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PronunciationHOO—M AN [humæn]
MeaningGood Thoughts, Good Deeds, Good Words
Other names
Related namesHumata, Hukhta, Huvarshta, haman,

Hooman (also spelled Houman, Human, Whoman) - هومن is a Persian male name which means benevolent and good natured. Hooman is synonymous to Vahooman - وهومن and Bahman - بهمن). It is featured on the Faravahar of the Zoroastrian faith. The three "Hu's" are represented by the three sections of the wings of the Faravahar. It consists of the word "Hu" which is a combination of Humata, modern-day Pendar-e or Andeesh-e Nik (Good Thoughts), Hukhta, modern-day Goftār-e Nik (Good Words), and Huvarshta, modern-day Kerdār-e Nik (Good Deeds), and the Persian word "Man" which means "Me" or "I" in Persian. The name literally translates to "I have good thoughts, good deeds, and good words." Non-Persian languages do not have their own version of the name such as "men" in Mazandarani or "Mu/Mi" in Eastern Gilaki but the pronunciation may differ slightly during speech such as "men" in Mazandarani or "mən" in Gilaki instead of the Persian pronunciation "mæn". It is the antonym of "Doshman" - دشمن, which means malevolent, enemy, or fetes. The name has become more popular in Iran as several people with that name have become famous singers, writers, engineers, doctors, and premium M&A professionals.

Hooman is not to be confused with the name Houmān or هومان in Ferdowsi's story of Rostam and Sohrab in the Shahnameh.

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