Urdu Submitted Names
are used in Pakistan and India.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AAINA f Urdu, Indian, Hindi
Derived from Urdu آئینہ (ā'īnā)
or Hindi आईना (āīnā)
both meaning "mirror", ultimately from Persian آئینه (â’ine)
AHSAN m Urdu, Arabic
From Arabic أَحْسَن (ʾaḥsan)
meaning "best, most beautiful", the elative degree of حَسُنَ (ḥasuna)
"to be good, to be beautiful".
ALAM m Arabic, Urdu
Alam also spelled Aalam is an Urdu name, originated from Arabic. Not to be confused with Alim, Alam means the universe or the whole world. It is used in Pakistan.
ANWAAR f & m Arabic, Urdu
Derived from Arabic أَنْوَار (ʾanwār)
meaning "lights", the plural of نُور (nūr)
). It is typically given to females by Muslim Arabs while it is masculine in Urdu.
AQSA f & m Arabic, Urdu
Means "farthest, more distant" in Arabic. The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Israel is considered the third holiest site in Islam.
ARAS m Kurdish, Persian, Turkish, Urdu
In Kurdish and Persian it means “equal”, “balanced”. The word Aras commonly refers to the Aras River, which flows through Turkey, Armenia, Iran and Azerbaijan.
ASHRAF m & f Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From Arabic أَشْرَف (ʾašraf)
meaning "most noble, most honoured", the elative degree of شَرِيف (šarīf)
AYAN m Urdu, Persian, Tamil, Sanskrit, Hindi, Turkish
Persian and Urdu meaning is prima-facie. Hindi and Tamil usage is from 'Ayan' the name of Brahma, the Creator. Ayan' in Turkish, means "obviously" or "clearly". Ayan in Sanskrit means 'Speed'.
AZAN m Malay, Indonesian, Urdu
Derived from Arabic أَذَان (ʾadhan)
which refers to the Islamic call to prayer, called adhan
. The word itself is derived from أَذِنَ (ʾaḏina)
"to listen" or أُذُن (ʾuḏun)
AZIZULLAH m Pashto, Urdu
Means "dear to Allah", derived from Arabic عَزِيز (ʿazīz)
meaning "dear, darling" combined with Allah
BENAZIR f Pakistani, Indian, Urdu
Urdu feminine given name of Arabic origin meaning "incomparable, unique". A notable bearer of this name was Pakistan's first female prime minister, Benazir Bhutto (1958-2007).
BISMILLAH m Urdu, Pashto, Muslim
From the Arabic phrase بِسْمِ ٱللّٰه (bi-smi llāh)
meaning "in the name of Allah
(God)", from اِسْم (ism)
"name" combined with اللّٰه (allāh)
CHENAB m & f Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Sanskrit
From Chenab river in Pakistan. The name stands for "river in the moonlight". This name originated from old Indus civilization.
DARSAMEEN f Urdu (Rare)
Possibly means "pearl of great price" from Arabic دُرّ (durr)
"pearl" (compare Durr
) and ثَمِين (ṯamīn)
"valuable, precious" (compare Sameen
FALAK f & m Urdu, Punjabi, Indian
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit फलक (phalak)
meaning "panel, board, canvas" or "slab, face" or from Persian فلک (falak)
meaning "sky, heavens".
FARAZ m Urdu, Persian
Derived from Persian فراز (farâz)
meaning "ascent, height, elevation".
HASNAT m Bengali, Urdu
Derived from Arabic حَسَنَات (ḥasanāt)
meaning "good deeds, benefactions", though it could also be from حَسَن (ḥasan)
"beautiful, handsome, good" (see Hasan
HILAL m & f Arabic, Turkish, Urdu
Means "crescent moon" in Arabic, also referring to the new moon on the Islamic calendar.
HINA f Urdu, 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.
HUMAYUN m Bengali (Muslim), Urdu
Derived from Persian همایون (homâyun)
meaning "blessed, sacred, fortunate". This was the nickname of Nasir-ud-Din Muhammad, a 16th-century Mughal emperor.
