Deora are a shakha of chauhan rajputs. They are direct descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan. They ruled over chandravati and sirohi. ...more on Wikipedia about "Deora"
Dhandhul is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput cula rathore. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dhandhul"
The Dogra are an ethnic group in South Asia. Some two million Dogras live in South Asia, predominating the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir but also in adjoining areas of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and other parts of Kashmir. They speak their own language, the Dogri language, which is, like the Hindko language of " Pakistan Occupied Kashmir", similar to, but not identical to the Punjabi language. Dogras primarily practice Hinduism ** . ...more on Wikipedia about "Dogra"
Gill is a gotra or surname found in the Jat community in India. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gill (clan)"
Hada are a shakha of chauhan rajputs. They are direct descendants of Manik Rae, who is the ancestor of 24 chauhan clans. Rao Anuraj's descendants are known as Hada/Hara Chauhans. They ruled over Bundi and Kotah. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hada"
Indian names are based on a variety of systems and naming conventions, which vary from region to region. Names are also influenced by religion and caste. India's population speaks a wide variety of dialects and nearly every major religion in the world has a large representation in India. This variety make for subtle, often confusing, differences in names and naming styles. For example, the concept of a second name did not exist in South India until modern legal systems initiated the use of second names to reduce the occurence of name clashes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Indian names"
Iyengar (or Aiyangar) is the name of a community of Tamil Brahmins of South India whose members profess the Visishtadvaita philosophy codified by Ramanuja. The word Iyengar ( Anglicised from the Tamil ஐயங்கார்(Aiyaṅkār)) means "people entrusted with five tasks", referring to the five duties that traditional Iyengars perform (see ** ). The most common spelling is "Iyengar", but "Aiyangar" is the phonetically correct spelling. Sometimes although rarely "Iengar" is also used . Iyengars along with Iyers are known as Tamil Brahmins. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iyengar"
Iyer is the name given to a community of Brahmins (members of the priestly class / caste) of India whose members profess the advaita philosophy propounded by sri Shankaracharya and whose ancestors have had strong ties with the Tamil region, for many centuries. Iyers are therefore those whose ancestors came from Tamil-speaking areas. They are a subgroup of Smartha Brahmins. Though Iyer is used as a suffix to names, it does not constitute a caste or family name, but rather denotes a brahmin sub-caste whose mother tongue is Tamil. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iyer"
Jadeja is a chandravanshi rajput kula. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jadeja"
Jaitawat is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Rao Jaitmal rathore's descendants are Jaitawat rathores. He was a general in the army of Rao Maldeo Rathore. Rao Jaitmal was a brother of Rao Jodha, founder of Jodhpur. His father was Rao Ranmal. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jaitawat"
Jakhar is a gotra of the Jat clan. The gotra is found in the Indian states of Punjab, Haryana, and in particular Rajasthan. The lineage is known for being landowners in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. They are considered to be descendents of King Jakhbhadra. They belong to satwat vans of Kshatriyas. Mr. W. Crook in his book “Castes of North-west provinces and Avadh” has mentioned that the king of Dwaraka had a huge bow and arrow and he proposed that whoever breaks this would be given a status above the king. The Jakhar King tried but failed. The failure made him leave his state and settled in Bikaner that was known as Jangladesh. This finds a mention by Pandit Amichand Sharma in his book ‘Jat Varna Mimansa’. Jakhar king made his capital at Reni (Taranagar). ...more on Wikipedia about "Jakhar"
Jasrotia is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula kachwaha ...more on Wikipedia about "Jasrotia"
Jhala is a chandravanshi rajput kula (clan). Category:Indian surnames ...more on Wikipedia about "Jhala"
Jodha is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Rao Jodha, founder of Jodhpur is the progenitor of this shakha. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jodha"
The Kachwaha (also Kachhwaha or Kachhvaha from the Sanskrit Kacchapaghata) are a Rajput clan who formerly ruled the kingdom of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India. The Kachwahas claim descent from Rama, ancient king of Ayodhya and hero of the Ramayana. Prior to their establishment in the modern day area around Jaipur, the Kachwahas, known during time as the Kacchapaghatas, ruled from the ancient fort of Narwar in Madhya Pradesh. The Kachawaha prince Suraj Sen founded the city of Gwalior and laid down the foundation of its fort. During the reign of Dhula Rai in 1128, they shifted their capital to the Dhundhar region of Rajasthan and absorbed or drove out the local chiefs. The original capital of the state was Dausa prior to the shift to Ramgarth and Amber respectively. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kachwaha"
He was a farsighted king and just to avoid internecine feuds amongst his kinsmen he divided his estate into twelve parts and since then twelve kotris came into existence. Puranmalot, Pachyanot, Nathot, Balbhadrot, Surtanot Khangarot, Chaturbhujot, Kalyanot, Kumbhani, Sheobrahmapota and Banvirpota are some of the main offshoots of the Kachhwahas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kalyanot"
Kamath/Kamat is a common surname in gowda saraswath brahmins in Konkani speaking communities. The community is mostly found in the westcoast(Konkan coast) of India in the states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra. As is typical of Konkani surnames it is believed to be derived from the name of the occupation, kaamthi which means landholder/cultivator/agriculturalist. Kaamthi is a contraction of Kama(work) + maththi(soil). However, in modern times, the surname is no more linked to the profession. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kamath"
Karhade Brahmins (Karhádé Bráhmeņ) form one of the three major sub-castes of Maharashtrian Brahmins, the other two being Deshastha Brahmins and Konkanastha Brahmins. The word Karhade is perhaps derived from Karhatak, an ancient region in India that included present day south Maharashtra and northern Karnataka. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karhade Brahmin"
Karnot is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Karnot shakha of rathores originated from Karan Singh Rathore who was a son of Rao Jodha, the rathore ruler who founded Jodhpur during Rana Kumbha's time. Jodha's other son, Bika, founded Bikaner. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karnot"
Katoch is a chandravanshi rajput kula. ...more on Wikipedia about "Katoch"
Kheechee is a shakha of agnivanshi rajput cula chauhan. Prithviraj Chauhan belonged to this shakha. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kheechee"
Khokra is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. ...more on Wikipedia about "Khokra"
Kumpawat is a shakha of suryavanshi rajput kula rathore. Rao Kumpa rathore's descendants are kumpawat rathores. He was a general in the army of Rao Maldeo Rathore. Rao Kumpa was the son of Rao Akhairaj. Rao Akhairaj was the brother of Rao Jodha founder of Jodhpur. Rao Kumpa died on 5th January 1544. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kumpawat"
The Kurups are a part of the Nair community in Kerala, South India. They are equal to the Panickers and were commanders and generals in battles. They used to be the teachers of the Kalaris or the martial arts training centres. They were highly respected everywhere and were in the past extremely powerful. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kurup"
Menon is a family name among the people in the state of Kerala, India. It was a title equivalent to Pillai and belongs to the Nair caste. It was derived from Melevan which means upper officer and was given to feudal lords for millitary donations to the Kings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Menon"
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