Sindhi Submitted Surnames

Sindhi names are used in the Sindh region of Pakistan, as well as in India.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADVANI     Sindhi, Indian
Sindhi Hindu surname meaning "descendant of Adu", most likely referring to the name of a past ancestor of the clan.
AHUJA     Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Indian (Sikh)
Sikh name meaning "descendant of Ahu", based on the name of a clan in these communities (see Arora). Ahu is presumably the name of an ancestor; the suffix -jā is patronymic.
ARORA     Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Sindhi
Hindu and Sikh name derived from اروهڙ (Aror), the name of the former capital of Sindh, India (now a part of Pakistan and known as Rohri). The name itself is derived from Hindi and Punjabi Aur meaning "someone else", used by the past Aroras to escape persecution.
HAIDER     Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Haider.
QURESHI     Urdu, Sindhi, Indian (Muslim)
From قُرَيْش (Qurayš) referring to an ancient Bedouin tribe of Saudi Arabia (the Islamic Prophet Muhammad belonged to a sub-clan of the tribe). The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".
SHAIKH     Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Sheikh.
SIDDIQUI     Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic صَادِق (ṣādiq) meaning "true, truthful, veracious". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
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