god of fire
آذرتش Azartash = Azartush A salamander
عظیم azim Big, great
عزیز aziz (A) Precious, dear
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بابک BAbak/Bobak/Bobac Name of the father of Ardeshir (founder of the Sassanid dynasty); little father; faithful
بهادر BahAdor (T) Brave, honorable
بهار BahAr Spring
بهمن Bahman Name of the 11th month of the Iranian calendar; Name of a couple of characters in Shahnameh (One of Esfandiyar’s sons)
بهمنیار BahmanyAr Name of a student of AvicennA
بهامین BahAmin/BahAmeen Spring
بهرام BahrAm Name of a couple of Sassani kings; Name of a couple of characters in Shahnameh; also the planet Mars
بختیار BakhtiAr Name of a tribe; name of a place in southern Iran
بکتاش BaktAsh (T) The elder, grandee of a tribe; Precious, dear; Name of one of the kings of Kharazm
بلاش BalAsh Name of a Sassanid King
بامداد BAmdAd Early morning; Name of Mazdak’s father
بامین BAmeen/BAmin Bright, radiant; A town in HarAt (in today’s Afghanistan)
بامشاد BamshAd Famous musician during the Sassanid Dynasty
بنان BanAn (A) Tips of the fingers
باران BArAn Rain
باربد BArbod Famous musician during the Sassanid Dynasty
بردیا BardiA/BardiyA Name of Kourosh the Great’s son who was also Darius I’s father-in-law
برید Barid Courier, messenger
برین Barin Eminent; Supreme; Pleasant; the north-east wind; name of a fire temple
بارین BArin (T) Strength, power
برخیا BarkhiA (A) The father of Asef
بارمان BArmAn A character in Shahnameh (Name of one of Afrasiyab’s generals)
برمک Barmac/Barmak Name of a noble and famous Iranian family from Khorasan who served as great vazir during Harun al-Rashid
برسام BarsAm Great fire
باسیم Basim (A) Smiling
برزین Barzin = Borzin Fire; Name of an ancient fire temple; Name of an ancient champion of Iran
بشیر Bashir (A) A messenger of good news
باشو BAshu Lizard
Basir (A) Wise
باستام Bastam/Bastom Coral
باستین BAstin/Bostin Patient
باوند BAvand Iranian dynasty that ruled Tabaristan in what is now northern Iran (Mazandaran)
باور BAvar
باورد BAvard Name of a hero, and the city (was in the vicinity of Neishabur) founded by him
بازان BAzAn
بازیار BAzyAr/BozyAr A falconer; a farmer
بازور BAzur/BAzoor A character in Shahnameh (The TurAnian sorcerer)
بهبود Behboud (Z) Healthy
بهداد BehdAd Excellent gift; Of good birth
بهدین Behdin Good rite; Of good religion
بهفر Behfar Having good dignity
بهجان BehjAn
بهکام BehkAm Good wish
بهمرد Behmard Good man
بهنام BehnAm Reputable (someone with honorable name)
بهنیا BehniA Having good ancestry
بهنیود Behnood/Behnoud
بهپور Behpour Good son
بهراد BehrAd Charitable person, giver of goodness
بهرنگ Behrang Good color
بهرخ Behrokh Handsome face
بهروز Behrouz Fortunate, lucky
بهزاد BehzAd Of good birth;  Of noble family
بلکا BelkA (T) Knowledgeable
بینا BinA Seeing, clear-sighted
بیژن Bizhan/Bijan A character in Shahnameh (Giv‘s son and Manijeh’s husband)
برجسب BorjAsb Possessor of tall and lean horses
برنا BornA Young, youthful
برزین Borzin Name of a couple of characters in Shahnameh (An Iranian warrior)
برزو Borzoo/Borzu A character in Shahnameh (Sohrab‘s son)
بزرگمهر Bozorgmehr = Buzarjomehr Name of the prime minister of Anushiravan, King of Persia
برزویه Borzouyeh/Borzuyeh Iranian physician of Sassanid period (he translated “Pancha Tantra” from Sanskrit into Persian and named it “Kelileh and Demneh”)
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کارن CAren/KAren = CAran/KAran Warrior, brave; A character in Shahnameh (Kaveh’s son)
چکاد ChakAd/ChekAd Top, crown of the head; a shield
چنگیز Changiz/Changeez Chengiz Khan/ Gengiz Khan
چاووش ChAvosh (T) A sergeant; a herald; the leader of a caravan
سیروس Cyrus/Siroos/Cirus Kourosh, first king of Iran, founder of the the Achaemenids dynasty and the Persian empire
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دادبه DAdbeh ?
