Rhodes is the name of an island in Greece with quite a few possible meanings. The first is that it comes from Greek rhódon meaning “rose” which may ultimately be derived from Persian *wrda- (rose), though it may also derive from Proto-Indo-European *wṛdho- meaning “sweetbriar”. It may also be based on Greek rhoíā meaning “pomegranate”. Rhodes may also be pre-Greek in origin,…


Anara is a Kazakh and Krygyz female name meaning “pomegranate”. The name may be derived from a Persian source, anâr, which means pomegranate in Persian. Origin: Persian