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Lexicon of Iranian Personal Names

GIRLS


 

Compiled by: Shapour Suren-Pahlav

1988

 

 

 

Â

A

E

O

U

i

B

P

T

TH

J

CH

KH

D

DH

Art

an

Earth

Order

Poor

Input

-

-

-

thing

-

Chair

khan

-

dhrma

 

R

Z

DZ

S

SH

GH

F

K

G

L

M

N

V

H

Y

bonjour

-

-

bonjour

-

Ship

Mersi

- - - - - -

Van

-

Y

 

 

* Names classified with lighter colours are used in seldom or being obsolete.

 

* Abbreviations: 

AV = Avestan

OP = Old Persian

PA = Parthian (Parthian Pahlavi)

MP = Middle Persian (Sasanian Pahlavi)

NP = New Persian (including classical Persian)

NPZ = New Persian common among Zoroastrians

 

   

(like English: Arch, Almond, Art, Area )

 

Name

Variation

Unisex

Original form

Origin

Meaning

History

âiryandokht

OP

Noble Daughter, Aryan Daughter, Iranian Daughter   

âbânbânou

AV

The Lady of (goddess of) water(s)

âbândokht

âpândokht

âpândokht

AV

The Daughter of (goddess of) water(s)

âbtâb

NP

(goddess of) water weflection

âbrokh

NP

Face like a (goddess of) water (clear)

âbrowshan

NP

Light as (goddess of) water

âbgineh

NP

âbnâr

NP

Like a (goddess of) water (clear)

âbnâz

NP

Favorite of (goddess of) water

âbnâhid

MP

Goddess Anahaita 

âbnoush

Immortal (goddess of) water

âbnahir

âpâm

OP

âpâmâ

OP

âpâmeh

OP

âtri (atri, atreh)

  âzarchehr

âdharchehr

âtrichihr

AV

Face like fire

âzardokht

âtridokht 

âtridukht 

AV

Daughter of fire

âzarzâd

âtrizât

âtrizât

MP

âtashdam

âtashrsng

âtashfâm

âtashforough

âtashgoun

âtashgohar

âtashin

âtosâ

hutos (hutaosa)

hutos (hutaosa)

OP

âdâ

âdokht

âzar

âdhur

âdhur

MP

âzarâfarid âdhurâfarid âdhurâfarid
âzarânâhita âdhurânâhita âdhurânâhita
âzarânâhid âdhurânâhid âdhurânâhid
âzarnâhid âdhurnâhid âdhurnâhid
âzarbâl âdhurbâl âdhurbâl
âzarbanou âdhurbanou âdhurbanou
âzarbokht âdhurbukht âdhurbukht
âzarchehr âdhurchihr âdhurchihr
âzarakhsh âdhurakhsh X âdhurakhsh
âzardokht âdhurdokht âdhurdokht
âzarzâd âdhurzâd âdhurzâd
âzarak âdhurak âdhurak
âzargân âdhurgân X âdhurgân
âzargoun âdhurgoun âdhurgoun
âzarmâh âdhurmâh âdhurmâh
âzarmehr âdhurmitr X âdhurmitr
âzarminâ âdhurrminâ âdhurrminâ
âzarang âdhurang X âdhurang
âzarhomâyoun âdhurhomâyoun âdhurhomâyoun
âzaryâr âdhuryâr X âdhuryâr
âzarin âdhurin X âdhurin
âzarinchehr âdhurinchihr âdhurinchihr
âzarindokht âdhurindokht âdhurindokht
âzariyoun âdhuriyoun âdhuriyoun
âzinâfarin âdhinâfarin âdhinâfarin
âzindokht  âdhindokht âdhindokht
âzinbânou âdhinbânou
âzinfar âdhinfar X
ârâsteh arastak
ârâmbâbou
ârâmbakht
ârâmbokht
ârâmbon
ârâmjân
ârâmdokht
ârâmdel
ârâmesh
ârâmmanesh
ârtâ
ârtâdokht
ârtozostrâ
ârtonis
ârzouy ârezou
ârzoumand ârmaiti
ârmitâ
ârmidokht
âramideh
ârmondokht
âriyâbânou
âriyâdokht
âriyâbokht
âriyâchehr
âriyârouy
âriynâz
âriynoush
âriyân
âriyan
âriyanbânou
âriyandokht
âriyanzâd X
âriyanmehr X
âriyannâz
âzâdbakht
âzâdbokht
âzâdchehr
âzâddokht
âzâdmehr

