Afghani names are used in the country of Afghanistan in central Asia.
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AbdulعبدالArabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi From Arabic عبد ال (abdul) meaning "servant of the", commonly used as a prefix for given names (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) meaning "servant of the powerful").
AfghanzadaPersian, 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".
AhmadzaiاحمدزیPashto Means "son of Ahmad" in Pashto. A notable bearer is Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (1949-), the current President of Afghanistan.
DurraniدرانيPashto Derived from Persian در (dorr) meaning "pearl". It was historically used in the phrase padshah durr-i durran meaning "king pearl of the age", a title used by Ahmad Shah Durrani, the founder of the modern state of Afghanistan.
KumakiPashto I was given this name from my dad who comes from Afghanistan. It's extremely rare in the UK. My dad always told me that my name was created. My grandfather used to help out refugees near the area (in Afghanistan) and the name "Kumaki" was his nickname from the people he helped out... [more]
OrakzaiاوركزىPashto Means "lost son" from Pashto ورک (worak) meaning "lost" and زوی (zoy) meaning "son".
PathanIndian (Muslim), Bengali, Urdu, Pashto 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.
PopalzaiپوپلزيPashto Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Persian پوپل (pupal) meaning "betel nut". The Popalzai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Durrani in Afghanistan and parts of Pakistan.
SadozaiسادزیPashto, Balochi Means "son of Sado" in Pashto. The Sadozai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Popalzai mainly inhabiting Pakistan as well as a Baloch tribe living by the Gulf of Oman in Iran... [more]
SafiساپیPashto, Afghani, Pakistani Meaning unknown. This is the name of branch of the Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe in regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.