GHULAMغلامmArabic, Urdu, Pashto
Means "servant, boy" in Arabic. It is often used as the first part of compound names.
GULګُلm & fUrdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
From a title meaning "king, ruler". Its origin is probably Mongolian, though the word has been transmitted into many other languages.
Means "sad, grieved" in Pashto. This was the name of a Pashtun woman who encouraged the Afghan forces during the 1880 Battle of Maiwand against the British.
MUHAMMADمحمّدmArabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Tajik, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "praiseworthy", derived from Arabic حمد (hamid)
meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Muslim belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel
, who provided him with the first verses of the Qur'an. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.... [more]
SARDARسردارmPersian, Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "chief, leader", derived from Persian sar
"head, authority" and dar
Means "lion" in Persian. A famous bearer of this name was Sher Shah, a 16th-century Mughal ruler.