دادبین DAdbin
دادفر DAdfar
دادمهر DAdmehr
دادور DAdvar Just; judge
دانا DAnA Knowledgeable
دانش DAnesh/Donesh Knowledge
دانیال DAniAl/DAniyAl/DoniyAl (A) Daniel
دانوش Danush Name of a character in ‘Vameq and Ozra’ by Onsori 
دابا DAbA Gold in Zand
دامون DAmoon
دارا DArA Darius, Dariush; Wealthy; One who has kindness; A character in Shahnameh (The 9th king of the mythical Kianian dynasty, who was DArAb’s son)
داراب DArAb Darius, Dariush; One who has kindness; A character in Shahnameh (The 8th king of the mythical Kianian dynasty who was Bahman’s son)
داریوش DAriush/Daryush Darius; Name of 3 Persian kings of the Achaemenids dynasty; One who has kindness
دارمان DArmAn Name of one of Khosrow-parviz’s (Sassanid) general
داتیس DAtis Name of an Achamenid general (Darius I’s) who commanded the Persian troop in the Battle of Marathon
داور DAvar Judge
داوود DAvood (A) David
داریان DAriAn/DAryAn/DAriyAn/DArion Name of a village in Iran’s Fars province; Name of a place in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province;  Name of a village in Iran’s Kurdistan province
داریا DAryA/ DAriyA One who has (or drives) a war chariot
دریا دل DaryAdel/ DariyAdel
دلاور DelAvar Brave
دلیر Delir Brave
دیاکو / دیاآکو DiyAko/DiAco The founder of the Medes tribe
دولت Dowlat/Dolat
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ابی Ebi (A) Paternal
ابراهیم EbrAhim (A) Abraham
ادریس Edris
اقبال EghbAl (A) Good fortune
احسان EhsAn (A) Goodness
عماد EmAd (A) Confidence
عنایت EnAyat (A) To Try
عرفان ErfAn (A) Knowing; Knowledge
اسفندیار Esfandyar/Esfandiar/IsfandyAr = EspandyAr A character in Shahnameh (GoshtAsb’s son)
اسماعیل EsmAeel (A) Ishmael (son of Abraham)
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فیلک Failak/Faylak A double-headed arrow
فرج Faraj Joy
فرامرز FarAmarz Keeper of a citadel or fortress; A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s son)
فرامین FarAmin Orders, mandates
فراز FarAz Above, up, upon, on the top
فرازمان FarAzmon/FarazmAn An order, command
فربد Farbod Right, orthodox
فرداد FardAd Having the light of God
فردین FardAn Unique; one
فردات FardAt Name of Khashayar’s (Xerxes) nephew
فردید Fardid Former, prior
فردین Fardin Abbreviation of the Iranian month Farvardin
فردیس Fardis Paradise
فرهاد FarhAd A character from NezAmi’s epic “Khosrow & Shirin (a  famed stone-cutter who was in love with Shirin, the wife of the Sassani king Khosrow Parviz II.); A character in Shahnameh
فرهد Farhad (A) A handsome youth
فرهان FarhAn
فرهنگ Farhang Good-breeding
فرهود Farhood/Farhoud Handsome boy; lion cub
فریان FariAn
فریبرز Fariborz A character in Shahnameh (son of Kay-kavus)
فرید Farid Unique
فریمان FarimAn /Farimun Name of town  in Iran (in Khorassan province)
فرینام FarinAm Glorious name
فریس Faris (A) Horseman, knight
فریور Farivar Right, orthodox
فرجاد FarjAd Excellent, eminent in learning
فرجام FarjAm Fortunate
فرخاد FarkhAd Victorious
فرلاس FarlAs Soul of the sphere of Mercury 
فرناد Farnod/Farnad Power, strength
فرنام FarnAm Glorious name
فرنود Farnoud Proof, reason
فرّخ Farrokh Happy, fortunate
فرّخزاد FarrokhzAd Happily born; A character in Shahnameh (One of Bahram choobineh and Khosrow parviz’s generals) 
فرساد FarsAd Wise
فرشاد FarshAd Soul of the sphere of Mercury 
فرشید Farshid/Farsheed Bright as the sun; A character in Shahnameh (brother of Piran)
فرشیدورد Farshidvard
فرشین Farshin
فرتاش FartAsh/Fartosh Being, existence
فرتوس/ فرطوس Fartous/Fartouss A character in Shahnameh (Name of one of Afrasiyab‘s general)
فروَد Farvad A character in Shahnameh; descent; proud
فروردین Farvardin First month of Iranian calendar
فرورتیش Farvartish Name of Medes king
فاریا FAryA/FAriA ?
