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This is a list of submitted names in which the usage is afghani.
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Aashna m Afghani, Pashto
Means "familiar, friend" in Pashto.
Abul m Arabic, Afghani, Pakistani, Urdu
Means "father of the" in Arabic, derived from Arabic أبو (abu) meaning "father of" (see Abu) combined with Arabic ال (al) meaning "the". Also compare names like Abul-Fazl.... [more]
Ahmadshah m Afghani, Malay, Malaysian, Pashto
Combination of Ahmad with Shah.
Arzo f Afghani, Pashto
Afghan form of Arezou.
Beheshta f Afghani
Derived from the Persian noun بهشت (behesht) meaning "paradise, heaven". A known bearer of this name is the Afghan news anchor Beheshta Arghand.
Benafsha f Afghani
Afghani variant of Banafsheh.
Binafsha f Uzbek, Afghani
Means "violet flower" in Uzbek, from Persian بنفشه‎ (banafše). Also see Banafsheh.
Fereshta f Afghani
Probably an Afghani form of Fereshteh.
Ghaibullah m Arabic, Afghani
Derived from the Arabic noun غيب (ghaib) meaning "absence, the unseen, that what is hidden or concealed" combined with the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah).
Henna f Afghani, Pashto
Afghan form of Hannah.
Hila f Afghani, Pashto
Means "hope" in Pashto.
Hilla f Afghani, Pashto
Alternate transcription of Hila.
Hooriyah f Afghani
Variant transcription of Hurriya.
Karamatullah m Arabic, Afghani, Pakistani
The first element of this name is derived from Arabic كرامات (karamat), which is the plural form of كرامة (karama) meaning "dignity, generosity" (compare Karam)... [more]
Kayan m Persian, Afghani, Kurdish
Kayan meaning “king, leader, high status”
Kefayatullah m Afghani, Balochi, Persian
Afghan, Baloch and Persian form of Kifayatullah.
Keyumars m Persian, Persian Mythology, Tajik, Afghani
Derived from Avestan gaya meaning "life" and marətan meaning "mortal, human being".
Khadafi m Afghani (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Gaddafi.
Khairullah m Arabic, Afghani
Derived from the Arabic noun خير (khair) meaning "goodness, benevolence" (see Khair) combined with the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah).
Khatera f Afghani, Pashto
Afghan form of Khatereh.
Khyber m Afghani
Supposedly from a Hebrew word meaning "fort" or "palace". This is the name of a mountain pass that links Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Lajaward m & f Afghani
Means "lapis lazuli" in Dari, ultimately from Persian لاجورد (lajavard).
Letafat f Persian, Afghani, Arabic
Letafat means grace, beautiful, and elagance in Farsi and Dahri
Malina f Afghani
Meaning:?... [more]
Mayel m & f Persian, Afghani
Means "toward, inclined, willing" in Persian.
Muska f Afghani
Means "smile" in Pashto.
Najibullah m Arabic, Afghani
Derived from the Arabic adjective نجيب (najib) meaning "noble, distinguished" as well as "intelligent" (see Najib) combined with the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah).... [more]
Naqibullah m Arabic, Afghani
Derived from the Arabic noun نقيب (naqib) meaning "chief, leader, captain" (see Naqib) combined with the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah).... [more]
Nasimullah m Arabic, Afghani
The first element of this name is likely derived from either the Arabic noun نَسِيم‎ (nasim) meaning "breeze" (see Nasim) or from the Arabic noun نَاظِم‎ (nazim) meaning "organizer" (see Nazim)... [more]
Nasrat m Afghani
Afghani form of Nusrat.
Nathrad m Urdu, Afghani
Means "born" in Urdu.
Noorzai m Afghani (Rare)
Means "son of the light", a combination of Arabic نور (nur) and Pashto زوی (zoy), meaning "son (of)".
Obaidullah m Arabic, Afghani, Pakistani
Afghan and Pakistani form of Ubaidullah as well as an Arabic variant transcription of the name.... [more]
Patoni f Afghani, Pashto
Meaning as of yet unknown. A known bearer of this name is Dr. Patoni Isaaqzai Teichmann, an Afghan feminist and social activist.
Qurban m Urdu, Afghani, Azerbaijani, Uyghur
From Arabic قُرْبَان (qurbān) meaning "sacrifice, gift (to God)". This is another name for the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha, which features the ritual sacrifice of an animal.
Romal m Afghani, Indian
Meaning uncertain.
Rubbinah f Afghani, Muslim, Pashto
Variation of Rubina (Pashto, not Italian).
Shair m Arabic, Indian, Afghani
Means "poet" in Arabic.
Shamsia f Afghani, Bengali (Muslim)
From Arabic شَمس (shams) meaning "sun" (cf. Shams, Shams al-Din, Shamsi)... [more]
Sharbat f Afghani, Pashto
This is the name of the Afghan Girl who appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic: Sharbat Gula.
Shegufa f Afghani
Afghan form of Shagufta.
Shekiba f Afghani
This name means "gift". Shekiba is the main character of the book "the pearl that broke its shell" by Nadia Hashimi.
Shenaza f Afghani
Variant of Shahnaz.
Sunnatullah m Arabic (Rare), Afghani (Rare)
Derived from the Arabic noun سنة (sunnah) meaning "the Sunnah" as well as "way, custom, tradition, habitual practice" combined with the Arabic noun الله (Allah) meaning "God" (see Allah)... [more]
Surab m Persian, Afghani
The shadow cast by the setting sun. Illustrious and bright.
Tameem m Afghani
Variant of Tamim.
Toraki f Afghani
Variation of Taraki, used in reference to Nur Muhammad Taraki.
Zabihullah m Arabic, Afghani, Pashto
Alternate transcription of Dhabihullah. A known bearer of this name is the Afghan politician Zabihullah Mojaddidy (b. 1946).