Bahram Name Meaning & Origin
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This is an Arabic name that multiple kings of Persia shared in ancient times.
USAGE: Persian, Persian Mythology
OTHER SCRIPTS: بهرام (Persian)
VARIANT: Verethragna (Persian Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Behram (Turkish)
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This is the Arabic word for Verethragna. Verethragna is the Zoroastrian God of Victory. Verethragna protected the innocent, and never lost a battle. The name Bahram is associated with purity, victory, and honor.
Modern Persian form of Avestan Verethragna meaning "victory over resistance". This was the name of a Zoroastrian god (one of the Amesha Spenta) associated with victory and war. This name was borne by several Sassanid emperors. It is also the Persian name for the planet Mars.
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There were six subsequent kings of persia that were named Bahram.
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