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Gurjar - Meaning, People, Gotra, Religion, Origin, Caste, Samaj, Sub Caste & History

Guru / Ideal Shri Devnarayan Bhagwan
Sri Sawai Bhoj Bagaravat
Meaning Destroyer of enemies
Religions Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Jainism
Languages Marwari, Hindi, Gujari, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu
Country India, Pakistan
Populated States Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Punjab (Pakistan)
Region North Western India
Population 14.5 Million
Surnames Gurjar, Bainsla, Ram, Pilot, Lal, Bhadana, Kataria, Gujranwala, Gujar Khan and Gujrat
Alternative Names Gujjar, Gujar, Gurjara, Gujjer
Festivals Shri Devnarayan Jayanti Hindu and Muslim Festivals

Who are Gurjar

Gurjar community popular in rajasthan, haryana and uttar pradhesh which later turned into agricultural. the gujjar muslims are found in the states of jammu and kashmir (india) and pakistan. the word gurjar represents a modern caste group in india, pakistan and afghanistan.
Gujjars are a major tribe in pakistan and compromise as much as 20% of the country's population. in pakistan gujar surnames are gujranwala, gujar khan and gujrat. in india gujar surnames are Gurjar, Bainsla, Ram, Pilot, Lal, Bhadana, Kataria.

Gurjar Clans (Gotras)

Gurjars or Gujjars are divided in number of clans (gotras). they have as many as 1178 gotras according to hindu religion.
1.Bainsla
2.Baisoya
3.Bhati
4.Bhadana
5.Tanwar / Tomar

Popular Gurjar Clans (Gotras)
ShaakadaBosBaadalSaatoor
ChhuvaanBodShepatKaangas
DhonchakDokPataavNarasal
BaagadeeSuaMunaarBaavala
DoroliyaDoeeSirohaTaantad
HarasaanaHoonDingalHarasal
ChhaavadeeGridDahiyaBhaaler
BidaravaasSaeeAlagarBhaalot
ChhaukkarGedaOondarKaanker
DhadaandiyaBedeeKaalasPhaarak
DaahalilaLurraMundanSindhoo
GhaaghanlDedhaMukkadKhincha
SiraadhanaChaadSirohaKoovaar
BidhoodeeRaathDingalNishaad
GaangehalaVikalMunjarBaabare
KapaasiyaLegadMesiyaJuvaana
KaraahanaMoralSangamAmphaal
KanasaanaMilooThaudaRadabat
Kalshayaan ChauhaanRausaLeelooAsavaar
Khubad (Panvaar)ShemoLaadeeAtavaal
ChaparaanaDepalTedavaKhalava
KukshavaalBitanTaatadKulhaar
BansarotaVarmaMaadeeKuraach
BhaaravadRaanaGhuriyaChaichee
KataariyaDogarAdhaanaGatilla
RaikavaarSumerDaayamaKhataana
PhaamadhaHaadaRiyaanaPosavaal
LaangadeeMotarPaayalaBainsala
MothasharBolanChaaharDanaghas
BaaravaalBitanRajaanaPhaagana
KulayaanaSootiBhaateeMandhaar
BharagadhPhoosRaatheeBarahela
RaajoriyaTokanTaungadChhamain
Anaana ThuragaleGehuaGoraseeBadhaana
SaratoriyaKalsaBhumalaBaisauya
TokaravaarBihunThekulaHaankala
KhiroreeyaNikumKhaareeBhaamala
AchchhavaanTaaleKuvaadaParamaar
ChandaanaPoneeHalasarChaavada
HathavaalNaagarKasaanaNigotiya
PeelavaanBaasteKaanvarBhaambar
Khaloe KaithalDoyalaPaamadhChhuvaan
ChailaravaalMaaveePaasheeNaagadee
BhaangaleTedavaKaandilChhaavee
PusaadiyaAvaanaJaangalNekaadee
ChhachheeyaarTanvarChaahalDauraata
TuvaaleeyaRaavalLahareePadiyaar
PeelavaadGunjalDaapiyaSolankee
KhaaralavaKhepadKalsheeSaathoor
Maahalee (Mol)RaavatPundeerDevadaar
BadiyaavalLohiyaHaimaarBhaatiya
NaroleeyaDaagurBuvaalaManakash
KoharaanaMotalaKaangarChaavala
GidhaadeeBataarKaraadaChandila
VijayaraanaBaajadKhodavaKailaash
Moodel MujaphpharanagarLooneeChopadaDivadiya
Banayaana PanchakoolaJinjadLaavadaGaraatee
Mukkad KotaputaleeHadavaLaatalaAmbaavat
TodhavaalKaamarGoleeyaRu Vaala
BaunavaarKarodhMuhaanaKhaarara
BaharavaarBaarooNaleeyaKhinchee
GunjalChokanLaadheeKhaatara
BhageeyaarJindadMaaravaNekaadee
GangarabaalLaagarKhudaarKarodiya
Goliyaan / GovilyaHamadaDoheeleDogar Se
SulaaniyaGugalaChhepatKaathala
Munjee UdayanaBhedeeDhaakadJhangaat
Svaase (Swaashai)SonteeKhodavaMohaniya

