Persian Dog Names

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Introduction

Dogs were thought of as important members of the family in Persia and received a lot of attention. In ancient Persian folklore, the word dog (sag) was from the words one third (seh-yak) because they thought dogs were one-third human. Another idea from the ancient Persians is that God created the dog from the clay that was left over from creating Adam. In fact, Persians revere the canine and believe they are a symbol of humility because the dog taught humans how to be modest and humble. So, choosing a Persian name for your dog is a pawesome idea, and there are certainly many excellent names to choose from with some really cool meanings.

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Persian Dog Name Considerations

Naming your new pup can be a big job because there are so many names to choose from. Do you choose the name according to what they look like, their personality, or even their background? You may want to give your canine kid a Persian name because of their breed. Some of the most famous Persian dog breeds include the Saluki, Persian Mastiff (Sarabi), Bullenbeisser, Dogo Argentino, Alaunt Veantre, Spanish Bulldog, Afghan Hound, Azawakh, Bavarian Mountain Hound, Celtic Wolfhound, and the Tibetan Mastiff. Or, maybe you just enjoy the Persian culture and history, so you want to find a Persian name for your beloved furball that is as unique as they are. 

According to studies, the dog was the first domesticated animal and was started as a wolf and the oldest bones to be found of the ancient dogs were in 5500 BC. in Khuzestan. The ancient Persians used these dogs for hunting, herding, and fighting in war. However, they were also considered to be the “Royal Aminal of Egypt.” The Persian mythical figure “Simurg the Persian,” is a symbol of a winged creature with the head of a dog and is the Sassanian Royal Symbol. No matter how or why you choose, Persian names are really furific and have some great meanings behind them. We have found 60 of them to help you out. 

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