Punjabi Names

  1. Arjan
    • Origin:

      Dutch, variation of Hadrian
    • Meaning:

      "from Hadria"
    • Description:

      There's something particularly attractive about names with an interior "j" and Arjan is a prime example. The Punjabi version is pronounced with a conventional j as in jar; the Dutch Arjan, which is a variation of Adrien, pronounces the 'j' like a 'y'. Another Dutch version is Arje.
  2. Shardae
    • Origin:

      Punjabi
    • Meaning:

      "runaway"
    • Description:

      Whatever its derivation, best known now in the version used by the jazzy singer, Sade.