Farsi, also known as Persian, is the language of Iran (historically known as Persia) and widely spoken in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the Pamir Mountain region. Farsi is part of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European languages and has approximately 110 million native speakers, holding official status in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Persian, or Farsi, has had a significant influence on neighboring languages including the Turkish languages, Armenian, and Arabic. Persian was the first language in Muslim civilization to break through Arabic’s domination on writing and poetry in Persia. Choosing a Persian, or Farsi, name for your baby may be a little easier after browsing Baby Name World’s growing list of baby names and name meanings.