Indian (Muslim) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Indian names used more often by Indian Muslims. See also about Indian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADIL Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name ADIL.
AKHTAR Persian, Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
Derived from Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
ALVI Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic علوي (ʿalawiyy) meaning "pertaining to ALI (1)". The Alvi are a Muslim clan from India and Pakistan claiming descent from Ali ibn Abi Talib (601-661), a cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic Prophet MUHAMMAD.
ANJUM Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم‎ (najm) meaning "star".
AZAM Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Persian, Arabic
Derived from Arabic أَعْظَم (ʾaʿẓam) meaning "greater, greatest".
BEGUM Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi, Turkish
From the Persian title بیگم (beygom) meaning "lady, madam", traditionally used as a royal title for Muslim females in Central and South Asia. It is the feminine equivalent of the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg).
BEY Indian (Muslim), Assamese, Turkish, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) (modern Turkish bey) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master".
HAQUE Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Arabic حَقَّ (ḥaqqa) meaning "true, right, correct".
HASHMI Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Alternate transcription of Hashimi.
ISHAQ Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
From the given name ISHAQ.
ISLAM Arabic, Bengali, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From the name of the monotheistic religion which is derived from Arabic إِسْلَام (ʾislām) meaning "submission (to God)".
KABIR Bengali (Muslim), Nigerian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim), Afghani, Persian
From the Arabic كَبِير (kabīr) meaning "big, large, great" (see AKBAR).
LATHEEF Indian (Muslim), Dhivehi
From a Dhivehi and South Indian form of the given name Latif.
MALIK Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic title ملك (malik) meaning "king, sovereign, monarch".
MIRZA Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Arabic
From the Persian title میرزا (mirzâ) denoting a prince or nobleman, ultimately from the Persian words میر (mir) meaning "master" and the suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "child (of), offspring (of)".
MUSLIM Arabic, Indonesian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim)
From the Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim), the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama) "to surrender, expose" (from the same root of the word Islam). The term denotes a follower of Islam.
PATHAN Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Urdu, Pashto
Derived from Hindustani पठान (paṭhān) meaning "a Pashtun (person)", referring to the Pashtun ethnic group inhabiting present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is sometimes used by Pashtuns who ancestrally migrated to India.
QURAISHI Arabic, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Alternate transcription of QURESHI.
QURESHI Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Originally denoted a member of the Quraysh, a historical Arab tribe that the Prophet MUHAMMAD was born into. The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".
RAIS Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic tile رَئِيس (raʾīs) meaning "chief, leader".
RASOOL Urdu, Arabic, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of RASUL.
SALEEM Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name SALIM.
SARDAR Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Persian
From the Persian title سردار (sardâr) meaning "commander, headmaster", traditionally denoting a prince, nobleman, or aristocrat.
SEEDAT Indian (Muslim)
“Lord” in Hindustani. Comes from "Sidi". May be Egyptian, Arabic or Persian in origin.
SHAKUR Bengali, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From the given name SHAKUR.
SIDDIQUI Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
From Arabic صَادِق (ṣādiq) meaning "true, truthful, veracious". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
UDDIN Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the religion" (referring to Islam).
ULLAH Pakistani, Pashto, Urdu, Punjabi, Balochi, Sindhi, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic اللّٰه (allāh) referring to the monotheistic god in Islamic belief (see ALLAH).
YASIN Arabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
From the given name YASIN.
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