are used in Pakistan and India.
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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").
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.
ANJUM انجم Urdu, Bengali
Means "stars", the plural of Arabic نَجْم (najm)
ASHIQ عاشق Punjabi, Urdu
Derived from Arabic عَاشِق (ʿāšiq)
meaning "enamored, infatuated" or "admirer, lover", ultimately from عِشْق (ʿišq)
"being in love".
AZMAT عظمت Urdu
Derived from the Arabic عَظَمَة (ʿaẓama)
meaning "majesty, glory".
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.
BUT بھٹ, بٹ Indian, Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Khmer
Variant of BUTT
BUTT بٹ Punjabi, Urdu
Most likely derived from Sanskrit भटट (bhatt)
DEO دیو Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Malayalam
Variant of DEV
ELLYAS ایلیاس Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim), Ethiopian, Ge'ez, Amharic, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Turkish
Form of ILYAS
found in several languages.
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
HAQ حق Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic حَقّ (ḥaqq)
meaning "true, right, real".
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.
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)
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.
MOSA موسا Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Assamese, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Dhivehi, Turkish
From the given name MUSA
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.
QAYYUM قیوم Urdu
Derived from Arabic قيوم (qayyum)
meaning "subsistence, independent, sustainer".
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".
RAI رائے Indian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhutanese, Urdu
From Sanskrit राज (rāja)
meaning "king, chief, sovereign" (see RAJ
, or RAJAN
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".
RAJAL رجال Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
Variant of RAJA
RAJANI رجانی Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Malaysian
Meaning unknown, either from the titles RAJAN
, 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.
RAJUL راجول Indian, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia
Variant of RAJU
RAMADHAN رمضان Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Pashto, Afghani, Sindhi, Balochi, Dhivehi, Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug, Malay, Indonesian, Swahili, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name RAMADAN
RAMANI Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Balochi, Pashto, Dari, Kurdish, Sindhi, Gilaki, Luri, Mazanderani, Shina, Chitrali, Talysh, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Tati, Malay, Nepali, Punjabi, Qashqai, Assamese, Dhivehi, Indonesian, Hindi, Uyghur, Turkmen, Uzbek, Maranao, Filipino, Maguindanao, Tagalog, Cebuano, Tausūg
Possibly from the Given Name RAMADAN
. Other Theories possible.
RAMAZANI رمضان Persian, Kurdish, Gurani, Gilaki, Mazanderani, Luri, Laki, Dari, Shina, Chitrali, Talysh, Tati, Afghani, Urdu, Pashto, Arabic, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Sindhi, Balochi, Turkish, Uyghur, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name RAMADAN
SHAH شاه Persian, Urdu
Derived from Persian شاه (šâh)
meaning "king, monarch", referring to a title used by former Iranian monarchs.
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.
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.
SINGHAL سنگھل, سنگھال Indian, Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Odia, Burmese
Derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá
) meaning "lion" (see SINGH
soudagar is the word related to one who do the business
SURYA سوریا Indian, Urdu, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Odia, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Sanskrit सूर्य (sū́rya
) meaning "sun" (see the given name SURYA
UDDIN الدین Bengali, Urdu, Tausug
From Arabic الدين (ad-dīn)
meaning "the religion", commonly used as a suffix for given names.
ULLAH اللہ Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "of Allah, of God" from Arabic اللّٰه (Allah)
referring to the monotheistic god in Islam. It is commonly used as a component in given names.
WALI ولی Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy)
meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
XATUN زاتون Indian, Hindi, Assamese, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Odia, Punjabi, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of KHATUN
. It is common in Xinjiang, China. It is also sometimes borne by Georgians and Armenians of Azerbaijani descent.