Iranian Submitted Surnames

Iranian names are used in the country of Iran in southwestern Asia. See also about Iranian names.
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ABDOLLAHI عبداللهی Persian
From the given name ABDOLLAH.
ABED عابد Iranian
literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
ABTAHI ابطحی Persian
Possibly denoted someone who originally came from a location named Abtah in Saudi Arabia.
AFGHANZADA افغانزاده Persian, Afghani
Means "son of the Afghan", from Pashto and Persian افغان‎‎ (afǧân) referring to an inhabitant of Afghanistan or a member of the Pashtun ethnic group combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AGASSI Armenian, Persian, Italian
The surname Agassi most likely evolved from a nickname for someone resembling a mappie, perhaps jokingly referred to as chattering or nagging person. ... [more]
AGHAEI آقایی Persian
From the Persian title آقا (âqâ) meaning "sir, lord, mister".
AHMADI احمدی Persian
From the given name AHMAD.
AHMADZADEH احمدزاده Persian
From the given name AHMAD combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AHMEDI احمدی Persian
Alternate transcription of AHMADI.
AKBAR اکبر Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKBARI اکبری Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKHTAR اختر Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
AKHTER اختر Persian, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of AKHTAR.
ALAM علم, عالم Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
ALAVI علوی Persian
From the given name ALI (1).
ALIPOUR علیپور Persian
Means "descendant of ALI (1)" in Persian.
ALIZADE علیزاده Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian alternate transcription of ALIZADEH as well as an Azerbaijani alternate transcription of ƏLIZADƏ.
ALIZADEH علیزاده‎‎ Persian
From the given name ALI (1) and the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
ALMAS الماس Persian, Arabic
From the given name ALMAS.
AMADI آمدی Persian, Romanian, Italian, Maltese
Variant of AHMADI common in Romania and Italy. It is typical of Malta.
AMIN امین Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name AMIN.
AMINI امینی Persian, Arabic
From the given name AMIN.
AMIRI امیری Persian, Arabic
From the given name AMIR (1).
AMOUZGAR آموزگار Persian
Means "teacher" in Persian.
ANDALIB Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ANDALIB.
ANSARI انصاری Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name ANSAR.
ANVARI انوری Persian
From the given name ANWAR.
ANWARI انوری Afghani, Persian
From the given name ANWAR.
ARABI عربی Arabic, Persian
Means "Arab" in Arabic and Persian.
ARDEHI Persian, Kurdish, Ancient Persian
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.
ASADI اسدی Persian
From the given name ASAD.
ASHTIANI آشتیانی Persian
Possibly related to the Iranian city or county of Ashtian.
AYARI عیاری Arabic (Maghrebi), Persian
Derived from Arabic عَيَّار (ʿayyār) or Persian عیار (ayyâr) meaning "vagabond, loafer, idler" (chiefly Tunisian).
AYOUBI ایوبی Persian, Arabic
From the given name AYYUB.
AYUB ایوب Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name AYYUB.
AYUBI ایوبی Persian, Pashto, Urdu
Variant transcription of AYOUBI.
AZAD آزاد Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From the given name AZAD.
AZADI آزادی Persian
From the given name AZAD.
AZADPOUR آزادپور Persian
Means "son of AZAD".
AZER Persian
Azer or temple fire from the Zoroastrian period in ancient Persia,as a surname relates the individual to the fire maintainers at the Zoroastrian temples
AZIZI عزیزی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name AZIZ.
AZMOUN ازمون Persian
Means "test exam" in Persian.
AZZIZ عزیز Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AZIZ.
BAHRAMI بهرامی Persian
From the given name BAHRAM.
BAIG بیگ Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi, Turkish, Arabic
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master". It is especially common in Pakistan and the Maghreb.
BAKHTIARI بختیاری‎‎ Persian
From the given name BAKHTIAR, also used to refer to a member of the Bakhtiari tribe from southwestern Iran.
BARAN باران Persian, Turkish, Kurdish, Azerbaijani
From the given name BARAN.