âzâdeh

âzâtak

âzâddehbânou
âzâdegkhuy
âzâdehdokht
âzâdehdel
âzâdehrouy
âzâdehzâd
âzâdehsarv
âzarm
âzarmbânou
âzarmjouy
âzarmchehr
âzarmdokht
âzarmgin
âzarmidokhtd
âzarmin
âzarmindokht
âzarminbanou
âzaryoun
âzmâ
âzitâ
âdzand
âsâdokht
âsâyesh
âspâs
âspâsyâ
âsmânhour
âsoudeh
âsi
âsimin
âshti
âshenâ
âshoub
âshiyân
âftâb
âfarin
âfarinbânou
âfarindokht
âfshid
âfshidmehr
âlâleh
âmâstris
âmistis
âmigh
âmighbânou
âmighdokht
âmighmehr
âwâ
âwâzeh
âhang
âhou
âyenak
âyeneh

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A   

(like English: And, Abstract, Active)

 

 

abroukamân

abrisham

ajareh

akhtar

akhtarafrouz

akhtarbânou

akhtartâj

akhtardokt

akhtarzâd

akhgar

adrag

adman

advenak

art = ashi

artâ

artâoni

artâ-ashâuni

artâint

artâdokht

artâvand (artavanta)

artazostra

artoshtan

artamiz

artadokht

artakâm

artazostra

artadaustra

arti

artiston

artin

arejasti

aredvisoura-anâhita = anâhitâ, ânâhitâ, anâhid, nâhid

arzineh

arsân

arshânoush

arshbânoy

arshtâd, ashtâd (arshtâta)

arshti

ashdokht

arshzâd

arshnoush

asrshiyâ

arshit (ershita)

arghavân = arghavan

arghash

argun

armân

armaghân

armand

armandokht

armitâ

armiti

arminbânou

armindokht

arminzâd

arnâz (arenavak)

arnij

arus

arshivang

azarvân

asabnâ

aspâzyâ

asparam

asmandokht

asnutak

ashâ

ashâoni

ashâbokht

ashâdokht

ashâvarz

ashouchehr

ashoudokht

ashourawâ

ashourouy

ashzâd

ashouk

ashoumehr

ashi -art

afrand

afrank

afrouz / ch

afri

afsâneh

afsar

afsarbânou

afsardokht

afsarzâd

afsun

afsundokht

afshân

afshângis

afshid

alugoun

amordâd (amertâta)

amestris

amitis (humaiti)

anârâm

anârgol

anârgoun

anâhitâ = ânâhitâ

anâhitâbânou

anâhispanâh

angâbin = angabin

angubin

anoush, anoushak (for boys & Girls) = anushah = anusheh (for Girls only) (anaosha)

anoushehdokht

anhubâ

anirân

autak

awrâshi

avinast

ahrav

ahounavar

 

bâzbakht

bâstin

bâfar

bâgohar

bâmbishn

bâmi

bâmidokht

bâmirokh

bâmifar

bâmik

bâmik

bâmindokht

bânou

bârâm

bânougoshasb/p = bânougoshnasb/p

botârâ

botzarrin

botgar

botafrouz

bokhtâfarid

bokhtâfarin

bakhtâvar

bokhtar

bekhradbanou

bekhradbânou

bekhraddokht

bakhshandeh

barâzandeh

brâzenitâr

barâzishk

berejya

borbâr (Boys & Girls)

borzâfarid

borzmâh

barzinbânou =borzinbânou

barzindokht = borzindokht

barsin

barfaryâd

bornâ (Boys & Girls)

bornâbokht

bornâdokht

bornâdel

bornâmehr

boroumand = baroumand

bari

barindokht

bazmdokht

bazmafzâr

bazmâvar

bostân

bostânârây

bostânafrouz

basmehr

bosusk = bosusak

baghchehr, bagâchehr

baghdokht

bobol

bolandakhtar

bolour

bolourin

bemânat

bongol

banafsheh

bonyVndokht

burân = purân

bouteh

bokhtâr

bustân

bahâr

behâfarid (vâridhkanâ)

