Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts পাঠান(Bengali) پٹھان(Urdu) पठान(Hindi)
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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.