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.
ACHAKZAI Pashto
Means "son of ACHAK" in Pashto.
ADIL عادل Arabic, Urdu
From the given name ADIL.
ADVANI Sindhi, Indian
Sindhi Hindu surname meaning "descendant of Adu", most likely referring to the name of a past ancestor of the clan.
AGARWAL Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi
Hindu and Jain surname meaning "people of Agroha", referring to a town in the Indian state of Haryana.
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, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Indian (Sikh)
Sikh name meaning "descendant of Ahu", based on the name of a clan in these communities (see ARORA). Ahu is presumably the name of an ancestor; the suffix -jā is patronymic.
AKBAR اکبر Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name AKBAR.
AKHTAR اختر Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
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.
ALIZAI Pashto
Means "son of ALI (1)" in Pashto.
ALVI علوی‬‎ Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic علوي (ʿalawiyy) meaning "pertaining to ALI (1)". The Alvi are a Muslim clan from India and Pakistan claiming descent from Ali ibn Abi Talib (601-661), a cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic Prophet MUHAMMAD.
AMEEN امین Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AMIN.
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.
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 اروڑا Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Sindhi
Hindu and Sikh name derived from اروهڙ (Aror), the name of the former capital of Sindh, India (now a part of Pakistan and known as Rohri). The name itself is derived from Hindi and Punjabi Aur meaning "someone else", used by the past Aroras to escape persecution.
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.
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.
AZIZ عزیز Arabic, Urdu
From the given name AZIZ.
AZMAT عظمت Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
BAI Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam
Perhaps derived from Hindi बाई (bāī) meaning "lady".
BAJWA باجوہ Pakistani, Urdu, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
From the Persian باز (bâz) meaning "hawk, falcon". Used by both Pakistani Muslims and Indian Sikhs.
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, Indian (Sikh)
Most likely from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa) meaning "bamboo, sugar cane" or "lineage, stock, pedigree".
BARAKZAI Pashto
Means "son of BARAK (2)" in Pashto.
BASRA Indian, Punjabi
From the name of a city in present-day Iraq, Basra (البصرة‎).
BATRA Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Of unknown meaning, based on a clan of the Hindu and Sikh Arora community.
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).
BHAGAT بھگت Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi
Hindu and Jain name derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, adorer".
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 چاند Indian, Fijian, Nepali, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "glittering, shining" or "moon" (see CHAND).
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 چوہان Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati
Of unknown meaning. Folk etymologies derive it from Sanskrit चतुर् (cátur) meaning "four" or possibly from a hero named Chahamana (of whom members of the caste trace their ancestry from).
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 Pakistani, Urdu, Sindhi, Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Variant 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.
CHOUHAN Pakistani
Surname (or family name) Chouhan has Indian, Pakistani origin, most common language spoken by them is Hindi, they are originated and/or found widely in Madhya Pradesh state
CHOWDHARY چودھری Indian, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
CHOWDHRY چودھری Urdu, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of CHAUDHARY.
DAR Kashmiri, Pakistani, Indian
Variant of DHAR used by Kashmiris in Pakistan.
DASS داس Indian, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu
Alternate transcription of DAS.
DAWLATZAI Pashto
Means "son of Dawlat" in Pashto.
DAWOOD داؤد Arabic, Urdu
From the given name DAWUD.
DAYAL Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Means "kind, compassionate", derived from Sanskrit दया (dayā) meaning "compassion, pity".
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.
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
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.
FEROZ فیروز Urdu
From the given name FEROZ.
GANDHI Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil
Means "perfume seller", derived from Sanskrit गन्ध (gandha) meaning "odour, fragrance, perfume". Notable bearers include Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), an Indian civil rights and independence 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.
GUL گُل Pakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
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.
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.
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.
HIDAYAT ہدایت Arabic, Urdu
From the given name HIDAYAT.
HUSAIN حسین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name HUSAYN.
HUSSAINI حسینی Persian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name HUSSAIN.
IBRAHIM ابراہیم Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
From the given name IBRAHIM.
IBRAHIMI Pashto, Arabic, Albanian
From the given name IBRAHIM.
IMAM امام‎ Arabic, Bengali, Persian, Urdu
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a Muslim leader.
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.
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, Punjabi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit उपाध्याय (upādhyāya) meaning "teacher (of the Vedas)".
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, Punjabi, Hindi
From Sanskrit कर्पूर (karpūra) meaning "camphor", referring to a white crystalline substance used in medicines.
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.
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, Malayalam, Nepali, Bengali
Means "darling, precious, beloved", from Sanskrit lala meaning "cajoling". It can also mean "boy" or "red, ruby" in Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali.
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.
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.
MASIH مسیح Indian, Urdu, Punjabi
Derived from Arabic مَسِيح (masīḥ) referring to the Messiah in Islam (ISA) or Christianity (JESUS).
MEHTA Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit महत् (mahát) meaning "great, large, big".
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.
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.
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.
NATH Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Khmer
From Sanskrit नाथ (nātha) meaning "refuge, help" or "protector, owner".
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]
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)".
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".
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.
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.
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.
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]
SAEED سعید Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Dhivehi
Alternate transcription of Sa'id.
SAEEDI سعیدی Persian, Urdu
From the given name SAEED.
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.
SALEEM سلیم Arabic, Urdu
From the given name SALIM.
SALIH صالح Arabic, Urdu
From the given name SALIH.
SALIM سالم, سلیم Arabic, Bengali, Urdu
From the given name SALIM.
