Origins of family namesEdit
Families/clans within this group have a family name that signifies their position.
Some names are based on Sufi orders—thus Chishti or Warsi might signify an affiliation/reverence to Moinuddeen Chishti or Nizamuddin Chishti on the one hand or the saint at Dewain Shareef on the other. In the latter case, sometimes, a person will not use the name till they have taken a formal oath of allegiance (bayth) or been ordained into the order.
Also, in some cases, the name might have been originally acquired by one ancestor in one of the last couple of ways and then used as a family name.
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