First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kasra

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  • A submission from New Jersey, United States says the name Kasra means "Title of each Sasanian kings Who had monarchy in ancient "persia" . It is actually arabic form if "khosrow"" and is of Persian or Iranian origin.
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Borrowing from Arabic كَسْرَة (kasra, “a breaking”), instance noun from the verbal noun كَسْر (kasr, “breaking”) of the verb كَسَرَ (kasara, “to break”).

  1. In Arabic script, the vowel point for "i", appearing as a small diagonal line placed below a letter ( ـِ ) and designating a short i /i/. If the Arabic letter ي (yāʾ) immediately follows, it indicates a long ī /iː/.

kasra was also found in the following language(s): Hungarian

Notable Persons Named Kasra

Kasra Naji is a journalist.


Kasra Nouri is a journalist and sufis rights activist. Kasra was born on June 27th, 1990 in Shiraz.


Kasra was born on August 19th, 1921 in Tehran.


Kasra KazemiU21 is an athlete for the Rah Ahan Yazdan F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kasra

Leila Kasra was a poet and lyricist. Her career lasted from 1959 to 1989. Leila was born Leila Kasra on March 27th, 1939 in Tehran. Leila is also known as Hedieh and هدیه. She left this life on May 16th, 1989.


Fun Facts about the name Kasra

  • How Popular is the name Kasra? Kasra is the 22,930th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kasra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 272 babies born with the first name Kasra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kasra to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kasra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kasra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kasra was in 2002 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Kasra Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kasra is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Kasra: Your name in reverse order is Arsak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsaak. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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