Persian NACO Manual
Types of Persian Surnames
Persian personal names may have single or multiple surname elements and
appear in title pages as follows:
- Surnames with affixes.
Examples: Bahramzadah, Aryanpur, Kiyanfar, etc. (-zadah, -pur, -far are
- Compound surnames.
Examples: Darya Bandari, Shariat Panahi, Mushfiq Kashani
- Arabic names: If the author is modern and writes predominantly in
Persian, he/she must be romanized according to the Persian romanization
table and entry should follow Arabic NACO guidelines.
Example: Ruh al-Amini al-Baghdadi.