First name origin & meaning:
Last name origins & meanings:
- from a personal name based on Persian azer
‘fire’, also denoting the ninth month of Persian solar year.
- Ethnic name for an Azeri. The Azeri people (so named from Persian
azer ‘fire’, because they were originally fire worshipers) are
Shiite Muslims who mostly live in Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea to
the north of Iran.
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