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Agrawal - Meaning, People, Religion, Samaj, Gotra, Caste, Kuldevi & History

Guru / Ideal Maharaja Agrasen
Meaning 'Children of Agrasen' or 'People of Agroha'
Religions Hinduism, Jainism
Languages Hindi, Rajasthani, Punjabi, Hariyanvi Sanskrit
Country India
Populated States Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab (Pakistan), Sindh (Pakistan)
Region North India
Population 13 Million
Surnames Agrawal, Goel, Goyal, Singhal, Mittal, Bansal, Goenka, Jindal, Jhunjhunwala, Harishchandra, Bindal
Alternative Names Agarwal, Agerwal, Agrawala, Agarwala, Agarwalla, Aggarwal, Agarawal, Agarawala
Festivals Agrasen Jayanti, Hindu and Jain Festivals

Who are Agrawal

Agrawal is a community found throughout northern, central and western india.the agarwal community were also found in what are now the pakistani provinces of punjab and sindh. the name agrawal is derived from the agragan state said to be founded by maharaja agrasen some 5000 years ago. most agrawals follow Hinduism, although some are jains.
Members of the agrawal community are known for their business skills and have for many years been influential and prosperous in india.
the agrawals claim descent from kshatriya king maharaja agrasen of the mythological solar dynasty. they are at the forefront of the larger bania community, which includes other mercantile communities like Maheshwari and Oswal.

Agrawal Clan (Gotra)

Popular Agrawal Clans (Gotra)
GoyalGargKucchal
KansalBindalDharan
SinghalJindalMittal
TingaTayalBansal
BhandalNagalMangal
AiranMadhukulGoyan
KotrivalaPasariMudgal

Is Agrawal a Rajput?

Rajput and Agarawal both are distict caste. but founder of Agarawal Maharaja Agrasen was Rajput (Kshatriya King of the Solar Dynasty) who adopted Vanika dharma (Vaishyas varnas of Hinduism) for the benefit of his people.

Is Agrawal a Vaishya?

Agarawal are Vaishya because they are followes of Maharaja Agrasen who changes his varnas Kshatriya to Vaishyas.

Famous People of the Rajpurohit Community

NameProfession / Popular
Sir Ganga Ram AgrawalThe Father of Modern-Day Lahore
Bhagwan DasBharat Ratna Awardee
Bharatendu HarishchandraFather of Modern Hindi Literature and Hindi Theatre
Anand JainChairman of Jai Corp Limited
Anil AgarwalChairman Vedanta Resources Plc
Arvind KejriwalChief Minister of Delhi
Ashok SinghalPresident of the Hindu organisation VHP
Bhavish AggarwalCo-founder of Ola Cabs
Binny BansalCo-founder of Flipkart
Deepinder GoyalCo-founder of Zomato
Dinesh AgarwalFounder of IndiaMART
Kajal AgarwalActress and Model
Lakshmi MittalCEO ArcelorMittal
Mukesh BansalFounder of Myntra
Peyush BansalFounder at Lenskart
Rahul BajajChairman of Indian conglomerate Bajaj Group
Rakesh JhunjhunwalaOwner of Rare Enterprises
Rohit BansalFounder of Snapdeal
Sachin BansalFounder of Flipkart
Mukesh BansalFounder of Myntra

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques 1.: Who is known as Agrawal?
Ans.: The name agrawal is derived from the agragan state said to be founded by maharaja agrasen some 5000 years ago. most agrawals follow Hinduism, although some are jains. agrawal is a community found throughout northern, central and western india.

Ques 2.: What does the surname Agrawal mean?
Ans.: People from Agrawal community.

Ques 3.Is Agarwal high caste?
Ans.: Agarwal are considered as upper caste and not included in the lower caste according to indian caste reservation.

Ques 4.: What is last name for Agarwal?
Ans.: Last name for Agarwal are based on Agarwal Clans (Gotra). A Few of them are Agrawal, Goel, Goyal, Singhal, Mittal, Bansal, Goenka, Jindal, Jhunjhunwala, Harishchandra.

Ques 5.: In which state Agarwal population is more?
Ans.: The Agarwal population are found in Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (India) as well Punjab (Pakistan), Sindh (Pakistan).

Ques 6.: What is the population of Agarwal?
Ans.: Most of Agarwal community live in india and Pakistan. total population of Agarwal is 13 Million approximately.

Ques 7.: What is other names for Agarwal?
Ans.: Agrawal are also known as Agarwal, Agerwal, Agrawala, Agarwala, Agarwalla, Aggarwal, Agarawal and Agarawala.

Ques 8.: What is the meaning of Agarwal?
Ans.: The meaning of Agrawal is 'Children of Agrasen' or 'People of Agroha'.

Ques 9.: Who are famous Agarwal?
Ans.: List of Famous Personalities of Agrawal community.
Sir Ganga Ram Agrawal - The Father of Modern-Day Lahore
Bhagwan Das - Bharat Ratna Awardee
Anand Jain - Chairman of Jai Corp Limited
Anil Agarwal - Chairman Vedanta Resources Plc
Arvind Kejriwal - Chief Minister of Delhi
Ashok Singhal - President of the Hindu organisation VHP
Bhavish Aggarwal - Co-founder of Ola Cabs
Binny Bansal - Co-founder of Flipkart.

Ques 10.: Is Agrawal a Rajput?
Ans.: Rajput and Agarawal both are distict caste. but founder of Agarawal Maharaja Agrasen was Rajput (Kshatriya King of the Solar Dynasty) who adopted Vanika dharma (Vaishyas varnas of Hinduism) for the benefit of his people.

Ques 11.: Is Agrawal a Vaishya?
Ans.: Agarawal are Vaishya because they are followes of Maharaja Agrasen who changes his varnas Kshatriya to Vaishyas.


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