Persian name (فرنگیس) means - "blonde; girl from Europe (Farangi), fair-haired". The name of a character from the "Shahnameh".
Farangis is the eldest daughter of Afrasiab, king of Turan. She is also the second and favorite wife of Siavash, the Saintlike prince of Iran and mother of a legendary hero and later Shah of Iran, Kai Khosrow. Although a Turanian by birth, Farangis shows loyalty to her husband's kingdom and dynasty. She accompanies her son when he leaves Turan in the hopes of gathering an Iranian army to avenge Siyavash.