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Love for nature in Iranian baby names

Love for nature in Iranian baby names | Name News | Scoop.it
TEHRAN – Many Iranian names are derived from nature and are inspired by flowers and other elements. Being widespread and common in Iranian culture, this issue shows the importance of nature among Iranians.
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Fatemeh and Amir-Ali, most popular Iranian baby names

Fatemeh and Amir-Ali, most popular Iranian baby names | Name News | Scoop.it
Over the aforementioned period, Iranian parents chose Amir-Ali, Mohammad, Ali, Amir-Hossein, Hossein, Abolfazl, Amir-Abbas, Samyar, Mohammad-Taha and Aria more than other names for their baby boys, IRNA quoted Seifollah Aboutorabi as saying on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Fatemeh, Zahra, Helma, Zeinab, Yasna, Ava, Mersana, Nazanin-Zahra, Baran and Fatemeh-Zahra were the top ten names for baby girls
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Interesting that Aria is a male name in Iran.

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PERSIAN Baby NAMES - YouTube

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Baraz Cyrus Darius Jasper Naveed Esther Jasmine Nasrin Parisa

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Five Name Friday: Girl Name that Works in Welsh & Persian –

Five Name Friday: Girl Name that Works in Welsh & Persian – | Name News | Scoop.it
“I need girl names that bridge from Wales to Iran! I prefer longer names, but for the name to be pronounced in both languages please avoid the sounds ‘th’/’dd’ in Wels…
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Ooh this is a juicy one! Better get my thinking cap on...

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Royal Baby Name: Soraya

Royal Baby Name: Soraya | Name News | Scoop.it
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran, married three times (and divorced twice). His second wife was the half-Iranian, half-German Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari. They wed in Tehran in 1951. So…
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The Beauty of Names: The Children of Farah Pahlavi

The Beauty of Names: The Children of Farah Pahlavi | Name News | Scoop.it
Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi was born Farah Diba to Sohrab Diba and Farideh Ghotbi. She married Shah Mohammad Rezâ Pahlavi.
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Persian Baby Names: Anisa, Mina, Kian, Jahan

Persian Baby Names: Anisa, Mina, Kian, Jahan | Name News | Scoop.it
Persian baby names offer rich meanings, and a sound that is both accessible to American English speakers and richly evocative of the region's history.
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Call for Papers: The Fourth Annual International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature, Ahwaz, Iran, February 1-2 2020

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Languages, Linguistics, Translation and Literature is organized by different universities and research centers. Academics and university lecturers are cordially invited to present their research regarding current issues of linguistics, languages, dialects, literature and translation in English, Arabic or Persian.
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Royal Baby Name: Farah

Royal Baby Name: Farah | Name News | Scoop.it
The last Shah of Iran had three wives — first Fawzia, second Soraya, and finally Farah: Farah Diba, who was a 21-year-old commoner when she married the king in Tehran at the very end of 1959.…
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Tomyris

Tomyris | Name News | Scoop.it
Her name - originally in the form of Tahm-Rayiš is Iranian in origin, as she ruled in Central Asia and the Scythian language was a branch of Iranian.
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