Indian (Muslim) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Indian names used more often by Indian Muslims. See also about Indian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AADILmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Adil.
AAFIAfUrdu (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare)
From Arabic عافية (ʿāfiya) meaning "health, well-being, freedom from illness".
AAFREENfIndian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Afreen used by Muslims in India.
AAMERmUrdu, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of 'Aamir.
AARAHfIndian (Muslim), English
Variant of Aara, though it may also be used as a feminine form of Aaron.
AARIFAfArabic, Indian (Muslim)
Feminine form of Arif.
ABUZARmTatar, Indian (Muslim), Pakistani, Chechen
Derived from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father" and Persian زر (zar) "gold" or Arabic ذَرّ (ḏarr) "pounding, grinding, scattering".
AFSHANfUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Persian افسانه (afsâne) meaning "tale, story" (see Afsaneh).
AHAMEDmIndian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Sinhalese
Variant of Ahmed, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AJMALmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic أَجْمَل (ʾajmal) meaning "most beautiful, prettiest", the elative degree of جَمِيل (jamīl) "beautiful, handsome" (see Jamil).
AMEENmIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Arabic, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMEENAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Amina.
AMYRAfMuslim, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Arabic Amira.
ANEESAfDhivehi, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Variant transcription of Anisa.
ANJUMf & mIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi
Derived from Arabic أَنْجُم (ʾanjum) meaning "stars", the plural of نَجْم (najm) "star, celestial body" (see Najm).
ARMAANmArabic, Indian (Muslim)
Armaan is an arabic name also used in Pakistan. It means strong desire
ARSHADmIndian (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Persian ارشد (arshad) meaning "elder, senior, superior".
ASIYAfArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Means "wistful, melancholic", derived from Arabic أَسَى (ʾasā) meaning "agony, sorrow, grief".... [more]
AYOOBmArabic, Indian (Muslim), Persian
Variant transcription of Ayyub.
AYSHAfKazakh, Kyrgyz, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Aisha.
AZEEZAfDhivehi, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Aziza.
AZIMmArabic, Malay, Indian (Muslim), Bengali, Persian
Means "magnificent, great, powerful" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition العظيم (al-Adhim) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
BADEm & fIndian (Muslim), Hindi
Likely a variant of Badr. It also means "big, older" in Hindi.
DILAWARmUrdu, Indian (Muslim), Indian (Sikh), Punjabi
Literally means "one who has heart" with the figurative meaning of "courageous, brave", derived from Persian دل (del) meaning "heart" or "courage".
ELYASmPersian, Indonesian, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Ilyas.
ERFANAfIndian (Muslim)
A feminine form of Erfan.
FAHEEMmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Urdu and Indian variant of Fahim.
FATHIMAf & mIndian (Muslim), Tamil, Kannada, Sinhalese
Form of Fatimah used by South Indian and Sri Lankan Muslims.
FAZLUNAfIndian (Muslim)
derived from Arabic word meaning desert flower
HALEEMAfDhivehi, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Halima.
HASNAINmUrdu, Indian (Muslim), Punjabi
Derived from Arabic حَسَن (ḥasan) meaning "handsome, beautiful" or "good, fine, well" (see Hasan).
HINAfUrdu, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from the Arabic حناء (ḥinnāʾ), which refers to a dye taken from the Lawsonia inermis plant (called "henna" in English). In South Asian and Middle Eastern culture, it was traditionally used for body art and dying.
ILYAZmTurkish (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare)
Turkish and Indian form of Ilyas.
IRSHADmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic إِرْشَاد (ʾiršād) meaning "guidance", through Persian ارشاد (eršâd).
ISHAQmArabic, Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Pashto
Variant transcription of Ishak.
JAHANARAfPersian, Indian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim)
Means "one who adorns the world", from Persian جهان (jahân) meaning "world, universe" combined with آرا (ârâ) meaning "arranging, decorating". This was borne by Jahanara Begum Sahib (1614-1681), a Mughal princess and the First Lady of the Mughal Empire.
KASHIFmUrdu, Indian (Muslim), Arabic
Derived from Arabic كاشِف (kāšif) meaning "discoverer, revealer".
KHADEEJAfDhivehi, Indian (Muslim)
Dhivehi and Muslim Indian form of Khadija.
KHADIMmWestern African, Wolof, Fula, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic خَادِمْ (ḵādim) meaning "servant, attendant".
LATHEEFAfDhivehi, Indian (Muslim), Malayalam
Variant transcription of Latifa also used by Muslims in the Indian state of Kerala.
MAHBOOBmUrdu, Indian (Muslim), Bengali
Variant transcription of Mahbub.
MALIHAfUrdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Judeo-Arabic (Archaic)
Derived from Arabic مَلِيح (malīḥ) meaning "handsome, beautiful, fair".