IFFAT f Arabic, Urdu, Bengali (Muslim)
From Arabic عَفَا (ʿafā)
meaning "to forgive, to excuse". A notable bearer was Iffat Al-Thunayan (1916–2000), a queen of Saudi Arabia and the wife of King Faisal Al Saud (1906–1975).
INQUILAAB m Indian, Hindi, Urdu
A famous bearer of this name is Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan (born Inquilaab Srivastava; 1942-). The name was inspired by the Hindi-Urdu phrase "Inquilab Zindabad!", meaning "Long Live The Revolution!".
IQRA f Urdu, Punjabi
Derived from Arabic اقرأ (iqraʾ)
meaning "read, recite".
ISHTIAQ m Urdu
From Persian اشتیاق (eshtiâq)
meaning "longing, desire".
JAWAD m Arabic, Urdu, Persian
Either from Arabic جَوَاد (jawād)
meaning "generous" or جَوَاد (jawād)
meaning "steed, horse".
JHELUM m Pakistani, Indus, Urdu
The word Jhelum is reportedly derived from the words Jal(pure water) and Ham (snow). The name thus refers to the waters of a river (flowing besides the city) which have their origins in the snow-capped Himalayas.
KHUSHAL m Pashto, Urdu, Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Derived from Persian خوشحال (xošhâl)
meaning "happy, merry". Alternatively, it could also be a variant of Kushal
. It is most likely given in honour of Khushal Khan Khattak (1613-1689), a Pashtun poet and freedom fighter.
LIAQAT m Arabic, Urdu
Derived from Arabic لِيَاقَة (liyāqa)
meaning "fitness, aptitude" or "eligibility, capability".
MEHREEN f Urdu
Either from Urdu مہر (mihir)
meaning "moon" (of Sanskrit origin) or مہر (mihr)
meaning "kindness, compassion, love" (of Persian origin).
MUSHARRAF m Urdu, Arabic
Derived from Arabic مُشْرِف (mušrif)
meaning "supervisor, overseer" or "honourable, dominant".
RAFI m Arabic, Urdu
From Arabic رَفِيع (rafīʿ)
meaning "high, elevated, sublime".
SAMEE m & f Urdu, English (Rare)
As an Urdu masculine name, means "one who hears." It is a convention to use either a prefix Abdus
or a suffix Ullah
along the name, which gives meanings of the servant of All Hearing or hearer of God respectively.... [more]
SAMIMA f Urdu
Means "true, sincere, genuine" in Urdu.
SANOBER f Urdu
Means "pine" or "pine tree" in Urdu, ultimately from Arabic صَنَوْبَر (ṣanawbar)
SHAHBAZ m Urdu, Punjabi
Means "king's falcon", derived from Persian شاه (šâh)
meaning "king, shah" combined with باز (bâz)
SHAHNOOR m Persian, Urdu
Means "king of light" from the Persian elements شاه
(shah) "king" and نور
SHAZIA f Arabic, Urdu
Shazia is a name originated from Arabic and it means unique,extraordinary,exceptional,beautiful
SUFYAN m Arabic, 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".
WAHAB m Arabic, Urdu, Malay
Means "giver, bestower" derived from Arabic وَهَبَ (wahaba)
meaning "to give, to present, to bestow". In Islamic tradition الوهاب (al-Wahāb)
is one of the 99 names of Allah.
WAJIA f Pashto, Urdu
Possibly means "melody" in Pashto or derived from Arabic وَجِيه (wajīh)
meaning "eminent, distinguished".
ZAIB f & m Pashto, Urdu
Means "beauty" in Pashto and "ornament" in Urdu ultimately from Persian زیب zib
ZAMIR m Arabic, Urdu
Means "mind, heart, secret, conscience" derived from Arabic ضَمِير (ḍamīr)
ZUHRA f Urdu (Rare)
From Arabic زُهْرَة (zuhra)
meaning "brilliance, light" or زهرة (zuhra)
meaning "Venus (the planet)".
ZUNERA f Urdu
Means "guiding light"or "flower in paradise" in Urdu.