فریان FaryAn Name of a king
فرزاد FarzAd Splendid birth
فرزام FarzAm Worthy, befitting
فرزان FarzAn Wise
فرزین Farzin/Farzeen Learned
فاتک FAtak Name of Mani‘s father
فاضل FAzel (A) Learned
فردوس Ferdows Paradise
فریدون Fereydoon/Feraydoon/Fereidoon/Feraidoon A character in Shahnameh (A king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty who saved the Aryans)
فیروز Firouz/Firooz/Firuz Victorious; Name of a Sassani King
فروهر Foroohar/Forouhar Essence
فرود Foroud/Forood/Froud Characters in Shahnameh (Siavosh and Jarireh’s son; also name of Shirin and Khosrow Parviz’s son); descent; proud
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گرشاسب GarshAsb A character in Shahnameh
گوماتا = گئومات GaumAtA = GomAtA
گیو Giv A character in Shahnameh (Goudarz‘s son)
قادر GhAder Able
غدیر Ghadir (A) A sword
قلندر Ghalandar Dervish
قاسم GhAsem (A) A distributor
قیصر Gheysar (A) Caesar, an emperor
قباد GhobAd Name of Sassani king; A character in Shahnameh
قدرت Ghodrat Strength
گرگین Gorgin A character in Shahnameh
گشتاسب GoshtAsp =GoshtAsb Possessor of many horses; Name of an ancient king of Persia (Dariush‘s father); also name of a character in Shahnameh
گودرز Goudarz/Gudarz/Goodarz Name of 2 kings of the AshkAniAn(Parthian) dynasty; Name of a bird; also a character in Shahnameh
گرزم Gorazm A character in Shahnameh
گوشاسب GoushAsb Name of a king
گورنگ = کورنگ Gurang = Kurang A character in Shahnameh
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حبیب Habib (A) Friend
هادی HAdi (A) Guide, leader
حافظ HAfez Protector
Hajir A character in Shahnameh
هامان HAmAn Name of man in Khashayar’s royal court; also name of Abraham’s brother
HamdAt Name of HamAn’s father
حامد HAmed (A) One who praises
حامی HAmi Protector, defender
حمید Hamid (A) Praiseworthy
هامون HAmoon/HAmoun A plain
حانی HAni (A) Happy , content
هارون HArun (A) Aaron (brother of Moses); chief; leader
هاشم HAshem (A)
حسن Hassan (A) Good
هاتف HAtef (A) One who praises; a voice from heaven; a guardian angel
هژیر Hazhir/Hajir Dignity; praiseworthy; name of a champion of Iran
هدایت HedAyat Guide
حسام HesAm (A) A sharp sword
هشام HeshAm (A) A generous youth
حیدر Heydar (A) Lion
هیراد HirAd Appearing fresh and healthy
هیربد Hirbod (Z) A priest of a fire temple
هیرمند Hirmand Name of a river in Iran
هیرسا HirsA Pure, chaste, devout, holy
هیتاسب HitAsb = Hitasp Possessor of shining horses
هیوند Hivand Purity
Hojabr (A)
همایون HomAyoon Royal, fortunate
هومن Hooman/Houman Having a good soul, good nature
هومان HoomAn/HoumAn A character in Shahnameh (Name of one of Afrasiyab‘s generals)
هومین Hoomin/Hoomeen/Houmin
هونام HoonAm/HounAm Of good name
هوشان HooshAn/HoushAn Epiphany
هوشنگ Hooshang/Houshang One who build’s good houses; A character in Shahnameh (The 2nd king of  the mythical Pishdadi dynasty who was Siamak’s son)
هوشمند Hooshmand/Houshmand Wise
هوشیار HooshyAr/HoushyAr Wise
هوتن Hootan/Houtan = HootanA/HoutanA Well bodied; An ally of King Darius 
هرمز Hormoz Characters in Shahnameh (Anoushiravan’s son; also name Bahram-gur’s grandson)
حسین Hossein (A) Good
هورداد HurdAd Gift of the sun
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الیا IliyA (A) Elijah; Elia; Elias; Eliyah
الیاس IlyAs/IliAs (A) Elias
ایلا IlA A character in Shahnameh (Afrasiab‘s son)
ایرج Iraj / Eraj A character in Shahnameh (Youngest son of Fereidoon); The sun
ایرمان IrmAn Wish
ایمان ImAn Faith
ایراف IrAf Name of the father of ardA
اسفندیار IsfandyAr/EsfandyAr = IspandyAr A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb’s son)
ایزد Izad God; an angel
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جبّار JabbAr (A) Powerful; the Almighty; bone-setter
جهان JahAn World
جهاندار JahAndAr Possessor of the world
جهانبخت JahAnbakht
جهانبخش JahAnbakhsh
جهانبان JahAnbAn Potector of the world
جهانفر JahAnfar Splendor of the world
جهانگیر JahAngir Conqueror of the world; A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s son)
جهانمهر JahAnmehr Kindness of the world
جهانشاد JahAnshAd The cause of the world’s happiness
جهانشاه JahAnshah King/Emperor of the world
جهانشیر JahAnshir (K)
جهانسوز JahAnsooz Affection of the world
جهانیار JahAnyAr Companion of the world
جعفر Jafar (A) A river; Also name of 6th Imam of the Shitte Muslims
جلال JalAl (A) Greatness
جلایل Jalil (A) Noble; Great
جمال JamAl (A) Being fair
جاماسب JAmAsb (Z) Possesor of strong horses; Name of Zartosht’s son-in-law and Porochista’s husband
جامی JAmi
جمشید Jamshid A character in Shahnameh (The 3rd king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty) ;Handsome
جواد JavAd (A) Liberal
جوانشیر JavAnshir (K) Name of Sassani king (son of Khosrow Parviz)
جاوید JAvid Living forever
جوریل JouyA/JuyA A seeker, inquirer ; A character in Shahnameh (see Jouyan)
جویان JouyAn/JuyAn A seeker, inquirer;  A character in Shahnameh (a Mazandarani warrior)
