Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts نورزي (Pashto)
Other Forms FormsNurzai, Noorzay
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 4/17/2017
Means "son of the light", derived from Arabic نور (nūr) meaning "light, illumination" (see Nur) combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son (of)". The Noorzai (or Nurzai) are a large Pashtun tribe in Afghanistan.