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== Usage note ==
Sometimes people in Iran still use the ancient Persian given names, such as Taraneh.


== Girls' names ==
Afareen
Afsar
Afshan
Afsoon
Aghigh
Ahou
Akhtar
Akram
Alia
Anahita
Anusheh
Ara
Arezoo
Armaghan
Aroosha
Arshfam
Assieh
Atefeh
Atoosa
Atussa
Avizeh
Ayasha
Azar
Azara
Azita
Azur
Azura
Bahar
Baharak
Bahareh
Banou
Beeta
Behbaha
Behkrakh
Behnaz
Behrokh
Bita
Bodagh
Bolour
Bousseh
Chalipa
Chehreh
Darya
Daryadokht
Deena
Delara
Delbar
Delkash
Dina
Donya
Dorri
Dorrin
Dorsai
Dorsay
Ehteram
Elaheh
Elham
Elnaz
Ezzati
Fakhri
Farah
Faranak
Farangis
Fariba
Farida
Farideh
Farkhondeh
Farnaz
Farzaneh
Fatimah
Feerouzeh
Fereshteh
Feri
Firouzeh
Forough
Forouzan
Forouzandeh
Fozhan
Gatha
Geesou
Ghamzeh
Ghassedak
Ghazaleh
Ghodsi
Ghoncheh
Gisou
Golbahar
Golgoon
Goli
Golnar
Golnaz
Golnessa
Golpari
Golshan
Golshon
Gordia
Guita
Guiti
Guity
Habibeh
Haleh
Hamaseh
Hasti
Hengameh
Hoda
Homeira
Hormat
Houri
Iman
Iran
Iran-dokht
Ishraqi
Jabbareh
Jaleh
Jannat
Jilla
Katayoun
Khandan
Khojassteh
Khorsheed
Kimiyaa
Kira
Kobra
Kokab
Korsum
Kowkab
Ladan
Laila
Laleh
Layly
Leily
Leyla
Lida
Lili
Mahasti
Mahbod
Mahbubih
Maheen
Mahkameh
Mahlagha
Mahnoosh
Mahrokh
Mahsa
Mahta
Mahvash
Maliheh
Mana
Mandi
Mandona
Manizheh
Marjan
Marmar
Maryam
Marzieh
Masoumeh
Mastoureh
Mehrangiz
Mehrnoosh
Mehry
Minan
Mitra
Moloud
Moneereh
Morvarid
Mozhdeh
Mozhgan
Naghmeh
Nahal
Naheed
Najmeh
Nakisa
Narda
Nargess
Naseem
Nasreen
Nastaran
Nava
Nazafarin
Nazanin
Nazgol
Nazhin
Nazilla
Neda
Negar
Negeen
Negin
Neshat
Nikoo
Niloufar
Niyoosha
Nora
Noushafarin
Oldooz
Oranous
Ordoukhany
Orkideh
Parand
Parastoo
Paree
Pareechehr
Pareerou
Pareevash
Parisa
Parto
Parvaneh
Parvin
Peymaneh
Peyvand
Pouneh
Pouran
Pouran-dokht
Ramak
Ramesh
Razieh
Reema
Reyhaneh
Rima
Roksana
Roudabeh
Roxana
Roya
Sadira
Saeedeh
Saghar
Saghi
Saharnaz
Sahba
Saideh
Salomeh
Sameen
Sanaz
Sareh
Sarvenaz
Sattareh
Sayeh
Seema
Sepideh
Setareh
Shabnam
Shabnan
Shadan
Shadi
Shaghayegh
Shahdi
Shaheen
Shahin
Shahla
Shahnaz
Shahrbanou
Shahrzad
Shalizeh
Shams
Sheefteh
Sheeva
Shervin
Sheyda
Shohreh
Shokouh
Sholeh
Shouka
Simin
Soheila
Soray
Soroushi
Soudabeh
Soulmaz
Soussan
Suri
Tahmineh
Talayeh
Taranish
Tarsa
Touca
Touran
Turandot
Vashti
Veeda
Vida
Yalda
Zarrin
Zeeba
Zeresh
Zeridia
Zhaleh
Zhila
Zohreh
Zoya


