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 Persian
From the given name ABDOLLAH.
ABED Iranian
literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
AFGHANZADA 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 Persian
Derived from the Persian title آقا (âqâ) meaning "sir, lord", of Turkic borrowing.
AHMADI Arabic, Persian
From the given name AHMAD.
AHMADZADEH Persian
From the given name AHMAD combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AKBAR Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKBARI Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKHTAR Persian, Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
Derived from Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
ALAM Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
ALIPOUR Persian
Means "descendant of ALI (1)" in Persian.
ALIZADE Persian, Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani variant of ALIZADEH.
ALIZADEH Persian
From the given name ALI (1) combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
AMIN Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name AMIN.
AMINI Persian, Arabic
From the given name AMIN.
AMIRI Persian, Arabic, Swahili
From the given name AMIR (1).
ANVARI Persian
From the given name ANWAR.
ANWARI Afghani, Persian
From the given name ANWAR.
ARABI Persian, Arabic
Means "Arab" or "Arabic" in Persian and Arabic.
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.
ASHTIANI Persian
Possibly related to the Iranian city or county of Ashtian.
AYARI Arabic (Maghrebi), Persian
Derived from Arabic عَيَّار (ʿayyār) or Persian عیار (ayyâr) meaning "vagabond, loafer, idler" (chiefly Tunisian).
AYOUBI Persian, Pashto, Arabic
From the given name AYOUB.
AYUBI Persian, Pashto, Urdu
Variant transcription of AYOUBI.
AZADI Persian
From the given name AZAD. This term also means "freedom, liberty" in Persian.
AZADPOUR Persian
Means "son of AZAD" in Persian.
AZAM Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Persian, Arabic
Derived from Arabic أَعْظَم (ʾaʿẓam) meaning "greater, greatest".
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 Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name AZIZ.
BAHRAMI Persian
From the given name BAHRAM.
BAKHTIARI Persian
From the given name BAKHTIAR.
BONIADI 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 Persian
Means "gardener", derived from Persian چمن (čaman) meaning "lawn, meadow, orchard" combined with آرا (ârâ) "to arrange, to decorate".
DABBAGH Arabic, Persian
Means "dyer" in Arabic.
DARAMAD Persian
Daramad is a surname Iranian... [more]
DARVISH Persian
From a title denoting a Sufi ascetic, derived from the Persian word درویش (darviš) meaning "poor, needy".
DAVOODI Persian
From the given name DAVOOD, a form of the Arabic name DAWUD.
DEHGHAN Persian
Means "farmer, peasant" in Persian.
DEHGHANI Persian
Derived from Persian دهقان (dehqân) meaning "farmer, peasant" (transmitted into English as the term dehqan).
EBADI Persian
Derived from Arabic عِبَاد (ʿibād), the plural of عَبْد (ʿabd) meaning “servant, slave”.
EMAMI Persian
From the Arabic إمام‎‎ (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used as a title for the leader of worship at an Islamic mosque.
ESFANDIARI Persian
From the given name ESFANDIAR.
ESKANDARI Persian
From the given name ESKANDAR.
ESLAMI Persian
From Arabic إِسْلَام (ʾislām) meaning "submission, resignation", used to refer to the monotheistic religion of the same name (see ISLAM or the given name ISLAM).
ESMAEILI Persian
From the given name ESMAEIL.
FARHADI Persian
From the given name FARHAD.
FARZANEH Persian
From Persian فرزانه (farzâne) meaning "wise, learned".
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.
GHARAGOZLOU Persian
Meaning "black eye".
GHASEMI Persian
Derived from the given name GHASEM.
GHOLAMI Persian
From the given name GHOLAM.
GHORBANI Persian
Derived from Arabic قُرْبَان (qurbān) meaning "sacrifice", referring to the Islamic practise Qurbani of slaughtering a livestock animal for Eid al-Adha.
GUL Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
HABIB Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name HABIB.
HABIBI Persian, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name HABIB.
HADDAD Arabic, Hebrew, Persian
Means "blacksmith" in Arabic, ultimately from Syriac ܚܰܕܳܕܳܐ (hadado), though it could also be derived from the name of a Semitic deity, HADAD.
HAJIZADEH Persian
Derived from Arabic حَاجِيّ‎ (ḥājiyy) meaning "(Muslim) pilgrim" combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
HAMIDI Persian, Arabic, Indonesian
From the given name Hamid.
HASAN Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name HASAN.
HEIDARI Persian
Variant transcription of HEYDARI.
HEJAZI Persian
Variant transcription of HIJAZI.
HEYDARI Persian
From the given name HEYDAR.
HOSSEINI Persian
From the given name HOSSEIN.
HOSSEINZADEH Persian
From the given name HOSSEIN combined with the Persian suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
HUSSAINI Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name HUSSAIN.
IMAM Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a Muslim leader.
IMANI Persian
From the given name IMAN.
IRANI Persian, Indian (Parsi)
Denotes an Iranian person or something from Iran, as well as the Irani Zoroastrian ethnic group in India. It is widely used among Indian Parsis.
JAFARI Persian
From the given name JAFAR.
JAHANGIR Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Persian
From the given name JAHANGIR.
JAHANI Persian
From the given name JAHAN.
JALALI Persian, Urdu
From the given name JALAL.
JAMALI Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
From the given name JAMAL.
JAZAYERI Persian
Derived from Persian جزایر (jazâyir) meaning "islands", of Arabic origin.
KABIR Bengali (Muslim), Nigerian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim), Afghani, Persian
From the Arabic كَبِير (kabīr) meaning "big, large, great" (see AKBAR).
