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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. ÁRDEHI(Persian, Old Persian) /ə  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsARDÁHVĀN, Ardalan, Ardehe, Ardeha, Ardaha, Ardava, Ardehvan

Meaning & History

House Ardehis of Zagors or Ardahvans (Persian: اردهیان) were one of the Persian Sassanid royal families, who occupied the Mounts of Zagros before the Islamic conquest of Persia in 650 CE. Ardahvans in Shahnameh and Persian mythology are mentioned to be the first settlers of Zagros mountains, and the constructors of Forts Of Zagros.
Added 1/7/2017 by anonymous
Edited 3/3/2020 by Mike C, Sofia and ozymaxes