are used in Bangladesh and eastern India.
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ABDUL আব্দুল Arabic, 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").
ALAM আলম Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
ANJUM আনজুম Urdu, Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم (najm)
ARYA আর্য Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Odia, Malayalam, Thai, Khmer, Lao, Burmese, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name ARYA (1)
BAIG বাইগ Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Punjabi, Turkish, Arabic
Derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg
) (modern Turkish bey
) meaning "ruler, chief, lord, master". It is especially common in Pakistan and the Maghreb.
BAKSHI বক্সী Indian, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši)
meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
BANGLA বাংলা Bengali
From বাংলা (Bangla)
, the endonym of the Bengali people, the region of Bengal (including Bangladesh), and the Bengali language. The word itself is derived either from Vanga
, the name of an ancient kingdom on the Indian subcontinent, or from an Austric word meaning "sun god".
BHOWMIK ভৌমিক Indian, Bengali
Means "landowner, landlord" in Bengali, ultimately derived from Sanskrit भूमि (bhūmi)
"earth, soil, ground".
CHATTOPADHYAY চট্টোপাধ্যায় Bengali
, the name of a village, and Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya)
meaning "teacher, instructor".
CHHETRI ছেত্ৰী Nepali, Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kṣatríya)
, the name of the Hindu social class consisting of warriors and rulers.
DEBNATH দেবনাথ Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit देव (devá)
meaning "deity, god" combined with नाथ (nāthá)
meaning "possessor, owner".
DEO দেও Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Malayalam, Kannada
Variant of DEV
DHAR ধর Indian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit उद्धार (uddhara)
meaning "credit, deliverance, redemption".
ELLYAS এলিয়াস Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim), Ethiopian, Ge'ez, Amharic, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Turkish
Form of ILYAS
found in several languages.
GANGOPADHYAY গঙ্গোপাধ্যায় Bengali
From the name of the Ganges River (also the name of a villge) combined with Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upadhyaya)
meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
GOSWAMI গোস্বামী Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit गोस्वामिन् (gosvamin)
meaning "religious mendicant" (literally "owner of cows" or "lord of cows"), from गो (go)
meaning "cow" and स्वामिन् (svamin)
meaning "owner, lord, master".
HALDAR হালদার Indian, Bengali
Probably from Sanskrit हलधर (haladhara)
meaning "one who holds a plough", an epithet of the Hindu god Balarama
HAQ হক Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic حَقّ (ḥaqq)
meaning "true, right, real".
HAZRA হাজরা Indian, Bengali
Possibly from the name of a location near Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
KAJAL কাজল Indian, Gujarati, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit कज्जल (kajjala)
meaning "collyrium, lotion" or "ink, soot", though it also refers to kohl
, a dark powder used as a eye makeup.
KARAL Indian, Bengali
This Surname was given in honour by the Britishers to Nikhil Chandra Banerjee to recognize his efforts in constructing The Karali Kali temple in Dhaka,now the capital of Bangladesh. It was a very expensive construction and still attracts tourists every year... [more]
KARMAKAR কর্মকার Indian, Bengali, Assamese
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit कर्म (kárma)
meaning "action, performance, deed". This is the name of a Bengali Hindu caste of blacksmiths.
KUL গুল Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian, Kurdish, Odia, Thai, Khmer, Lao
Derived from Persian گل (gol
) meaning "flower" or "rose".
KUMARI কুমারী Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
MUKHOPADHYAY মুখোপাধ্যায় Bengali
From Sanskrit मुख्य (mukhya)
meaning "chief" and उपाध्याय (upadhyaya)
meaning "teacher, instructor, priest".
NARAIN নারায়ণ Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Fijian, Cook Islands Maori, Trinidadian Creole, Mauritian Creole
From the given name NARAYAN
NAYAK নায়ক Indian, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Konkani, Nepali
From a title derived from Sanskrit नायक (nayaka)
meaning "hero, leader".
PATHAN পাঠান Indian (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.
PRASAD প্রসাদ Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Odia, Kannada
From Sanskrit प्रसाद (prasadā)
meaning "clearness, brightness, purity, graciousness", ultimately from प्रसद् (prasad)
"to fall into the power of". In Hinduism and Sikhism, the term refers to a type of religious food... [more]
RAJAL রাজাল Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
Variant of RAJA
RAJANI রজনী Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Meaning unknown, either from the titles RAJAN
, or RAJ
, or from the given name RAJANI
RAJUL রাজুল Indian, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia
Variant of RAJU
SEN সেন Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit सेना (sena)
meaning "army, armament".
SHEIKH শেখ Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the Arabic title شَيْخ (šayḵ)
meaning "chief, chieftain, head". It is used to denote a political or spiritual leader of a Muslim community.
SHERPA শেরপা Nepali, Indian, Tibetan, Bengali
From the name of the Sherpa
people, a Tibetic ethnic group inhabiting Nepal, China, Bhutan, and the Himalayas. The name itself is derived from Sherpa ཤར (shar)
meaning "east" and wa
"people" (thus, "people of the east" or "eastern people"), a reference to their origin in northeastern Nepal... [more]
SIDDIQUI সিদ্দিকা Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic صَادِق (ṣādiq)
meaning "true, truthful, veracious". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
SURYA সূর্য Indian, Urdu, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Sanskrit सूर्य (sū́rya
) meaning "sun" (see the given name SURYA
THAKUR ঠাকুর Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From a feudal title meaning "lord, master", derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (thakkura)
UDDIN উদ্দিন Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn)
meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
ULLAH উল্লাহ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "of Allah, of God" from Arabic اللّٰه (Allah)
referring to the monotheistic god in Islam. It is commonly used as a component in given names.
WALI ওয়ালি Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy)
meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
XATUN জাটুন Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of KHATUN
. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.