Zubin (Persian: زوبین‎) is a Persian male given name, which literally means "something that touches the sky" and commonly refers to a type of short spear in Persian[1]. [2] The name originated in Iran.[2] In Persian mythology, Zubin (also called: Zupin, Zhubin, Zhupin) was a legendary Persian warrior famous for his courage and military command, lending to the meaning of "the man who touched the sky." Zubin also meant "weapon," generally referring to "a short spear [that is] thrown to kill the enemy commander." Variants of the name include Chubin (چوبین), Joubin (ژوبین), Jubin, Zubeen, and Zhubin.[2]

The name Zubin may refer to: (as a given name)

  • Zubin Mehta (born 1936), Indian conductor
  • Zubin Varla (born 1970), British actor and singer
  • Zubin Damania (born 1972), American physician, comedian, internet personality, musician, and founder of Turntable Health.
  • Zubin Garg (born 1972), Indian musician and actor
  • Zubin Surkari (born 1980), Canadian cricketer
  • Zubin Salimi Pahlavi (born 1977), Persian Prince, is a member of the deposed Pahlavi dynasty of Iran.

(as a surname)

(place name)

see also:


  1. ^ Richardson, John (1777). A Dictionary, Persian, Arabic, and English. Clarendon Press. p. 975. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Behind the name

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