Boy name origins & meanings
- Arabic : To save
Family name origins & meanings
- Muslim : variant of Arabic Naji, from an Arabic word meaning ‘close friend’. Najiullah ‘friend of Allah’ is an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad.
- Indian (Panjab) : Hindu and Sikh name based on the name of a subgroup of the Tank goldsmiths of the Panjab, from Sanskrit nāgī ‘one with serpents’, which is an epithet of the god Shiva.