Sindhi Submitted Surnames
are used in the Sindh region of Pakistan, as well as in India.
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.
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.
QURESHI Urdu, Sindhi, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic قُرَيْش (Qurayš)
, which refers to an ancient Bedouin tribe of the Arabian peninsula (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".