Indian Names

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
gender
usage
Zareen زرین f Urdu
Variant of Zarina.
Zarina زرینہ f Kazakh, Urdu, Malay
From Persian زرین (zarin) meaning "golden". According to the 5th-century BC Greek historian Ctesias, this was the name of a Scythian queen.
Zawar زوار m Arabic, Urdu
Means "pilgrim, visitor" in Arabic.
Zeenat زینت f Urdu
Usual Urdu transcription of Zinat.
Ziauddin ضیاء الدین m Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic ضياء الدين (see Ziya ad-Din), as well as the usual Urdu transcription.
Zinat জিনাত f Persian, Bengali
Means "ornament" in Persian (of Arabic origin).
Zubaida زبیدہ f Arabic, Urdu
Means "elite, prime, cream" in Arabic. This was the name of a 9th-century wife of Harun al-Rashid, the Abbasid caliph featured in the stories of The 1001 Nights.
Zubair زبیر m Arabic, Urdu
Derived from Arabic زبر (zubar) meaning "iron". Zubair ibn al-Awwam was a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad and an early Muslim military commander.
Zubin ज़ुबिन m Indian (Parsi)
Possibly a Parsi form of Chobin.
Zulfaqar ذو الفقار m Arabic, Urdu
Variant of Zulfiqar.
Zulfikar ذو الفقار m Arabic, Urdu, Indonesian
Alternate transcription of Arabic/Urdu ذو الفقار (see Zulfiqar), as well as the Indonesian form.
Zulfiqar ذو الفقار m Arabic, Urdu
From Arabic ذو الفقار (Dhu al-Faqar) interpreted as meaning "cleaver of the spine", derived from ذو (dhu) meaning "possessor, holder" and فقار (faqar) meaning "spine, vertebra". This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's sword, also used by his son-in-law Ali.