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کلباد KalbAd/Kalbod/Calbod A character in Shahnameh (A mighty man of TurAn, killed by Fariborz)
کمال KamAl Perfection, excellence, completion, utmost level
کامبخش KAmbakhsh Giving the enjoyment of one’s desires
کامبیز KAmbiz Fortunate
کامبین KAmbin Fortunate, happy, content, successful in every wish
کامبد KAmbod Great wish
کمبوجیه KAmboziA = Kamboojieh = KambojiA Cambyses; Name of Kourosh‘s father and Name of 2 kings of the Achaemenid dynasty
کامدین KAmdin/KAmdean
کامکار KAmkAr/KAmcar Name of a rose of intense red
کامران KAmrAn Successful, fortunate
کامشاد KAmshAd Happy wish/desire
کام KAmvar Successful, fortunate, victorious
کاموس KAmous A character in Shahnameh (one of AfrasiyAb‘s generals)
کامیار KAmyAr Successful
کریم Karim (A) Generous
کریمان KarimAn A character in Shahnameh
کریمداد KarimdAd (A) God given
کسرا KasrA /CasrA A character in Shahnameh
کتیبه Katibeh (A) An army
کواد KavAd Name of a Sassanid king
کاوان KAvAn (K) Rock
کاوه KAveh A character in Shahnameh (a mythical blacksmith who saved the Iranian kingdom)
کاویان KAviAn Name of the flag of Kaveh (in Shahnameh)
کاووس KAvoos/KAvous =Kaykavoos/Kai-kAvus/KaykAvus
کَیان KayAn A star
کیهان KayhAn The world
کیوان KayvAn/KeyvAn World, universe; The planet Saturn;  A character in Shahnameh (a treasurer of Bahram-gur’s era)
کاظم KAzem (A) A man who hides his anger; also name of 8th Imam of the Shiites
کشواد KeshvAd A character in Shahnameh (Gudarz’s father)
کیقباد KayghobAd / Keyghobad A character in Shahnameh (The first king of the mythical Kianian dynasty)
کیکاووس KaykAvoos/Kai-kAvus/KaykAvus Possessor of springs (water); Noble; Desires ; A character in Shahnameh (The 2nd king of the mythical Kianian dynasty who was Sudabeh’s husband, and Siavash’s father)
کیخسرو Kay-khosrow/Kay-khosro = Key-khosrow Noble, nobility; A character in Shahnameh (The 3rd king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty who was Siavash‘s son and KaykAvus’ grandson)
خشایار KhashAyAr Name of a couple of Persian kings of the Achaemenid dynasty; Xerxes
KhazarvAn A character in Shahnameh
خرداد KhodAdAd God-given; gift of God
خرسند Khorsand Content
خسرو Khosrow/Khosro Having a good name; Name of many of the Sassani kings; A character in Shahnameh
کیا KiA King, protector, defender
کیان KiAn/KiyAn = KayAn The kings; the name of the 2nd dynasty of Persian kings
کیانوش KiAnoosh = KayAnoosh A character in Shahnameh (Fereydoon‘s brother)
کی آرمین Kay-Armin A character in Shahnameh (Kay-ghobad‘s fourth son)
کیانوش KiAnoush/Keyanoush A character in Shahnameh (One of Fereydoun‘s older brothers)
کی آرش/ کیارش KiArash Son of an Iranian prince
کیاوش KiAvash Royal; like a king
کیومرث Kiumars/Keyumars A character in Shahnameh (First king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty)
کوهیار KoohyAr Name of Maziar‘s brother
کوشا KooshA/KoushA Diligent
کوشان KooshAn/KoushAn Diligent
کوشیار KoshyAr/ KoushyAr Name of the physician under whom Avicenna studied medicine
کورنگ Kourang = Gurang A character in Shahnameh 
کورش Kourosh/Kurosh Name of first king of Iran, founder of the the Achaemenids dynasty and the Persian empire
کورُس Kouros (G) Kourosh
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لیث Leiss (A) A lion
لسان LesAn (A) Speech; An interpreter
لهراسب LohrAsb Possessing a fast horse; A character in Shahnameh (name of a king and Goshtasb’s father)
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مقصود Maghsoud Intended, desired
ماهان MAhAn
مهداد MahdAd A name during the Achaemenid era
ماهر MAher Expert
مهرام MahrAm Tamed by the moon
مهبد Mahbod = Mahbood Name of Anoushiravan’s minister (vizier)
محمود Mahmood/Mahmoud (A) Praised
مهرا MahrA
مهوند Mahvand Possessing the moon
مهوار MahvAr Like the moon (resembling the moon in beauty)
مهیار MahyAr Friend of the moon, the moon’s companion
مهیاز MahyAz = MehyAz A character in Shahnmeh (A wrestler of Turan)
مجید Majid (A) Great, honourable
ماکان MAkAn One of the commanders of the army of the SAmAnian dynasty
مَلِک Malek King 
ملیک Malik (A) King
مانک ManAk One of Khosrow Parviz’s (Sassanian) commanders
مانی MAni/MAnee A painter who later claimed to be a prophet, and the founder of Manichaeism
منوچهر Manouchehr/Manoochehr Of a warrior family, descent ; A character in Shahnameh (The 6th  king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty)
مانوش MAnoush/MAnoosh A character in Shahnameh (Lohrasb’s grandfather)
منصور Mansoor/Mansour (A) Defended, protected by God
مرداس Mardas/Mardaas A character in Shahnameh (A good and righteous man who was Zahak’s father)
مردآویج Mardavij Name of the founder of the Ziyarid dynasty
مرتیا MartiyA Warrior; a rebel from Elam who fought against the Persian King Darius I
مروان MarvAn
مرزبان MarzbAn = MarzvAn Border guard
مسعود Massoud (A) Fortunate, prosperous, happy
متین Matin/ Mateen(A) Firm, solid
مازار MAzAr Name of a Medes general in charge of Kourosh’s army
مزدا MazdA ?
