Country name
"land of the Parsa"

Persia Origin and Meaning

The name Persia is a girl's name meaning "land of the Parsa".

The name Persia derives from Avestan Parsa, the name of the Indo-European nomadic people who migrated into southern Iran in about 1000 BCE. Persis or Persea, the feminine form of Perseus, feel more namelike.

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