The English Language

First (Given) Names From
Persian

11 Names Listed


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Persian Language Notes

Persian is an Indo-European language spoken in the Persian Empire.

The modern version is called Farsi or Iranian) and is spoken in Iran and Afghanistan.


NameMeaning
Ava water
Darius, Dario, Daria to hold well
Esther star
Jahangir holder of the world
Jasmine name of a fragrant plant
Jasper treasurer
Kira Sun
Lila lilac
Roxanne, Roxanna dawn
Shah king
Sher lion

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