Farishta: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Farishta

Farishta

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Origin of the name Angel:

Derived from the vocabulary word angel (divine messenger, a messenger of God) which has its root in the Greek angelos (messenger). Var: Angela, Angele, Angella, Anngele. Pet: Angie.

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Variations of "Farishta" are "Fereshta" and "Freshta".

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Farishta is a common female name in Persian speaking countries in particular Afghanistan. The name "Farishta" is pronounced "Fereshta". It means "angel" in Dari, Farsi, and Hindi.

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There is a beautiful song Freshta Jon (http://video.afghanmania.com/video/7CdTTbEed6Y) by famous Afghan singer Farhad Darya (http://www.farhaddarya.info). A good source to get the pronunciation right :)

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