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We named our son ‘Yazdan’ and the websites showed its an arabic name meaning kind, merciful. However, some of the people are of the opinion that it means god. I tried to do some research but couldn’t really find the origin of this name in arabic. My son is 3 years old and I don’t want to change the name but at the same time I am worried that this name may be inappropriate. Please help.
Ahmed

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  1. Anonymous on Thursday 10th of December 2015 02:10:07 PM

    It is Zoroastrian name of GOD.&hhhhhhjjkkgrddblddsshjjjrgbjhrdgkutrddhmkyfcnuurfjoydfjotrgitrt hhhhh

  2. Anonymous on Friday 13th of May 2016 03:19:27 PM

    i too wanted to know the correct meaning of ‘Yazdan’

  3. Anonymous on Wednesday 13th of December 2017 04:21:37 PM

    Yazdan (or Yazdaan) meant “God” in Persian language (not in Arabic language). It is not a name of God, it just meant “God”. However, Persian-speaking Muslims usually do not use this word for God, they prefer words Allah (Arabic word meaning God) or Khoda (Persian word meaning Supreme Ruler / God), because they wanted to differentiate themselve from Zoroastrians. So the word Yazdan was an universal word for God in pre-Islamic Persia, but nowadays it used in reference to God mostly by Persian Zoroastrians (for them Ahura Mazda is Yazdan= God). So Yazdan was Persian word for God in ancient times, and it means God in Zoroastrian dialect of Persian language even today.

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