An akhoond (akhund or akhwand) (Persian: آخوند) is a Persian title for an Islamic cleric, common in Iran, Azerbaijan and some parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Standard Chinese word for imam (Chinese: 阿訇; pinyin: āhōng), used in particular by the Hui people, also derives from this term.
Akhund is baby boy name mainly popular in Muslim religion and its main origin is Arabic. Akhund name meanings is Honorific title of someone learned in religious matters. Akhund is written in Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Bangla as اخوند, अखंड, خوند, আখুন্দ. Other similar sounding names can be Akhal, Akhas, Akhdan, Akhfash, Akhil, Akhlaak, Akhlaaq, Akhlaas, Akhlak, Akhlaq, Akhlas, Akhmas, Akhram, Akhtar, Akhtarzamir, Akhter, Akhundzada, Akhyar, Akhzar, Akhzer.