Pakistani Submitted Surnames

Pakistani names are used in the country of Pakistan in southern Asia. Compare also Indian names.
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AAMIR عامر Urdu
From the given name 'AAMIR.
ABDUL عبدال Arabic, 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").
ACHAKZAI Pashto
Means "son of ACHAK" in Pashto.
ADIL عادل Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ADIL.
ADVANI Indian, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Adu" in Sindhi, probably from the name of a past ancestor.
AGARWAL Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Denotes someone originally from the town of Agroha in Haryana state, India.
AHAMAD احمد Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Sinhalese
Variant of AHMAD, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AHAMED احمد Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Sinhalese
Variant of AHMED, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AHLUWALIA Indian, Punjabi
From a village named Ahlu that existed as a misl (state) of the Sikh Confederacy during the 18th century.
AHMADZAI Pashto
Means "son of AHMAD" in Pashto. A notable bearer is Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (1949-), the current President of Afghanistan.
AHUJA Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Means "descendant of AHU", probably from the name of an ancestor.
AISHA عائشہ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AISHA.
AKBAR اکبر Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKHTAR اختر Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
AKHTER اخر Persian, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of AKHTAR.
ALAKOZAI Pashto
Means "son of Alako" in Pashto.
ALAM علم, عالم Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
Means "world, universe" (عالم) or "flag, sign, mark" (علم) in Arabic. This spelling represents two separate words in Arabic.
ALHASSAN الاحسان Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name AL-HASAN.
ALIZAI Pashto
Means "son of ALI (1)" in Pashto.
ALVI علوی Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ALI (1).
AMEEN امین Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIN.
AMEER عامر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIR (1).
AMER عامر Arabic, Urdu
Variant of 'AAMIR.
AMIN امین Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name AMIN.
AMIR عامر, امیر‎ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIR (1) or 'AAMIR.
ANDALIB Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ANDALIB.
ANJUM انجم Urdu, Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم‎ (najm) meaning "star".
ANSARI انصاری Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name ANSAR.
ANWAR انور Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ANWAR.
ANWARZAI Pashto
Means "son of ANWAR" in Pashto.
ANWER انور Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali
Variant transcription of ANWAR.
ARIF عارف Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ARIF.
ARORA Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From the name of the ancient city of Aror in what is now the Sindh province, Pakistan. The city's name may have been derived from Hindi और (aur) meaning "more, also".
ASAD اسد Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ASAD.
ASHIQ عاشق Punjabi, Urdu
Derived from Arabic عَاشِق (ʿāšiq) meaning "enamored, infatuated" or "admirer, lover", ultimately from عِشْق (ʿišq) "being in love".
ASHRAF اشرف Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ASHRAF.
AURAKZAI Pashto
Alternate transcription of ORAKZAI.
AURANGZEB اورنگزیب Urdu
From the given name AURANGZEB.
AYUB ایوب Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Malay, Indonesian
From the given name AYYUB.
AYUBI ایوبی Persian, Pashto, Urdu
Variant transcription of AYOUBI.
AZAD آزاد Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From the given name AZAD.
AZAM اعظم Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AZAM.
AZEEZ عزیز Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name AZIZ.
AZIZ عزیز Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AZIZ.
AZMAT عظمت Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
AZZIZ عزیز Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name AZIZ.
BAI Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
BAIG بیگ 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.
BAJWA باجوہ Punjabi
Derived from Persian باز والا (bâz vâlâ) meaning "great hawk, great falcon".
BAKSHI Indian, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخشی (baxši) meaning "paymaster, scribe, secretary", used as a title for officials who distributed wages in Muslim armies.
BAL Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
BAL Punjabi
Bal is an sikh and muslim jat family. they will few found in Pakistan and India Punjab. Basically they will found from bal kalan tehsil verka 5 District Sri Amritsar Punjab India. In the 2011 Census Bal Kalan Local Language is Punjabi... [more]
BANSAL Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Most likely derived from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa) meaning "lineage, clan, race" or "bamboo".
BARAKZAI Pashto
Means "son of BARAK (2)" in Pashto.
BASHIR بشیر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name BASHIR.
BASRA Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a city in present-day Iraq, Basra (البصرة‎).
BATRA Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Of uncertain meaning.
BAWA Punjabi
Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan. It is also a title given to the male descendants of the first three Sikh gurus.
