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Gender Male
Language(s) Persian
Word/name ميلاد
Meaning Birth
Region of origin Middle East

Milad is a Persian name. It is usually given as a first name to a male. It is mentioned that Milad was an Iranian hero in "The Shahnama of Firdausi". Meherdates (Mithradates, Mithrates, Mithradat, Mihrdat) appears as Milad, the father of Gurgin, who plays a prominent part in the story of Bizhan and Manizha.[1] It can also mean birthday in the contemporary Persian language according to the Dehkhoda Dictionary.


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  1. ^ Warner, Arthur George (1908). The Shahnama of Firdausi:, Volume 3. Trübner's Oriental Series. p. 11. ISBN 0-415-23188-4.