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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Bengali, Urdu
Scripts খানম(Bengali) خانم(Urdu)

Meaning & History

From an aristocratic title traditionally used as an honorific for Muslim women in the Middle East and South Asia. It is derived from a feminine form of the title khan meaning "king, ruler", which is probably of Mongolian origin.
Added 2/2/2023 by anonymous