The country of Iran has a family of languages known as the Iranian languages; which form a subgroup of Indo-Iranian languages. These languages are spoken by the Iranian peoples. The Iranian languages have three different sections of languages being Old, Middle and New. Old Iranian languages include Old Persian and Avestan. Middle Iranian languages include Middle Persian and Parthian. And New Iranian languages include Persian, Pashto, Kurdish and Balochi. As of 2008, an estimated 200 million people are native Iranian language speakers. Baby Name World has many Iranian, Middle Eastern and Persian baby names and name meanings for your use.