Urdu Names

Urdu names are used in Pakistan and India.
There are 91 names matching your criteria.

ABDUL   عبدال   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Indonesian, Malay
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with عبد ال ('Abd al) meaning "servant of the" (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) "servant of the powerful").
ADNAN   عدنان   m   Arabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Urdu
Means "settler" in Arabic. According to tradition, Adnan was an ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad and the northern Arabian tribes.
AHMAD   احمد   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay
Means "more commendable" in Arabic.
AHMED   احمد   m   Turkish, Bosnian, Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Variant transcription and Turkish and Bosnian form of AHMAD. This was the name of three Ottoman sultans.
AISHA   عائشہ   f   Arabic, Urdu, American
Means "alive" in Arabic. This was the name of Muhammad's third wife, the daughter of Abu Bakr... [more]
AKBAR   اکبر   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Means "greater, greatest" in Arabic. This was the name of a 16th-century Mughal ruler who expanded the empire to include most of India.
ALI (1)   علی   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic. Ali was a cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the fourth caliph to rule the Muslim world... [more]
AMIN   امین   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Derived from Arabic امين (amin) meaning "truthful". This was the name of the sixth Abbasid caliph.
AMIR (1)   امیر   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
Means "commander, prince" in Arabic. This was originally a title, which has come into English as the Arabic loanword emir.
ARIF   عارف   m   Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "learned, knowing, expert" in Arabic.
AYESHA   عائشہ   f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of AISHA.
AZHAR   اظہر   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "shining, bright" in Arabic.
AZIZ   عزیز   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Uzbek
Means "powerful, respected, beloved", derived from Arabic عزّ ('azza) meaning "to be powerful" or "to be cherished"... [more]
AZRA   عذرا   f   Arabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Persian, Urdu
Means "virgin" in Arabic.
BABAR   بابر   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of BABUR.
BABER   بابر   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of BABUR.
BABUR   بابر   m   Urdu
From a Persian word meaning "tiger". This was the nickname of Zahir ud-Din Muhammad, the 16th-century founder of the Mughal Empire in India.
BILAL   بلال   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "wetting, moistening" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
DANYAL   دانیال   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Turkish
Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Turkish form of DANIEL.
FAHMIDA   فہمیدہ   f   Urdu
Urdu feminine form of FAHIM.
FAREED   فرید   m   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of FARID.
FAREEHA   فریحہ   f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of FARIHA.
FARHAN   فرحان   m   Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "happy, cheerful" in Arabic.
FARID   فرید   m   Arabic, Iranian, Urdu, Azerbaijani
Means "unique, precious", derived from Arabic فرد (farada) "to be unique"... [more]
FARIHA   فریحہ   f   Arabic, Urdu
Means "happy" in Arabic.
FARRUKH   فرّخ   m   Urdu, Uzbek, Tajik
Urdu, Uzbek and Tajik form of FARUQ.
FEROZ   فیروز   m   Urdu
Urdu form of FIRUZ.
FEROZE   فیروز   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of FEROZ.
GHULAM   غلام   m   Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Means "servant, boy" in Arabic. It is often used as the first part of compound names.
GUL   گُل   m & f   Urdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GULBADAN   گُلبدن   f   Urdu (Rare)
Means "having a body like a rose" in Persian. This was the name of a daughter of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GULBAHAR   گُلباحار   f & m   Urdu
Urdu form of GOLBAHAR.
GULNAZ   گُلناز   f   Kazakh, Georgian, Urdu
Kazakh, Georgian and Urdu form of GOLNAZ.
GULRUKH   گُلرخ   f   Urdu
Means "rose faced" in Persian. This was the name of a wife of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GULSHAN   گُلشن   m   Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Hindi and Urdu form of GOLSHAN.
GULZAR   گُلزار   m & f   Urdu
Urdu form of GOLZAR.
HARIS (1)   حارث   m   Bosnian, Urdu, Arabic
Bosnian and Urdu form of HARITH, as well as a variant transcription of the Arabic name.
HAROON   ہارون   m   Urdu
Urdu form of HARUN.
HASAN   حسن   m   Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Indonesian
Means "handsome", derived from Arabic حسن (hasuna) "to be beautiful, to be good"... [more]
HASSAN   حسّان   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Means "beautifier, improver" in Arabic. Hassan ibn Thabit was a 7th-century poet who was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad... [more]
HUMAIRA   حمیرا   f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of HUMAYRA.
IMRAN   عمران   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Malay, Bengali
Arabic form of AMRAM. This is the name Muslims traditionally assign to the father of the Virgin Mary (analogous to the Christian Joachim).
JAHANGIR   جہانگیر   m   Persian, Urdu
Means "world conqueror" in Persian. This was the name of a 17th-century Mughal Emperor.
JAVAID   جاوید   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of JAVED.
JAVED   جاوید   m   Persian, Urdu
Means "eternal" in Persian.
KHAN   خان   m   Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "king, ruler". Its origin is Mongolian, though the word has been transmitted into many other languages.