behandâm

behbânou

behbokht

behbon

behtâb

behtan

behjân

behchehr

behkhu = behkhuy

behdokht

behdel

behdoust

bahrâmdokht

behrokh

behrokhsâr

bahrzâm

bahrmân

behrou = behrouy

behseresht

behshâd (Boys & Girls)

behesht = beheshtak

beheshtmehr (mithravahishta)

beheshtin

behshid

behforouz

behforough

behak, vahak, vohouk

bahmanbânou

bahmanchehr

bahmandokht

bahmanzâd (Boys & Girls)

behmehr

behnâz

behnegâr

behnoush

behidokht

behizâd

behimehr

behin

behinbânou

behindokht

bidâr

bidârbakht

bibi

bitâ

bidokht

bidgol

bidmeshk

bigham

 

 

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 E   

(like English: Earth)

 

 

espanouy

estâteirâ = estâtirâ

estâreh = setâreh

 

 

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O   

(like English: Order, Organic)

 

 

okhâ = ukhâ

ornijbaredâ

orwâz

orvakhsh

orwij

 

 

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U   

(like English: Poor, Moon)

 

 

uparatât = opardât (upartâta)

ukhshenti

udâ

urudhayant

urvij

ushtavaiti

ukhâ = okhâ

 

 

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i   

(like English: Iran, inch, inpt)

 

 

irân

irânbânou

irânnchehr

irântâj

irândokht

irânzâd

irânshid

irânmehr (for boys & Girls)

izadbokht

izaddokht

ivâz

 

 

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B   

 

 

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P   

 

paesanghanu

pairikâ = pari

pârash

pârmis

pârand (pârendi)

pâk

pâkâfarid

pâkbânou

pâktan

pâkchehr = pâkchehreh

pâkdokht

pâkdel

pâkrokh

pâkrokhsâr

pâkrou = pâkrouy

pâkzâd

pâkfâm

pâkmehr

pâknâz

pâknâm

pâkyâr

pânti

pâyandeh

porâdhin /porâzin

parârin

parârindokht

partow / parto

parrokhzâd

prkhideh

pardis

parastou / parastouk

pârsâdokht

pârsbânou

pârsdokht

porshâd

porforough

pormâh

pormehr

parmis

parand - parniyâ

parenak

parniyân

parniyândokht

parvâneh

poroushât (paurushiati)

perouk

parvin (paoiryaeini)

parvinchehr

parvindokht

parvinrokh

parvinrokhsâr

parvinmehr

pari (pairikâ)

paribânou

paritan

parichehr = parichehreh

paridâd

paridokht

parirâm

parirokh

parirashk

parirou = parirouy

parizâd

parizak

parisâ

parisân

parifâm

parigol

parigoun

parimâh

parimarz

parimehr

parin

parinâz -farinâz

parivâr

parivash

parivis

pasand

pasandideh

pouran

pourânchehr

pourândokht

pourânzâd

purubrâta

purchistâ

puneh

pirouchak = firouzeh

pirouzbânou

pirouzdokht

paytidrât (paithidratha)

paytirâm

paytizâd

peykar

 

 

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T   

 

tâbân

tâbânchehr

tâbândokht

tâbânrokh

tâbânrou = tâbânrouy

tâbânmehr

tâbânbesh

tâbânandeh

tâbândenrokh

tâpik

tâjâfarid

tâjafrouz

tâjbânou

tâjmâh

tâjmehr

tâji

târâ

târâdokht

tâzeh

tâzehchehr

tâdz / tâj

tâvous

tabâreh

takhshakâ

tadharv, torang

tarâneh

targhoncheh

trgol

toranj

torang (tadhrav)

thritakhm

thrithi

tadza / taja

takâv

tanâz / tannâz

tanâzbânou

tandor

tuti

turân

turânbânou

turândokht

turânmehr

toshnâmaiti

tahrat

tahminbânou

tahminbânou

tahmineh

titak

teyhou

 

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J   

 

