Afghan Boy & Girl Names

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Afghan Names

Afghan names refer to baby names that are routinely used in the country of Afghanistan or in Afghani culture. Most Afghan names have their beginnings in the Persian language or they are of the native tongue, Pashto. Pashto is one of the Eastern Iranian languages. Dari and Farsi names may also be represented here. Our Afghan baby names list contains popularity information, pronunciations and accurate origin and meanings data along with historical tidbits and unique pop culture references for each baby name. If you?re looking to honor your heritage or simply love these names, peruse our collection of common Afghani Names for boys and girls.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Jaweed Boy Afghan Timeless, eternal
Jawid Boy Afghan Timeless, eternal
Karima Girl Arabic Giving; generous
Kohinoor Both Indian Hill
Kontar Boy African Only child
Lala Girl Persian Tulip
Mani Both Sanskrit Jewel
Mariama Girl Hebrew Uncertain, maybe...
Matteen Boy Afghan Well-mannered
Medina Girl Arabic Prophet's city
Mirwais Boy Afghan Righteous ruler
Muhammad Boy Arabic Praised one; pra...
Najib Boy Arabic High born
Najiba Girl Arabic Distinguished
Namvar Boy Indian Noted, fabulous
Nur Both Hebrew Flame
Osman Boy Afghan Founder of ottom...
Rasa Girl Lithuanian Dew
Rashid Boy Arabic Rightly guided
Sabir Boy Arabic Long lasting
Sabira Girl Arabic Patient, enduring
Salim Boy Arabic Secure
Saman Boy Arabic Well-known
Samira Girl Arabic Pleasant community
Shahnaz Girl Persian Glory of kings
Shayan Boy Persian Deserving, worthy
Soroush Boy Persian Messenger, Angel
Suhrab Boy Persian Hero’s son
Taja Girl Sanskrit Crown
Walid Boy Arabic Newly-born