Omid (name)

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Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Persian

Omid (Persian: اُمید‎‎, also transliterated as Omead, Omeed, Omied, Umeed, or Ümit) is a common Persian male given name, meaning hope.[1][2]

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  • Omid, first Iranian-launched satellite, launched on February 2, 2009
  • "Omid", an electronic database of human rights violations in Iran, acting as a memorial to the victims executed by the Islamic Republic since it was established in 1979.[3]
  • "Omid", a song on Thievery Corporation's album The Richest Man in Babylon
  • Apache Omid, an open source transaction processing system for Apache HBase[4][5]
  • M. Omid, pen name of Mehdi Akhavan-Sales, notable contemporary iranian poet

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