 

jâm

jâmâspiyeh / dâmâspiyâ

jânârâ

jânâsâ

jânâfarid

jânafzâ

jânmehr

jarireh

jashnârâ

jaghrout (kanyâ)

jamak

janâneh

jahânârâ = jahânârây

jahânâfarid

jahânbânou

jahântâb

jahândokht

jahânnâz

 

 

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CH   

(like English: Chair, Chance)

 

 

cheshmak

cheshmakbânou

chakâv = chakâ = chakâvak

champak

chamshâd

chaman

chamanârâ = chamanârây

chamanafrouz

chamanpirây

chamannâz

chenour

chehârây

chehrzâd / cherâzâd / homây chehrzâd [details]

chehrgoshasb/p

chehrouyeh

chithrâ

chitrâdâd

chistâ

chisti

 

 

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KH   

(like English: Khaki)

 

 

khâtoun

khâvar

khâvarbânou

khâvardokht

khâvarzâd

khâvargol

khojasteh

khojir = hojir = houchehr = khubchehr

khodââfarid

khodâparast (boys & Girls)

khorsounah

khorambânou

khorambahâr

khoramdokht

khormadel

khoramrawân

khoramgol

kharman

khormnâz

kharmanbânou

kharmandokht

khoramnahâd

khosrowdokht

khandân

khandânbânou

khandânchehr

khandândokht

khandânrou = khandânrouy

khandângol

khandânlab

khandânghoncheh

khandânyâr

khubâfarid

khubchehr = hojir

khubrokh

khubrang

khubrou = khoubrouy

khubyâr

khubsâr / khupsâr

khurâfarid

khurafrouz

khurânzim

khourchashm

khurchehr

khordâd, khordât (haurvatâta)

khurdokht

khurrokh

khurzâd

khursân

khursimâ

khurshâd

khorjabin

khorshid

khorshidbânou

khorshiddokht

khorsidrokh

khorshidrou / khorshidrouy

korshidsân

khorshidmehr

khorvash

khoshâfarid

khoshandâm

khoshâvâzeh

khoshbakht

khoshbouy

khoshtâb

khoshchehr / khoshchehreh

khoshkâm

khoshkhu

khoshdel

khoshrouy

khoshgel

khoshgu

khoshnâz

khoshnâm

khoshnavâ

khousheh

khoshiafzâ

khoshibakhsh

khoshizak, khoshvachizak

khilou = khirou

 

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D   

 

 

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DH   

(like English: Dhrma )

 

dâdârây

dâdârâst

dâdâfarid

dâdmâh

dâdhoush

dârayyâya

dâmâspiyâ

dokhtmehr

dokhtnoush

dokhmal

dakhyum

dorafshân

darakhshân

darakhshandeh

dorbiz

dordâneh

dornâ

dripetinâ

dripeyti

dastanbou

doghdhu

delârâm

delârây

delâsâ

delâshub

delafrouz

delafzâ

delangiz

delâviz

delbar

delband

delbidâr

delpâk

delpazir / delpadhir

delpasand

deljou

delkhâh

delkhosh

deldâdeh

deldâr

delrobâ

delroshan

delshâd

delafrouz

delkash

delgoshâ = delgpshây

delnâz

delnavâz

delyâr

damsâz

dahmâ

dahmâbânou

dibâ

dibâtan

dibâchehr / deibCchehr

dibâdokht

dibârokh

deybânou

deyzâd

dinârgis

dinâfarid

dinbânou

dinaki

dinag

deyhim

 

 

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R   

 

raokhshna = roshanakh

râiti

râikâ

râbu

râtâ

râdnoush

rudâbeh [details]

 

 

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Z   

 

 

 

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DZ   

(like French: bonjour)

 

 

 

 

 

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S    

 

 

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SH   

(like English: Shine)

 

 

 

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GH   

(like French: Mersi)

 

 

 

 

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F   

faranak = according to the Shâh-nâma, the mother of king Ferêdûn; also the name of a wife of Bahrâm V Gur

farangis [details]

 

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K   

 

 

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G 

(like English: Egg)

 

gardôy = sister of Bahram Chubin

 

 


L   

 

 

 

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M   

 

 

 

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N   

 

 

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V   

 

 

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H   

homây chehrzâd / chehrzâd [details]

 

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Y   

(like English: Yankee)

 

 

 

 

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