Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the usage is afghani.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Afghan Afghani
Means "from Afghanistan".
Afghanzada Persian, Afghani
Means "son of the Afghan", from Pashto and Persian افغان‎‎ (afǧân) referring to an inhabitant of Afghanistan or a member of the Pashtun ethnic group combined with the Persian suffix زاده (-zâde) meaning "offspring".
Hussaini Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name Hussain.
Husseini Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Husayn.
Nuristani Afghani
Derived from the name of Nuristan (meaning "land of light"), a province in northern Afghanistan.
Safi Pashto, Afghani, Pakistani
Meaning unknown. This is the name of branch of the Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe in regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Sherkhanzai Afghani
Meaning "son of Sherkhan" in Pashto. Sherkhan itself means "lion king" in Persian. This surname is found among Afghans belonging to the Barech, one of the Durrani Pashto tribes.
Sidiqi Pashto, Persian, Afghani
Means "the veracious" from Arabic صَدَقَ (ṣadaqa) meaning "to be truthful, to be sincere". It is also a variant of Persian Sadeghi.
Zalmai Afghani, Pashto
From the Pashto given name Zalmai.