BARZEGAR برزگر Persian
Means "farmer" in Persian.
BAZARGAN بازرگان Persian
Means "merchant, trader" in Persian.
BEIRANVAND بیرانوند Persian
BENYAMIN بنیامین Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali
From the given name BENYAMIN.
BONIADI بنیادی‎‎ Persian (Rare)
Most likely derived from Persian بنياد‎‎ (Bonīād), the name of a village in the Bushehr Province of Iran. A notable bearer is Iranian-American actress NAZANIN Boniadi (1980-).
CHAMANARA چمن‌آرا Persian
Means "gardener", derived from Persian چمن (čaman) meaning "lawn, meadow, orchard" combined with آرا (ârâ) "to arrange, to decorate".
DABBAGH دباغ Arabic, Persian
Means "tanner, currier" in Arabic.
DANIAL دانیال Arabic, Persian, Malay, Indonesian, Maguindanao
From the given name DANYAL.
DANYAL دانیال Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Turkish
From the given name DANYAL.
DARAMAD Persian
Daramad is a surname Iranian... [more]
DARVISH درویش Persian
From a title denoting a Sufi ascetic, derived from the Persian word درویش (darviš) meaning "poor, needy".
DAVOODI داوودی Persian
From the given name DAVOOD.
DAVOUDI داوودی Persian
From the given name DAVOUD.
DAVUD داود, داوود Persian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian
From the given name DAVUD.
DEHGHAN دهقان Persian
Means "farmer, peasant" in Persian.
DEHGHANI دهقانی Persian
Derived from Persian دهقان (dehqân) meaning "farmer, peasant" (transmitted into English as the term dehqan).
EBADI عبادی Persian
Derived from Arabic عِبَاد (ʿibād), the plural of عَبْد (ʿabd) meaning “servant, slave”.
EBRAHIM ابراهیم Arabic, Persian, Maguindanao
From the given name IBRAHIM.
EMAMI امامی‎‎ Persian
From the Arabic إمام‎‎ (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used as a title for the leader of worship at an Islamic mosque.
ESFANDIARI اسفندیاری Persian
From the given name ESFANDIAR.
ESKANDAR اسکندر Persian, Arabic
From the given name ESKANDAR.
ESKANDARI اسکندری Persian
From the given name ESKANDAR.
ESKANDER اسکندر Persian, Arabic
From the given name ESKANDAR.
ESLAMI اسلامی Persian
From the given name ISLAM.
ESMAEILI اسماعیلی Persian
From the given name ESMAEIL.
ESMAIL اسماعیل Arabic, Persian, Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug
From the given name ISMAIL.
ESMAILI اسماعیلی Arabic, Persian, Afghani, Swahili, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name ISMAIL.
FARHADI فرهادی Persian
From the given name FARHAD.
FARID فرید Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name FARID.
FARZANEH فرزانه Persian
From Persian فرزانه (farzâne) meaning "wise, learned".
FATHI فتحی Arabic, Persian
From the given name FATHI.
GANJOO Indian, Urdu, Persian
Ganjoo is a surname from Kashmiri Pandit clan . The original name was Ganwar, meaning Person in charge of Treasury in Kings court. This name gradually changed to Ganjoo or Ganju.
GHADERI قادری Persian
From the given name Ghader.
GHARAGOZLOU Persian
Meaning "black eye".
GHASEMI قاسمی Persian
From the given name GHASEM.
GHASSEMI قاسمی‎‎ Persian
Alternate transcription of GHASEMI.
GHOLAMI غلامی Persian
From the given name GHOLAM.
GHORBANI قربانی Persian
Derived from Arabic قُرْبَان (qurbān) meaning "sacrifice", referring to the Islamic practise Qurbani of slaughtering a livestock animal for Eid al-Adha.
GOHAR گوهر Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From the given name GOHAR.
GUL گل Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
GULI گلی Uzbek, Kurdish, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Albanian, Bosnian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose". It is sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Persian descent.
