Meaning and Origin of: Azar

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Persian : Fire

Family name origins & meanings

  • from a personal name based on Persian azer ‘fire’, also denoting the ninth month of Persian solar year.
  • Ethnic name for an Azeri. The Azeri people (so named from Persian azer ‘fire’, because they were originally fire worshipers) are Shiite Muslims who mostly live in Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea to the north of Iran.