218 Pakistani Baby Names With Meanings

Are you expecting a baby and so looking for inspiration for a perfect Pakistani name? Then you’re at the right place.

Naming male babies after the prophets and female children after important women featured in the Quran is a common practice in Pakistan. Apart from that, names derived from Turkish, Arabic and Persian languages are also common. Baby boys can be given as many as two or three first names at the time of birth. Out of these names, one is selected to be the ‘most called name’. Baby girls are not given more than two names.

Just like most of the Muslim nations, the use of surnames or family names is not as prominent as in Western countries. If the person has more than two given names, the full name would consist only of the given names. If he wants, he may append his father’s most called name to his given name.

Another convention is to prefix the given name with a title associated with their tribe. As for the women, the full name is composed of only the first names, appended to father’s most called names. After marriage, her full name is attached with the most called name of her husband.

Here’s a comprehensive list of pakistani girl names and pakistani boy names to get you started on the naming journey.

NAMESMEANINGGENDER
CharleshChief of the tribe.Boy
ChashidaAn experienced man.Boy
ChawishLeader of the tribe.Boy
CheraghLampBoy
DarainDoubleBoy
DastageerHelper or supporterBoy
DaumaaSea or ocean.Girl
DayyaanA mighty ruler, judge , protector,Boy
DurabA big door.Boy
DurdanahGold, ruby or pearl.Girl
DurnazBeautiful like pearls, adorableGirl
EbrahWisdom to learn from experience.Girl
EffatVirtue, or chastityGirl
EjlaalTo honor, To exaltBoy
ElafSafety, or securityBoy
EsfandyarName of a character in Shahnameh.Boy
EshaalEnlivened or excited, to enliven or excite.Girl
EtizaazTo become mighty, to become honored.Boy
FahmiAn understanding man.Boy
FazliKind, and graceful man.Boy
FidviOne who is ready to sacrifice himself.Boy
GhazanferA brave man.Boy
GulfaamOne who is rose faced.Boy
GulnarThey are soft like a flower and give good smell to others.They are very soft,kind and sensitive.Girl
GulnazThey are soft like a flower and give good smell to others.They are very soft,kind and sensitive.Girl
GulrukhThey are soft like a flower and give good smell to others.They are very soft,kind and sensitive.Girl
GulsThey are soft like a flower and give good smell to others.They are very soft,kind and sensitive.Girl
GulsanThey are soft like a flower and give good smell to others.They are very soft,kind and sensitive.Girl
GuneySouthBoy
HarnailOne who comes from Harnai, a coty of PakistanBoy
HazeemA wise and intelligent man.Boy
HazeemaOne who is wise and intelligent.Girl
Hukaymahumaymah's and ruqayqah's grand daughtergirl
Hukaymanmahmood bin muhammad(reciter of quran) daughtersgirl
IlmaKnowledge and intelligence.Girl
JinaniHeavenly, or from Paradise.Girl
KachelaA Surname for Samma Tribe people found along banks of Indus River in PakistanBoy
KhaanKhaan means Ruler, He who is The KingBoy
MashaelSources of light, light or radiance.Girl
MemonaBlessings, one who is thriving and prosperous.Girl
MizhirA place that is filled with flowers.Boy
MouribOne who is fluent and eloquent.Boy
MuhaiminA protectorGirl
MuhallilOne who pronounces the Testimony of Faith.Boy
MuhazzimA person who defeats others.Boy
MuzdahirOne who is blooming, thriving and prospering.Boy
MuzhirA plant whose flowers are opening or have openedBoy
MuzhirahPlant whose flowers are opening, blooming.Girl
QudrahPower, ability, capacity of a woman.Girl
RaheebahA woman who is generous and open hearted.Girl
RahmiOne who is merciful and compassionate.Girl
RahmiyaA compassionate and kind woman.Girl
RahumahA woman who is kind, merciful and compassionate.Girl
RaimA mother who has strong affection for her child.Girl
RuhaimahA compassionate and merciful woman.Girl
RusulMessengers, Message-bearers.Boy
RutabaReputationGirl
RuwaihimOne who is kind, compassionate and forgiving.Boy
SamamaA person who is a campanion of the ProphetBoy
SeherunnisaThe woman of dawn.Girl
ShahlylaPrincess or queen of the night.Girl
ShahpareeRoyal fairy and king's fairy. Or one who is extremely beautiful.Girl
ShaimaOne who is good natured.Girl
SharnazA name that means "a pride of the King"Unisex
ShehrnazA beautiful and cute woman.Girl
SoumaMoonlight, a woman as beautiful as the moon.Boy
SyedaShe who is a mistressGirl
TadeenThe one who informs.Boy
TafazalOld age, an aged man.Boy
TahmasebName of character in ShahnamehBoy
TahoorThe one who purifies.Boy
TaialNatureBoy
TaisirFelicitationBoy
TarfaanThe one who translates.Boy
TawkeelTo trust in God.Boy
TirdadName of a character in ShahnamehBoy
TishkSunlight.Boy
UrrabThe one who is eloquent and fluent.Boy
VaharThe season spring.Boy
XobeenSpearBoy
YadidA beloved friend.Boy
YafirThe one who leaves a mark.Boy
YalinaOne who is soft and delicate.Girl
YamarLife, alive.Boy
YameenaOne who is prospering.Girl
YaqutaGold, ruby, pearl and coral. Basically a term used for gem stones.Girl
YaseeraOne who is blessed and living well.Girl
YashemA green leaf.Boy
YazanA determined man.Boy
YazeedHe who makes progress.Boy
YerazDreamBoy
YerghaThe one who strikes.Boy
YesoobA guiding person.Boy
YureedWant, desire.Boy
YushfaYouthful.Girl
ZabirOne who vast knowledge of religion.Boy
ZahaarFlorist, or flower seller.Boy
ZahriFlower-like, or fresh and good looking like a flowerBoy
ZahriyyahFlower-like, or flower vaseGirl
ZahrunBlossom, or flowerBoy
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