Jat Population of Punjab According to the 1901 Census of India

In this, my final on the distribution of castes in Punjab, according to the 1901 Census of India, will look at the distribution of the Jats. I would ask the reader to look at my post on the Major Muslim Jat clans, which gives some more background on the caste in Punjab.

District / States

Muslim

Hindu

Sikh

Total

Patiala State 19,794

 

206,658 258,718 485,170

 

Sialkot 162,403
61,243

 

32,497 256,143

 

Firuzpur 29,393

 

 39,357 179,021 247,771

 

Ludhiana  25,890  76,886  131,963 234,739

 

Chenab Colony 150,602

 

19,139 60,518  230,259
Amritsar 38,545 10,101 179,675  228,321

 

Rohtak 1,913 215,126 59  217,098

 

Gujranwala 155,416 22,481 27,970 205,867

 

Hissar 4,540 166,448 24,171  195,159

 

Gujrat 192,000 2,545 530  195,075

 

Bahawalpur State 176,630 13,252 3,258 193,140

 

Lahore 84,568 5,321 101,629 191,518

 

Jalandhar 20,077 84,343 80,824 185,244

 

Hoshiarpur 25,828 92,129 34,655 152,612

 

Gurdaspur 45,528 36,268 60,956 142,752

 

Multan 137,717 325 2,272 140,314

 

Mianwali 137,665  137,665

 

Ambala 11,754 76,049 37,322 125,125

 

Karnal 2,869 109,098 7,558 119,525

 

Dera Ghazi Khan

 

118,701 142 118,843
Muzaffargarh 117,362 117,362

 

Delhi 2,885 110,571 102 113,558

 

Jind State

 

703 71,118 23,394 95,215
Gurgaon

 

921 75,782 50 76,753
Jhelum

 

72,863 146 355 73,364
Nabha State

 

3,592 30,060 34,419 68,071
Shahpur

 

63,650 141 86 63,877
Jhang

 

50,596 20 152 50,768
Kapurthala State

 

13,895 15,142 19,727 48,764
Rawalpindi

 

43,853 320 1,888 46,061
Faridkot State

 

3,581 794 42,085 46,460
Montgomery

 

41,158 674 3,904 45,736
Malerkotla State

 

137 17,078 8,453 25,668
Kangra

 

183 10,964 211 11,358
Kalsia

 

247 6,110 4,280 10,637
Loharu

 

3,014 6,619 6,619
Nahan

 

19 161 3,194
Dujana

 

174 2,458 2,632
Bilaspur

 

25 1,325 254 1,604
Pataudi

 

1,594 1,594
Nalargarh

 

19 804 45 868
Suket

 

245 245

Other Districts

Total

1,957,252

 1,594,876 (including 16 Jains)

1,389,530 4,941,658

 

Population of Muslim Jat Clans of British Punjab According to the 1911 Census of India

Bellow is a breakdown of the larger Jat clans by population. I would also the reader to look at my post Major Muslim Jat clans, which gives a brief description of the main clans.

 

Tribe Population Distribution
Wariach 66,392 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujrat, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Gondal 62,320 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujrat, Jhelum, Lahore, Sargodha and Rawalpindi
Cheema 37,076 Multam, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Lahore, Sargodha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Bhatti 35,289 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Ambala, Lahore, Sahiwal / Okara, Jhelum, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Sargodha, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Khokhar 33,032 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Okara, Lahore and Hissar
Sandhu 32,632 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh,Gujrat, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargo dha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Kharal 24,702 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal / Okara, Lahore, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Gujranwala, Sargodha
Bajwa 23,501 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Sargodha, Lahore, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Gill 22,861 Multan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gujtanwala, Lahore, Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Tarar 22,351 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh,Lahore, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Jhelum, Sialkot and Sargodha
Sial 21,251 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh,Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Gujrat, Jhelum, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Lahore and Rawalpindi
Chadhar/Chandher 19,396 Multan, Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Gujrat, Jhelum, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Sialkot, Sargodha, Lahore, Amritsar, and Firuzpur
Bhutta 17,306 Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Jhelum, Sargodha
Virk 16,153 Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh,Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, and Jalandhar
Ghumman 13,826 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Hanjra 12,844 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar
Joiya 12,044 Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Firuzpur, Sahiwal /Okara, Lahore, Sargodha, Mianwali / Bhakkar
Kahlon 11,942 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Lahore, Gurdaspur Amritsar, and Jalandhar
Chachar 11,783 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan and Multan
Dhillon 11,561 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Ambala, Ludhiana,Lahore, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Sialkot
Bains /Waince 11,487 Multan, Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujrat, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Jhelum, Sargodha, Ambala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Chhina 10,424 Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh,Gujranwala, Sialkot, Lahore, Sargodha, Mianwali / Bhakkar,Rawalpindi, Gurdaspur, Amritsar, and Jalandhar
Thaheem 10,088 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Sargodha, Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan and Multan
Khichi 10,067 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Sargodha and Multan
Harral 9,553 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Jhelum, Sargodha and Gujranwala
Randhawa 9,261 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Goraya 8,707 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Sargodha, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, and Jalandhar
Panwar or Puar 8,568 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan
Nonari 8,236 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh,Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Muzaffargarh / Layyah and Multan
Sahi 7,947 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Lahore, Gujrat, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Sidhu 7,856 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Langah 7,766 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Sargodha, Mianwali / Bhakkar and Multan
Soomra 7,742 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Mianwali and Multan
Thathaal 7,550 Gujrat, Sialkot, Jhelum, Gurdaspur and Rawalpindi
Ranjha 7,536 Sargodha
Bulla 6,691 Multan
Babbar 6,657 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh
Noon 6,493 Multan, Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Jhang, and Sargodha – most Noon in Sargodha declared themselves to be Rajput
Awan 6,232 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sialkot, Gurdaspur and Lahore
Dhamial 6,232 Jhelum and Rawalpindi
Daha 6,041 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh
Heer 6,013 Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang, Sialkot, Lahore, Gujrat, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Sargodha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Chatha 5,963 Multan, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Muzaffargarh, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Sipra 5,886 Jhang, Faisalabad, Gujrat, Gujranwala and Multan
Lak 5,803 Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sargodha
Mekan 5,435 Sargodha
Ghallu 5,313 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Mianwali
Bohar 5,308 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan,Dera Ghazi Khan
Bab 5,257 Dera Ghazi Khan
Parhar 5,118 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargah, Jhang, Bhakkar, Sargodha and Multan
Bassi 5,090 Kapurthala and Jalandhar
Maan 4,955 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gurdaspur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Hissar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Dhudhi 4,903 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Jhang, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Jhelum, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Sargodha
Langrial 4,489 Multan, Rawalpindi, Sialkot and Gujrat
Mahra 4,810 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang and Multan
Bangial 4,798 Jhelum, Rawalpindi, Sialkot and Gujrat
Dhariwal 4,449 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Ambala, Amritsar, Gujranwala, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Ludhiana, Sialkot Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Naich 4,379 Dera Ghazi Khan
Manjotha 4,348 Dera Ghazi Khan
Mahaar 4,277 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan,Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan
Aulakh 4,245 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Mianwali, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Malak 4,042 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Basra 4,041 Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar
Jhammat 4,030 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Mianwali / Bhakkar, Jhelum
Chahal 4,024 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Ambala, Lahore, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Khera or Khaira 3,958 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Chauhan 3,910 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Gujrat, Lahore and Patiala State
Kang 3,887 Ambala, Amritsar, Gujrat, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh / Layyah, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Sialkot
Sahu 3,864 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Faisalabad, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Muzaffargarh
Maij 3,786 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Mallana 3,771 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Mianwali
Sandhila 4,566 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Mianwali and Multan
Chaughata 3,728 Multan and Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Kanyal 3,527 Mianwali / Bhakkar, Jhelum and Rawalpindi
Kalyal 3,168 Jhelum and Rawalpindi
Bilar 3,147 Multan
Buttar 3,067 Dera Ghazi Khan, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Sahotra 3,035 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Ambala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Targar 3,011 Mianwali
Mangat 2,962 Ambala, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Sujal 2,954 Sargodha
Janjua 2,876 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Mianwali / Bhakkar,Muzaffargarh / Layyah, Hoshiarpur and Patiala State – most Janjua declared themselves as Rajputs
Sarai 2,827 Sialkot, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Lang 2,715 Multan
Lakaul 2,675 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh
Lodike 2,675 Gujranwala
Rawn 2,616 Multan
Hans 2,573 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan
Khak 3,161 Multan, Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Bhullar 2,544 Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Kachela 2,517 Dera Ghazi Khan and Multan
Wehi 2,509 Multan
Arar 2,478 Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Mianwali / Bhakkar
Dosanjh 2,473 Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Atwal 2,430 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Ambala, Ludhiana, Gurdaspur Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Khakhi 2,418 Muzaffargarh and Multan
Kallu 2,403 Mianwali / Bhakkar, Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Uttera 2,392 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan and Lodhran
Jajularu 2,379 Multan
Asar 2,352 Mianwali
Lali 2,324 Jhang, Sargodha
Dhaku 2,295 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan,Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Sargodha
Lurka 2,288 Faisalabad
Waseer 2,266 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh and Multan
Auler Khel 2,244 Mianwali
Rajoke 2,243 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh
Dhal 2,210 Mianwali / Bhakkar, Sargodha
Arain 2,192 Multan
Bhakral 2,147 Jhelum
Chapal 2,120 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Jakhar 2,275 Multan, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan, Mianwali/ Bhakkar, Firuzpur, and Hissar
Lona 2,062 Jhang, Faisalabad
Sambar 2,030 Dera Ghazi Khan
Khatril 2,004 Rawalpindi
Sohal 1,985 Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Sargodha, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Deo 1,961 Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Barra 1,927 Dera Ghazi Khan
Aulara 1,915 Mianwali
Pannun 1,914 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Rehan 1,880 Sargodha
Khar 1,853 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Mianwali, Bhakkar/Layyah
Nanwa 1,833 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Nagyal 1,830 Jhelum
Bhasa 1,829 Multan
Raya 1,790 Jhelum
Bhachar 1,719 Mianwali
Marral 1,705 Jhang,Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Changar 1,704 Faisalabad and Dera Ghazi Khan
Wattu 1,695 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh
Tonwar / Tomar 1,691 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan – outside Bahawalpur almost all the Tonwar declared themselves as Rajput
Kalsan 1,690 Jhang, Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan
Wahla 1,688 Faisalabad, Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Panwat 1,676 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Jammun 1,657 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Malil 1,633 Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan
Larsan 1,609 Multan
Jajalani 1,571 Dera Ghazi Khan
Makwal 1,564 Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Bhamb 1,552 Sargodha
Chhajra 1,507 Mianwali and Dera Ghazi Khan
Gilotar 1,497 Jhang
Kalru 1,488 Muzaffargarh
Mahun 1,471 Jhang
Jora 1,457 Mianwali / Bhakkar, Sargodha
Dahya 1,391 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Hissar, Ambala – most Dahya declared themselves as Rajputs
Kundi 1,338 Mianwali
Wasli 1,327 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh and Multan
Tulla 1,311 Sargodha
Dahar or Dahiri 1,307 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Dakhna 1,303 Dera Ghazi Khan
Kalasra 1,281 Muzaffargarh
Talokar 1,274 Mianwali
Kalwar 1,271 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan – outside Bahawalpur most Kalwar registered themselves as a seperate caste
Gujar 1,265 Jhang
Mekan 1,229 Jhelum
Bhidwal 1,295 Mianwali
Jhullan 1,285 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Parohe 1,253 Multan
Nourangi 1,247 Multan
Bahiniwal 1,225 Hissar, Karnal and Rohtak
Dawana 1,210 Multan
Chani 1,204 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan
Khatarmal 1,184 Jhelum
Bagwar 1,179 Multan
Ghagar 1,177 Multan
Mahla 1,160 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Sangi 1,159 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Matyal 1,147 Jhelum
Khinger 1,146 Jhelum
Tatri 1,122 Sargodha
Johal 1,115 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Aheer 1,101 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Sargodha
Jhawari 1,092 Sargodha
Sadraj 1,091 Multan
Bar 1,084 Faisalabad
Dhar 1,074 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Samma 1,072 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Kanera 1,071 Dera Ghazi Khan, Mianwali
Aishiani 1,058 Dera Ghazi Khan
Khat 1,055 Sargodha
Gorchhi 1,054 Mianwali
Gangal 1,049 Jhelum
Gauja 1,047 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Kudhan 1,045 Jhang
Pansota 1,041 Faisalabad
Dara 1,040 Multan
Kalhora 1,031 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Thabal 1,019 Jhang
Naul 1,630 Jhang and Multan
Sahmal 994 Jhang
Lodhra 985 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Sandi 981 Mianwali
Duran 977 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Chachakar 974 Multan
Sadhari 974 Multan
Grewal 962 Ludhiana
Shakhani 961 Dera Ghazi Khan
Sandal 960 Multan
Chozan 958 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Maru 956 Jhang
Dhandla 949 Dera Ghazi Khan
Chimar 947 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Samitah 943 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Kamoka 943 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh
Burana 935 Sargodha
Maho 934 Multan
Siana 933 Multan
Chanal 919 Multan
Hidan 914 Jhang
Katwal 912 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Batwani 895 Dera Ghazi Khan
Samdana 895 Dera Ghazi Khan
Kakrial 894 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Pumma 893 Mianwali
Samra 880 Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Phor 867 Dera Ghazi Khan
Kalera 855 Sargodha
Dhandu 844 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Autrah 843 Muzaffargarh
Domra 822 Dera Ghazi Khan
Pattiwala 816 Multan
Awrah 814 Jhang
Badhan 813 Gujrat, Ambala and Karnal
Ghatwala also known as Malik 808 Karnal and Rohtak
Basar 807 Multan
Baghoor 807 Sargodha
Phaphra 802 Jhelum
Sattar 801 Jhang
Koral 794 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Jaam 788 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Gujjral 788 Jhelum
Darakhe 785 Dera Ghazi Khan
Wahiniwal 782 Faisalabad
Lar 778 Muzaffargarh
Unu 777 Mianwali
Maitla 776 Dera Ghazi Khan
Chavan 775 Multan
Hanbi 769 Dera Ghazi Khan
Langra 766 Multan
Sailigar 757 Multan
Natt 755 Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Parkar 753 Multan
Bandechha 750 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Amritsar
Dahral 738 Sargodha
Khanda 734 Jhelum
Hujjan 733 Dera Ghazi Khan
Atral 733 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Bhatia 733 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Hundal 725 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh, Amritsar
Khaloti 720 Dera Ghazi Khan
Otrai 718 Dera Ghazi Khan
Kalyar 715 Sargodha
Sagoo 715 Sargodha
Jatal 710 Jhelum
Ghogha 710 Jhelum
Hatiar 691 Sargodha
Hansi 691 Mianwali
Dangar 689 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Rongia 689 Multan
Kamboh 679 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan – outside Bahawalpur, almost all Kamboh registered themselves as a separate caste
Jhandir 679 Sahiwal /Okara / Pakpattan
Kanwan 678 Jhang
Suddle 674 Multan
Shaikha 674 Multan
Mahran 673 Multan
Mohana 663 Dera Ghazi Khan
Makkal 662 Mianwali
Asran 662 Mianwali
Mahesar 648 Dera Ghazi Khan
Mangil 656 Dera Ghazi Khan
Sangra 653 Mianwali
Khoti 646 Jhelum
Dhol 638 Dera Ghazi Khan
Bhadro 638 Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan
Kaloke 638 Rawalpindi
Khombra 637 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Ganda 637 Rawalpindi
Ghani 628 Dera Ghazi Khan
Manela 628 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Dhindsa 627 Sialkot, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Bhangu 625 Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Jandral 618 Jhelum
Ruk 618 Multan
Tama 617 Jhelum
Lidhar 614 Sialkot, Gurdaspur and Lahore
Khatti 612 Dera Ghazi Khan
Aura 610 Rawalpindi
Chandram 608 Multan
Bagar 602 Multan
Sapral 600 Sahiwal / Okara / Pakpattan
Kalhar 600 Mianwali
Samachi 599 Multan
Panjootha 596 Sargodha
Ghorhawal 591 Mianwali
Bhander 589 Sargodha
Chahura 587 Mianwali
Bagril 586 Gujrat
Athar 581 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Pukhowara 581 Multan
Hariar 579 Jhelum
Lapra 579 Multan
Brakha 579 Sargodha
Charal 578 Multan
Rayar 578 Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Sandrana 577 Sargodha
Serwal 572 Jhelum
Jangal 572 Jhelum
Kajla 558 Dera Ghazi Khan
Kande 557 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Kabru 554 Dera Ghazi Khan
Jarola 550 Sargodha
Samri 549 Multan
Marath 548 Sargodha
Joota 544 Jhelum
Saand 544 Mianwali
Hindan 541 Rawalpindi
Kathal 538 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Jandi 538 Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Masson 537 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Jauson 531 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh
Malhan 529 Dera Ghazi Khan
Kalia 525 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Bir 524 Multan
Meo 524 Dera Ghazi Khan – the relation of the Meo Jat of Dera Ghazi Khan and the Meo caste in Gurgaon, Alwar and Bharatpur is unclear. The Meo Jat claim an Arab origin
Samtia 524 Mianwali
Sansi 522 Gujranwala and Lahore
Dhamtal 520 Rawalpindi
Chhaj 510 Faisalabad
Bipar 508 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Chawali 506 Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan
Khinge 506 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh
Nissowana 505 Sargodha
Bhawan 503 Sargodha
Barar 501 Dera Ghazi Khan
Mahi 498 Multan
Kohawer 496 Mianwali
Gadri 490 Sialkot and Gurdaspur
Minhas 457 Jhelum
Sanghera 418 Ambala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Chuna 415 Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Mandahar 401 Patiala State
Nagra 366 Sialkot and Gurdaspur
Batth 340 Lahore
Deshwal 321 Hissar, Karnal and Rohtak/td>
Kalair 312 Faisalabad / Toba Tek Singh
Godara 309 Hissar / Patiala State
Ghahi 301 Multan
Bal 298 Sialkot, Gurdaspur, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Marhal also sometimes called Mandal 280 Patiala State and Karnal – Muslim Nawabs of Karnal belonged to this tribe
Auntal 274 Jalandhar and Ludhiana
Ves 274 Sargodha
Turkhel 255 Mianwali
Panghal 229 Hissar, Karnal and Rohtak
Janjhar 223 Patiala State
Jhalli 219 Patiala State
Tiwana 216 Patiala State – most Tiwana declared themselves as Rajputs
Punia 213 Hissar / Patiala State
Pawania 207 Hissar, Karnal and Patiala State
Billan 205 Patiala State
Malhi 205 Lahore, Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Raad 201 Multan
Narwal 191 Hissar
Sudhan 175 Rawalpindi
Mami 166 Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Uppal 163 Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala and Patiala State
Nain 162 Hissar, Karnal and Rohtak
Sekhon 155 Lahore
Padda 151 Sialkot, and Gurdaspur
Jawana 150 Patiala State
Shajra 144 Multan
Rathi 144 Karnal and Hissar
Dhandhe 141 Patiala State
Mahil 134 Sialkot, Lahore, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Kapurthala
Maalta 121 Multan
Basati 120 Patiala State
Raparia 119 Patiala State / Hissar
Sunar 107 Rohtak
Aujla 107 Jalandhar
Bore 102 Patiala State
Bandar / Wandar 100 Firuzpur, Hissar and Sirsa
Baghial 96 Rawalpindi
Kali Rauni 95 Patiala State
Dohan 83 Hissar
Gandhu 77 Patiala State
Gadra 77 Patiala State
Gulia 71 Patiala State
Ahlawat 70 Hissar, Karnal and Rohtak
Bola 70 Hissar and Patiala State
Maghial 69 Rawalpindi
Khatri 68 Sonepat, Karnal and Rohtak
Sodhi 65 Patiala State
Baidwan 61 Karnal and Hissar
Mander 59 Patiala State
Sarwara 58 Patiala State
Phogat 57 Patiala State
Dabdal 51 Hissar
Hari 49 Patiala State
Gurne 48 Patiala State
Boria 46 Rawalpindi
Dhauker 45 Patiala State
Sheoran 43 Hissar
Lahar 43 Patiala State
Sohi 42 Patiala State
Mandi 41 Patiala State
Narwan 41 Patiala State
Narwan 41 Patiala State
Sawaich 40 Hissar
Sangi 38 Firuzpur
Rattiwal 37 Patiala State
Jawanda 34 Patiala State
Dandiwal 34 Hissar
Bator 33 Patiala State
Tarka 30 Patiala State
Rai 29 Firuzpur
Chanhan 26 Hissar
Mial 25 Rawalpindi
Kandoe 24 Patiala State
Sehwag 24 Hissar
Maindal 22 Patiala State
Mahla 22 Hissar
Bagar 21 Patiala State
Gailan 20 Hissar
Phogat 20 Patiala State
Jassar 19 Patiala State
Sarao 13 Patiala State
Dullat 13 Patiala State
Jaglan 11 Hissar
Chande 10 Patiala State
Bandhel 10 Patiala State
Lahar 10 Hissar
Dhawe 10 Patiala State
Dalal 10 Rohtak
Khandi 9 Hissar
Boparai 9 Gurdaspur
Saran 7 Rohtak
Dagur 2 Gurgaon – a few families of Muley Jats

 

List and Population of Jat clans of the Rawalpindi Division According 1901 Census of India

Below is a list of Muslim Jat clans and their population in the Rawalpindi Division of Punjab, drawn up for 1901 Census of India. Please also read my introduction for the 1911 Census on the Jat clans to give you some background. Almost all the population that professed to be Jat were Muslim, with exception of Kharian Tehsil of Gujrat District, which was home several Hindu Wariach Jats.

Rawalpindi District

The total Jat population in 1901 was 46,061, of which 43,853 (95%) were Muslim. Below is a list of the major clans:

Tribe Total
Aura 1,660
Badhan 246
Baghial 647
Bains 1,388
Bhagiara 270
Chatha 130
Chhina 653
Dhamial 2,203
Dhamtal 695
Gangal 325
Gill 373
Gondal 958
Hanial 155
Harial 194
Hattial 222
Heer 428
Hindan 489
Jatal 395
Jodhra 5,157
Kalial 1,791
Kanial 954
Kassar 105
Khalis 102
Khatril 1,578
Khor 389
Langrial 120
Lodhra 134
Magial 596
Magrial 486
Mangral 226
Matyal 314
Mial 599
Mundra 150
Phira 164
Phul 135
Salhal 215
Sandhu 99
Sangal 427
Sial 618
Sudhan 1,765
Tama 231
Thathaal 534
Walana 112
Wariach 347

Jhelum District

The total Jat population in 1901 was 73,364, of which 72,763 (99%) were Muslim. Below is a list of the major clans:

Tribe Total
Badhan 248
Bains 962
Bhakral 585
Bhatti 2,053
Bhutta 678
Chadhar 121
Chauhan 224
Dhudhi 352
Gondal 879
Harral 460
Heer 243
Janjua 120
Jhammat 929
Kanial 1,990
Kassar 111
Langah 482
Mahil 320
Minhas 824
Ranjha 236
Sahi 445
Sial 126
Tarar 758
Thaheem 139
Wariach 388

Gujrat District

The total Jat population in 1901 was 198,075, of which 192,000 (97%) were Muslim. Below is a list of the major clans:

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Tribe Total
Bains 478
Bajwa 532
Bhullar 106
Bhutta 373
Chatha 812
Cheema 2,923
Chhina 287
Dhariwal 388
Dhillon 568
Dhotar 1,513
Ghumman 739
Gill 503
Goraya 148
Harral 158
Heer 1,654
Hanjra 2,338
Jakhar 235
Kang 1,183
Langrial 3,702
Mangat 1,031
Marral 168
Pannun 242
Randhawa 298
Sahi 4,498
Sandhu 228
Sarai 661
Sidhu 2,157
Sipra 1,259
Sohal 374
Tarar 14,531
Virk 775
Wariach 37,805

Shahpur District

The total Jat population in 1901 was 63,876, of which 63,649 (99%) were Muslim. Below is a list of the major clans:

Tribe Total
Aulakh 103
Bains 613
Bhachar 166
Bhatti 3,864
Bhutta 1,298
Burana 657
Chadhar 3,303
Chhina 538
Hanjra 528
Harral 1,849
Heer 553
Hurgan 236
Jhawari 1,092
Jora 718
Lak 2,197
Lali 531
Lala 357
Langah 604
Mahil 181
Mangat 226
Marath 548
Nissowana 518
Panjootha 966
Rehan 1,567
Sahi 164
Sidhu 100
Sipra 1,382
Tarar 1,223
Thaheem 288
Tulla 1,403
Virk 318
Wariach 445

Mianwali District

The total Jat population in 1901 was 137,665, all of whom were Muslim. Below is a list of the major clans:

Tribe Total
Aheer 843
Asar 1,377
Atar Khel 181
Atra 652
Aulakh 1,887
Aura 232
Autrah 1,075
Bains 353
Bedha 472
Bhachar 1.422
Bhadwal 1,207
Bhatti 1,880
Bhullar 483
Bhumla 793
Bhutta 778
Birkan 130
Budhwana 366
Chadhar 1,226
Chandhar 235
Chhajra 367
Chhina 1,580
Dab 103
Deo 915
Des 158
Dhandla 286
Dharal 419
Dhariwal 184
Dhillon 949
Dhudhi 335
Dumra 585
Gandhi 1,288
Ghallu 818
Gill 190
Goraya 365
Gorchar 807
Hanbi 336
Hans 498
Harral 347
Heer 603
Janjua 573
Jatal 164
Jakhar 1,229
Jhammat 507
Joiya 670
Kahlon 442
Kalasra 918
Kallu 1,301
Kallu Khel 147
Khandoa 1,278
Khera 176
Kohawer 1,020
Lak 452
Langah 704
Langrial 222
Lohanch 676
Mallana 454
Naul 229
Pala Khel 169
Rawana 215
Saggu 434
Sahgra 321
Sahi 963
Samtia 1,007
Saandh 948
Sandhila 701
Saandi 410
Sarai 150
Sawag 460
Srb 1,144
Sial 2,945
Sohal 435
Soomra 930
Talokar 1,096
Thaheem 352
Turkhel 1,344
Turk 1,499
Waghora 173
Wawana 258

Major Muslim Jat clans

Below are brief descriptions of the main Muslim Jat clans in the Punjab. I would also ask the reader to look at my posts Population of Muslim Jat clans of British Punjab according to the 1891 Census of India, Population of Muslim Jat Clans of British Punjab According to the 1911 Census of India and Population of Muslim Jat Clans of British Punjab According to the 1901 Census of India which gives the total population of the Muslim clans. According to 1901 Census, the ten largest tribes were the Wariach (58,936), Cheema (39,358), Bajwa (27,609), Chadhar (27,422), Sandhu (25,786),Tarar (25,606), Gill (19,894), Virk (19,703), Ghumman (16,893), Hanjra (15,892) and Bains (14,398). While according to the 1911 Census of Punjab, the ten largest were Wariach (66,392), Gondal (62,320), Cheema (37,076), Bhatti (35,289), Khokhar (33,032), Sandhu (32,632), Kharral (24,702), Bajwa (23,501), Gill (22,861) and Tarar (22,351). The appearence of the Gondals, who were all recorded as Rajput in 1901 shows the flexibilty of identity that existed between Muslim Jats and Rajputs. However, although boundaries were flexible, most of the larger Muslim clans such as the Wariach, Cheema, Sandhu, Gill and Bajwa have always registered themselves as Jats.

Groups of Muslim Jats in the Punjab

The Jats formed the largest single community among the Muslims of Punjab. In 1901 for example, they numbered 1,962,252 out of a total population of 12,183,345. Colonial Punjab covered a very large area, and readers are asked to look at my post on the Population of Muslim Jat Clans of British Punjab According to the 1901 Census of India, which gives a description of the size of the area. The huge area that extended just east of Peshawar, and west of Delhi included a huge culture diversity. The Jat’s that have inhabited this region exhibit similar diversity. Near Delhi, and what is now eastern Haryana, we had communities of Muley Jats, who spoke dialects of Haryanwi, and traditionally practiced clan exogamy. The large central region, stretching from Ghaghar river in the east to the Jhelum in the west was home to the Punjabi Jats. This region is also home to the Sikh Jats, with which the Muslim Punjabi Jats shared culture and traditions. Larger clans such as the Sandhu, Sidhu, Dhillon and Gill were also common among the Muslim Jats. Beyond the Jhelum were the Jats of the Potohar plateau. These Jat were concentrated in the Gujar Khan and Jhelum regions, and belonged to a number of small clans, the largest being the Gondal, Dhamial and Kalyal.

Glossary of Clans

A

Tribe Origin Myth / Tradition Distribution
Aheer The Aheer have two theories of their origin. Some claim descent from Qutub Shah, who is also the ancestor of the Awan tribe, while other connect themselves with the Yaduvanshi Ahirs tribe of North India Khushab, Chiniot, Sargodha, Mianwali, Jhang, Bhakkar and Faisalabad districts. Largely a tribe of the Thal Desert
Arnyal, sometimes pronounced Ranyal Some traditions of Janjua Rajput origin Rawalpindi and Jhelum Districts. Also in Mirpur District of Azad Kashmir
Assoun Claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry Mainly in Gujranwala District
Athru Some traditions of Awan ancestry Jhelum District
Atwal Number of origin myths. Muslim Atwal were found mainly in eastern Punjab regions such as Jalandhar and Ludhiana. Found mainly in Faisalabad, Khanewal, Toba Tek Singh, all refugees from East Punjab
Aulakh One of the largest Jat clans found in the Punjab. Muslim Aulakh were found mainly in Sialkot, Gujranwala, Lahore, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar and Ludhiana district. The Aulakh also are an important Saraiki-speaking Jat clan in Layyah District. like other Muslim Jats of East Punjab, they moved to Pakistan after partition in 1947. Mainly in Faisalabad division. Also in Layyah District

B

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Bachhal

 

The Bacchal claim descent from Taoni Rajputs. There are Bacchal Rajouts in Uttar Pradesh, who may be the same clan as the Bacchal Jats. Although found in Ambala, the Bacchal are Punjabi speaking, so distinct from other Jat clans who speak Haryanwi, and are known as Mulley. They are now found mainly in Gujranwala and Sargodha diastricts.

 

Badhan

 

The Badhan of Poonch are a Dogra clan. According to their tradition, they are a branch of the Saroa Rajputs descended from  an individual named Kala, a resident of Jammu. In Sialkot and Gujrat, the Badhan are Jat. Prior to partition, Badhan both Muslim and Sikh were found in Gurdaspur. Mainly in Gujrat, Sialkot and Narowal districts. A few are also found in Poonch and Mirpur in Azad Kashmir
Baghar or Baghoor

 

A small Jat clan, possibly of Khokhar extraction, found in the Thal Desert region In Kushab District, in villages near Rangpur Baghoor. A few also found in Shahpur Tehsil of Sargodha District
Baidwan

 

H.A. Rose writes about its etymology that fancifully it is derived from baid, a physician — who rescued a bride of the clan from robbers and was rewarded by their adopting his name. They are a Mulley Jat clan, who were found mainly in Ambala and Karnal. Like other Mulleys, they immigrated to Pakistan at partition They are now found scattered in Okara, , Sahiwal, Vehari and Multan district.

 

Bains The Bains claim descent from the Janjua Rajputs, and are one of the larger Jat clans. Prior to partition, the Muslim branch of this clan extended from Rawalpindi in the west to Hoshiarpur in the east. Many Bains Jat are also settled in the canal colony districts of Faisalabad and Sahiwal. In Multan, a the Bains are known as Waince. After partition, Muslim members of this tribe founf in East Punjab moved to Pakistan. In Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujrat and Sialkot. The Waince are found in Multan, Muzaffargarh, Mianwali and Khushab. The Bains of Mirpur District prefer to designate themselves as Rajputs
Bajwa According to tribal traditions, they are Suryavanshi Rajputs and that their ancestor Raja Shalip was driven out of Multan in the time of Sikandar Lodi. His two sons Kals and Lis escaped in the disguise of falconers. Lis went to Jammu and there married a Katil Rajput bride, while Kals married a Jat girl in Pasrur. Falconers are known as bazwala, and the tribe gets its name from its occupation Bajwas are found in all tehsils of Sialkot except Daska. In the Sialkot tehsil they inhabit the Bhagowal zail only. In the Zafarwal tehsil they are grouped around Chawinda, in the Raya tehsil around Narowal, while in Pasrur they are found mainly in the northwest with headquarters at Kalaswala. Outside Sialkot, they are found in Gujranwala and Faisalabad Divisions One of the five largest Jat tribe in Punjab

 

Bal

 

Various traditions as to their origin. One makes a branch of the Sekhu tribe. Their ancestor is also said to have been named Baya Bal, a Rajput who came from Malwa. The name Bal, which means ” strength,” given to the tribe on account on the strenght shown by Baya. One of the largest Jat tribe, found throughout the central districts of Lahore, Kasur, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala and Okara. Prior to partition, Muslim Bal were also found in Amritsar, Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Ludhiana. Many have also settled in the canal colony districts of Faisalabad, Sahiwal and Sargodha.

 

Bandechha

 

The Bandechha or Badecha claim Suryavanshi ancestry. The tribe is descended from a Kura Pal whose sons settled in Sialkot under Shah Jahan : also found in Amritsar. They were found in Sialkot, and historically in Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur and Jalandhar district. They are now found mainly in Faisalabad and Sahiwal.

 

Bangial

 

Claim descent from Bangash Khan, a Panwar (Parmar) Rajput They are found mainly in Jhelum, Rawalpindi, Gujrat and Gujranwala district. Many Rawalpindi Bangial claim to be Rajputs.

 

Baryar

 

Little is known about this tribe Found mainly in Mandi Bahauddin and Sargodha districts
Basra

 

The Basra claim to be of Saroya Rajput ancestry. Found mainly in villages around Pasrur in Sialkot District, and in neighbouring Gujranwala District. Some also settled in the canal colony districts of Faisalabad, Sahiwal and Sargodha in the 19th century.

 

Batth

 

According to traditions, they are descended from a Sanpal or Sainpal, who came from the Malwa 800 years ago. They first settled at Odhyara in Lahore. The Batth are found in villages of the Kasur and Okara districts.

 

Bhachar

 

They are a Khokhar clan. The Bhachar are found mainly in Wan Bhachran in Mianwali District
Bhadiar

 

The Bhadiar claim SuryavanshiRajput ancestry.

Found mainly in Sialkot and Gujrat districts.

 

Bhagwal

 

The Bhagwal claim Mughal ancestry Found mainly in Gujrat and Jhelum districts.
Bhalli

 

  Found mainly in Sialkot District.
Bhidwal Bhidwal are descended from Bhadwal Rajputs of Jammu The Bhidwal are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan found in Bhakkar District.
Bhangu

 

The Bhangu or Bhangoo or Bhango are prominent Jat clan and original inhabitants of the Punjab. The Jhang Bhangu were pastoralist, while those of central Punjab were farmers. Muslim Bhangu are found districts of Lahore, Sheikhupura, Jhang, Kasur, and Sahiwal
Bhinder

 

Claim to be Chandravanshi Rajputs, through its ancestor Bhinder, who settled in the Punjab under Rai Tanar. The Bhinder are found mainly in Gujranwala and Sialkot districts. Bhinders from Ludhiana and Jalandhar are settled in Faisalabad.

 

Bhukar

 

Possibly of Bhatti origin A Jat clan found in Jhelum and Multan districts. They are one of the major Jat clans of the Pothohar region.

 

Bhullar

 

The Bhullar, together with the Heer and Maan, are considered the orignal Jat clans. They were found as far east as Patiala, and far west as Sargodha. Muslim Bhullar are found mainly in Gujranwala and Faisalabad divisions
Bhutta

 

Various origin stories. Most likely to be Panwar Rajputs Multan and throughout South Punjab
Bohar They are Panwar Rajputs . They are the main Jat clan of the Cholistan desert, and are found in Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan and Dera Ghazi Khan districts.

 

Boparai

 

Claim descent from Raja Jagdeo, the Parmar Rajput who came to Punjab from Malwa in central India. Raja Jagdeo had a  son named ‘Bopa Rai’, from whom the tribe claims descent. The Muslim branch are located in Faisalabad district and Toba Tek Singh district. There are some Boparai Jatt families who have moved to Lahore in the last few years and in the Sheikhupura district.

 

Buttar Said to be descended from a Surajbansi Rajput who Came from the Lakki jungle and settled first inGujranwala. Prior to partition, a good many were found in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana. Now found in Faisalabad and Sahiwal divisions. Also found in Gujranwala

 

C

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Chadhar

 

The Chadhar claim descent from the Agnivanshi Rajputs, more specifically from the Tomar clan. found mainly in Jhang, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Sahiwal, and Toba Tek Singh. A few Chadhar Jats were also found in Firuzpur district, who all moved to Pakistan in 1947.

 

Chahal, sometimes pronounced as Chahil

 

One of the largest Muslim Jat clans. They have a number of origin myths. According to one, there ancestor was Raja Agarsen Surajbansi, who had four sons,Chahil, Chhina, Chima, and Sahi, and that the four Jat tribes who bear these names are sprung from them. Their original home was Malwa, whence they migrated to the Punjab. According to another story their ancestor was a Tunwar Rajput called Raja Rikh, who came from the Deccan and settled at Kahlur. His son Birsi married a Jat woman, settled at Matti in the Malwa about the time of Akbar, and founded the tribe. found throughout central Punjab. The Chahal are also found in Jhelum and Gujrat Districts. A significant number of Chahal are refugees from East Punjab.
Chachar

 

Tribe claims descent from Chachar, a Mughal, who married a Jat, hence his descendents became Jat Found in Sindh and South Punjab, especially in Rahimyar Khan and Rajanpur
Chatha
 
Claim Chauhan decent, closely connected to the Cheema Jats. found in Sialkot, Gujranwala, and Sargodha district. Separate from these are the Chatha of Rawalpindi, who claim to be Rajput

 

Chauhan Most Muslim Chauhan consider themselves to be Rajput. However in central Punjab, in particular in what was the old Lahore Division (which included Amritsar and Gudaspur) Chauhans identified themselves as Jats, and intermarried with other tribes of Jat status. Mainly central Punjab. Historically in Amritsar. Now mainly in Sahiwal, Faisalabad, Chiniot and Sargodha. Also in Kasur and Lahore in villages near the Indian border
Cheema Like Chauhan Jats, the Cheema are also of Chauhan descent. The third largest Muslim Jat tribe after the Sandhu and Randhawa Found mainly in Gujranwala and Sialkot. In the old Gujranwala Bar, the Cheema were the single dominant tribe. Small groups of Muslim Cheema were also found in Jallandhar and Amritsar District. Now found in Faisalabad and Sahiwal. In Sargodha, there are several villages of East Punjab, Sialkot and Gujranwala Cheema, the first group came as refugees while others were settlers. Seperate from these Cheema are those of Gujar Khan in Rawalpindi, who consider themselves to be Rajputs. In numbers they are the third largest Muslim Jat tribe.

 

Chhajra
 
The Chhajra claim descent from the Bhatti Rajputs They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan, found mainly in Muzaffargah, Layyah, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur districts

 

Chhina

 

Not to be confused by the Cheema. The Chhina claim to be descended from Chhina, a brother of Joiya. Both these tribes claim descent from Krishna and the ancient Yadava dynasty The Chhina are found throughout Punjab. Historically, the Chhina were also found in Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Jalandhar districts of East Punjab. In west Punjab they were found in Lahore, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Jhelum, Rawalpindi and Mianwali. The Chhina are one of the larger tribes of the Gujar Khan Tehsil of Rawalpindi. In Bhakkar, they occupy the northern third of the district. In Multan, they were one of the larger of the Saraiki-speaking tribes.

 

D

Tribe Origin Myth / Tradition Distribution
Dab Very little is known about the Dab. They are one of number of pastoral groups in the Shorkot area Shorkot Tehsil of Jhang District
Daha The tribe claims descent from Daha, who was said to be a Muslim holyman, who married the daughter of Parihar Rajput. They does claim kinship with the Bohar and Parhar Jats, who are also of Parihar Rajput ancestry.They are found mainly in Vehari, Khanewal,D G Khan,D I Khan,Faisalabad, Multan and Rajanpur districts. Multan, Khanewal and Muzaffargarh districts
Dahba The Dahba claim descent from the Janjua Rajputs. Gujrat District
Dahar or Dahiri The Daher claim Rajput ancestry. According to some traditions, they are descended from Rajah Dahir of Sindh. They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan Jhang, Chiniot, Sargodha, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur and Multan districts
 Dandiwal

 

 The Dandiwal are a clan that claims Chauhan Rajput ancestry. The Muslim branch was found in Hissar District, and they were one of the larger Mulla Jat clans  Now found mainly in Okara, Vehari and Sahiwal districts
Dawana

 

 Claim a Sial Rajput origin  In Multan District
 Deo or Dev The Deo claim Suryavanshi Rajput ancestry. They are found throughout central Punjab, and prior to partition, were also found in Amritsar and Jalandhar districts. They are closely connected to the Sohal and Deol clan.

 

 Mainly in Faisalabad
 Dhaliwal or Dhariwal  The Dhaliwal or Dhariwal are a major Jat clan in Mandi Bahauddin district  Through out Lahore, Gujranwala and Faisalabad Divisions
 Dhamial  The Dhamial claim descent from the Janjua Rajputs  Jhelum District and the Gujar Khan Tehsil of Rawalpindi District
 Dhandla  The Dhandla claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry. They are a Seraiki speaking Jat tribe  Layyah, Muzaffargarh and Dera Ghazi Khan
 Dhandu   The Dhandu claim descent from the Panwar Rajputs. They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat tribe  Bahawalpur
 Dhillon  One of the largest Mus;im Jat tribe in Punjab  Found throughout Central Punjab
 Dhindsa   The Dhindsa claim descent from the Saroha Rajputs They are found mainly in Gujrat, Sialkot and Faisalabad districts. Prior to partition, they were also found mainly in Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala districts.

 

Dhudhi They are of Parmar Rajput origin. In Sahiwal and Okara, the Dhudhi are of Rajput status. But in Jhelum and Sargodha, they are Jat Jhelum and Sargodha
 Dosanjh  Muslim Dosanjh were found mainly in Kapurthala and Jalandhar  Now mainly in Faisalabad
Dudhra Little is known about their origin Found mainly in Gujrat and Sialkot
Duggal Their name is said to be a corruption of the word do gal, meaning two speeches, on account of their ancestry, which is of mixed Jat and Gujar. Sargodha and Mandi Bahaudin

G

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Ghallu A Saraiki-speaking Jat clan. They trace their descent from a Rajput prince, said to have come from Marwar. found mainly in Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and Muzaffargarh districts.
 Ghuman  It claims descent from Malkir, second in descent from the Lunar Race, Raja Dalip of Delhi. Fifth in descent from him, Jodha had three sons, Harpal, Ranpal and Sanpal.  Throughout central Punjab, one of the larger Jat clans. Pre-partion, they extended to cover territory as far east as Kaithal in Haryana.

Gill
They claim tohave come to the Punjab from South via Rajasthan. They are descnded from Waryah Rajput chieftain Vinepal, who came to Rajasthan and built the fort of Bhatinda along the banks of Sutlej at Bathinda. Setting up his capital here, he captured the territories up to Peshawar.  Found throughout central Punjab. In numbers one of the largest clan in Punjab.
 Godara They are a Mulley Jat clan. Prior to partition found in Hissar, where it owns large areas in Sirsa and Fatehabad tahsils. They trace their descent from Nimbuji, who founded a village near Bikaner, and say that as they could not agree upon one of their own clan as chieftain they asked the Raja of Jodhpur to give them one of his younger sons as their ruler, so he gave them Bika in whose honour Bikaner was founded. Most Godara are Hindu  Found mainly in Okara, Kasur, Sahiwal and Shujabad
Gondal  Clan of Chauhan ancestry. Almost entirely Muslim  Gujrat, Jhelum, Sargodha, Jhang, Rawalpindi, Chakwal, and Hafizabad. Also settled in the Chenab colony. In size the second largest Muslim Jat clan in Punjab.
Goraya Said to be descended from the Sarolia family of Suryavanshi Rajputs, and to have come to Gujranwala as a nomad and pastoral tribe from Sirsa. Another story is that they are descended from a Sombansi Rajput called Guraya whose grandson Mal came from the Lakki thal some 15 generations ago.  Found mainly in Sialkot, Gujranwala, Lahore and territories in Indian Punjab pre-partition. Also settled inthe Chenab Colony
Grewal
 
The Grewal Jat claim Chandel Rajput ancestry. Muslim branch of the Grewal were concentrated in Ludhiana District. They are now scattered in Faisalabad, Sahiwal and Sargodha districts.
Gujjral  Claim descent from a Bhatti Rajput, who acquired the name Gujral on account of him being fostered by a Gujjar family  In Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujrat and Mirpur. The Rawalpindi Gujjral consider themselves to be Jat.


H

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Hal Possible Awan ancestry found in Jhelum District.
Hamooka A Jat clan claiming Bhatti Rajput ancestry. They are found mainly in Sargodha, Khushab and Chakwal districts. A Shahpuri speaking Jat clan
Hanjra Possible Saroya ancestry Found among the Pachada of Hissar / Fatehabad. Also in the Maanjha and Doaba. Most Muslim Hanjra are now in Faisalabad, Sahiwal and Sargodha. Gujranwala is home to an established Hanjra population. One of the larger Jat clans of the Punjab
 Hans .The Hans clan claims descent from a Qureshi Arab who settled in Pakka Sidhar in Sahiwal District. His descendants intermarried with the Jat tribes of the neighbourhood, and as such became Jat  One of the tribes of the Neeli Bar. Historically Bar nomads. Found in Sahiwal, Khanewal, Layyah and Bhakkar districts.
 Heer  The Hayer generally pronounced as Heer (and spelled Hayre), are one of three original or Asl clans of the Jat, the other two being Bhullar and Maan. They are among the Punjabi-speaking Jat clans of central Punjab, and also among the Saraiki-speaking tribes.
 Hundal The Hundal claim descent from the Suryavanshi Rajputs.  They were found mainly in Amritsar and Gurdaspur districts. Hundal villages in Gurdaspur were in Shakargarh Tehsil, which is now in the Narowal District. The Amritsar Hundals are now founded mainly in Faisalabad District.

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Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Jai  Possibly of Bhatti ancestry  A Saraiki-speaking Jat clan, found mainly in Multan and Khanewal districts.
 Jajja  From Jajja, a Rajput nobleman There are twelve villages of the clan in Sialkot. Most of them are on the western side of Qila Suba Singh, now called Qila Kalarwala-Pasrur Road, and to the eastern side of BRB Canal. They are Jats.  Villages are Khan Jajja, Mohrikey Jajja, Ooncha Jajja, Ghanokey Jajja, Hussa Jajja, Lodhikey Jajja, Jeowali Jajja and some villages in Bahawalpur tehsil Yazman Chak 62DB, 68DB, 63DB, 89DB, etc.
 Jakhar  Some Jakhar claim descent from the Bhatti Rajputs, others from the Chauhan Rajputs.  They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan, found in Layyah, Muzaffargarh, Bhakkar, Multan and Khanewal districts. A second group of Jakhars are found among the Mulley Jats of Haryana
 Jandral The Jandral claim Rajput ancestry.  Found in Jhelum and Chakwal
 Jandran  Claim descent from a Mughal nobleman  The tribe is found mainly in Jhang, Khanewal, Vehari, Lahore, Lodhran and Faisalabad districts of Punjab. The main villages of the tribe are Jandran in Sargodha District, and Jandran Khurd and Jandran Kallan in Okara District.
 Jhammat The Jhammat claim descent from the Parmar Rajputs  They are found in Sargodha, Jhelum, Khushab, Bhakkar and Layyah districts.
 Jhawari  The Jhawari claim descent from the Khokhar Rajputs They are found in Sargodha, Mandi Bahauddin and Khushab districts. Nomads of the Kirana Bar
 Jhujh The Jhujh claim descent from the Chauhan Rajputs.  hey are found in Mandi Bahauddin, Okara, Sahiwal and Sargodha districts. Mong (Mandi Bahaudin), Pipli Bakka Jhujh (Sargodha), Jhujh Khurd and Jhujh Kalan (Okara) are the main villages of this clan.  Also found in Montgomery (Sahiwal)and Shahpur districts. There they were Bar nomads
 Johal  Johal, one of the orignal Jatts of Punjab . found mainly in Amritsar, Ludhiana and Jalandhar. Some had also settled in Faisalabad in the 19th century. They are now found in Faisalabad, Sahiwal and Toba Tak Singh districts.
 Juta or Jootah  From Jotah, a Rajput chief  found mainly in Shorkot Tehsil, and neighbouring Toba Tek Singh District. Historicaly nomads of the Sandal Bar

 

 

K

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Kadher  Claim Rajput origin found mainly in District Mandi Bahauddin and in Nanakana Sahib. In Mandi Bahauddin there is a union council by the name of Kadher (UC:22 Kadhar). In district Nankana Sahib there is only one village where the Kadher live (Burj Bibi). The word Kadher is also sometimes written as Kadhar.
 Kahlon  They claim descent from Raja Vikramajit, a Suryavanshi Rajput, through Raja Jagdeo of Daranagar, concerning whom they tell the well-worn legend that in his generosity he promised his sister whatsoever she might ask. She claimed his head and he fulfilled his promise, but was miraculously restored to life. His descendant in the 4th generation Kahlwan gave his name to the tribe. found mainly in Sialkot, Gurdaspur and Amritsar Districts. They are now scattered throughout central Punjab.
 Kallu/ Kallah  A branch of Kahlon, similar ancestry  are found mainly in Sargodha and Khushab district. A few were also found in Amritsar and Jalandhar prior to partition.
 Kalhora or sometimes called Sarai Jat tribe, also known as Doddi Lati, which gave a dynasty to Sind and is still represented in Dera Ghazi Khan. Its ancestors were darweshes who followed the tenets of the Sayyid Muhammad, the Jaunpuri, a noted teacher, and one of them, Harmus, espoused a daughter of the Abra Jats of Sind, receiving a grant of land as her dower. A branch became rulers of Sindh  In Dera Ghazi Khan, Rahimyar Khan (the old Bahawalpur State). Seraiki speaking Jat clan
 Kalyal  Claim Chandravanshi Rajput descent. They are Chibhali Jats.  They are found mainly in Jhelum, Chakwal and Rawalpindi districts, and are the second largest Jat clan in the region, after the Gondal. Like other Jat clans of the Pothohar region, many claim to be Rajput.
Kalyar  Of Bhatti descent They are the principal tribe of the Kirana Bar. Found in Sargodha, Jhang, Multan, Muzaffargarh and Faisalabad districts.
 Kang The Kang are one of the larger Jat clans. They claim descent from Jogah, who was also an ancestor of the Sohal and Natt Jats.  They are found in Lahore, Shaikhupura, Sialkot, Gujrat, Sargodha, Narowal, Faisalabad and Sahiwal districts. Prior to partition, many Muslim Kang were also found in Amritsar, Firozpur, Jalandhar and Ludhiana districts.
 Kanyal  Claim Minhas Rajput ancestry  They are found mainly in Jhelum, Gujrat and Rawalpindi districts. A Jat tribe of the Pothohar and Chibhal.
 Khaira, sometimes written as Khera  The Khaira claim descent from the Suryavanshi Rajputs.  They are found throughout central Punjab, and prior to partition, were also found in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana districts. They are now found in Faisalabad, Sargodha, Khanewal, Lahore, Sialkot, Kasur and Gujranwala districts.
 Khar  Claim Kharal Rajput ancestry  They are found in Muzaffargarh, Layyah and Bhakkar districts.
Khatarmal Claim Gakhar ancestry They are found in Jhelum and Chakwal districts.
 Khatri  Claim the descent from king Kailash of Kashmir who is mentioned in Rajatrangini. After the fall of the Kashmir kingdom they came and settled down in Lahore,  then moved to Rohtak. No connection with the Khatri caste. They are a Mulley Jat clan  who were found in Sonepat and Rohtak. They are now found in Okara and Sahiwal districts.
 Khingar  Claim to be of Bhatti origin  They are found in Attock, Rawalpindi and Jhelum districts. Like other clans of the Pothohar region, they have a dual identity, some claiming to be Jat, and some to be Rajput.
 Khoti  Claim Awan origin  They are found in Jhelum and Chakwal districts.
 Kianth  The Kianth are a small Jat clan who claim Rajput ancestry from Rajasthan  They are found in Faisalabad District, and Rahim Yar Khan District
 Kohja  From Ali Mohammad, a Turk nobleman, nicknamed Kohja  They were found in Jalandhar District until partition. They are now found in Sahiwal, Faisalabad and Jhang District.
 Korotaneh  Of Bhatti descent  They are living in Sialkot district of Pakistan .

 

L

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Lak Of Parmar Rajput ancestry .  They are found in Sargodha, Khushab, Mandi Bahuaddin and Jhang districts.
 Lalli Claim descent from the Lohara Dynasty of Kashmir Found historically in East Punjab and Lahore. Most now found in the Colony areas of Toba Tek Singh and Faisalabad
 Langrial The Langrial have a number of traditions. Some claim Rajput ancestry, others claim to be Qureshi Arabs They are one of the most widespread of the Jat clans, found in Gujrat, Jhelum, Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad, Vehari, Khanewal and Lodhran districts.

Lidhar or sometimes pronounced Ladhar
Claim to be original Jat They are found in Sialkot,Faisalabad and Narowal districts. Historically also in East Punjab
Lodhra Of Minhas descent They live in Lodhran District, Multan District, Gujranwala District and Bahawalpur District.
Lodike  The Lodike are a clan of the Kharal Rajputs They are found in Gujranwala District, where they occupy 82 villages.
 Lohanch Of Soomra descent The Lohanch are a small Jat clan, found only in Muzaffargarh District.
 Lurka  A tribe of Bar nomads  The Lurka are a small Jat clan found in the Sandal Bar region. They are now confined to Faisalabad District.

 

 

 

M

Maan

The Maan are one of the original Jat clans, together with the Bhullar and Heer/Hayer being known as the Asl or original Jats. They are found throughout central Punjab. Prior to partition, they were also found in Amritsar, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana, Firuzpur and Patiala districts. They are now found in Faisalabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala, Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Sahiwal and Sargodha districts. The Maan were also found among the Mulla Jat of Karnal District.

Mahil

The Mahil claim Chandravanshi Rajput ancestry. Muslim Mahil were found in Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Firuzpur, Hoshiarpur and Patiala. They are now found in Okara, Khanewal, Sahiwal and Faisalabad districts.

Mahra

The Mahra claim descent from a Mughal nobleman. They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan found mainly in Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh and Layyah districts.

Maitla

The Maitla claim Rajput ancestry. They are found in Jhang, Sargodha, Multan, Bahawalpur, Muzafarghar, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Okara and Sahiwal districts.

Majoka
This clan is found at the banks of river Jehlum in the Sargodha District. The ancestry of Majoka clan is not fully clear yet. Majokas claim ancestry from Muslim invaders of India in the seventh century. However, other opinions include a Rajput or Chadhar descent.

Makwal

The Makwal claim Qureshi Arab ancestry. They are found mainly in Dera Ghazi Khan and Muzaffargarh districts.

Mallana

The Mallana are a Jat tribe found throughout Punjab. They claim descent from a Mughal nobleman.

Malhi

The Malhi claim descent from the Suryavanshi Rajputs. They are found mainly in Sialkot District.

Malik

The Malik are a Mulla Jat clan, and are also known as the Ghatwala. They were found in Sonepat and Rohtak in Haryana. Now they are found mainly in Okara, Sahiwal and Vehari districts.

Mamyal

The Mamyal claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry. They are found only in Rawalpindi District, principally in the village of Mamyal in Kahuta Tehsil.

Manda

The Manda are found mainly in Sialkot District.

Mangat

The Mangat claim Rajput ancestry. They are found in Mandi Bahauddin and Gujrat districts. Muslim Mangat were also found in Ambala and Ludhiana districts. They too have settled in Mandi Bahauddin.

 

Marath

The Marath claim Rajput ancestry. They are found in Sargodha and Gujranwala districts.

Minhas

Minhas:– Mainly found in Middle/North Punjab.The Minhas claim descent from the Suryavanshi

Marhal

The Marhal are a Mulla Jat clan. They were found in Samana and Karnal in Haryana, and from this clan came the family of the Nawabs of Karnal. Many have now settled in Hyderabad in Sindh, while others are found in Multan.

Marral

The Marral claim Chauhan Rajput ancestry. They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan, and are found in Jhang, Bahawalpur, Multan and Sahiwal districts.

Marrar

Marrar is a Jatt tribe of Pakistan, India. According to the book Glossary of tribes Castes of Punjab and NW Province Marrars were Sombansi Rajputs. The Marrars in Gujrat say they came into the Punjab from Samana, India in the service of Moghul King Akbar who settled them in the Gujrat district of Punjab.

Mathyal

The Mathyal (sometimes pronounced Matial or Matyal) are Rajput ancestry. They are found mainly in Rawalpindi and Jhelum districts.

Mekan

The Mekan claim Parmar Rajput ancestry. They are found in Sargodha, Jhang, Jhelum and Chakwal districts.

N

Nanda

Nanda Jats are said to be of Georgian, Tatar, Kazakh and Chechen origin. They are mostly found in Sialkot, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Okara, Islamabad, etc.

Nagra
The Nagra are connected with the Cheema clan, and claim Chauhan Rajput ancestry. They are found in Lahore, Gujranwala and Sialkot districts.

Nagyal

The Nagyal claim Minhas Rajput ancestry. They are found in Jhelum, Chakwal, Gujrat and Rawalpindi districts.

Naich

The Naich claim Rajput ancestry. They found in Bahawalpur, Sadiqabad, Kabirwala, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bhakkar and Khushab districts of Punjab. The Naich are a Saraiki-speaking Jat clan.

Nain

The Nain are a Mulla Jat clan. They were found in Patiala, Bhatinda and Hissar. Like other Mulla Jats, they moved to Pakistan after partition. They are now found mainly in Multan, Sahiwal and Okara districts.

 

Naswana or Nissowana

The Naswana (also pronounced Nissowana) claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry. They are found mainly in Chiniot, Jhang, Sargodha and Faisalabad districts.

Nathyal

Nathyals are descendents of Janjua Rajputs* (H.A. Rose 1919).

They are found in the potohar region of Pakistan in the districts of Jhelum, Chakwal, Rawalpindi and Gujrat. There are also found in the districts of Bhimber, Mirpur and Jammu.

Natt

The Natt claim Chandravanshi Rajputs ancestry. They are found in Gujranwala and Sialkot districts.

Naul

The Naul claim Rajput ancestry. They are found in Kasur, Sahiwal, Okara, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib and Jhang districts.

Nonari

The Nonari claim descent from the Meer/Barber Rajputs. They are found in Layyah, Bhakkar, Muzaffargarh, Multan, Sahiwal, Faisalabad and Rahim Yar Khan districts.

Noon

The Noon claim to be a clan of Bhatti Rajputs. Some consider themselves Jat, while others claim to be Rajput. The Noon of Bhakkar and Layyah generally claim to be Jat, while those of Sargodha and Multan claim to be Rajput.

P

 

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Padda Of Rajput ancestry They are found in Sialkot and Narowal districts. Prior to partition, also found in rest of Gurdaspur District
Pannun  claim Suryavanshi Rajput ancestry. They are found mainly in Lahore, Kasur, Gujranwala and Sialkot districts. Prior to partition, they were also found in Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Firozpur.
Panjootha
A tribe of Bar nomads. Found in Sargodha
Pansota They have settled in Faisalabad, Jhang and Toba Tek Singh districts. Most of them migrated from Indian District of Hoshiarpur.
Parhar Of Parihar Rajput descent Seraiki speaking. Jat clan, found throughout southern Punjab, with a few villages in Sargodha District.
Phogat A Muley Jat clan Muslim Phogat were found in Sonepat and Rohtak. They are now found mainly in Okara, Vehari and Kasur districts.
Punyal A Chibhali Jat clan found mainly in Dadayal area of Mirpur Azad Kashmir. They are also found in Gujar Khan area.

 

R

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Rahdari Claim Parmar Rajput origin A tribe of Bar nomads, found in Khushab
 Randhawa Claim Jadaun Rajput ancestry. One of the larger Punjabi Jatt tribes Found in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Lahore and Kasur districts. Prior to partition, Muslim Randhawa were also present in Amritsar, Firuzpur, Gurdaspur [{(Dharam Kot Randhawa)}], Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar and Patiala districts. There are several villages of Randhawa in Mirpurkhas, Badin, Nawab Shah and Sangarh districts in Sindh.
 Ranjha Some claim Qureshi descent, others Bhatti Found in Jhelum, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Sargodha and in the Chenab Colony areas such as Faisalabad
Ranyal
Of Janjua Rajput ancestry Predominantly found in the Jhelum region, extending north to Mirpur.
Rawn A Seraiki speaking tribe Found mainly in Multan

 

 

 

 

S

Sagla

The Sagla claims Panwar Rajput ancestrry. They are found in Sahiwal District.

Sahi

In Pakistani Punjab the Sahi are mainly found in Sialkot district, especially in the Daska tehsil of Sialkot. Some of the Sahi Jatts are located in Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sahiwal and Jhelum.

Sahotra

The Sahotra are found both among the Punjabi-speaking Jats of central Punjab and the Saraiki-speaking clans. They are found in Faisalabad, Multan and Dera Ghazi Khan districts.

Samore

The Samore claim Chandravanshi Rajput ancestry. The Muslim Samore were found in jhang, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar and Firozpur districts. They are now found in Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Multan,Jhang and Faisalabad districts.They are warrior men,They live in tribes,They are also known as Maher,They kept horses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

S

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Sagra  
Sahotra
Samra or Samrai
Samtia  Claim Rajput ancestry  They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat tribe found in Bhakkar, Layyah and Muzaffargarh districts.
Sandhila Descended from Rai Sandhila, a Rajput of Delhi  They are a Saraiki-speaking Jat tribe found in Layyah, Bhakkar, Multan, Lodhran, Dera Ghazi Khan and Khanewal districts.
Sandhel  The Sandal are small Saraiki-speaking Jat clan in Mailsi in Vehari District. Also found along the Indus River from Mianwali to Rajanpur. Also a presence in neighbouring Dera Ismail Khan
Sandhu They are found throughout central Punjab in many villages. They have played a significant role in the social and political spectrum of Pakistan. Many renowned Sandhu families lives in Lahore District (also known as Majha). They also have a considerable presence in Sheikhupura District, Sialkot District, Gujranwala District, Gujrat District and Faisalabad District (although the Pakistani Sandhu Jatts are the descendants of Sandhus who migrated from Punjab and Haryana).
Sangha Possibly a branch of Jakhar Jats Most of the Sangha Jats live in and around  Sialkot, Muridke, Multan and Kharian.Pre-partition also in Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur
Sarai Claim Bhatti ancestry. Distinct from the Kalhora Sarai  They are found throughout central Punjab, mainly in Lahore, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sargodha, Shaikhupura and Faisalabad districts.
Saroya   Of Saroya Rajput ancestry  The Saroya are found in Gujranwala, Lahore and Faisalabad
Sial  Of Panwar Rajput ancestry Most Sial’s identify themselves as Rajputs. However Sial’s found in Jhelum, Gujrat and Sialkot consider themselves to be Jats
Sidhu  The Sidhu claim a common origin with the Bhatti Rajput.  The Sidhu are the largest Muslim Jat clan in the Punjab. According to the 1911 Census of India, one-third of the Sidhu were Muslim and rest were Sikh. They were found throughout central Punjab, stretching from Sargodha and Gujrat in the west to Karnal in the east. Lahore was and remains a stronghold of the tribe. In addition to Lahore, they are found in Kasur, Okara, Vehari, Sahiwal, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sargodha, Gujrat, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin and Narowal district. They are also found in Sanghar District of Sindh
Sipra  The Sipra are a clan of Gill Jats. They are found in Jhang, Chiniot, Sargodha and Faisalabad districts.

 

Sohal The Sohal claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry  They were found in Sialkot, Gujranwala, Lahore, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Firuzpur and Jallandhar districts. Like other Muslim Jats from east Punjab, they migrated to Pakistan after partition. In addition to Gujranwala, Sialkot and Lahore, they are also found in Faisalabad and Sahiwal districts.
Soomra  are a large Jat tribe of possible Arab ancestry  They are found throughout southern Punjab, with concentrations in Layyah and Rajanpur district. They are sometimes confused with the Samra of central Punjab; the two are in fact entirely distinct tribes. In Sindh, the Soomra or Soomro are the largest Sindhi tribe, found throughout the province.

 

 

T

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Talokar/Thalokar Claim to be of Panwar ancestry who accepted Islam on the hand of Baba Farid Shukar Gunj, who came from India and first settled near Bhera, village known as Kalara and Kurrar Talokar. Later they came west and settled permanently on the east side of the Indus River, known as Bakharra (Kacha) and Ding/Khola (Thal), now in Mianwali.  Mainly in the Thal, in Khushab and Mianwali Districts
 Tatlah  Claim Hajua Rajput ancestry  Found mainly in Sialkot and Gujranwala. Pre-partion also in Gurdaspur
 Tatri  Claims Bhatti ancestry  They are found in Mandi Bahauddin and Sargodha districts.
 Thaheem  The Thaheem tribe is descended from an Arab tribe, the Banu Tameem. They migrated to present day Pakistan along with Muhammad Bin Qasim. A majority speak the Seraiki language.  Found mainly in South Punjab and Sindh. In Punjab, they s are found in Khanpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Sargodha, Jhang, Muzaffargarh, (Baghi Wala) Kamalia.
 Thathaal  Thathal/Thothal is a Jatt/Rajput clan. The Thathals claim Suryavanshi Rajput ancestry from a Raja Karan. According to tradition they are descended from a Raja Karan, whose other son founded the Narwa/Narma tribe.  They are found in Jhelum, Gujrat, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Narowal, Azad Kashmir and Mirpur districts.
Tiwana The Tiwana tribe, like many in Punjab, have both Rajput and Jat identity. The Khushab branch of the Tiwana claim to be Parmar Rajputs. Prior to partition, there were a fair number of Muslim Tiwanas in Patiala District. Most of these Tiwanas claim to be Jat. The Patiala Tiwanas migrated to Pakistan after partition.  Most of these Tiwanas claim to be Jat. The Patiala Tiwanas migrated to Pakistan after partition. They are now found mainly in Sargodha district.
Toor  The Toor Jat claim Tomar Rajput ancestry. In fact, Toor is a shortened form of Tomar.  Most of the Toor Jats were found in Amritsar and Jalandhar. They are now found mainly in Lahore, Gujranwala and Faisalbad.
 Tulla  A Gondal sub-clan  They are found in Gujrat, Jhelum and Mandi Bahauddin districts.

 

U

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Uppal May be related to the Khatri clan of Uppals Found in the Maanjha region, especially Gujranwala. Also in the Faisalabad in the Chenab colony region
Uttera Claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry They are found in Multan, Lodhran and Rahim Yar Khan districts. Mainly Seraiki and Shahpuri speaking
Uttra Claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry They are found in Mainwali, khanewal, Bahaker, Khushab, Lodhran,and D.G.khan districts. A tribe of the Thal desert

 

V

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
Ves Small tribe, some claim Turkish decent Entirely in Sargodha. Shahpuri speaking Jat clan
Virk .Claim Minhas Rajput ancestry.  In Punjab (Pakistan), a majority of Virks live in the Sheikhupura district and some are scattered in Sialkot District. There is a small village in Sialkot known as Virk, inhabited by Virk Jats. Virks still control the city of Sheikhupura (the ancient Virkgarh), both politically and economically. One of the larger Muslim Jat clan. In India, the Sikh Virks are mainly concentrated in the Karnal district of Haryana. Prominent Virk families are concentrated in villages around Tehsil Assandh, District Karnal, and a few are temporarily living in Patiala District.

 

 

W

Tribe Origin Myth/ Tradition Distribution
 Wagha Claim Panwar/ Parmar ancestry Mainly in Faisalabad / Okara and Sahiwal.Historically, a clan of nomads from the Sandal Bar
Wahiniwal  The Wahiniwal claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry. They are found in Sahiwal and Faisalabad districts. Historically, a clan of nomads from the Sandal Bar
Waiha The Waiha claim Bhatti Rajput ancestry. In Bahawalpur / Rahim Yar Khan. They are a Seraiki speaking clan
Wahla  The Wahla claim descent from the Suryavanshi Rajputs. Mainly in Sialkot and Narowal, the north Maanjha. Pre-partition also found in the rest of Gurdaspur, Amritsar and Jallandhar. Both Malwai and Doabi Jat tribe
Waraich / in some parts pronounced as Bahraich
 
The Waraich are said to be of Chauhan Rajput ancestry. In popultion numbers, the largest Jat tribe in Punjab. Except for Pothohar, the Wariach were found throughout Punjab starting with Gujrat/Shahpur up to to Karnal.
Waseer The Waseers claim descent from the Parmar Rajputs. They accepted Islam before Hazrat Deewan Shah Chaawali Mashaaikh. They are found mainly in Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Okara, Vehari, Ghotki (Sindh) and Toba Tek Singh districts. Historically, a clan of nomads from the Sandal Bar