219 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.

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
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
TarfaanThe one who translates.Boy
TawkeelTo trust in God.Boy
TirdadName of a character in ShahnamehBoy
UrrabThe one who is eloquent and fluent.Boy
VaharThe season spring.Boy
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
YerghaThe one who strikes.Boy
YesoobA guiding person.Boy
YureedWant, desire.Boy
ZabirOne who vast knowledge of religion.Boy
ZahaarFlorist, or flower seller.Boy
ZahriFlower-like, or fresh and good looking like a flowerBoy
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