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SOURCE: Occupation, Given Name & Nickname
USAGE: Pakistani, Muslim, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Pashto, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kashmiri, Odia, Assamese, Punjabi
OTHER SCRIPTS: خان (Pashto, Urdu, Shahmukhi, Kashmiri), খাঁন (Bengali), খান (Bengali, Assamese), ख़ान (Hindi), खान (Marathi), ఖాన్ (Telugu), ଖାଁ (Odia)
CONTRIBUTOR: flynn on 4/8/2015
Meaning & History
Derived from the given name Khan
, which is from the Turkic title khan
meaning "leader, ruler". It is Mongolian in origin, but is primarily used in Muslim-majority countries such as Pakistan.