KABIRI 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]
KHALILI Persian, Arabic
From the given name KHALIL.
KHANSARI Persian
Actual meaning is unknown; originated in the Iranian tribe the Kurds.
KHOSRAVI Persian
From the given name KHUSRAW.
MAHDI Arabic, Persian
From the given name MAHDI.
MALEK Arabic, Persian, Bengali
Alternate transcription of MALIK.
MALEKI Persian
From the given name MALEK.
MEHRABI Persian
From the given name MEHRAB.
MIRZADEH 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 Persian
Variant transcription of MIRZAEI.
MIRZAEI Persian
From the given name MIRZA.
MOHAMMAD Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name MOHAMMAD.
MOHAMMADI Persian, Arabic
From the given name MOHAMMAD.
MOHAMMADPOUR Persian
Means "descendant of MOHAMMAD" in Persian.
MOHAMMADPOURKARKARAGH Persian (Rare)
From the given name MOHAMMAD combined with Persian پور (pur) "son" and the name of the Persian village of Karkaraq.
MOHAMMADZADEH Persian
From the given name MOHAMMAD combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
MOKRI Persian
This is a Persian surname.... [more]
MOOSAVI Persian
Variant transcription of MOUSAVI.
MORADI Persian
From the given name MORAD.
MORTAZAVI Persian
From the given name MORTAZA.
MOSTAFA Arabic, Bengali (Muslim), Persian
Variant transcription of MUSTAFA.
MOSTAFAVI Persian
From the given name MOSTAFA.
MOUSAVI Persian
From the given name MUSA.
NABIZADA Persian, Afghani
Dari (Afghan Persian) variant of Nabizadeh.
NASRI Arabic, Persian
Derived from Arabic نَصْر (naṣr) meaning “triumph, victory”.
NASSIRI Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name NASIR.
NIKBIN Persian
In Farsi (Persian) 'nik-' means good, and 'bin' means 'seeing'. ... [more]
NOOR Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
Variant transcription of NUR.
NOORI Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name NOOR (1).
NOROUZI Persian
From Persian نوروز (nowruz) referring to the Iranian New Year, which is celebrated on the spring equinox.
PANAHI Persian
Derived from Persian پناه (panâh) meaning "shelter, refuge, protection".
PARSI 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 Persian
Means "guard, sentinel, watchman" in Persian.
PIRHADI Persian
Either from Persian پیر (pir) meaning "old" combined with HADI or from the name of the Persian village of Pirhadi.
RAHIMI Persian
From the given name RAHIM.
RAMADAN Arabic, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RAMADAN.
RAMEZANI Persian
Derived from the given name RAMEZAN.
RASHID Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASHID.
REZAEI Persian
Derived from the given name REZA.
REZAI Persian
Variant transcription of REZAEI.
RIAHI Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رِيح (rīḥ) meaning "wind" or "smell, odor" (chiefly Tunisian).
ROSTAMZADEH Persian
From the given name ROSTAM combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
ROUHANI Persian
Means "cleric, clergyman" or "clean, pure, good" in Persian.
SAADATMAND Persian
Means "happy, auspicious, blissful" in Persian.
SADEGHI Persian
From the given name SADEGH.
SAEED Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Sa'id.
SAEEDI Persian, Urdu
From the given name SAEED.
SAHABI Iranian
Possibly from Arabic صَحَابِيّ‎ (ṣaḥābiyy) meaning "companion", from the verb صَحِبَ‎ (ṣaḥiba) "to accompany, to be one's companion".
SALEHI Persian
Derived from the given name SALEH.
SALIMI Persian, Arabic
From the given name SALIM.
SARDAR Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Persian
From the Persian title سردار (sardâr) meaning "commander, headmaster", traditionally denoting a prince, nobleman, or aristocrat.
SATTARI Persian
From Persian ستار (setâr) meaning "star" (see SETAREH or SITARA).
SEDIQI Afghani, Persian
Afghani Persian variant of SADEGHI.
SHAH Persian, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (šâh) meaning "king, monarch", referring to a title used by former Iranian monarchs.
SHAHINI Persian, Albanian
From the given name SHAHIN or from one of the multiple places in Iran named Shahini.
SHAHRIARI Persian
From the given name SHAHRIYAR.
SHAKIB Persian
The Last name "Shakib" Originates from Iran.
SIDDIQI Persian, Urdu, Sindhi, Balochi, Bengali
Variant transcription of SIDDIQUI.
SIDIQI 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.
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 Persian
From the given name SOHRAB.
SOLEIMANI Persian
From the given name SOLEIMAN.
SOLTANI Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name SOLTAN; in the case of Maghrebi usage, it is mainly found in Algeria and Tunisia.
TABATABAEI Persian
Of Arabic origin supposedly traced from the lineage of Hasan ibn Ali, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the second imam in Shi'a belief. The meaning is uncertain, though it may be derived from an old tributary name for a servant.
TAHERI Persian
From the given name TAHER.
TAHMASEBI Persian
From the given name TAHMASP.
TEIMOURI Persian
From the given name Teimour (see TIMUR).
YOUSEFI Persian
Derived from the given name YOUSEF.
ZADEH Persian
From Persian زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring (of)", also often used as a suffix for patronymic-based Persian surnames.
ZAFAR Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name ZAFAR.
ZAHEDI Persian
From the given name Zahed.
ZAHIR Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name ZAHIR.
ZAMANI Persian
From the given name ZAMAN.
ZARGARI Persian
Derived from Persian زرگر‎‎ (zargar) meaning "goldsmith", ultimately from زر (zar) "gold".
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