مزدک Mazdak A famous man during Sassanian period and founder of Mazdakism
مازیار MAziAr Name of a historical Persian general of Tabaristan (now called Mazandaran) 
مهدی Mehdi = Mahdi (A) Guided
مهراب MehrAb A character in Shahnameh (Roudabeh’s father)
مهربان MehrabAn (Z) Kind
مهراد MehrAd
مهرک Mehrak Name of a warrior during Ardeshir’s (Sassanid) reign; Name of Shapour I’s (Sassanid) father-in-law; Sun
مهرام MehrAm
مهران MehrAn A character in Shahnameh
مهرنگ Mehrang ?
مهراشک Mehrashk
مهرداد MehrdAd Gift of the sun
مهرگان MehregAn Autumn
مهرنام MehrnAm
مهرنوش Mehrnoosh A character in Shahnameh (one of EsfandiyAr‘s son)
مهرساد MehrsAd
مهرشاد MehrshAd Shining sun
مهرتاش MehrtAsh Like the sun
مهروند Mehrvand Having kindness and friendship
مهرورز Mehrvarz
مهریار MehryAr Kind
مهرزاد MehrzAd The offspring of the sun; born of the son
میثم Meisam/Maysam/Maisam (A) Beauty
مهریار MehyAr ?
مکابیز MekAbiz = Megabiz Name of one of Dariush‘s generals
میعاد MiAd (A) Place of worship
میلاد MilAd Name of a champion of Iran; birth; Christmas; A character in Shahnameh
میرزا MirzA A Prince; gentleman
میثاق MisAgh (A) A promise
معین Moeen (A) Assistant, supporter
محمّد Mohammad (A) Highly praised; also name of the Prophet of Islam
مهیمن Mohaymen (A) Protector
محسن Mohsen (A) One who does good
مجتبی MojtabA (A) Chosen
مراد MorAd Desire, wish
مرتضی MortezA (A) Chosen
موسی MousA/MusA A companion
مصطفی MustafA (A) Chosen
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نادر NAder (A) Rare
نجید Najid (A) Bold, brave
نامدار NAmdAr Famous
نامی NAmi Illustrious, celebrated
نامور NAmvar Famous
نریمان NarimAn A character in Shahnameh (ZAl‘s grandfather)
نرسی Narsi = Nersi Name of a Sassani king ; Characters in Shahnameh (Gudarz‘s son; also name an AshkaniAn king)
ناصر NAser (A) Assister, friend
نشواد NashvAd A character in Shahnameh
نصیر Nasir (A) Defender
نصیح Nasih (A) Faithful; an adviser
نَستور Nastour A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb‘s brother)
نوند Navand Messenger, courier
نوید Navid = Novid Glad tidings, good news
نعمت Nemat (A) A blessing
نیرَم Neyram =NarimAn
نظام NezAm (A) Order, discipline
نیک Nik Good
نیکا NikA Name of a river in Iran
نیکاو NikAv
نیک آهنگ NikAhang Good music
نیکان NikAn/Neekon Good men
نیکنام NiknAm/Niknom Having a good name
نیکنیا NikniA
نیکروز Nikrooz Good day
نیکزاد NikzAd Of good birth
نیما NimA Small
نیماد NimAd/Nimod Good Judgement;  The ability of good judgment
نیناد NinAd/Ninod Patience
نیرو Nirou/Niroo Strength
نیوشا NiushA/NiyushA/NiyooshA A listener
نیو Niv Bold, brave
نیواد NivAd Courage, bravery
نیوند Nivand Understanding
نیوراد NivrAd/Nivrod Order, arrangement
نیوتور Nivtour Pride
نیوزاد NivzAd Son of a hero
نوروز Norouz/Norooz New day
نصرت Nosrat (A) Victory
نوزر Nozar A character in Shahnameh (The 7th king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty who was one Manouchehr‘s son)
نوژان Nozhan/Nojan A pine tree
نوری Nouri Light
نوشیروان NoushirvAn Name of a king of Persia
نوشزاد NoushzAd /NushzAd Happily born; A character in Shahnameh (AnoushirvAn’s son from his Christian wife)
نوبان NubAn/NoubAn A king’s son
نوین Nuvin/Novin A prince; the most excellent of anything
نویان NuyAn =NoyAn A prince
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اُخشان OkhshAn Posessing bulls; An old Persian name
اکتای = اختای OktAy (T) = OkhtAy (T) Name of one of Chengiz Khan’s son who was one of his 4 successors; One who stays with his tribe or people (in Azerbaijani)
اُجای OjAy (T) Tall
امید Omid/Omeed Hope
اُرند Orand Glory; A character in Shahnameh
اورنگ Orang/Aurang A throne; wisdom, understanding; beauty
اوشنر Oshnar A character in Shahnameh (KaykAvus’ wise and cunning vizier)
اُوژن Ozhan/Auzhan Hero, victorious
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پرنگ Parang The luster of a glittering sword
پردیس Pardis Paradise
پرهام ParhAm Abraham
پاریا PAriA/PAryA
پارسا PArsA Pure, chaste, devout, holy; Persian
پرشاد Parshad
پرشند Parshand Warrior
پرشین Parshin
پرتام PartAm Best
پرتاش PartAsh
پرویز Parviz Undefeatable; A character in Shahnameh
