Afshin is a Persian name for boys that used to be the title of the kings of an area known as Oshrusana. The most famous person with this name was a Persian hero who was a general working under the Abbasid caliphs. The meaning of this name is not clear. It is not an Islamic name, but since it does not have a bad meaning/origin, Muslims can use it. It is pronounced [(U)p + (F)un] + [(SH)op + sw(EE)t + (N)ew], with emphasis on the second syllable. It can also be written as Afsheen, Aphshin, Afsheene, Afshyne in English. It is written as افشين in Farsi.