Pakistani Names

For Girls

Aisha (Arabic: “alive”)

Azra (Arabic: “virgin”)

Bushra (Arabic: “good news”)

Dipa (Sanskrit: “light”, “lamp”)

Fariha (Arabic: “happy”)

Gul (Persian: “flower”, “rose”)

Gulbadan (Persian: “having a body like a rose”)

Gulrukh (Persian: “rose faced”)

Hira (Sanskrit: “diamond”)

Iqra (Arabic: “read”, “recite”, “confess”)

Jannat (Arabic: “paradise”, “garden”)

Khurshid (Persian: “shining sun”)

Kiran (Sanskrit: “dust”, “thread”, “sunbeam”)

Malalai (Pashto: “sad”, “grieved”)

Mumtaz (Arabic: “distinguished”)

Nasim (Arabic: “breeze”)

Nazia (Persian: “sweet”, “coy”)

Neha (Sanskrit: “love”, “tenderness”)

Nida (Arabic: “call”, “proclaim”)

Nur (Arabic: “light”)

Puja (Sanskrit: “honour”, “worship”)

Rahat (Arabic: “rest”, “comfort”)

Saima (Arabic: “fasting”)

Saira (Arabic: “traveller”)

Shabnam (Persian: “dew”)

Shahnaz (Persian: “delight of the king”)

Shazia (Arabic: “rare”, “unusual”)

Simran (Sanskrit: “meditation”)

Sitara (Persian: “star”)

Yasmin (Persian: “flower: jasmine”)

Zarina (Persian: “golden”)

 

For Boys

Abbas (Arabic: “austere”)

Abdul (Arabic: “servant of the”)

Abhishek (Sanskrit: “anointing”)

Abrar (Arabic: “virtuous”)

Adil (Arabic: “fair”, “honest”)

Adnan (Arabic: “settler”)

Ahmad (Arabic: “most commendable”, “most praiseworthy”)

Ajit (Sanskrit: “unconquered”, “invincible”)

Akbar (Arabic: “greater”, “greatest”)

Ali (Arabic: “lofty”, “sublime”)

Amin (Arabic: “truthful”)

Amir (Arabic: “commander”, “prince”)

Amit (Sanskrit: “immeasurable”, “infinite”)

Anil (Sanskrit: “air”, “wind”)

Ansar (Arabic: “helpers”)

Anwar (Arabic: “brighter”, “more luminous”)

Arif (Arabic: “learned”, “knowing”, “expert”)

Asad (Arabic: “lion”)

Ayaz (Turkish: “frost”, “dry and cold air”)

Azhar (Arabic: “shining”, “bright”)

Aziz (Arabic: “powerful”, “respected”, “beloved”)

Babur (Persian: “tiger”)

Bakhtiar (Persian: “lucky”, “fortunate”)

Bilal (Arabic: “wetting”, “moistening”)

Danish (Persian: “knowledge”, “learning”)

Farhan (Arabic: “happy”, “cheerful”)

Farid (Arabic: “unique”, “precious”)

Firdaus (Arabic: “paradise”)

Furqan (Arabic: “criterion between right and wrong”, “proof”)

Ghulam (Arabic: “servant”, “boy”)

Gohar (Persian: “jewel”, “gemstone”)

Gul (Persian: “flower”, “rose”)

Hanif (Arabic: “true”, “upright”)

Hasan (Arabic: “handsome”)

Hassan (Arabic: “beautifier”, “improver”)

Imtiyaz (Arabic: “distinction”)

Inayat (Arabic: “care”, “concern”)

Jahangir (Persian: “world conqueror”)

Javed (Persian: “eternal”)

Karan (Sanskrit: “clever”, “skillful”)

Khan (Mongolian: “king”, “ruler”)

Khurshid (Persian: “shining sun”)

Kiran (Sanskrit: “dust”, “thread”, “sunbeam”)

Latif (Arabic: “gentle”, “kind”)

Mahmud (Arabic: “praised”)

Manish (Sanskrit: “thought”, “wisdom”)

Maqsud (Arabic: “intention”, “aim”)

Muhammad (Arabic: “praised”, “commendable”)

Mumtaz (Arabic: “distinguished”)

Murad (Arabic: “wish”, “desire”)

Nadim (Arabic: “drinking companion”)

Nasim (Arabic: “breeze”)

Nur (Arabic: “light”)

Qasim (Arabic: “one who divides goods among his people”)

Rafiq (Arabic: “friend”, “gentle”)

Rahat (Arabic: “rest”, “comfort”)

Rahim (Arabic: “kind”, “compassionate”)

Rahman (Arabic: “merciful”)

Rahul (Sanskrit: “able”, “efficient”)

Raj (Sanskrit: “empire”, “royalty”)

Raja (Sanskrit: “king”, “ruler”)

Rajesh (Sanskrit: “ruler of kings”)

Rakesh (Sanskrit: “lord of the full moon”)

Rana (Sanskrit: “king”)

Samar (Arabic: “fruit”, “profit”)

Sandip (Sanskrit: “blazing”)

Sanjiv (Sanskrit: “living”, “reviving”)

Sardar (Persian: “chief”, “leader”)

Shahid (Arabic: “witness”)

Shahjahan (Persian: “king of the world”)

Shahnaz (Persian: “delight of the king”)

Shahzad (Persian: “prince”, “son of the king”)

Shandar (Urdu: “fabulous”)

Sharif (Arabic: “eminent”, “virtuous”)

Shekhar (Sanskrit: “crest”, “peak”)

Sher (Persian: “lion”)

Simran (Sanskrit: “meditation”)

Suhail (Arabic: “level”, “even”)

Sultan (Arabic: “ruler”, “king”, “sultan”)

Sumit (Sanskrit: “well measured”)

Sunil (Sanskrit: “good”, “very”)

Tahir (Arabic: “virtuous”, “pure”, “chaste”)

Umar (Arabic: “populous”, “flourishing”)

Vishal (Sanskrit: “wide”, “broad”, “spacious”)

Yash (Sanskrit: “fame”, “praise”, “glory”)

Yasir (Arabic: “to be rich”)

Zafar (Arabic: “victory”)

Zahid (Arabic: “pious”, “devout”)

Zahir (Arabic: “helper”, “supporter”)

Zaman (Arabic: “time”, “age”, “era”)

Zawar (Arabic: “pilgrim”, “visitor”)