پاساد PAsAd/PAssAd Defense, preservation
پاشا PAshA (T) A Turkish name meaning a lord
پشنگ Pashang = Pashan A character in Shahnameh (AfrAsiyAb‘s father)
پاتون PAtune/PAtoon/Potune/Potoon A falcon marked with a distinguishing sign
پیام PayAm Message
پاینده PAyandeh Long live
پیدافر PaydAfar/PeydAfar
پدرام PedrAm Adorned; glad, charming
پِشنگ Peshang (K) Vanguard
پژمان PezhmAn/PejmAn Broken-hearted, sad
پُژمان PuzhmAn/PujmAn Desire, wish
پیوند Peyvand A connection, union
پیمان PeymAn Promise
پژواک PezhvAk An echo
پیران PirAn A character in Shahnameh (Name of one of Afrasiyab‘s generals)
پیروز Pirooz/Piruz/Pirouz Victorious; Name of a Sassanid king; also a character in Shahnameh
پولاد PoulAd/PulAd Steel; a sword
پورنگ Pourang
پوریا PouriyA /PuriyA An Iranian warrior
پویا PouyA To search, searcher; running; runner
پویان PouyAn To search, searcher; running; runner
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راد RAd/Rod Generous, brave, generous youth
رادبد RAdbod/Rodbod Commander of war chariots
رادین RAdin/Rodin Free
رادمان RAdmAn/Rodmon/RAdmon/RodmAn Munificent, generous
رادمنش RAdmanish/Rodmanish Munificent, generous
رادمهر RAdmehr/Rodmehr Name of one of Darius III’s generals
رها RahA Free
رهاد RahAd A traveler; a note in music
رهام RahAm A character in Shahnameh (Gudarz’s son)
رحیم Rahim (A) Merciful
راهزاد RahzAd Name of Khosrow Parviz’s general
راجی RAji (A) Hopeful
رخشان RakhshAn Flashing
رامبُد RAmbod Obedient
رامی RAmi (A) An archer
رامین RAmin A character in Shahnameh (One of Kay-khosrow’s son); A character in the Persian romantic epic “Vis & Ramin”
رامتین RAmtin Famous musician during the Sassanid Dynasty
رامیاد RAmyAd Obedient
رامیار RAmyAr Shepherd
Raouf/Ra’ouf/Raoof/Ra’oof (A) Kind
رسام RasAm Designer, painter
راستین RAstin True
رشید Rashid/Rasheed (A) Brave
رشین Rashin/Rasheen Gum of the Poplar tree; Name of an ancestor of Afrasiyab
رسول Rasoul/Rasool (A) Apostle
رایان RAyAn/ Ryon/RyAn Kings
رازان RAzAn (K)   Adorned
رازبان RAzbAn A confidant; a privy counsellor
رازی RAzi A famous Persian alchemist, scientist and philosopher
رزین Razin Strong
رضا RezA (A) Consent, agreement; Name of 8th Imam of Shi’ites
رهام RohAm A character in Shahnameh (Goudarz‘s son); Guardian
رُکندین Rokneddin Pillar of religion
روزبه Roozbeh/Ruzbeh /Rouzbeh Fortunate; A character in Shahnameh (name of Bahram-gur’s counsillor of state)
روشاک RoshAk /RushAk/Roushok Bright; Name of Daruis’ general  who fought against Alexander the great
روشان RoshAn Light
رستم Rostam /Rustam A hero and warrior in Shahnameh
روئین Royin/Rouin Brazen; A character in Shahnameh (PirAn’s son who was killed by Bijan)
رایکا = ریکا RykA/RAykA = RikA/ReekA Handsome boy; beloved, wished for, desired; boy (in Mazandarani)
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صبا SabA (A) A gentle breeze
صابر SAber (A) Patient
ثابت SAbet Stable, firm
صادق SAdegh (A) Sincere
صدری SadrA/Sadri Chief seat, judge
ساعد Sa’ed/Saed (A) Helper
سعید Saeed Happy, prosperous, lucky
SahAb (A) Companions
سهند Sahand A mountain in Azarbaijan
ساحل SAhel (A) Beach, shore
صلاح SalAh (A) Integrity
صلاح الدین SalAhedin (A) The righteousness of the faith
سالار SAlAr Leader
سلیم Salim (A) Perfect
سلم Salm A character in Shahnameh (Fereydoon‘s eldest son)
سلمک Salmak Name of a melody in Persian music (a gusheh of dastgah-e Shur)
سلمان SalmAn (A) Name of a friend of Ali; Name of an herb (Oriental wormwood)
سام SAm/SAlm A character in Shahnameh (NarimAn’s son and Rostam‘s grandfather)
صمد Samad A lord, chief
سامان SAmAn Tranquility; order, arrangement; welfare; a good disposition
سمند Samand A noble steed; an arrow
سامی SAmi High, Elevated
سامین SAmin Name of a village in Iran
سمیر Samir (A) Entertaining companion
سمراد SamrAd/Samrod Imagination, thoughts
سامیار SAmyAr (Z) An old  Zorastrian name
سنجر Sanjar (T) Prince, emperor, king; Name of a Sultan of the Seljuk dynasty
سارنگ SArang A small black bird
سردار SardAr A general
سریر Sarir Rainbow
سرمد Sarmad Forever
سرمند Sarmand
سرواد SarvAd Ode, song
ساسان SAsAn/SAssAn Name of the grandfather of Ardeshir, founder of the Sassanid dynasty