BEGUM بیگم Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi, Turkish
From the Persian title بیگم (beygom) meaning "lady, madam", traditionally used as a royal title for Muslim females in Central and South Asia. It is the feminine equivalent of the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg).
BENYAMIN بنیامین Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali
From the given name BENYAMIN.
BHAGAT Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, worshiper".
BHALLI بھلی Punjabi
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a clan found in Punjab, Pakistan.
BHASIN Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Believed to be derived from Sanskrit भानु (bhānu) meaning "ray of light" or "sun".
BHAT بھٹ, بٹ Indian, Kashmiri, Urdu, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani
Variant of BUTT.
BHATTI بھٹی Punjabi, Sindhi, Indian
Punjabi Rajput name derived from Sanskrit भट्ट (bhaṭṭa) meaning "lord".
BHULLAR Indian, Punjabi
Probably from the name of a village in Punjab, India, which is of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a Jat clan found in India and Pakistan.
BUTT بٹ Punjabi, Urdu
Most likely derived from Sanskrit भटट (bhatt) meaning "scholar".
BUX بخش Sindhi, Urdu, Balochi, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخش (baxš) meaning "part, district, section" or "fortune".
CHAND چند Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDA چندا Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDER چندر Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant of CHANDRA.
CHANDIA Punjabi
Surname rarely used in Pakistani Punjab. The origin of Chandia is Pali. Chandia is a variation of the name Chanda (English and Indian).
CHANDIO Pakistani, Sindhi, Balochi
From the given name CHAND, referring to a past ancestor of Kurdish-Balochi origin. This is the name of a Sindhi and Balochi tribe in Pakistan.
CHAUDARY چودھری Urdu
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUDHRY چودھری Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUDRI چودھری Urdu
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUDRY چودھری Urdu
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHAUHAN Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from Sanskrit चतुर् (cátur) meaning "four" or from Chahamana, the name of a legendary hero.
CHEEMA چیمہ Punjabi
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Punjabi-speaking subclan of the Jat people found in India and Pakistan, with most members being either Muslim or Sikh.
CHOHAN چوہان Urdu, Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of CHAUHAN.
CHOPRA Indian, Punjabi
Khatri Sikh, Hindu, and Jain name of unknown meaning.
CHOUDARY چودھری Urdu, Indian, Telugu
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHOUDHRY چودھری Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant of CHAUDHARY.
CHOWDHARY چودھری Indian, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHOWDHRY چودھری Urdu, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
DANYAL دانیال Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Turkish
From the given name DANYAL.
DAR Kashmiri, Pakistani, Indian
Variant of DHAR used by Kashmiris in Pakistan.
DASS داس Indian, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate transcription of DAS.
DAUD داؤد Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name DAUD.
DAWLATZAI Pashto
Means "son of Dawlat" in Pashto.
DAWOOD داؤد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name DAWUD.
DAWUD داؤد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name DAWUD.
DAYAL Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit दयालु (dayālu) meaning "kind, compassionate, merciful".
DEVI Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Odia
From Sanskrit देवी (devī́) meaning "goddess, female deity" (see the given name DEVI). It is used as a surname by women who did not originally have a family name... [more]
DEWAN Indian, Pakistani
Status name for a treasurer or court official, from Arabic diwan "royal court", "tribunal of justice", or "treasury". Under the Mughal administration in India the dewan was usually the highest official in a state.
DHALIWAL Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh name possibly from Daranagar, the name of an ancestral town in India.
DHAR دھر Indian, Urdu, Kashmiri
Kashmiri Brahmin surname of unknown meaning.
DIN دین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (dīn) meaning "religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
DURANI Pashto
Variant transcription of DURRANI.
DURRANI Pashto
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.
ESMAILI اسماعیلی Arabic, Persian, Afghani, Swahili, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name ISMAIL.
FAISAL فیصل Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name FAYSAL.
FARID فرید Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name FARID.
FAROOQ فاروق Arabic, Urdu
From the given name FARUQ.
FATIMA فاطمہ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name FATIMAH.
FEROZ فیروز Urdu
From the given name FEROZ.
GANDHI Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit गान्धिक (gāndhika) meaning "perfumier, perfume seller". Notable bearers include Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian civil rights leader, and Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), the first female prime minister of India.