HABIBI حبیبی Persian, Arabic
From the given name HABIB.
HADDAD حداد Arabic, Judeo-Arabic, Persian
Means "blacksmith" in Arabic, ultimately from Syriac ܚܰܕܳܕܳܐ (hadado).
HAJIZADEH حاجی‌زاده Persian
Means "son of the pilgrim" from Arabic حَاجِيّ‎ (ḥājiyy) meaning "pilgrim" and the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
HAMEDANI همدانی Persian
Indicated a person from the city of Hamedan (or Hamadan) in Iran, from the Old Persian name Hagmatāna meaning "(place of) gathering".
HAMIDI حمیدی Persian, Arabic
From the given name HAMID (1).
HASAN حسن Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name HASAN.
HASANI حسنی Persian, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name HASAN.
HASSANI حسنی Persian, Arabic, Swahili
From the given name HASSAN.
HAYAT حیات Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Turkish
From the given name HAYAT.
HEIDARI حیدری Persian
Alternate transcription of HEYDARI.
HEJAZI حجازی Persian
Persian form of HIJAZI.
HEYDARI حیدری Persian
From the given name HEYDAR.
HOSSEINI حسینی‎‎ Persian
From the given name HOSSEIN.
HOSSEINZADEH حسین‌زاده‎‎ Persian
From the given name HOSSEIN and the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
HUSAINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
HUSSAINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name HUSSAIN.
HUSSEINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
IMAM امام‎ Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a Muslim leader.
IMAN ایمان Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi, Somali, Indonesian, Malay
From the given name IMAN.
IMANI ایمانی‎‎ Persian
From the given name IMAN.
IRAN ایران Persian
A name for someone from Iran
IRANI ایرانی Persian
Means "Iranian" in Persian. It is also commonly used within a Zoroastrian community in India with the same name.
JABBARI جباری Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of JABARI.
JAFARI جعفری Persian
From the given name JAFAR.
JAHAN جهان Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi
From the given name JAHAN.
JAHANBAKHSH جهانبخش Persian
Derived from the given name JAHAN.
JAHANGIR جهانگیر Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Persian
From the given name JAHANGIR.
JAHANI جهانی Persian
From the given name JAHAN.
JALALI جلالی Persian, Urdu
From the given name JALAL.
JAMALI جمالی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
From the given name JAMAL.
JAZAYERI جزایری Persian
Derived from Persian جزایر (jazâyir) meaning "islands", of Arabic origin.
KABIRI كبيري Persian
From the Arabic كَبِير (kabīr) meaning "big, large, great".
KAMALIAZAD Pakistani, Persian
It's derived from the words Kamali meaning "Ascetic's blanket" & aazaad meaning "free or independent", or even kamaal-i-aazaad meaning "perfection of the free, or independent".
KARKAVANDIAN Armenian, Iranian
Those belonging to the Karkevand/Garkevand district of Iran who are most likely of Armenian origin. Typical modern Armenian last names end with the originally patronymic suffix -յան or -եան, transliterated as -yan, -ian, or less often '-jan'... [more]
KERMANI کرمانی Persian
Indicated a person from the city of Kerman in Iran, derived from Middle Persian klmʾn of uncertain meaning.
KHALILI خلیلی Persian, Arabic
From the given name KHALIL.
KHANSARI Persian
Actual meaning is unknown; originated in the Iranian tribe the Kurds.
KHATON خاتون Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of KHATUN.
KHOSRAVI خسروی Persian
From the given name KHUSRAW.
MAHDI مهدی Arabic, Persian
From the given name MAHDI.
MAHMOUDI محمودی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name MAHMOUD.
MALEK ملک Arabic, Persian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of MALIK.
MALEKI ملکی Persian
From the given name MALEK.
MANSOURI منصوری‎‎ Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name MANSUR.
MARIAM مریم Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Somali, Amharic
From the given name MARYAM.
MEHRABI مهرابی Persian
From the given name MEHRAB.