MARDIKfIndian (Muslim, Anglicized, Rare)
This name is a new 1987 name made by Albana Ezikiel.
MARIYAMfKazakh, Dhivehi, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Kazakh, Dhivehi, and Urdu form of Maryam.
MEHBOOBmIndian (Muslim), Urdu
Variant transcription of Mahbub.
MOHSINmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Urdu transcription of Muhsin.
MOOSAmDhivehi, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Musa.
MUBARAKmIndian (Muslim), Arabic
Derived from Arabic مُبَارِك (mubārak) meaning "blessed, lucky".
NAFEESAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Nafisa.
NASEEMAfIndian (Muslim), Muslim
Strictly feminine form of Nasim.
NASEERUDDINmIndian (Muslim)
Variant spelling of Nasir al-Din. Means "helper of religion", derived from Arabic نصير (naseer) "helper" and دين (din) "religion".
NAYABf & mUrdu, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim)
Means "rare, unique" in Hindustani (Urdu and Hindi), ultimately from Persian نایاب (nâyâb).
NAZNEENfIndian (Parsi), Indian (Muslim), Bengali
Parsi, Indian Muslim, and Bengali variant of Nazanin.
NAZRIYAfIndian (Muslim, Rare)
Possibly from Persian نظریه (nazariye), ultimately from Arabic نَظَرِيَّة (naẓariyya) "theory, theorem". A known bearer is Nazriya Nazim (1994–), a Muslim Indian actress from Kerala.
NUSRATm & fUrdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic نَصْر (naṣr) meaning "victory, triumph" or نَصَرَ (naṣara) meaning "to help, to assist".
OVAISmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic أويس (uwais) meaning "wolf".
RAFIKmArabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Rafiq (chiefly Algerian and Egyptian) also used in India.
RAMAYANmIndian (Muslim)
Relating to Ramadon,to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.Meaning "Revolution".
RAQEEBmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic رَقِيْب (raqiyb) meaning "overseer, observer" or "rival, competitor".
RASOOLmPersian, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Rasul.
SAALIMmDhivehi, Indian (Muslim)
Dhivehi and South Indian Muslim form of Salim.
SABIRAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Arabic صَابِر (ṣābir) meaning "patient, steadfast".
SABRINAfArabic (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare)
Means "patience" in Arabic, derived from Arabic صَبَرَ (ṣabara) meaning "to be patient, to have patience".
SAEEDmArabic, Urdu, Persian, Indian (Muslim), Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Sa'id.
SAJIDAfIndian (Muslim), Pakistani, Arabic
Means "one who prostrates", "one who is a devout worshiper".
SAKEENAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Sakina.
SAQIBmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic ثَاقِب‏ (ṯāqib) meaning "keen, insightful, sharp".
SHAGUFTAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Persian شگفت (šegeft) meaning "surprise, wonder, amazement".
SHAMEELmIndian (Muslim), Urdu, South African
Variant transcription of Shamil.
SHEIKHm & fMuslim, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
From the Arabic title for the leader of a tribe, an elder man, or an Islamic scholar.
SUFYANmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
The meaning of this name is disputed. It could be derived from Arabic صُوف (ṣūf) meaning "wool" or صَفَا (ṣafā) "to be pure", from a Persian word meaning "he who walks fast" or "thunderstorm, sandstorm", or from Armenian meaning "comes with a sword".
SUHAIRm & fArabic, Indian (Muslim)
An alternative transcription of Suhar.
TAHERmArabic, Persian, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Tahir.
TAHIYAfIndian (Muslim, Rare), Muslim
Variant transcription of Tahia.
TALHAmArabic, Turkish, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic طَلْح (ṭalḥ) meaning "fruit-bearing tree". Talha ibn Ubaydullah was a companion of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.
TANVIRm & fArabic, Indian (Muslim), Pakistani
Variant of Tanwir. See also the diminutive Tan.
ULFATfUrdu (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare), Bengali (Rare)
Means "harmony, intimacy" from Arabic أَلَّفَ (ʾallafa) meaning "to unite, join, combine".
UMAIRmArabic, Indian (Muslim)
This given name is probably either a variant form of Umar, or otherwise closely related to it.
YAKOOBmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Yaqub.
YASEENmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Yasin.
ZAFARULLAHmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Means "victory of God" from Arabic ظَفَر (ẓafar) meaning "success, victory" combined with Allah.
ZAHEENm & fUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
From Urdu ذہین (zahīn) meaning "intellectual, sagacious, clever".
ZAKIRmBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Azerbaijani, Bashkir
Derived from Arabic ذَاكَرَ (ḏākara) meaning "to memorise, to remember, to study".
ZOYNAfIndian (Muslim, Rare)
Variant transcription of Zaina.
ZUHAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Malay
Derived from Arabic ضُحَى (ḍaḥḥā) meaning "sacrifice, immolate" or "morning, forenoon".