Famous People of the Gurjar Community

NameProfession / Popular
Prataprao GujarMilitary Leader With Shivaji Maharaj
Javaid RahiGurjar Researcher of India
Govind Singh GurjarLt. Governor of Puducherry in India
Mian Bashir AhmedPolitician and a Caliph of Islamic Sufi order
Kirori Singh BainslaLeader of a Gurjar reservation movement in Rajasthan
Kamal RamThe Second-Youngest Indian to receive Victoria Cross
Kuldip Singh ChandpuriMaha Vir Chakra awardee
Arjun Singh GurjarFreedom Fighter
Rajesh PilotIndian Politician
Sachin PilotIndian Politician
Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal GujjarPakistani politician
Choudhry Rahmat AliPakistani Punjabi politician
Shoaib AkhtarPakistani former cricketer
Anwar AliCricketer
Bilal AkbarRetired Lieutenant-General of the Pakistan Army
Bahir LudhianviPoet and Film Song Lyricist

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques 1. Who is known as Gurjar?
Ans.: Gurjar community popular in rajasthan, haryana and uttar pradhesh which later turned into agricultural and Gujjars traditionally kept cattle and sold milk.

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

Ques 3.: Is Gurjar high caste?
Ans.: Gurjar are considered as Other Backward Class (OBC) according to indian caste reservation.

Ques 4. What is last name for Gurjar?
Ans.: Last name used Gurjar community are Gurjar, Bainsla, Ram, Pilot, Lal, Bhadana, Kataria, Gujranwala, Gujar Khan and Gujrat.

Ques 5. In which state Gurjar population is more?
Ans.: The Gurjar population are found in Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra (India) as well Punjab (Pakistan).

Ques 6. What is the population of Gurjar?
Ans.: Most of Gurjar community live in North Western India and Pakistan. total population of Gurjar is 14.5 Million approximately.

Ques 7. what is other names for Gurjar?
Ans.: Gurjar are also known as Gujjar, Gujar, Gurjara and Gujjer.

Ques 8. what is the meaning of Gurjar?
Ans.: According to Sanskrit scholars, Gurjar is a pure Sanskrit word, which means 'destroyer of enemies' i.e. 'destroyer of enemies'. The ancient great poet Rajshekhar has addressed the Gurjar king Mahipal in his epic as a roaring Gurjar.

Ques 9. Who are famous Gurjar?
Ans.: List of Famous Personalities of Acharya community.
Prataprao Gujar - Military Leader With Shivaji Maharaj
Javaid Rahi - Gurjar Researcher of India
Govind Singh Gurjar - Lt. Governor of Puducherry in India
Kirori Singh Bainsla - Politician, Defence Personnal
Kamal Ram - Victoria Cross Awardee
Kuldip Singh Chandpuri - Maha Vir Chakra awardee
Arjun Singh Gurjar - Freedom Fighter
Rajesh Pilot - Indian Politician
Sachin Pilot - Indian Politician
Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal Gujjar - Pakistani politician
Choudhry Rahmat Ali - Pakistani Punjabi politician
Shoaib Akhtar - Pakistani former cricketer.

Ques 10. Who was the king of Gujjars?
Ans.: Even before the establishment of the empire in 725 AD by Nagabhatta, the Gurjara-Pratiharas ruled in the form of feudatories in Mandore, Marwar, etc., between the 6th to the 9th century, but the credit of establishing it as an organized empire goes to Nagabhatta.


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