Urdu Submitted Surnames

Urdu names are used in Pakistan and India.
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ADILUrdu, Arabic, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name Adil.
AKHTARUrdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Pashto
Derived from Persian اختر (axtar) meaning "star".
ALAMBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Hindi, Pakistani, Urdu, Arabic, Indonesian, Afghani
Means "flag, banner, emblem", derived from the Arabic علم ('alam).
ALVIUrdu, 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.
AMEENUrdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMERArabic, Urdu
Variant of 'Aamir.
ANJUMIndian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu
From Arabic نَجْم (najm) meaning "celestial body, star, planet".
ANWERUrdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali
Variant transcription of Anwar.
ASHIQPunjabi, Urdu
Derived from Arabic عَاشِق (ʿāšiq) meaning "enamored, infatuated" or "admirer, lover", ultimately from عِشْق (ʿišq) "being in love".
AURANGZEBUrdu
From the given name Aurangzeb.
AYUBIPersian, Pashto, Urdu
Variant transcription of Ayoubi.
AZAMUrdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Persian, Arabic
Derived from Arabic أَعْظَم (ʾaʿẓam) meaning "greater, greatest".
AZMATUrdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama) meaning "majesty, glory".
BAJWAPakistani, Urdu, Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
From the Persian باز (bâz) meaning "hawk, falcon". Used by both Pakistani Muslims and Indian Sikhs.
BEGUMIndian (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).
BHAGATIndian, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi
Hindu and Jain name derived from Sanskrit भक्त (bhákta) meaning "devotee, adorer".
BUTTPunjabi, Urdu
Most likely derived from Sanskrit भटट (bhatt) meaning "scholar".
BUXSindhi, Urdu, Balochi, Punjabi
Derived from Persian بخش (baxš) meaning "part, district, section" or "fortune".
CHANDIndian, Fijian, Nepali, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "glittering, shining" or "moon" (see Chand).
CHAUDARYUrdu
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
CHAUDHRYUrdu, Indian, Hindi
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
CHAUHANIndian, 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).
CHOWDHARYIndian, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
CHOWDHRYUrdu, Bengali, Hindi
Variant transcription of Chaudhary.
DAWOODUrdu, Arabic
From the given name Dawud.
DHARIndian, Urdu, Kashmiri
Kashmiri Brahmin surname of unknown meaning.
GANJOOIndian, 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.
GULPakistani, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" or "rose".
HAMDANIUrdu, Indonesian, Arabic
From the given name Hamdan.
HAQUEBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Arabic حَقَّ (ḥaqqa) meaning "true, right, correct".
HASHMIUrdu, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim), Arabic
From Arabic هاشم (hashim) meaning "crusher, breaker of bread" (see Hashim). It also refers to the Banu Hashim clan (also called Hashemites) of the Quraysh tribe that the Islamic Prophet Muhammad belonged to.
HIDAYATIndonesian, Javanese, Urdu
From the given name Hidayat.
HUSSAINIPersian, Afghani, Urdu, Arabic
From the given name Hussain.
IBRAHIMArabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name Ibrahim.
IMAMBengali (Muslim), Urdu, Indian (Muslim), Nigerian, Arabic, Indonesian
From Arabic إِمَام (ʾimām) meaning "leader, guide", used to denote a leader within a Muslim community.
ISLAMBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Arabic
Derived from the name of the religion of Islam, itself from Arabic إسلام (ʾislām) meaning "submission (to God)".
JALALIPersian, Urdu
From the given name Jalal.
KASHIFUrdu, Arabic
From the given name Kashif.
KAZIMUrdu, Punjabi, Arabic
From the given name Kazim.
KHANPunjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, Balochi, Urdu, Kashmiri, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim)
Derived from the Turkic military title khan, which is ultimately from Mongolian ᠬᠠᠭᠠᠨ (qaɣan) meaning "king, emperor, sovereign".
KHATEEBArabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of Khatib.
KHAWAJAUrdu, Arabic, Bengali
From the Persian title خواجه (xâje) meaning "lord, master, owner".
KUMARIIndian, 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.
LALIndian, 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.
MAHAJANIndian, Marathi, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
Means "great people", from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with जन (jána) "people, subjects".
MAHMOODUrdu, Punjabi, Bengali (Muslim), Arabic
Variant transcription of Mahmud.
MALIKIndian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic title ملك (malik) meaning "king, sovereign, monarch".
MALLICKIndian, Bengali, Odia, Urdu
Variant transcription of Malick.
