Pakistani Submitted Surnames

Pakistani names are used in the country of Pakistan in southern Asia. Compare also Indian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aamir عامر Urdu
From the given name 'Aamir.
Abdul عبدال 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").
Abrar ابرار Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Abrar.
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, Adu probably being the name of a past ancestor.
Afzal افضل Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Afzal.
Agarwal Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Denotes someone originally from the town of Agroha in Haryana state, India.
Aggarwal Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Agarwal.
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", Ahu probably being 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 Urdu, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Persian اختر (akhtar) 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.
al-Logari Pashto, Persian
Denoted a person from Logar, one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan.
Alvi علوی Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Ali 1.
Amani أماني Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Amani.
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.
Anees انیس Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Anis.
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.
Asghar اصغر Arabic, Urdu, Persian
From the given name Asghar.
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.
Aslam اسلم Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Aslam.
Aurakzai Pashto
Alternate transcription of Orakzai.
Aurangzeb اورنگزیب Urdu
From the given name Aurangzeb.
Ayub ایوب Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
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, Urdu, Dhivehi
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".
Bakhtiar بختيار Persian, Urdu, Indonesian, Malay, Bengali
From the given name Bakhtiar.
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 (vansha) meaning "lineage, clan, race" or "bamboo".
Barakzai Pashto
Means "son of Barak 2" in Pashto.
Basheer بشیر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Bashir.
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.
Bhandari Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit भाण्डागारिक (bhandagarika) meaning "storekeeper, treasurer", ultimately from भाण्डागार (bhandagara) meaning "storeroom, storehouse, treasury".
Bhasin Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Believed to be derived from Sanskrit भानु (bhānu) meaning "ray of light" or "sun".
Bhat بٹ Indian, Kashmiri, Marathi, Kannada, Konkani, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Bhatt.
Bhatti بھٹی Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi
Variant of Bhatt.
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.
Bhutto Sindhi
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a prominent Pakistani political family of Sindhi origin. Two of its members, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928-1979) and Benazir Bhutto (1953-2007) served as prime ministers of Pakistan.
Bilal بلال Arabic, Turkish, Urdu
From the given name Bilal
Butt بٹ Urdu, Kashmiri
Urdu and Kashmiri form of Bhatt.
Bux بخش Urdu, Sindhi
Derived from Persian بخش (bakhsh) meaning "fortune" or "section, portion, part".
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 Sindhi, Balochi
From the given name Chand.
Chaudary چودھری Urdu
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
Chaudhry چودھری Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate 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 (chatur) meaning "four" or from the name of a legendary hero, Chahamana.
Chawla Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
Derived from the name of a clan in the Arora community, which is apparently named with caw?l meaning "rice". Originating from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, the name is also derived from Aror (now Rohri) a city in the Sukkur District, Sindh, Pakistan, and the community comprises both Hindus and Sikhs.
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
Of unknown meaning.
Choudary چودھری Urdu, Indian, Telugu
Variant of Chaudhary.
Choudhry چودھری Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate 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, Urdu, Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao, Tausug
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
From the name of the ancient city of Dharanagar (currently Dhar) in present-day Madhya Pradesh, India.
Dhawan Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Means "runner, messenger" from Sanskrit धाव् (dhav) meaning "to run".
Dhillon Indian, Punjabi
Of unknown meaning.
Din دین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "religion, faith, belief" in Arabic.
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.
Faisal فیصل Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name Faysal.
Fareed فرید Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Farid.
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 (gandhika) meaning "perfumier, perfume seller". Notable bearers include Indian civil rights leader Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, and Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi (1917-1984).
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.
Garg Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From Garga, the name of an ancient Hindu sage.
Gautam Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Nepali
From the given name Gautama.
Ghafoor غفور Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Ghafur.
Ghengat Urdu, Persian
Ghengat is clan of mewati muslim rajpoot Pakistan ... [more]
Ghulam غلام Arabic, Pashto, Urdu
From the given name Ghulam.
Gill Indian, Punjabi
Derived from Punjabi ਗਿੱਲਾ (gila) meaning "wet, damp, moist".
Girai جيراي Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Indian cognate of the Turkish surname Giray.
Gohar گوہر Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From the given name Gohar.
Goyal Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Meaning uncertain, possibly a form of Agarwal.
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 Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Haider.
Haleem حلیم Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Halim.
Hamdani ہمدانی Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Hamdan.
Hameed حمید Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Hamid 1.
Hamid حامد, حمید Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Filipino, Tausug
From the given name Hamid 1 or Hamid 2.
Hamza حمزہ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Hamza.
Haneef حنیف Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Hanif.
Haq حق Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic حَقّ (ḥaqq) meaning "true, right, real".
Haque حق Bengali, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Haq.
