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Saman is a Persian name for girls or boys. The meaning of Saman is 'jasmine'. The name Saman is of Arabic origin and is used mainly in Arabic-speaking countries. The meaning of Saman in Persian is 'wealth', 'influence', 'capacity'.

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Sardar is a Persian name for boys. The meaning of Sardar is 'chief', 'pioneer'. It has typically been used to signify a 'leader' or 'head' of a clan or gathering. It is a Persian equivalent of the Arabic name 'Emir'. It is derived from the Persian word 'sardār' which was a term used to identify Sikh leaders and commanders in different Sikh Misls of the Sikh domain.

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Persian

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The name Sareh is of Persian origin. The meaning of Sareh 'pure', 'beautiful' and 'blessed' or 'a high-ranking woman’. It is traditionally a girl's name. It is derived from the word 'rokh-sareh' meaning someone who reflects the beauty of Sareh. In Hebrew, the name means 'a princess' and in Arabic, the name connotes 'joy' or 'bringer of joy'. The altered spelling in both cases is Sarah or sometimes Sara. T

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Persian

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The meaning of Sarmad is 'endless, never-ending'. The name is of Persian origin. It is a boy's name. Sarmad Kashani was a Persian-speaking mystic and artist during the 17th century.

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Persian

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The meaning of Shadan is 'happy, prosperous'. It is of Persian origin. Shadan is a town in the south Khorasan region of Iran. It is a gender-neutral name.

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Persian

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The meaning of Shahan is 'king/queen'. The name is of Persian origin. In its Iranian origin the meaning is 'king of kings'. It is a gender-neutral name.

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The meaning of Shahin is 'peregrine falcon'. It is of Old Persian origin. It also means 'like a king', 'deserving of a king' in Farsi. It is a boy's name.

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Persian

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The meaning of Shahryar is 'friend of the city' and it is of Persian origin. Another meaning of Shahryar is 'the king'. This traditionally masculine name is pronounced as '-SHAA-RAYAYer'. Shahryar has been used for the name of people in nobility.

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Persian

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Shapur is a name that is of Persian origin. The meaning of Shapur is 'prince' or 'son of the king'. This name has traditionally been used for males. The name, historically, has been used to name a few kings.

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Persian

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The name Shawdi is of Persian origin and is a very common name in Persia and Urdu-speaking countries. The meaning of Shawdi is 'joy' or 'bringer of joy'. Alternative forms of the name are Shawdy and Shaudi. It is traditionally a girl's name.

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Persian

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The meaning of Sher is 'lion' and it is of Persian origin. It is a boy's name. Farid Khan, later renamed Sher Shah Suri, founded the Indian Suri Empire, the capital of which was Sasaram, now in current Bihar.

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Persian

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Persian

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The meaning of Sherine is 'beloved; sweet'. Sherine is a variant of the French name Shereen, from 'chérie'. Sherine Sayed Mohamed Abdel-Wahab is a well-known Egyptian singer, entertainer, television host, and personality. Sherine Wong Sook Ling was Miss Malaysia Universe in 1998.

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Persian

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The meaning of Shirin is 'sweet' and it is of Persian origin. It is used in Arabic, Indian, Iranian, and Turkish. It is a girl's name.

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Persian

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The meaning of Shiva is 'beautiful' or 'kind', as well as 'eloquent' and 'charming', and is of Persian origin. In Sanskrit, Shiva is a boy's name meaning 'amiable, kind, auspicious'. Shiva is the Hindu lord of destruction and rebuilding, the spouse of the mother goddess Parvati. In the Middle East, Shiva is derived from Persian words for 'appeal and eloquence', and is typically used as a female name.

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Persian

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The name Simin is a well-known name. The name is of Persian origin. The name Simin is normally preferred by parents for girls. The meaning of Simin is 'silvery'. However, the name also means 'white'. There are several renowned personalities with the name Simin. The notable poet from Iran is Simin Behbahani. The famous Iranian writer is Simin Daneshvar. Simin Ghanem is known for his beautiful voice in Iran.

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Persian

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Siyamak is a well-known name in Iran. The name is of Persian origin. However, the name is also said to be of Old English origin. The name Siyamak is normally preferred by parents for boys. The name Siyamak is composed of three elements: 'siah', 'moo' and 'ak'. The term 'siah' means 'black', 'moo' means 'hair', and 'ak' means 'suffix of endearment'. The meaning of Siyamak is 'solitary'. However, the name in Arabic means 'possessor of black hair'. There are several well-known personalities with named Siyamak. Siyamak was the prince of the Mauryan Empire and the younger brother of the famous Emperor Ashoka.

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Persian

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The name Siyavash or Siavash is a Persian name that is common amongst Arabic-speaking people worldwide. The meaning of Siyavash is 'the one with a black horse', or 'black stallion'. The name is taken from the name of Ferdowsi's epic Shahnameh where his character Siyavash is a young and desirable man who rides a black stallion. The horse is named 'Shabrang Behzad' which literally means 'night color purebred', meaning as opaque or dark as the night. A part of the name, 'Siya' or 'Siyah' also exists in Urdu, meaning ‘dark or black, almost opaque’. It is traditionally a boy's name.

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Persian

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Suri is a well-known name associated with nature. The name is of Persian origin. However, the name is also said to be of Indian and Hebrew origin. The name Suri is normally preferred by parents for girls. The name is said to be an alternative form of Sarah. The meaning of Suri is 'red rose'. However, the name in Hebrew means 'princess'. In Hindi, it means 'sun'. There are several well-known personalities with named Suri. The former cricketer who played for India is Suri Gopalakrishna. Suri Sehgal is an Indian American philanthropist.

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