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What is the meaning of name Afshin. Is it a Islamic name?


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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.

Reader Comments:

  1. Anonymous on Monday 28th of September 2015 08:31:41 PM

    I love a lot this name! I hope to be preg very soon so that my boy could be Afshin;-)

  2. Anonymous on Wednesday 28th of October 2015 12:49:02 AM

    Afshin is NOT Quranic. We Afshins are Persians and don’t like to be associated with Arabs or their religion.

  3. Anonymous on Saturday 21st of November 2015 04:01:31 AM

    Afshin is Persian with Zaroastraian origins. IT IS NOT ISLAMIC. Please don’t use my name if you’re a Muslim and want an Islamic name.

  4. Anonymous on Saturday 6th of August 2016 09:29:56 PM

    افشين Afshin is Very beautiful name , considering that it refer to a Persian hero , obviously that is not related to Arabic

  5. Anonymous on Friday 23rd of September 2016 09:53:55 AM

    Hi. Thanks for the info. I think the best pronunciation is like (A)nonymus + (F)un +…

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