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 ...
Jhandir
"Jhandir, a semi-gacred tribe of Muhammadans said to be of Qureshi origin like the Nekokdra. Though they do not openly profeti'S to be religious directors, there is a certain odour of sanctity about t...
Pirzada
A Pirzada (Persian: پیرزاده ‎) is historically described as an official gatekeeper of Sufi mausoleums and shrines in Muslim lands, with their earliest-ever mentions being in Baghdad, Iraq duri...
Bisati
The Bisati` are a Muslim community, found in North India . Many members of this community migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and have settled in Karachi and Sindh.
The Bisati -known as Shamsi biradri a...
Khumra
Khumra are a Muslim community found mainly in the Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are also known as Sangtarash and Hansiri. A few were also found in Panipat and Karnal in Haryana, ...
Bhishti
The Bhishti (Hindustani: भिश्ती, بهِشتی) are a Muslim tribe or biradari found in North India, Pakistan and the Terai region of Nepal. They are also known as (Shaikh Abbasi) Dhund Abbasi and Saqqa, an...
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Ramaiya
The Ramaiya are a caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India . Many members of this community migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and have settled in Karachi and Sindh.
The Ramaiya are a communit...
Penja tribe
The Penja are a Muslim community found in the state of Punjab in India and the Punjab province of Pakistan.. Thet are also known as Naddaf, and in Pakistan their preferred designation is Shaikh Mansoo...
Bodla
Bodla is a surname of a Muslim family which is mostly living in various parts of Pakistan.One of the prominent person among the bodla family is Nizam Tariq Bodla.
Nizam Tariq Bodla(late),Agricultu...
Dafali
The Dafali are a Muslim community found in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. They are also known as Shaikh Derveshi or just Derveshi. The Dafali have been granted Other Backward Class status.
Th...
Kingharia
The Kingharia are a Muslim community found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are also known as Panwariya.
The Kingharia are a community of singers and beggers. Their name is derived fr...
Chiniotis
Chiniot (Urdu: چِنيوٹ‎; Punjabi: چنیوٹ) is a city and the administrative headquarter of Chiniot District, in the state of Punjab, Pakistan. Located at the bank of the river Chenab with ...
Ja'fri
The Ja'fri are a biradari of Shaikhs found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They take their name from Ja'far ibn Abi Talib, a cousin of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, who from his charitable act...
Mansoori
The Mansoori (Mansuri) are a Indian Persian community found in the state of Gujarat in India. They are part of the larger Pinjara community which is found throughout North India.
The community con...
Phaphra Sheikh
Phaphra Sheikh is a very small clan of Punjabi Shaikh which is basically from Pindi Bhattian. They are now settled in big cities of Pakistan like Karachi, Faisalabad, Lahore and Gujranwala.
Rawal
The Rawals are belong to both JATS and RAJPUT castes .Rawal are powefully suryavanshi kshetriya .Its members are found mainly in the urban areas of Punjab, mainly the cities of Lahore, Faisalabad, Guj...
Shershahabadia
The Shershahabadi(Urdu: شیر شاہ آبادی‎) are a Muslim community found in the state of Bihar and West Bengal in India. They are part of the larger Shaikh community of Bihar and Bedia Communit...
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Nanbai
The Nanbai are a Muslim community found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Many members of Nanbai community have migrated to Pakistan after independence and have settled in Karachi, Sindh.
T...
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Hashmi Syed
The Hashmi Syed (Nekokara) is a tribe that descends from the Banu Hashim clan of the Quraish and is found in Punjab, Pakistan.
Mujavir
The Mujavir are a Muslim community found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are also known as Shaikh Hashemi.
The word mujavir literally means caretakers, and the Mujavir are the careta...
Khadem caste
The Khadim are a Muslim community found in the state of Rajasthan in India, and in Pakistan. They are also known as bhilzada.
The name "Khadim" comes from the Arabic khadim for service or care. Th...
Sheikh (caste)
Sheikh, also rendered as Sheik, Shaykh, Shaikh, Shekh, Cheikh, Šeih, Šejh, Şeyh and other variants (Arabic: شيخ‎, shaykh; pl. شيوخ‎ shuyūkh), is a word or honorific term in the Arabic lang...
Osmani
Usmani or Osmani (Sometimes Osmany) or Othmani or Uthmani (Arabic: عثمانی‎) is a large community (Urdu: Biradari‎), found mainly in South Asia. The word Usmani or Osman (one and th...
Hela Mehtar
The Hela Mehtar are a Sunni Muslim community found in the state of Rajasthan in India.
The Hela are a community of sweepers. They claim to have come from the Arabia, sometime in the distant past. ...
Shaikh of Rajasthan
The Shaikh of the Indian state of Rajasthan are part of the wider Shaikh community of South Asia. They form the largest single Muslim community of the state. Many members of Rajasthani Shaikh communi...
Kasgar
The Kasgar are a Muslim community, found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India . After independence of Pakistan in 1947, many Kasgar migrated and resettled in Pakistan. They are now found mainly in...
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Muslim Kayasths
The Kayastha Muslim (Urdu: مسلمان کائستھ‎) are community of Muslims, descendents of members of the Kayastha caste of northern India, mainly in modern Uttar Pradesh, who embraced Islam during...
Sindhi Shaikh
Sheikh (Arabic and Urdu: شيخ‎), is an Arabic word meaning elder of a tribe, lord, revered old man, or Islamic scholar. The Shaikh of Sindh are one of the larger communities of the Sindhi Mus...
Farooqi
Farooqui (Arabic: فاروقي ‎) (also spelt as Farooq or Faruqi"", is a distinct name or surname or last name.
The name purportedly signifies ancestry from Umar ibn al-Khattāb (Arabic:...