== Boys' names ==
Abdolkhalegh
Abtin
Afshar
Afsharafshin
Afshin
Aghajun
Ahour
Alireza
Anoush
Arash
Arastoo
Ardalan
Ardavan
Ardeshir
Aref
Aria
Ario
Armeen
Arsalan
Arshia
Arya
Arzhang
Asghar
Ashk
Ashrafzadeh
Assim
Atash
Atid
Avesta
Azghar
Babak
Bahman
Bahram
Baktash
Bamdad
Bameen
Bamshad
Bardia
Bauback
Behnam
Behrang
Behrooz
Behrouz
Behzad
Bijan
Borna
Borzoo
Bozorgmehr
Cambiz
Changeez
Dadbeh
Danesh
Dara
Darab
Dareh
Darioush
Dariush
Daryoosh
Davab
Davood
Derafsh
Dhabihullah
Ehsan
Emad
Esfandiar
Esfandyar
Esmail
Etehade
Fafar
Faghani
Fahimifar
Faramarz
Faraz
Farbod
Farchid
Fardad
Farhad
Farhang
Fariborz
Farjad
Farrokh
Farrokhzad
Farshid
Farsin
Farzad
Farzam
Farzin
Fazlollah
Fereydoon
Ferydoun
Firouz
Forood
Foroohar
Forouq
Gazsi
Ghaffar
Ghebers
Ghobad
Giv
Goodarz
Gorban
Goshtasb
Goudarz
Guebers
Haider
Hajir
Hamidreza
Heydar
Hojjat
Homayoun
Hooshang
Hooshyar
Hootan
Hormoz
Houman
Iraj
Jamsheed
Jamshid
Javad
Javeed
Javid
Jivan
Kamal
Kambiz
Kamran
Kamshad
Kamyar
Kansbar
Karamat
Karbaschi
Kasra
Kaveh
Kavoos
Kayan
Kayvan
Kayvon
Keivan
Keyan
Key-ghobad
Key-khosrow
Keyvan
Khodadad
Khosrow
Kianoosh
Kiarash
Kiomars
Kiumars
Kiyan
Koohyar
Koorosh
Koosha
Kouros
Kourosh
Kush
Kusha
Madjid
Mahbad
Mahyar
Majeed
Majid
Mani
Manouchehr
Mashreza
Massood
Mazdah
Maziar
Mazyar
Mehrab
Mehrak
Mehran
Mehrdad
Mehrzad
Moana
Mohsen
Mojtaba
Monaghi
Moosa
Morteza
Mozaffar
Namdar
Nariman
Navid
Neema
Nema
Newsha
Nima
Niyoosha
Nizamid
Nouri
Noushzad
Omeed
Omid
Orang
Panahy
Parham
Parsa
Parshang
Parviz
Pasha
Payam
Pazhang
Pedram
Pedrom
Pejman
Perjad
Peyman
Peyvand
Pezhman
Phiroz
Pirooz
Pirous
Piroz
Poerya
Pooya
Pouriya
Poya
Pujman
Pyruz
Rambod
Ramin
Rasoul
Reza
Roozbeh
Rostam
Rovin
Saber
Sadegh
Saeed
Salar
Sam
Saman
Sami
Sasan
Sattar
Sepehr
Seyed
Seyyed
Shahab
Shahbaz
Shaheen
Shahin
Shahkam
Shahram
Shahriar
Shahriyar
Shahrokh
Shahrooz
Shahvand
Shapour
Shatrevar
Shervin
Shirzad
Showan
Siamak
Siavash
Siavosh
Siavush
Soheil
Sohrab
Sooudi
Soroush
Suhayl
Syavash
Tabriz
Taher
Tahmaseb
Tahmouress
Tarazullah
Teymour
Tirdad
Touraj
Vafa
Viraf
Vishtasb
Yaghoub
Yahya
Yashar
Zahak
Zaheer
Zakaria
Zal
Zamani
Zamyad
Zand
Zartosht
Zia


== Ancient Persian girls' names ==
Ajda
Alma
Almira
Altair
Amber
Amestrin
Amestris
Armida
Artaynta
Artazostra
Artystone
Asiria
Atossa
Avesta
Azura
Azure
Badia
Barsine
Bethany
Bibi
Cyra
Damaspia
Daria
Dickla
Drypetis
Dunya
Esther
Hutaosa
Idra
Illit
Kalila
Kira
Laila
Laleh
Layla
Leila
Lila
Lilac
Lilith
Mamaea
Mania
Marjan
Martha
Mawia
Mitra
Muriel
Nahid
Pari
Parmys
Parveneh
Parvin
Parysatis
Phaedyme
Pheretima
Phratagune
Raokshna
Razili
Roshan
Roshanara
Roxana
Roxanna
Roxanne
Saba
Sadira
Samantha
Samira
Semiramis
Shahnaz
Sima
Sisygambis
Soraya
Souzan
Stateira
Tamath
Taraneh
Teli
Tomyris
Vega
Zade
Zaibunissa
Zarina
Zelica
Zena
Zenana
Zenda
Zohrah
Zohreh