MIRZADEH میرزاده Persian
From the Persian title امیرزاده (amirzâde) which is derived from Arabic أمير (ʾamīr) meaning "commander, prince, leader" combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
MIRZAEE میرزایی Persian
Variant transcription of MIRZAEI.
MIRZAEI میرزایی Persian
From the given name MIRZA.
MOHAMMAD محمد Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name MOHAMMAD.
MOHAMMADI محمدی‎‎ Persian
From the given name MOHAMMAD.
MOHAMMADPOUR محمدپور Persian
Means "descendant of MOHAMMAD" in Persian.
MOHAMMADPOURKARKARAGH محمدپور کرکرق Persian (Rare)
From the given name MOHAMMAD combined with Persian پور (pur) "son" and the name of the Persian village of Karkaraq.
MOHAMMADZADEH محمدزاده Persian
From the given name MOHAMMAD and the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
MOKHTARI مختاری Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name MOKHTAR.
MOKRI مکری‎‎ Persian
This is a Persian surname.... [more]
MOOSAVI موسوی Persian
Variant transcription of MOUSAVI.
MORADI مرادی Persian
From the given name MORAD.
MORTAZAVI مرتضوی Persian
From the given name MORTAZA.
MOSTAFAVI مصطفوی Persian
From the given name MOSTAFA.
MOUSAVI موسوی Persian
From the given name MUSA.
NABIZADA نبیزاده Persian, Afghani
Dari (Afghan Persian) variant of Nabizadeh.
NASRI نصری Arabic, Persian
Derived from Arabic نَصْر (naṣr) meaning “triumph, victory”.
NASSIRI نصیری Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name NASIR.
NAZERI ناظری Persian
From Persian ناظر (nâzer) meaning "watcher, observer".
NIKBIN Persian
In Farsi (Persian) 'nik-' means good, and 'bin' means 'seeing'. ... [more]
NOOR نور Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
Variant transcription of NUR.
NOORI نوری Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name NOOR (1).
NOROUZI نوروزی Persian
From Persian نوروز (nowruz) referring to the Iranian New Year, which is celebrated on the spring equinox.
NOUR نور Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name NUR.
NOURI نوری Arabic, Persian
From the given name NUR.
PANAHI پناهی Persian
From Persian پناه (panâh) meaning "shelter, refuge, protection".
PARSI پارسی Persian, Indian (Parsi)
Derived from Persian پارسی (pârsi) literally meaning "Persian", though it also refers to the Parsi (or Parsee), a Zoroastrian community in India.
PASDAR پاسدار Persian
Means "guard, sentinel, watchman" in Persian.
PIRHADI پیرهادی Persian
Either from Persian پیر (pir) meaning "old" combined with HADI or from the name of the Persian village of Pirhadi.
RAHIMI رحیمی‎‎ Persian
From the given name RAHIM.
RAHMANI رحمانی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name RAHMAN.
RAMADAN رمضان Arabic, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RAMADAN.
RAMADANI رمضاني Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Variant of RAMADAN.
RAMAZAN رمازاني Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Variant of RAMADAN.
RAMEZANI رمضانی Persian
From the given name RAMEZAN.
RASHID رشید Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASHID.
RASHIDI راشیدی, رشیدی Persian, Arabic
From the given name RASHID.
RASUL رسول Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASUL.
REZAEI رضایی Persian
From the given name REZA.
REZAI رضایی Persian
Variant transcription of REZAEI.
RIAHI ریاحی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رِيَاح (riyāḥ) meaning "winds, breezes", the plural of رِيح (rīḥ) meaning "wind".
ROSHAN روشن Persian, Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
From the given name ROSHAN.
ROSTAMZADEH رستمزاده Persian
From the given name ROSTAM combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
ROUHANI روحانی Persian
Means "cleric, clergyman" or "clean, pure, good" in Persian.
SAADATMAND سعادتمند Persian
Means "happy, auspicious, blissful" in Persian.
SADEGHI صادقی‎‎ Persian
From the given name SADEGH.
SAED ساعد Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name SA'ID.