GANJOO Indian, Urdu, Persian
Ganjoo is a surname from Kashmiri Pandit clan . The original name was Ganwar, meaning Person in charge of Treasury in Kings court. This name gradually changed to Ganjoo or Ganju.
GAUTAM Nepali, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
From the given name GAUTAMA.
GHENGAT Urdu, Farsi
Ghengat is clan of mewati muslim rajpoot Pakistan ... [more]
GOHAR گوہر Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From the given name GOHAR.
GUL گُل Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
GULI گولی Uzbek, Kurdish, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Albanian, Bosnian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose". It is sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Persian descent.
HABIB حبیب Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name HABIB.
HABIBZAI Pashto
Means "son of HABIB" in Pashto. The Habibzai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the POPALZAI.
HAIDAR حیدر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HAIDAR.
HAIDER حیدر Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Bengali, Arabic
From the given name HAIDER.
HAMDANI ہمدانی Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HAMDAN.
HAMZA حمزہ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HAMZA.
HAQ حق Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic حَقّ (ḥaqq) meaning "true, right, real".
HAQUE حق Bengali, Urdu
Alternate transcription of HAQ.
HARUN ہارون Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HARUN.
HASAN حسن Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name HASAN.
HASANZAI Pashto
Variant transcription of HASSANZAI.
HASHMI ہاشمی Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Hashimi.
HASSAN حسن Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HASSAN.
HASSANZAI Pashto
Means "son of HASSAN" in Pashto. The Hassanzai are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the YOUSAFZAI.
HAWA ہوا Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HAWA.
HAYAT حیات Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Turkish
From the given name HAYAT.
HIDAYAT ہدایت Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HIDAYAT.
HUSAIN حسین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
HUSAINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
HUSSAINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name HUSSAIN.
HUSSEINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
IBRAHEEM ابراہیم Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name IBRAHIM.
IBRAHIM ابراہیم Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name IBRAHIM.
IBRAHIMI Pashto, Arabic, Albanian
From the given name IBRAHIM.
ILYAS الیاس Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ILYAS.
IMAM امام‎ Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a Muslim leader.
IMAN ایمان Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Punjabi, Somali, Indonesian, Malay
From the given name IMAN.
IMRAN عمران Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name IMRAN.
IQBAL اقبال Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name IQBAL.
ISA عیسی‎ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ISA (1).
ISHAQ اسحاق Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ISHAQ.
ISHAQZAI Pashto
Means "son of ISHAQ" in Pashto.
ISLAM اسلام Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name ISLAM.
ISMAIL اسماعیل Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name ISMAIL.
JABBAR جبار Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name JABBAR.
JAHAN جہان Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi
From the given name JAHAN.
JAHANGIR جہانگیر Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Persian
From the given name JAHANGIR.
JALAL جلال Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name JALAL.
JALALI جلالی Persian, Urdu
From the given name JALAL.
JAMALI جمالی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
From the given name JAMAL.
JAWAD جواد Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name JAWAD.
JHA Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyāpaka) meaning "teacher".
JUNEJO Pakistani, Sindhi
Means "(sons) of Juno", derived from the name of a past ancestor, Jam Juno, combined with Sindhi جي (jy) meaning "of". The Junejo are a Sindhi tribe mainly concentrated in Pakistan and parts of India.
KABIR کبیر Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name KABIR.
KALSI Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown. Kalsi is a clan to Sikhs while it is a sub-caste to Lohars.
KAMALIAZAD Pakistani, Persian
It's derived from the words Kamali meaning "Ascetic's blanket" & aazaad meaning "free or independent", or even kamaal-i-aazaad meaning "perfection of the free, or independent".
KAPOOR Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpūra) meaning "camphor".
KAPUR Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of KAPOOR.
KASHIF کاشف Arabic, Urdu
From the given name KASHIF.
KAZIM کاظم Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic
From the given name KAZIM.
KHALID خالد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name KHALID.
KHALIL خلیل Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name KHALIL.
KHALSA Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Theorised to be derived from Arabic خَلَصَ (ḵalaṣa) meaning "to be pure, to be clear". In Sikhism, the term refers baptised or initiated Sikhs.
KHATEEB Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of KHATIB.
KHATON خاتون Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of KHATUN.
KHAWAJA خواجہ Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner".
KUMAKI Pashto
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]
KUMARI کماری Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Sinhalese, Pakistani
From the given name KUMARI, the feminine form of KUMAR. It is exclusively used by women.
