Persia changed its political name to Iran in 1935.The name Iran means “Land of the Aryans”.
The language, not a version of Arab, is still referred to as “Persian” or “Farsi” .
Iranians, who prefer to be caller Persian show strong position to the former name.
Facebook pages like We are PERSIAN not ABAB show this. The latest news is Google maps finally re-naming the Persian gulf- Persian.