Aryan - boys name

Aryan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Aryan name meaning:

The name Aryan is of Persian origin and has multiple meanings across different cultures and languages. In Persian, it means "noble," "honorable," or "high-ranking." It has also been associated with the Indo-Iranian group of languages and the ancient Indo-Iranian peoples who migrated to the Indian subcontinent.

In recent times, the name Aryan has unfortunately been misappropriated by some extremist groups to promote racial superiority and hatred. However, it is important to note that this misuse goes against the true essence and historical significance of the name. The original meaning of Aryan does not denote any racial superiority or exclusionary ideology, but rather emphasizes qualities such as nobility, honor, and excellence.

It is crucial to approach names with sensitivity and respect for their historical and cultural context. The name Aryan should be understood and appreciated for its original meanings rather than being associated with any discriminatory ideologies.


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Overall UK ranking: 308 out of 4789

152 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Aryan

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