Muslim Submitted Surnames
are used by Muslims.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Baig Name Meaning Muslim (common in Pakistan): from the Turkish word beg ‘bey’, originally a title denoting a local administrator in the Ottoman Empire, but subsequently widely used as a title of respect... [more]
From the Muslim male personal name Farooq
, derived from Arabic fārūq
"distinguisher" (that is, someone who can tell truth from falsehood).
Muslim: from an Arabic personal name, Ḥamdān ‘much praise’, a derivative of Hamid. Ḥamdān was the name of a tribe in Arabia. The Hamdani dynasty ruled al-Jazira and Syria from 905 to 1004.... [more]
(widespread throughout the Islamic world): from a personal name based on Arabic Iman
IQBAL Pakistani, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Punjabi, Kashmiri, Arabic, Afghani, Pashto, Indonesian, Muslim
From the given name Iqbal
KHAN Pakistani, Muslim, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Pashto, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kashmiri, Odia, Assamese, Punjabi
Derived from the given name Khan
, which is from the Turkic title khan
meaning "leader, ruler". It is Mongolian in origin, but is primarily used in Muslim-majority countries such as Pakistan.
Name for someone who came from the Mashreq region in the Middle East (modern Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq).
From a title of respect, Urdu mian
meaning ‘sir’ (from Persian miyān
meaning ‘between’), used to address an older man. In Bangladesh this is common as a suffix added to the name of a respected person, especially a senior member of a village community.
From a personal name based on Arabic sayyid ‘lord’, ‘master’, ‘chief’. This is a title of respect used for the descendants of Fatima, daughter of the Prophet Muhammad.
From a Muslim personal name based on Arabic shakūr
SIDDIQ Pakistani, Muslim, Arabic
From the Arabic word صدیق (ṣadīq)
meaning "friend" or "truthful" (see Siddiqi
). It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
From a personal name based on Arabic walī
meaning ‘lord’, ‘guardian’, ‘protector’, ‘saint’, or ‘friend’, often interpreted as a short form of Walī Allāh
meaning ‘friend of God’, an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad.