The surname Hedayat is used by different families of different origins throughout the Muslim world. In Iran when referring to that family name without further specification, it almost refers to one prominent family originating from Mazanderan in Northern Iran.
Hedayat is baby boy name mainly popular in Muslim religion and its main origin is Arabic. Hedayat name meanings is Guide. Hedayat is written in Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Bangla as ہدایت, हिदायत, هدية, হেদায়াত. Other similar sounding names can be Hedaya, Hedeyah.