Masoud (also spelled Massood, Massoud, Masood, Mas'ud, Masud, Messaoud, Mesud or Mesut, Mas‘ūd, Persian: مسعود) is a given name and surname in many countries, meaning "fortunate", "prosperous", or "happy". Although some experts believe that the origin of this name comes from Arab countries, it is a very popular surnames in Iran and Turkey. There are famous people in Iran and Turkey with this surname, such as Mesut Özil (German pronunciation: [ˈmeːzut ˈøːzil], Turkish: [meˈsut ˈøzil]; born 15 October 1988), a German footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the German national team.
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