== Ancient Persian boys' names ==
Ahasver
Aidoneus
Alpistos
Amphistreus
Anaphes
Anchares
Araxis
Ardisher
Argestes
Arisai
Arizus
Armamithras
Arsakes
Arses
Arsha
Artabanus
Artabarzanes
Artaeus
Artamenes
Artaxerxes
Artobazanes
Artybius
Azanes
Bademus
Bagaeus
Bagoas
Baraxis
Bassaces
Betis
Bistanes
Boubakes
Bubares
Cambyses
Cherasmis
Cyrus
Darius
Datis
Daurises
Deioces
Diaexis
Dotamas
Dotus
Gergis
Gobryas
Gyges
Histaeus
Histanes
Hymeas
Imaeos
Ithamatres
Kashtaritu
Kersi
Khurshid
Lilaios
Lythimnas
Magos
Maraphis
Marsena
Mascames
Masistes
Masistras
Massages
Mazaces
Mazaios
Megabates
Megabyzus
Megadostes
Memphis
Menapis
Mitrobates
Myrsus
Nabaranes
Nasim
Ninus
Oarizus
Ochus
Oeobazus
Oroites
Oxathres
Parshandatha
Parthos
Pegastagon
Pelagon
Petosiris
Pharnabazus
Pharnaces
Pharnazathres
Pissuthnes
Prexaspes
Psammis
Sanballat
Sargon
Sasan
Sharezer
Soroush
Syennesis
Taboras
Tallis
Teaspes
Teispes
Tissaphernes
Tithaeus
Tolmos
Ukshatar
Vishtaspa
Xanthes
Xerxes
Zopyrus


== Surnames ==


=== Top 10 ===
Abbasi
Ahmadi
Rahimi
Tehrani
Hosseini
Shirazi
Mohammadi
Jafari
Ebrahimi
Salehi


=== Others ===
Abdi
Abdollahi
Abedi
Abedini
Abolhassan
Abouzar
Adeli
Afnan
Afshar
Afsharazad
Afshari
Aftandilians
Aghaei
Ahari
Ahmadi
Ahmadian
Ahmadinejad
Ahmadzadeh
Ahoobim
Ahrari
Akbari
Akbarzadeh
Akhavan
Akhlaghi
Ala
Alam
Alavi
Alavizadeh
Alemzadeh
Alimohammadi
Alipour
Alireza
Alizadeh
Allahverdi
Ameri
Amini
Aminian
Amir
Amiri
Amirsadeghi
Ammini
Amouzegar
Amuzgar
Anoushiravani
Ansari
Anvari
Arasteh
Arbabi
Ardabili
Ardalan
Arfa
Arian
Armanjani
Asadi
Asadzadeh
Asgapur
Asgari
Asghari
Ashrafi
Ashrafy
Askari
Astaneh
Avarigan
Awji
Azad
Azadi
Azar
Azari
Azarvand
Azimi
Azizi
Babaei
Bagheri
Bagherpour
Bahador
Bahar
Bahmani
Bahonar
Bahrami
Bakhshi
Bakhtavar
Bakhtiar
Bakhtiari
Balakhane
Bani
Banihshemi
Bannazadeh
Bano
Baraghoush
Baraheri
Baranzadeh
Barati
Bassiri
Batouli
Bayat
Bazargan
Bazshushtari
Begzadeh
Beheshti
Behforooz
Behrang
Behrouzi
Behtash
Beykpour
Bihmardi
Bolourchi
Boroomand
Borzorg
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Bushiri
Caspari
Dabir
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Dardashti
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Daramad
Dastghayb
Dastmalchi
Davisadr
Davoodi
Davoodzadeh
Dehdari
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Dehghani
Dehmohseni
Deldari
Dhabihiyan
Diba
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Dihqani
Divani
Djahani
Djeiran
Dulabi
Ebadi
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Eftekhari
Emami
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Faghiri
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Falaki
Fallah
Farahani
Farahmand
Faraji
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Farzan
Fatemi
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Foodeei
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Gafari
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Garoussi
Gazsi
Geramipour
Ghaderi
Ghafari
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Ghahramani
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Ghatary
Ghawami
Ghazanfaria
Ghazi
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