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Behzad (Persian: بهزاد‎, Persian pronunciation: [behˈzɒːd]) is an Iranian/Persian masculine given name and surname, which translates as "best-born". The name is composed of two parts: beh (به, meaning "good" or "best") and zɒːd (زاد, meaning "birth"). Connected to ויזתא vayzata

It may refer to:


  • Bagh-e Behzad, village in Javanmardi Rural District, Khanmirza District, Lordegan County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran
  • Behzad Kola, village in Qareh Toghan Rural District, in the Central District of Neka County, Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • Darreh-ye Behzad, village in Darreh Kayad Rural District, Sardasht District, Dezful County, Khuzestan Province, Iran
  • Hajji Behzad, village in Zarrineh Rud-e Shomali Rural District, in the Central District of Miandoab County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran


  • Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād (c. 1450 – c. 1535), Persian painter and head of the royal ateliers in Herat and Tabriz during the late Timurid and early Safavid Persian periods

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