MANSOORUrdu, Arabic
From the given name Mansoor.
MASIHIndian, Urdu, Punjabi
Derived from Arabic مَسِيح (masīḥ) referring to the Messiah in Islam (Isa) or Christianity (Jesus).
MIRZAUrdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Arabic
From the Persian title میرزا (mirzâ) denoting a prince or nobleman, ultimately from the Persian words میر (mir) meaning "master" and the suffix -زاده (-zâde) meaning "child (of), offspring (of)".
MUSHARRAFUrdu, Bengali (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic مُشْرِف (mušrif) meaning "supervisor, overseer" or "honourable, dominant".
NOORPakistani, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Punjabi, Malay, Pashto, Arabic, Indian (Muslim), Muslim
From the given name Noor, from the Arabic نُور (nūr) "light".
NOORIPersian, Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Noor (1).
PARWAZUrdu
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PATHANIndian (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.
PERVAIZUrdu, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Parvez.
QAMARUrdu
From the given name Qamar.
QAYYUMUrdu
Derived from Arabic قيوم (qayyum) meaning "subsistence, independent, sustainer".
QURESHISindhi, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Balochi, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic قُرَيْش (Qurayš), which refers to an ancient Bedouin tribe of the Arabian peninsula that the Islamic Prophet Muhammad was a member of. The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".
RAFIQUEUrdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Variant of Rafiq used in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
RAIIndian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Urdu
From Sanskrit राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see Raj, Raja, or Rajan).
RAISUrdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From the Arabic tile رَئِيس (raʾīs) meaning "chief, leader".
RAJIndian, 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".
RAJAPakistani, Indian, Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil, Malaysian, Bengali, Urdu
Variant of Raj; also a South Asian title of Indian origin used to denote a prince or ruler.
RAJPUTUrdu, 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.
RASOOLUrdu, Arabic, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Rasul.
RASULUrdu, Pashto, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Arabic, Indonesian
From Arabic رَسُول (rasūl) meaning "messenger, apostle, prophet" (see Rasul).
SAEEDUrdu, Punjabi, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim), Persian
Variant transcription of Sa'id.
SAEEDIPersian, Urdu
From the given name Saeed.
SARDARIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Persian
From the Persian title سردار (sardâr) meaning "commander, headmaster", traditionally denoting a prince, nobleman, or aristocrat.
SETHIIndian, Odia, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Thai
Contraction of Sanskrit श्रेष्ठी (śreṣṭhi) denoting the head of a mercantile or other guild.
SHAHPersian, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (šâh) meaning "king, monarch", referring to a title used by former Iranian monarchs.
SHAHEENArabic, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Shahin.
SHAHZADUrdu, Pashto
From the given name Shahzad.
SHARIFBengali (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Indian (Muslim), Persian, Arabic, Somali
From the Arabic title شَرِيف (šarīf) meaning "noble, honoured, excellent", denoting a Muslim ruler, religious leader, or descendant of Muhammad.
SHEIKHIndian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Somali, Arabic, Persian, Punjabi
From the Arabic title شَيْخ (šayḵ) meaning "chief, chieftain, head", used as title to denote a political or spiritual leader of a Muslim community.
SIDDIQIPersian, Urdu, Sindhi, Balochi, Bengali
Variant transcription of Siddiqui.
SIDDIQUIUrdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Balochi, Pashto, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic صَادِق (ṣādiq) meaning "true, truthful, veracious". It was traditionally used as an honorific title or a nickname for a trustworthy person.
SOUDAGARUrdu
soudagar is the word related to one who do the business
TAHIRArabic, Urdu, Malay, Indian (Muslim)
From the given name Tahir.
UDDINBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the religion" (referring to Islam).
ULLAHPakistani, Pashto, Urdu, Punjabi, Balochi, Sindhi, Bengali, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic اللّٰه (allāh) referring to the monotheistic god in Islamic belief (see Allah).
WALIUrdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
YAHYAArabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Malay, Swahili
From the given name Yahya.
YAMEENUrdu, Bengali, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Yamin.
YASEENUrdu, Arabic
Variant transcription of Yasin.
YASMINBengali, Urdu
From the given name Yasmin.
ZAFARUrdu, Bengali, Persian
From the given name Zafar.
ZAHEERPakistani, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant of Zahir used in Pakistan and India.
ZAIDIPakistani, Urdu, Arabic (Maghrebi), Malaysian, Muslim
Derived from the given name Zaid. Bearers of this surname are descended from Zaid ibn Ali, the great-grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.