Mirza - boys name

Mirza name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 61%

Mirza name meaning:

The name Mirza is of Persian origin and holds multiple interpretations. In Arabic, it is derived from the word "amīr" which means "prince" or "commander," and the suffix "-za" conveys the sense of someone who possesses or is associated with a certain quality. Thus, Mirza can be understood as "princely" or "noble." In Persian, it is commonly used as a title for men of high social status, particularly those who are descendants of royalty or aristocracy.

Historically, the title Mirza was used in various regions, including Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East. It was often bestowed to individuals who held positions of leadership or authority, indicating their noble lineage and elevated status within society. Over time, Mirza has become a popular given name for boys with a sense of grandeur and nobility. Parents may choose this name to bestow upon their son the qualities of a prince – strength, dignity, and leadership.

In summary, the name Mirza signifies nobility, with roots in Arabic and Persian languages. It conveys the idea of a prince or a person of high social standing, whether by birthright or through exemplary qualities.

Origin: Arabic

Title for Mogul. Means same as Sayyad.

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Overall UK ranking: 1860 out of 4789

12 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Mirza

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