KHURSHID   خورشید   m & f   Persian, Urdu, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning "shining sun". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel) who was associated with the sun.
KIRAN   کرن   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Gujarati, Nepali, Urdu
Derived from Sanskrit किरण (kirana) which can mean "dust" or "thread" or "sunbeam".
MAQSOOD   مقصود   m   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of MAQSUD.
MAQSUD   مقصود   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "intention, aim" in Arabic.
MEHMOOD   محمود   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of MEHMUD.
MEHMUD   محمود   m   Urdu
Urdu form of MAHMUD.
MOHAMMAD   محمّد   m   Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali
Persian form of MUHAMMAD. It is also a variant transcription of the Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto and Bengali name.
MUHAMMAD   محمّد   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Tajik, Indonesian, Malay
Means "praiseworthy", derived from Arabic حمد (hamid) "to praise"... [more]
MURAD   مراد   m   Arabic, Urdu, Azerbaijani
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic. This name was borne by several Ottoman sultans.
NADEEM   ندیم   m   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of NADIM.
NADIM   ندیم   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "drinking companion", derived from Arabic ندم (nadima) "to drink together".
NASEEM   نسیم   m & f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of NASIM.
NASIM   نسیم   m & f   Arabic, Urdu
Means "breeze" in Arabic.
NIDA   ندا   f   Arabic, Urdu
Means "call, proclaim" in Arabic.
NOOR (1)   نور   f & m   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of NUR.
NUR   نور   f & m   Arabic, Turkish, Urdu, Uyghur, Indonesian, Malay
Means "light" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition النور (al-Nur) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
QASIM   قاسم   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "one who divides goods among his people", derived from Arabic قسم (qasama) "to share" or "to divide"... [more]
RAFIQ   رفیق   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means either "friend" or "gentle" in Arabic.
RAJA (2)   راجا   m   Urdu, Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi, Indonesian
Means "king, ruler", from Sanskrit राजन् (rajan).
RANA (2)   رانا   m   Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali
From the Sanskrit title राणा (rana) meaning "king".
RIZWAN   رضوان   m   Urdu, Arabic
Urdu form and variant Arabic transcription of RIDWAN.
RIZWANA   رضوانہ   f   Urdu, Arabic
Urdu form and variant Arabic transcription of RIDWANA.
SABEEN   صبین   f   Urdu
Possibly from Arabic meaning "follower of another religion", a name given to Muhammad and other Muslims by non-Muslim Arabs.
SADIA   سعدیہ   f   Urdu, Bengali
Urdu and Bengali form of SA'DIA.
SAIRA   سائرہ   f   Urdu
Possibly means "traveller" in Arabic.
SARDAR   سردار   m   Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "chief, leader", derived from Persian sar "head, authority" and dar "possessor".
SHABNAM   شبنم   f   Persian, Urdu
Means "dew" in Persian and Urdu.
SHAHID   شاہد   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "witness" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الشاهد (al-Shahid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
SHAHJAHAN   شاہ جہان   m   Urdu
Means "king of the world" from the Persian elements شاه (shah) "king" and جهان (jahan) "world"... [more]
SHAHNAZ   شہناز   f & m   Persian, Arabic, Urdu
Means "pride of the king" from the Persian elements شاه (shah) "king" and ناز (naz) "pride".
SHAHRUKH   شاہرخ   m   Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Urdu and Hindi form of SHAHROKH. A notable bearer is Indian actor Shahrukh Khan (1965-).
SHAHZAD   شہزاد   m   Persian, Arabic, Urdu
Means "prince, son of the king" in Persian.
SHANDAR   شاندار   m   Urdu
Means "fabulous" in Urdu.
SHARIF   شریف   m   Arabic, Urdu, Pashto, Persian, Malay
Means "eminent, virtuous" in Arabic. This was a title used by the descendants of Muhammad.
SHER   شیر   m   Urdu, Pashto
Means "lion" in Persian. A famous bearer of this name was Sher Shah, a 16th-century Mughal ruler.
SIKANDAR   سکندر   m   Urdu, Pashto
Urdu and Pashto form of ALEXANDER.
SITARA   ستارہ   f   Urdu
Means "star" in Urdu, ultimately from Persian.
SOHAIL   سہیل   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of SUHAIL.
SUHAIL   سہیل   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "level, even" in Arabic. This is the Arabic name of the second brightest star in the sky, known in the western world as Canopus.
SYED   سید   m   Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali form of SAYYID.
SYEDA   سیدہ   f   Urdu
Urdu form of SAYYIDA.
YASIN   یاسین   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the Arabic letters ي (called ya) and س (called sin)... [more]
YASIR   یاسر   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "to be rich", derived from Arabic يسر (yasira) "to become easy"... [more]
ZAINAB   زینب   f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant Arabic transcription of ZAYNAB, as well as the Urdu form.
ZAMAN   زمان   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "time, age, era" in Arabic.
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