ساتراپ SAtrAp/SAtrop Satrap
ستّار SattAr (A) Concealer
ساتیار SAtyAr
ساویز SAviz Of good morals or temper
صدیق Sedigh (A) A sincere friend
سپند Sepand Wild rue; name of a mountain
سپنتا SepantA Holy
سپنتمان SepantemAn/SpantemAn Surname of Zartosht
سپندار SepandAr A character in Shahnameh (Gushtasp’s son)
سپهر Sepehr Sky, the heavens, celestial globe
SerAj (A) Luminary; the sun
شباویز ShabAviz Owl
شبدیز Shabdiz Name of Khosrow Parviz’s (Sassanid king) horse; Black as night
شادان ShAdAn Happy, cheerful
شادمهر ShAdmehr Kind; Cheerful
شادرخ Shadrokh Cheerful face
شادروز ShAdrouz Joyous day
شادورد ShAdvard Halo round the moon; royal throne; name of a note in music
شهاب ShahAb Shooting star, meteor
شهبال ShahbAl Longest feather in the wing of a bird
شهباز ShahbAz Royal falcon
شهبد Shahbod
شهداد ShahdAd Given by the king
شاهد ShAhed Witness
شاهین ShAhin Falcon
شهکام ShahkAm The king’s wish
شهنام ShahnAm King’s name
شهپر Shahpar The longest feather in a bird
شهراب ShahrAb
شهراد ShahrAd Brave king
شهرام ShahrAm The king’s obedient subject
شهرباز ShahrbarAz = ShahrvarAz An Iranian army commander during Sassanid dynasty
شهرداد ShahrdAd Gift of the city
شهریار ShahriAr/ShahryAr The King
شاهرخ ShAhrokh Name of a Timurid king (Teymour’s son);  Title given to sons of nobility; the horn of a rhinoceros
شهروز Shahruz/Shahrooz A great river
شاهور ShAhvar
شهیار ShahyAr Friend of the king
شمیل Shamil The north wind
شمسا ShamsA Sun, sunlight
شاپور ShApour/Shapur = Shahpour/Shahpur Son of the king, prince; Name of 4 Sassani kings; A character in Shahnameh (One of Manouchehr‘s warriors)
شریف Sharif (A) Noble; holy
شارود Sharoud Halo round the moon
Sharzeh Strong
شایا ShAyA Worthy
شایان ShAyAn/ShyAn Worthy, deserving, meriting
شایگان ShAygAn Worthy; anything worthy of a king or great man
شروین Shervin = Sharvin Name of a couple of kings of the Bavand dynasty (which ruled Tabaristan in what is now northern Iran (Mazandaran)  
شیداسب Shidasb = Shidasp A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasb’s son); Possessor of shining horses
شیده Shideh A character in Shahnameh (AfrAsiyAb‘s son)
شیدفر Shidfar Glory of the sun
شیدوش Shidoush A character in Shahnameh (Goudarz‘s son, and brother of Giv)
شیرویه Shirouyeh
شیروان ShirvAn = ShervAn Name of a city (a former Persian province in Caucasus, which is now part of Republic of Azerbaijan)
شیرزاد ShirzAd Brave, courageous
شجاع ShojA Brave
شووان ShowAn = ShwAn (K) Shepherd
شولان ShowlAn (K) Lasso
سیامک SiAmak Black-haired man; A character in Shahnameh (Kiumars’ son)
سیاوش SiAvosh = Siavash A character in Shahnameh (Kay-kavus’ son)
سیرمان SirmAn/Sirmon A ruby; embroidered silk
سینا SinA (A) Sinai
سینام SinAm Name of a fabled mountain with a pillared treasure-house
سیوا SivA An apple
سهیل Soheil/Sohail (A) Name of a star
سهراب SohrAb A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s son); Rosy glow
سلیمان SoleymAn (A) Solomon
سوران SoorAn /SourAn/SurAn A starling
سرنا/سورنا = سرنای SornA/SurnA = SornAy A Persian Oboe
سورنا SorenA/SurenA Iranian military leader during AshkAnian(Parthian) dynasty
سروش Soroush/Sorush Messenger angel
سوشیانت Soshiant/Soshyant/Sushiant/Sushyant (Z) The (final world) Savior
ستوده Sotoudeh Blessed
سوفرا SufarA/SoufarA A character in Shahnameh (Name of Kayghobad‘s vizir)
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تابال TAbAl Name of an Iranian commander of Kurosh the Great; Stable, strong
تهمین Tahmin Brave
تهمتن Tahamtan Powerful, mighty
طاهر TAher (A) Pure, chaste, clean
تهماسب TahmAseb A character in Shahnameh (last king of the PishdAdi dynasty); Having a strong horse
طهمورث Tahmouress/Tahmooress Brave; A character in Shahnameh (Houshang‘s son and Jamshid‘s father)
تاج TAj Crown
تاجفر TAjfar
تاجور TAjvar King
تلیمان TalimAn A character in Shahnameh (Name of a warrior in Fereydoon’s army)
تیمور Teymour/Teymoor/Teymur/Taymoor (T) Iron; Name of the founder of the Timurid dynasty
تینوش / طینوش Tinoush A character in Shahnameh
تیشتار Tishtar Angel presiding over the star Sirius, which also directs the rain. 