SALMAN سلمان Arabic, Urdu, Turkish
From the given name SALMAN.
SANDHU Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh name derived from Sindhu, a historical name of the Indus River flowing through Pakistan, ultimately from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu) meaning "river, stream". The Sandhus are the largest Jat clan in Punjab.
SARDAR سردار Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name SARDAR.
SARWAR سرور Pakistani, Bengali (Muslim)
From the Persian title سرور (sarvar) meaning "master, leader, chief".
SAWHNEY Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Variant of SAHNI, which is possibly from Sahni, a village in Punjab.
SETH Indian, Odia, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Derived from Hindi सेठ (seṭh) meaning "merchant, banker", ultimately from Sanskrit श्रेष्ठ (śreṣṭh) meaning "excellent, best".
SETHI سیٹھی Indian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Contraction of Sanskrit श्रेष्ठी (śreṣṭhi) denoting the head of a mercantile or other guild.
SHAH شاه Persian, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (šâh) meaning "king, monarch", referring to a title used by former Iranian monarchs.
SHAH Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit साधु (sādhú) meaning "gentleman, virtuous man".
SHAHEEN شاہین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of SHAHIN.
SHAHZAD شہزاد Urdu, Pashto
From the given name SHAHZAD.
SHAIKH شیخ‎ Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of SHEIKH.
SHAKUR Bengali, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From the given name SHAKUR.
SHARIF شریف Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name SHARIF.
SHEIKH شیخ 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.
SHERZAI Pashto
Alternate transcription of SHIRZAI.
SHINWARI Pashto
Perhaps from Shinwar, the name of a Pashtun-inhabited district in Afghanistan. The Shinwari are a Pashtun tribe found in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
SHIRZAI Pashto
Means "son of SHER".
SHUKLA Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit शुक्ल (śukla) meaning "white, bright, pure".
SIDDIQ صدیق Arabic, Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Bengali
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣiddīq) meaning "truthful, veracious".
SIDDIQI صدیقی‎ Persian, Urdu, Sindhi, Balochi, Bengali
Variant transcription of SIDDIQUI.
SIDDIQUE صدیق Urdu, Bengali
Alternate transcription of SIDDIQUI.
SIDDIQUI صدیقی 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.
SIDHU Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Sikh clan name derived from Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished, proven".
SIDIQI Pashto, Persian, Afghani
Means "the veracious" from Arabic صَدَقَ (ṣadaqa) meaning "to be truthful, to be sincere". It is also a variant of Persian SADEGHI.
SOOMRO Pakistani, Sindhi
From the name of the city of سامراء (Sāmarrāʾ) in present-day Iraq. This is the name of a Sindhi tribe in southeastern Pakistan, along with a historical regional dynasty in India (the Soomra).
SOUDAGAR Urdu
soudagar is the word related to one who do the business
SRIVASTAV Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu
Variant transcription of SHRIVASTAV.
STANIKZAI Pashto
Of unknown meaning. The Stanikzai are a Pashtun tribe in Afghanistan.
SULAIMAN سلیمان Arabic, Maguindanao, Urdu
From the given name SULAYMAN.
SURI Punjabi, Hindi, Indian (Sikh)
Based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, from Sanskrit suri "sun", ‘priest’, ‘sage’. It is also an epithet of Krishna.
TAHIR طاہر‎ Arabic, Urdu
From the given name TAHIR.
TANDON Indian, Hindi, Punjabi
Punjabi Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh surname of unknown meaning.
THAKUR Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Nepali
From an feudal title used for noble classes in India and Nepal derived from Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura) meaning "deity, chief, lord".
TRIPATHI Indian, Hindi, Odia, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Means "one that has studied three Vedas", derived from Sanskrit त्रि (trí) meaning "three" combined with पाठ (pāṭha) meaning "recitation, reading, studying".
UDDIN الدین Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
ULLAH اللہ Pakistani, Pashto, Urdu, Punjabi, Balochi, Sindhi, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic اللّٰه (allāh) referring to the monotheistic god in Islamic belief (see ALLAH).
UMAR عمر Arabic, Urdu
From the given name UMAR.
VERMA Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of VARMA.
WALI ولی Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
WALIA Indian, Punjabi
Punjabi name of unknown meaning.
WARDAK Pashto
Meaning uncertain. The Wardak are a Pashtun tribe from the Maidan Wardak Province in Afghanistan.
YADAV Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali, Punjabi
From Sanskrit यादव (yādava) meaning "descendant of Yadu", referring to a legendary Hindu king and an alleged ancestor of KRISHNA... [more]
YAHYA یحیی Arabic, Urdu
From the given name YAHYA.
YAMEEN یمین Urdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Yamin.
YASEEN یاسین Urdu, Arabic
Variant transcription of YASIN.
YASIN یاسین Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name YASIN.
YASMIN یاسمین Bengali, Urdu
From the given name YASMIN.
YOUSAFZAI Pashto
Means "son of YUSUF" in Pashto. A notable bearer is Malala Yousafzai (1997-), a Pakistani education and human rights activist and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
YOUSUF یوسف Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name YUSUF.
YOUSUFZAI Pashto
Alternate transcription of YOUSAFZAI.
YUSUFI يوسفی Afghani, Tajik, Urdu
Cognate of YOUSFI.
YUSUFZAI Pashto
Alternate transcription of YOUSAFZAI.
ZADRAN Pashto
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Pashtun tribe inhabiting Afghanistan and Waziristan (Pakistan).
ZAFAR ظفر Urdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name ZAFAR.
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