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    Top 10 Jaat Surname in Pakistan

    As indicated by the 1901 Census, the top 10 Jaat & Jatt castes in Pakistan include the Wariach, Cheema, Bajwa, Chadhar Sandhu, Tarar Gill, Virk, Ghumman, and Hanjra and Bains. While as per the 1911 Census of Punjab, the ten biggest were Wariach, Gondal, Cheema, Bhatti, Khokhar, Sandhu, Kharral, Bajwa, Gill and Tarar.

    Top 10 Jatt castes in Pakistan

    1- Waraich:

    It is one of the top 10 Jatt castes in Pakistan. According to population, it is the biggest Jat clan in Punjab. Aside from Pothohar, the Wariach were found all through Punjab beginning with Gujrat/Shahpur up to Karnal. Warraichs are prevalently Muslim, having followed Hinduism and other Indic religions before the coming of Islam in South Asia.

    In Pakistan, Warraichs are for the most part found in the regions of Gujrat and Gujranwala.[1] They are additionally gotten comfortable Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Bahawalpur, Dunyapur Tehsil of Lodhran, Faisalabad, Chichawatni and Sargodha.

    Waraich is a champion ethnic group of the Jat individuals of India and Pakistan who are relatives of Indo-Scythian clans. Substitute spellings incorporate Baraich, Braich, Araich, and Varaich, contingent upon which Punjabi tongue is being utilized.

    2- Cheema:

    It is one of the top 10 Jatt castes in Pakistan. Found mostly in Gujranwala and Sialkot. In the old Gujranwala Bar, the Cheema were the single prevailing clan. Little gatherings of Muslim Cheema were likewise found in Jallandhar and Amritsar District. Presently found in Faisalabad and Sahiwal. In Sargodha, there are a few towns of East Punjab, Sialkot and Gujranwala Cheema, the principal bunch came as outcasts while others were pioneers. Seperate from these Cheema are those of Gujar Khan in Rawalpindi, who believe themselves to be Rajputs. In numbers they are the third biggest Muslim Jat clan.

    Cheema is a Punjabi Jatt group of India and Pakistan, they have a high focus in the towns of Gujranwala and abutting portions of Sialkot. Generally People of Cheema last name are Sikhs in east Punjab and Muslims in West Punjab.

    3-  Bajwa:

    Bajwas are mostly lives in all tehsils of Sialkot with the exception of Daska. It is one of the top 10 Jatt castes in Pakistan. In the Sialkot tehsil they occupy the Bhagowal zail. In the Zafarwal tehsil they are gathered around Chawinda, in the Raya tehsil around Narowal, while in Pasrur they are discovered fundamentally in the northwest with base camp at Kalaswala. Outside to the Sialkot, they live in Gujranwala and Faisalabad Divisions. This is considered as one of the five biggest Jat clan in Punjab

    Bajwa is a conspicuous Jat tribe of the Punjab. They guarantee Suryavanshi jats plummet. The precursor of the Bajwas is Baba Manga. Their place of beginning is Bajwat in the Sialkot and Narowal areas of Pakistan.

    4- Chaddar:

    found basically in Jhelum, Jhang, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Sahiwal, and Toba Tek Singh. A couple of Chadhar Jats were additionally found in Amristsar and Firuzpur regions, who all moved to Pakistan in 1947.

    Chadhar, a clan found among the two Rajputs and Jats. … They are Chandra Vanshis, and it is generally accepted that they are a part of the Tomar Rajputs, with the part of the clan of in Jhang saying that they are the relatives of Raja Toor and that they relocated into the Punjab from Rajputana.

    5- Sandhu:

    They are found all through focal Punjab in numerous towns. They have assumed a huge part in the social and political range of Pakistan. Numerous eminent Sandhu families lives in Lahore District (otherwise called Majha). They likewise have an impressive presence in Sheikhupura District, Sialkot District, Gujranwala District, Gujrat District and Faisalabad District (albeit the Pakistani Sandhu Jatts are the relatives of Sandhus who relocated from Punjab and Haryana).

    Sandhu is a Jat tribe in the Punjab area of India and Pakistan. In India, Sandhus are generally Sikh with a minority of Hindus and Muslims.

    6- Tarar:

    Found mostly in Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahaudin, Sargodha, Gujrat and Jhelum areas

    Tarar is a Punjabi clan and Jat gotra of Northern India and in Punjab area of Pakistan.

    As per 1911 registration the Tarar were the key Muslim Jat family in areas:

    • Jhelum District – Tarar (745)
    • Gujrat District – Tarar (14,365)
    • Sargodha District – Tarar (1,716)

    In Pakistan, Tarars is quite possibly the most instructed and grounded family, particularly among any remaining Jat Castes. Tarar is viewed as an illustrious standing in Pakistan because of their own standard and administration in focal Punjab dated back from Mahmood Gaznavi’s intrusion of India till Mughals. They are fanned out in present-day in Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin and Gujranwala dist and a little town Sherpur of dist Jhelum of Pakistani Punjab and Indian provinces of Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Tarars are a very knowledgeable and exceptionally rich country. At present, Tarar families are controlling an incredible piece of organization of Pakistan and assuming a functioning part in Pakistani Politics also.


