[ syll. fi-rat, fir-at ] The baby boy name Firat is pronounced as F-RAET †. Firat is of Sumerian origin and it is used mainly in the Turkish language. The name is of the meaning 'Euphrates; the river, the great river'. It is derived from the element Puranum meaning 'great water'. Firat is the Turkish name of Euphrates, the fourth river mentioned in Genesis in the Old Testament of the Bible.
Firat is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Firat: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"