تیران TirAn Arrows; Name of a king of AshkAniAn (Parthian) dynasty
تیربُد Tirbod
تیرداد TirdAd Name of a king of AshkAniAn (Parthian) dynasty
تیرگر Tirgar
تیرنام TirnAm
تراب TorAb Soil
طوفان / توفان ToufAn/ToofAn (A) Storm
تورج Touraj/Tooraj = Tour/Toor A character in Shahnameh (One of Fereydoon’s son who became the king of Tour)
تورک Tourak An Iranian hero
طوس / توس Tous /Tus/ Touss Name of a city in Khorasan province (Ferdowsi’s birthplace); A character in Shahnameh (Name of a great Iranian general, son of King Nozar)
توتک Toutak/Tutak A money-chest; Name of a plant (cat-tail grass)
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UrumAn (T) Forest
UshAh Dawn
اوتبر Utabar Intelligent , wise
اوتانا UtAnA = OtAnA An ally of King Darius I; One who has a good figure
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وفا VafA (A) Loyalty, faithfulness
وهاب VahAb (A) A giver
وهبد Vahbod
وحدت Vahdat (A) Unity
وحید Vahid (A) Unique
وهرز Vahraz Name of one of Anoushiravan’s generals
وجیح Vajih (A) Of noble presence; handsome
والا VAlA Eminent, respectable
واله VAleh
ونداد VandAd
واریان VAriAn/VAriyAn Name of a place in Iran
وارتان VArtAn Name of a Persian king
واروژ VAroozh
ورفان VarfAn A mediator
ورجاوند VarjAvand Strong
ورشاسب VarshAsb ?
ویراف VirAf Name of the father of ardA
ویشپر Vishpar
ویشتاسب VishtAsb Name of the father of King Darius I; Possessor of many horses
ویسه Visseh A character in Shahnameh (the father of PirAn, Afrasiab‘s commander-in-chief)
ورنا VornA Young, youthful
وُریا VoryA (K)
وشمگیر Voshmgir Name of a king; quail-catcher
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یعقوب Yaghoub (A) Jacob
یحیی YahyA (A) John
یامین Yamin (A) Strength; power; blessing
یاران YArAn A friend; a polite well-spoken man; a jovial companion
یاری YAri Friendship
یاشار YAshAr (T) Existing or living (in Azerbaijani)
یاوند YAvand King
یاور YAvar A friend, companion
یازان YAzAn Of tall stature
یزدان YazdAn Name of the spirit of goodness
یزدان بخش YazdAnbakhsh Name of the vazir of Hormoz
یزدانفر YazdAndfar The splendor of God
یزدگرد Yazdgerd The name 3 kings of the Sassanid dynasty
یونس Youness (A) Jonas/Jonah
یوسف Yousef (A) Joseph
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زاب ZAb To be helpful; Strong; A character in Shahnameh (The 8th king of the mythical Pishdadi dynasty who was Nozar’s son)
زادفر ZAdfar Glorious birth
زادمهر ZAdmehr The offspring of the sun; born of the son
زاهد ZAhed (A) Devout
زکریا ZakariA Zachary/Zachariah
زال ZAl A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s father)
ظفر Zafar (A) Victory
زامیاد ZAmyAd Name of the 28th day of the Persian month; also of its presiding angel
زند Zand The book of Zardosht
زراسب Zarasp = Zarasb Characters  in Shahnameh (Manouchehr‘s son; also the name of the son of  Touss); Having a golden horse
زریر Zarir A character in Shahnameh (Goshtasp’s brother)
زرتشت Zartosht Zoroaster; Golden Star
زروان ZarvAn = Zurvan (Z) Time ; The god of time
زروند ZarvAnd
زاور ZAvar Powerful, mighty; The planet Venus
زواره ZavAreh A character in Shahnameh (Rostam‘s brother)
ژرفا ZharfA Depth
ژاژه ZhAzeh ?
ژکفر Zhakfar Very patient
ژامک ZhAmak Small poem
ژیان ZhiAn Formidable
ژیانفر ZhiAnfar Formidable
ژوبین Zhoubin/Joubin A sort of spear
ضیا ZiA Light