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Gender Masculine
Scripts رستم(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. ros-TAM(Persian)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly from Avestan raodha "to grow" and takhma "strong, brave, valiant". Rostam was a warrior hero in Persian legend. The 10th-century Persian poet Ferdowsi recorded his tale in the Shahnameh.
Other Languages & CulturesRüstəm(Azerbaijani) Rostom(Georgian) Rustam(Indonesian) Rustam(Kazakh) Rustam(Tajik) Röstäm(Tatar) Rüstem(Turkish) Rustam(Uzbek)
Surname DescendantRostami(Persian)
Same SpellingRöstäm

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