LAGHARI Pakistani, Sindhi, Balochi
From the name of a Balochi tribe in Pakistan.
LAKHANI Indian, Gujarati, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Lakh", from a short form of the given name LAKSHMANA. This is the name of a clan found in Gujarat, India, and Sindh, Pakistan.
LAL لال‎ Indian, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi
From Sanskrit लाला (lālā) meaning "caressing, cajoling". It can also be interpreted to mean "garnet" or "red, ruby" from Persian لال (lâl) or لعل (la'l).
LĀNDA Punjabi
Lānda (ਲਾਨਦਾ) is a Punjabi surname that is used amongst families belonging to the Bhat tribe. The bearers of this surname belong to the gotra Lākhanpal, which is of Kshatriya origin.
LAYLA لیلیٰ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name LAYLA.
MADANPOTRA Indian (Rare), Sindhi (Rare), Punjabi (Rare)
Surname of the Arora caste of the Punjab and Sindh.
MAHAJAN مہجن Indian, Marathi, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
Means "great people", from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with जन (jána) "people, subjects".
MAHMOOD محمود Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MAHMUD.
MAJID مجید Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MAJID.
MALICK ملک Indian, Bengali, Pakistani, Western African
From the Arabic ملك (malik) meaning "king, sovereign, monarch" (see MALIK (1)), used by Indian Hindus and Muslims.
MALIK ملک Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MALIK (1).
MALIKZAI Pashto
Means "son of MALIK (1)" in Pashto.
MALLICK مالک Indian, Bengali, Odia, Urdu
Variant transcription of MALICK.
MANSOOR منصور Urdu, Arabic
From the given name MANSOOR.
MARIAM مریم Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Somali, Amharic
From the given name MARYAM.
MASIH مسیح Urdu, Hindi
From Urdu مسیح (masīh) and Hindi मसीह (masīh) referring to the Christian messiah (Jesus Christ), of Arabic origin. This is a common surname among Pakistani and Indian Christians.
MEHTA Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
MIKHA'IL میخائل Arabic, Urdu
From the given name MIKHA'IL.
MIRZA مرزا Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MIRZA.
MOHAMMAD محمد Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name MOHAMMAD.
MOHAMMADZAI Pashto
Means "son of Mohammad", from the given name MOHAMMAD combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son (of)". The Mohammadzai are a sub-tribe of the BARAKZAI inhabiting Afghanistan... [more]
MOHIUDDIN محی الدین Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name MOHIUDDIN.
MOOSA موسی Urdu, Sindhi, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of MUSA.
MURAD مراد Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MURAD.
MUSHARRAF مشرف Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic مُشْرِف (mušrif) meaning "supervisor, overseer" or "honourable, dominant".
MUSLIM مسلم Arabic, Indonesian, Pakistani, Indian (Muslim)
From the Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim), the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama) "to surrender, expose" (from the same root of the word Islam). The term denotes a follower of Islam.
MUSTAFA مصطفی Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name MUSTAFA.
NADIR نادر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name NADIR.
NAKAI Punjabi
This surname originates from the Punjab. It is a sub-cast of Sandhu Jats and are descendants of Nakai Misl, a principality of the Sikh Empire from 1748 to 1810.
NANDA Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name NANDA.
NANJIANI نانجیانی Pakistani
This surname is used by Kumail Nanjiani who is a stand-up comedian.
NASIM نسیم Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name NASIM.
NATH Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi
From Sanskrit नाथ (nātha) meaning "lord, owner, protector".
NAWAZ Pakistani
From a given name derived from Persian nawaz meaning "one who caresses, cherishes, or soothes".
NIAZAI Pashto
Most likely from Persian نیاز (niyaz) meaning "need, necessity, desire, wish" (see NIAZ or NIYAZ) combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son (of)"... [more]
NOH نوح Arabic, Urdu, Malay
From the given name NUH.
NOOR نور Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
Variant transcription of NUR.
NOORI نوری Persian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name NOOR (1).
NOORZAI Pashto
Means "son of light", from Arabic نور (nūr) meaning "light, illumination" combined with Pashto زوی (zoy) meaning "son (of)".
NOUR نور Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the given name NUR.
OMARZAI Pashto
Means "son of OMAR (1)" in Pashto.
