Punjabi tribes
This is the list of Punjabi tribes:
Ahir
Ahir is an Indian and Nepali ethnic group, some members of which identify as being of the Yadav community because they consider the two terms to be synonymous. The Ahirs are variously described as a ...
Balmiki
Balmiki or Valmiki (Nepali: बाल्मिकी, Vālmīki) is a Dalit sect of Hinduism centered on the sage Valmiki. The community is found in Nepal, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Gujarat and worship ...
Bhat (surname)
Bhat (Hindustani: भट , بھٹ ), also spelled as Butt (Pahari: بٹ), both of which are a shortened rendition of Bhatta, also spelled Bhatt, (Hindustani: भट्ट , بھٹٹ ), is a common surname in India...
Gurjar
Gurjar or Gujjar is a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India and Pakistan and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan. Alternative spellings include Gurjara, Gojar, Gūjar, G...
Gurjar - Wikipedia
Jat
The Jat people ([dʒaːʈ]) (also spelled Jatt) are a traditionally agricultural community in Northern India and Pakistan. Originally pastoralists in the lower Indus river-valley of Sindh,Jats migrated ...
Jat - Wikipedia
Kumhar
Kumhar (or Kumbhara, Kubhara, Kumar, Kumor, Kubar, Khubar) is a caste or community in India. Kumhar literally means potter in Indian languages.The Kumhar community is found throughout India and is fou...
Kumhar - Wikipedia
Labana
Labana is a landholding community whose members were traditionally traders (transporters, carriers and loaders) who are now mostly agriculturists. The Labanas of Punjab region are mostly Sikhs, with a...
Mohyal
Mohyal (alternate spellings include Muhiyal, Muhial, Mhial, Mohiyal or Mahjal) is the name of an endogamous ethnic group that originates from the Gandhara region and consists of seven Brahmin lineages...
Chhina
Chhina or Chheena is a Jat clan of India and Pakistan.
According to Horace Rose, the Bahawalpur Chhina genealogy gives them common origin with the Wattu. They claim origin from Chhina, a descendan...
Nalband (name)
Nalband is a Persian and Urdu word with the meaning manufacturer of horseshoes. The word is derived from the Persian word nal, meaning horseshoe and band, a fastener.People with the name are found in ...
Marrar
Marrar is a Jatt tribe of Pakistan and India. According to the book Glossary of tribes Castes of Punjab and NW Province Marrars were Sombansi Rajputs. Many Rajput tribes during wars and famine began ...
Pannun
Pannun are a Jat tribe found mainly throughout the central districts of Punjab, India and Punjab, Pakistan. According to some traditions, the tribe came from Ghazni in Afghanistan. They claim a connec...
Saini
Saini ( pronunciation ) is a caste of North India who were traditionally landowners. Sainis claim to be descendants of a king, Shurasena, as well as of Krishna and Porus, and to be related t...
Parhar
The Parihar (also spelled Parhar) are a Rajput clan of northern India. They claim descent from the mythological Agnikula dynasty.
Dhandla
The Dhandla are a Seraiki speaking Jat tribe, found in the Punjab province of Pakistan.
Sohlan clan
The Panhwar Sohlan are a Rajput tribe of Panhwar Rajput descent which is a sub-branch of the Paramara dynasty Rajputs.The Muslim section is found chiefly in the Mirpur District of Azad Kashmir, with s...
Virdi (Khatri clan)
For the Article on Virdi Jatts and Ramgarhias, see Virdi (Ramgarhia) and Virdi (Jatt)The Virdi is a Khatri clan found in Northern India.
Virdi (Khatri clan) - Wikipedia
Virdi (Ramgarhia clan)
Virdi is a surname of the Jatt and Ramgarhia tribe that inhabits the North Punjab region of India. Name can also be written differently as Verdi, Virdee, they all stem from the original Gurmukhi and U...
Ghirth
The Ghirth are a Hindu agricultural caste found in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India. In customs and manners, they are similar to the Kanet, another Hindu cultivating caste found in the sa...
Padda clan
Padda is a Jat clan found in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir in India and also in Pakistan.
Noon clan
Noon (Punjabi: نون) is a Punjabi tribe in Pakistan variously ascribed as Jatt,[Rajput]and [Gujjar]. Members of the Noon clan use Rana, Malik and Chaudhry as their titles.
The Noon tribe has ...
Pargat Diwas
Pargat Diwas or (Panjabi: ਪਰਗਤ ਿਦਵਸ ) Valmiki Jayanti is the Balmiki festival that celebrates the birthday of Valmiki. It is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) of Ashwin which normally falls i...
Pargat Diwas - Wikipedia