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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Ashkan

Up + SHop + Kitten + mAN

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingاشكان
How to write Ashkan in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Ashkan

Ashkan is a Persian name for boys that means “belonging to the Ashkan empire”, “like Ashk“. Ashk was the founder of the Ashkan Empire, known in English as the Parthian Empire. Ashk is known as Arsaces I of Parthia in English.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 9th of July 2015 06:03:56 PM

    Thank you. it’s correct. I found the same meaning in Farsi on Persian names website ( .ashk also means teardrop in Persian.

  2. on Wednesday 12th of February 2020 03:02:40 AM

    wtf that’s not how you pronounce it. it should be A as An SH as SHop K as Kitten AN as UNderstand

  3. on Monday 28th of September 2020 03:32:01 AM

    Ashkan is a Persian name in Farsi and has nothing to do with Islam and Muslims . It is a decent Persian name for boys

  4. on Sunday 3rd of January 2021 10:17:12 PM

    It’s a historical name that refers to Persian empire Ashk in Iran (Persia emperor )

  5. on Wednesday 25th of October 2023 09:20:57 PM

    Thank god this name has nothing to do with this religion. Don’t even keep it in your databases.

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