    In Hafizabad District, Tarar towns incorporate Sindhowan Tarar, Rasoolpur Tarar, Beri Wala, Vanike Tarar, Kolo Tarar, and Muzaffar Tarar. While in Mandi Bahauddin area, most Tarar towns are found in Mandi Bahauddin and Phali tehsils.

    In Phalia Tehsil their towns incorporate Chak Abdulla, Chak Kamal, Chak Mitha, Charound, Chayto, Dhaboola, Dhal, Dharekan Kalan, Dhola Khurd, Dhunni Kalan, Dhunni Khurd, Ghanian, Ghoghanwali, Gujjan, Haigerwala, Jago Kalan, Jokalian, Haigerwala, Kot Hamid Shah, Adda Pahrianwali, Agroya, Bahri, Bhagat, Bhekho, Bherowal, Bhoa Hassan, Bumbi, Burj Ghanian, Kot Sattar Sharqi, Kuthiala Sheikhan, Ladher, Lakhia, Mailu Kohna, Sohawa Dilowana, Sulaiman, Tariqabad, Thatha Alia, Mangat, Mano Chak, Melu, Mureed, Pejo Kot, Pindi Kaloo, Raike, Randiyali, Saida Sharif, Sainthal, Sarang, Thathi Mureed, and Thatti Shah Muhammad. In Mandi Bauddin Tehsil and incorporate Balhar, Chak Basawa, Chak Shabaz, Chak Mano, Barri Tarar, Kala Shadian, Kot Pundiwala, Lak, Ghanian, Rattowal, , Shaheedanwali, Takhat Mal Tarar and Wasu. Outside the center Tarar region, there are additionally a few Tarar towns in Pind Dadan Khan Tehsil of Jhelum District like Dhudhi Thal, Kot Umer and Sherpur.

    7-  Gill:

    They guarantee to have gone to the Punjab from South through Rajasthan. They are descnded from Waryah Rajput clan leader Vinepal, who came to Rajasthan and assembled the stronghold of Bhatinda along the banks of Sutlej at Bathinda. Setting up his capital here, he caught the regions up to Peshawar.

    Found all through focal Punjab. In numbers one of the biggest tribe in Punjab.

    8- Virk:

    In Punjab (Pakistan), a greater part of Virks mostly live in the city of Sheikhupura and some are dispersed in Sialkot District as well. There is a little town in Sialkot known as Virk, possessed by Virk Jats. Virks actually control the city of Sheikhupura (the old Virkgarh), both strategically and monetarily. One of the bigger Muslim Jat family. In India, the Sikh Virks are principally amassed in the Karnal region of Haryana. Conspicuous Virk families are gathered in towns around Tehsil Assandh, District Karnal, and a couple are briefly living in Patiala District.

    9-   Bhatti:

    Bhati is a faction of Rajputs, Gurjars, and Jats found in India and Pakistan. The Bhati Rajputs (otherwise called Bargala) guarantee Chandravanshi origin.

    In Jaisalmer, the Bhati tribe once in a while allude to themselves as the Yadavpati, mirroring their guaranteed legendary drop from Krishna and Yadu. However, antiquarians express that such plummet was manufactured by Brahmins to give the low rank Rajputs more prominent status and distinction in an interaction called Rajputization.

    Bhattis lost their land!

    In the years going before the Indian defiance of 1857, these gatherings lost land by choices made by the British East India Company, which alloted to Jat laborers touching grounds in the past frequented by the Bhatis in the Delhi and Haryana locales. The British were not fascinated of roaming clans, whom they thought demanded security in the spaces that they visited, and the approaches of land change were planned to some degree to restrict this mobility.

    Probably a portion of the Bhati Rajputs of Rajasthan were among the networks that rehearsed female child murder between 1883–1998. One princess, a girl of the Hindu Bhati managing family in Dipalpur, was hitched to Salar Rajab, a Turkic Muslim ruler, and brought forth Firuz Shah Tughlaq. This was one of a few instances of between strict imperial marriage collusions during the time of Turkic Muslim principle in the Indian subcontinent. Rajput Bhati princesses were likewise hitched into the regal group of Jodhpur.

    The Sikh Sidhu Jatt leaders of Patiala and Nabha additionally guarantee plunge from the Bhati ruler Rawal Jaisal. Geologically, the Sidhu are from the Punjab district of India.

    In certain pieces of current Pakistan, particularly in the Northern and Central Punjab, low-standing doms (or Mirasi artists/artists) presently additionally call themselves ‘Bhati’; a reality profoundly detested by the true Bhati Rajputs of Pakistan.

    10-  Kokhar:

    The Khokhar are a native local area of the Punjab district situated in the northern Indian subcontinent. They were assigned as a rural clan during the British Raj period. The term rural clan, as per the Punjab Land Alienation Act, 1900, was around then inseparable from military race.

    In Punjab, the Khokhar clan was exceptionally persuasive during the thirteenth and fourteenth hundreds of years. Afterward, the Gakkhars turned out to be more significant. Their boss, Kamal Khan Gakkhar, was made a Mansabdar by Emperor Akbar.


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