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Girl Names of Persian Origin

Persian baby names and what they mean, for persian, farsi, with 27 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 1.09%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.46%, 57%), with names like Roxanne becoming less stylish. Arya (#169) is the most trendy girl name among these, while Aro (TOP 30%) and Arao (87%) are popular last names.

Persian names

Anahita - Shaya | Sheherezade - Zarina

Anahita - Shaya

Anahita
"Immaculate, undefiled." Anahit is a somewhat common baby name. See also Annita. .. is the Old Persian form of ..

Anisa

Anisa
"Pleasant companion; like love." Popular, and Anisa, Annissa are comparable to common -sa surnames Aiosa (UPPER 60%), Alissa (100%).

Ara

Ara
"Brings rain." Ara (TOP 26%), Aria (40%), Ari (62%) and Arria (70%) exist often as surnames. Also nickname of Arabella.

Arya

Arya
"Noble." Usage of Arya and Aria as children's names in 2016 was a lot more than in 2006. The name is used in India.

Aryana

Aryana
"Pretty Eastern girl." Sparing use. Aryana is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Bryana.

Ayesha

Ayesha
"Small one." Ayesha was favored as a baby name in 2016. See also Alesha. Also variant of Aisha.

Bibi
"Lady of the house." Bibi (UPPER 80%) and Bebe (93%) are commonplace female names, whereas Beebee is intermittently used. Actress Bebe Neuwirth.

Daria

Daria
"Maintains possessions well." Darian, Darien and Darrian are widely used as forms of Daria. .. of Darius, a Persian royal name ..

Eppie

Eppie1
"Good to speak." Less popular today. Eppie was last found in the 1890s in the Top 2000. See also Euphie. Pet form of Euphemia, Hephzibah and ..

Esther

Esther, var. Eppie2
"Myrtle, bride; star." Esther and variants became more popular in 2016, gaining on average +2 positions as children's names with Esther gaining the most. .. wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Persian names: Anisa, Ara, Arya, Aryana, Ayesha

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Persian names: Daria, Eppie, Esther, Jasmine, Roxanne

Gulzar
"Rose garden." Outside Top 2000.

Jasmine

Jasmine
"Jasmine." A very conventional girls' name (#122 A YEAR AGO) which is also used somewhat regularly as a last name. Refers to the climbing plant with ..

Laleh
"Tulip." Not widespread. Laleh is not found in the US Demographics. See also Lali.

Maristela
"Star of the sea; star." Maristela is not a Top 2000 name. Blend of Mary and Estela.

Nazneen
"Exquisitely beautiful; charming." Not Top 2000 name. The name is meant to convey ..

Padme
"Lotus." Not that popular as a baby name. From the Tibetan chant, Om Mani ..

Roxanne

Roxanne
"Dawn." A familiar girls' name (#1288 IN LATEST RANKINGS), Roxanne is also recorded frequently as a feminine first name. .. Roxane was the Persian princess Alexander ..

Sadira
"Lotus tree." Sadira is a sparsely used feminine name. See also Jadira. The lotus is of great significance ..

Shahnaz
"King's glory." Shahnaz is unique as a girls' name.

Shaya
"Gift of God; worthy." Compare last names Shama, Shara. Also a diminutive of Isaiah.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Persian names for girls.

1. Anahita - Shaya
Anahita, Anisa, Ara, Arya, Aryana, Ayesha, Bibi, Daria, Eppie, Esther [Eppie], Gulzar, Jasmine [Yasmin], Laleh, Maristela, Nazneen, Padme, Roxanne, Sadira, Shahnaz, Shaya


Sheherezade, Shereen, Siria, Soraya, Vashti, Yasmin, Zarina

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