Haroon ہارون Urdu, Arabic, Dhivehi
From the given name Harun.
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.
Hashim ہاشم Arabic, Urdu, Filipino, Tausug
From the given name Hashim.
Hashmi ہاشمی Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Hashimi.
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.
Heider ہیڈر Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Bengali, Arabic
From the given name Haidar.
Hidayat ہدایت Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Hidayat.
Hira ہیرا Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil
From the given name Hira.
Husain حسین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Husayn.
Husaini حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic, Bengali, Hausa
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
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.
Idrees ادریس Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Idris 1.
Ilyas الیاس Arabic, Urdu
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, Urdu, Somali, Bengali, Persian
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.
Islami اسلامی Persian, Urdu, Arabic, Albanian
From the given name Islam.
Ismail اسماعیل Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi, Somali (Arabized)
From the given name Isma'il.
Jabbar جبار Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Jabbar.
Jahan جہان Bengali, Urdu, Persian, Indian, Hindi
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.
Jaleel جلیل Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Jalil.
Jamali جمالی Persian, Arabic (Maghrebi), Urdu
From the given name Jamal.
Jameel جمیل Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Jamil.
Javaid جاوید Urdu
From the given name Javaid.
Javed جاوید Persian, Urdu
From the given name Javed.
Jawad جواد Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Jawad.
Jehan جیہان Urdu
From the given name Jahan.
Jha Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अध्यापक (adhyapaka) meaning "teacher".
Jindal Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Meaning uncertain.
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.
Kamal كمال Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Kamal 1.
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 (karpura) meaning "camphor".
Kapur Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Kapoor.
Kashif کاشف Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Kashif.
Kashyap Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
From the given name Kashyapa.
Kazim کاظم Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic
From the given name Kazim.
Khaleel خلیل Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Khalil.
Khalid خالد Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Khalid.
Khalil خلیل Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name Khalil.
Khalsa Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Derived from Arabic خلص (khalasa) meaning "pure, clear". This is also the term used to refer to initiated Sikhs.
Khateeb خطیب Arabic, Urdu
Arabic alternate transcription of Khatib as well as the Urdu form.
Khaton خاتون Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Khatun.
Khatri Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi, Nepali
Name for a member of the Kshatriya caste, derived from Sanskrit क्षत्रिय (kshatriya) referring to the Hindu caste consisting of kings, warriors and soldiers, ultimately from क्षत्र (kshatra) meaning "power, might, dominion".
Khawaja خواجہ Urdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner".
Khurana Indian, Punjabi, Hindi
Meaning uncertain.
Khurshid خورشید Persian, Urdu
From the given name Khurshid
Kul کل Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian, Kurdish, Odia, Thai, Khmer, Lao
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
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 Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese
Means "(young) girl, daughter, princess" in Sanskrit.
Laghari Pakistani, Sindhi, Balochi
From the name of a Balochi tribe in Pakistan.
Lakhani Indian, Gujarati, Sindhi
Means "descendant of Lakh", Lakh being a short form of the given name Lakshmana.
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, لیلا 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 Indian, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali
Means "great (number of) people" or "tradesman, merchant" from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" combined with जन (jána) meaning "person, people".
Mahmood محمود Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Mahmud.
Majeed مجید Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Majid.
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 Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Mansur.
Maqsood مقصود Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Maqsud.
Mariam مریم Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Somali, Amharic
From the given name Maryam.
Masih مسیح Urdu, Indian (Christian), Hindi
From Urdu مسیح (masih) or Hindi मसीह (masih) referring to the Christian messiah (Jesus Christ), both ultimately from Arabic مسيح (masih). This name is common among Pakistani and North Indian Christians.
Mehmood محمود Urdu
From the given name Mehmood.
Mehra Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Either derived from Middle Persian mihr meaning "friendship, sun" or from a Punjabi word meaning "chief, master".
Mehta Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महित (mahita) meaning "honoured, worshipped, esteemed".
Mikha'il میخائل Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Mikha'il.
Mirza مرزا Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Mirza.
Mohammadzai Pashto
Means "son of Muhammad" in Pashto.
Mohiuddin محی الدین Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name Mohiuddin.
Mohsin محسن Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Muhsin.
Moosa موسی Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Musa.
Mosa موسا Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Sindhi, Dhivehi
From the given name 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.
Nadeem ندیم Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Nadim.
Nadir نادر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Nadir.
Naeem نعیم Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name Na'im.
Najeeb نجیب Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Najib.
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 (natha) meaning "lord, owner, protector".
Nawaz نواز Urdu
From the given name Nawaz.
Nazeer نذیر Urdu
From the given name Nazir.
Nazir نذیر, نزیر Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi
From the given name Nazir.
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, Indonesian
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)".