Lal (Persian: لعل‎, Urdu: لال‎, Pashto: Lāl‎ ) is derived from the Indo-Iranian word meaning 'Red'. It is a middle name used by many Indo-Aryan clans. Lal is also used as a final element of a compound personal name, such as Amir lal (Amir being the first name), Dost Lal (dost meaning "friend"), Rani Lal (rani meaning "queen") and Padshah Lal Qamar. It is a common name in India and other South Asian countries.

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