Meaning and Origin
What does the name Tehran mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- A user from the United Kingdom says the name Tehran means "Gift of god".
- The capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
Borrowed from Persian تهران (tahrân). Ahmad Kasravi believed the word "Tehran" is derived from an Indo-European language and originally meant "End of Mountain" ("teh" or "Tah" meaning End, and "rān" meaning "Mountain"). (Karvand Kasravi, page 273)
- The capital city of Iran.
Tehran was also found in the following language(s): Azerbaijani and Tatar