Gender: Female Meaning of Parastoo: "bird" Origin of Parastoo: Iranian, Persian

Parastoo Origin and Meaning

The name Parastoo is a girl's name of Persian, Iranian origin meaning "bird".

The name Parastoo seems utterly exotic to the Western ear and may always be so, with that odd (to our sensibility) "too" ending, sometimes varied to Parastu. It actually means "swallow," as in the type of bird. Pari or Parisa would make easier imports.

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beachbear Says:


Parakeet stew? No thank you.

lesliemarion Says:


Parasite and stool, not a happy combo in English.

fuzzycub Says:


Parasite? Parachute? I've been to Paris too.

It probably sounds fine in other countries, but I wouldn't recommend it for use in the U.S.