SAEED سعید Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Sa'id.
SAEEDI سعیدی Persian, Urdu
From the given name SAEED.
SAFA صفا Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Urdu
From the given names SAFAA or SAFAA'.
SAHABI سحابی Iranian
Possibly from Arabic صَحَابِيّ‎ (ṣaḥābiyy) meaning "companion", from the verb صَحِبَ‎ (ṣaḥiba) "to accompany, to be one's companion".
SALEHI صالحی Persian
Derived from the given name SALEH.
SALIMI سلیمی Persian, Arabic
From the given name SALIM.
SAMADI صمدی Persian, Arabic
From the given name SAMAD.
SARDAR سردار Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name SARDAR.
SATTARI ستاری Persian
From Persian ستار (setâr) meaning "star" (see SETAREH or SITARA).
SEDIQI صدیقی‎‎ Afghani, Persian
Afghani Persian variant of SADEGHI.
SEIF سیف Arabic, Persian
From the given name SAIF.
SHAH شاه Persian, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (šâh) meaning "king, monarch", referring to a title used by former Iranian monarchs.
SHAHBAZI شهبازی Persian
From the given name SHAHBAZ.
SHAHINI شاهینی Persian, Albanian
From the given name SHAHIN or from one of the multiple places in Iran named Shahini.
SHAHRIARI شهریاری Persian
From the given name SHAHRIYAR.
SHAKERI شاکری Persian
From the given name Shaker.
SHAKIB Persian
The Last name "Shakib" Originates from Iran.
SIDDIQI صدیقی‎ Persian, Urdu, Sindhi, Balochi, Bengali
Variant transcription of SIDDIQUI.
SIDIQI صدیقی Pashto, Persian, Afghani
Means "the veracious" from Arabic صَدَقَ (ṣadaqa) meaning "to be truthful, to be sincere". It is also a variant of Persian SADEGHI.
SIKANDAR سیکندر Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From the given name SIKANDAR.
SIKANDER Persian
Sikander ultimately comes from Persian literature by the Shahnameh. It is a variant of Alexander along with the word “Eskander”. Both words are used in Persian literature to refer to Alexander the Great... [more]
SOHRABI سهرابی Persian
From the given name SOHRAB.
SOLEIMANI سلیمانی‎‎ Persian
From the given name SOLEIMAN.
SOLTANI سلطانی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name SULTAN.
TABATABAEI طباطبایی Persian
Denotes descent from Ibrahim Tabataba ibn Ismail, a descendant of Ali. He supposedly gained the name because he pronounced the Persian word قبا (qabâ) (meaning "garment, cloak") as طبا (tabâ).
TAHERI طاهری Persian
From the given name TAHER.
TAHIRI طاهری Arabic (Maghrebi), Albanian, Persian
From the given name TAHIR.
TAHMASEBI طهماسبی Persian
From the given name TAHMASP.
TEIMOURI تیموری Persian
From the given name Teimour (see TIMUR).
USMANI عثمانی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Pashto, Arabic, Bengali, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name UTHMAN. This is among the most common surnames in Albania.
VARASTEH وارسته Persian
XATUN زاتون Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of KHATUN. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.
YOUSEFI یوسفی Persian
From the given name YOUSEF.
YUSEF یوسف Persian, Arabic
From the given name YUSUF.
ZADEH زاده‎‎ Persian
From Persian زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring (of)", also often used as a suffix for patronymic-based Persian surnames.
ZAFAR ظفر Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name ZAFAR.
ZAHEDI زاهدی Persian
From the given name ZAHID.
ZAHIR ظاهر Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name ZAHIR.
ZAHIRI ظهیری Persian, Arabic
From the given name ZAHIR.
ZAHRA زهرا Maltese, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ZAHRA.
ZAMANI زمانی Persian
From the given name ZAMAN.
ZARGARI زرگری‎‎ Persian
Derived from Persian زرگر‎‎ (zargar) meaning "goldsmith", ultimately from زر (zar) "gold".
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