Category: Persian Names


The female name “Naya” has Persian and Arabic origins. It could mean a type of gazelle, or refer to the ney, a musical instrument. “Naya” is possibly Indian as well and means a leader.


Shah in Arabic Calligraphy

“Shah” is a male name. It means king or emperor in Persian; merchant in Gujarati; and honest and good in Sanskrit.


The name “Anisa” is both Arabic and Persian, and means “a pleasant companion”. Alternative spelling: Aneesah.