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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 16 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Persian

Meaning: Iran, The Land of Aryans

Pronunciation: ih-RAHN, /ɪˈræn/, IH R AA N

Popularity Rank: #22,704

On this page:

  • 1. Iran Meaning
  • 2. Iran Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Iran
  • 4. Translations of Iran
  • 5. Iran Name Popularity
  • 6. Iran popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Iran
  • 8. Iran Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Iran

Iran Meaning

The name Iran is of Persian origin and is used as a unisex name. It means 'land of the Aryans' or 'land of the noble' in Persian. It is also the official name of the country Iran.

Iran also means "Iran, The Land of Aryans".

Iran is commonly found in Brazil, Mexico, United States of America, and 35 more countries.

Iran Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ih-RAHN

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ɪˈræn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: IH R AA N

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Iran?

Learn how to pronounce Iran correctly by listening to our 15 audio pronunciations. Click to hear each pronunciation as many times as you need to master it.

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Translations of Iran

Iran Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Iran is recorded 1,744 times globally, ranking it as the 22,704th most common name worldwide.

Iran is most prevalent in Brazil, with 932 occurrences, making it the 1,095th most popular name in the country.

In Brazil, the name Iran is found among 1 in every 871 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Iran Popularity by Country

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Brazil#1,0951 : 871
Mexico#2,2211 : 1,823
United States of America#12,8161 : 12,391
Panama#3,4831 : 5,927
Colombia#30,0041 : 56,071

List of countries the name Iran is rarely found

Iran popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Iran from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Iran

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Nicknames for Iran

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Iran Name Poster

Iran Name Poster

Names similar to Iran


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