ORAKZAI Pashto
Means "lost son" from Pashto ورک (worak) meaning "lost" and زوی (zoy) meaning "son".
PANDEY Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá) meaning "scholar, teacher". In Hindi, the word also refers to a Brahman who either teaches or cooks.
PARVEZ پرویز Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri
From the given name PARVEZ.
PARWAZ Urdu
Meaning... [more]
PATHAK Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit पाठक (pāṭhaka) meaning "reader, learner".
PATHAN پٹھان 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.
PERVAIZ پرویز Urdu, Punjabi
Variant transcription of PARVEZ.
POPALZAI Pashto
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.
QAMAR قمر Urdu
From the given name QAMAR.
QASIM قاسم Arabic, Urdu
From the given name QASIM.
QAYYUM قیوم Urdu
Derived from Arabic قيوم (qayyum) meaning "subsistence, independent, sustainer".
QURAISHI قریشی Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of QURESHI.
QURESHI قریشی Arabic, Urdu
Originally denoted a member of the Quraysh, a historical Arab tribe that the Prophet Muhammad belonged to. The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".
RADZHA رادھا Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of RAJA.
RAEES رئیس Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic tile رَئِيس (raʾīs) meaning "chief, leader".
RAFIQUE رفیق Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Variant of RAFIQ used in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
RAHIM رحیم Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name RAHIM.
RAHMAN رحمان Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name RAHMAN.
RAHMANZAI Pashto
Means "son of RAHMAN" in Pashto.
RAI رائے Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Urdu
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see RAJ, RAJA, or RAJAN).
RAIS رئیس Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic tile رَئِيس (raʾīs) meaning "chief, leader".
RAJ راج Indian, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Odia, Urdu, Nepali, Sinhalese
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign", ultimately from राजन् (rājan) meaning "king, sovereign, prince, chief".
RAJA راجہ Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Variant of RAJ.
RAJAH راجہ Indian, Gujarati, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of RAJA.
RAJANI رجانی Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Meaning unknown, either from the titles RAJAN, RAJA, or RAJ, or from the given name RAJANI.
RAJPUT راجپوت Urdu, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Assamese, Punjabi
Means "son of the king", derived from Sanskrit राजा (rājā) meaning "king, sovereign, prince" combined with पुत्र (putrá) meaning "son, child". This is also the name of a caste originating from the Indian subcontinent.
RAJU Indian, Bengali, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi
Means "king" from Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, sovereign, chief".
RAM رام Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Kashmiri, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Indian (Sikh)
Derived from the given name RAM (2).
RAMADAN رمضان Arabic, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RAMADAN.
RAMADANI رمضاني Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Variant of RAMADAN.
RAMAZAN رمازاني Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Variant of RAMADAN.
RANDHAWA رندھاوا Pakistani, Indian, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Sikh and Jat tribe in Punjab.
RASHEED رشید Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name RASHID.
RASHID رشید Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASHID.
RASOOL رسول Arabic, Urdu
From the given name RASUL.
RASUL رسول Arabic, Bengali, Urdu, Persian
From the given name RASUL.
RAZA رضا Urdu, Bengali
From the given name RIDHA.
REHMAN رحمن, رحمان Urdu
From the given name REHMAN.
ROSHAN روشن Persian, Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati
From the given name ROSHAN.
SABAH صباح Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Turkish
From the given name SABAH.
SACHDEV Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, virtuous, good" and देव (devá) meaning "deity, god".
SACHDEVA Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant transcription of SACHDEV.
SADOZAI Pashto, 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]
SAED سیڈ Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name SA'ID.
SAEED سعید Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Sa'id.
SAEEDI سعیدی Persian, Urdu
From the given name SAEED.
SAFA صفا Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Urdu
From the given names SAFAA or SAFAA'.
SAFI Pashto, Afghani, Pakistani
Meaning unknown. This is the name of branch of the Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe in regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
SAHNI Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Possibly from Sahni, the name of a village in Punjab.
SAHU Indian, Odia, Hindi, Pakistani, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu, Gujarati
Generally means "businessman, moneylender", but also means "gentle, patient" among Jats. Most commonly used by the Odia people in India.
SAID سعید Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name SA'ID.
SAIF سیف Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name SAIF.
SALAHUDDIN صلاح الدین Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name SALAH AL-DIN.
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