|Meaning||Derived from the word Meen, which means Fish|
|Languages||Hindi, Mewari, Marwari, Dhundari, Harauti, Mewati, Wagdi, Malvi, Garhwali, Bhili|
|Populated States||Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh|
|Region||Western and Central India|
|Surnames||Meena, Parmar, Rana|
|Alternative Names||Maina, Mena, Meenas, Mina|
|Festivals||Meenesh Jayanti and Hindu Festivals|
The Meena is also transliterated as 'Meenanda' or 'Mina'. they are found mainly in the rajasthan and madhya pradesh regions of india. the meenas claim a mythological descent from the 'Matsya Avatar', or fish incarnation, of vishnu.
The meenas ruled at certain places in rajasthan. meena are currently classified as schedule tribe in rajasthan, Haryana, uttar pradesh and as OBC in madhya pradesh. population of meena is 4.6 million and more then 85% meena living rajasthan, estimated to be around 4.2 million in rajasthan. the name of this Community is derived from the word 'Meen', which means 'Fish'.
According to the bhatas (jaga) of meena caste, there are 12 pals, 32 tads and 5248 gotras(clans) in the meena caste.
|Chhand||Baan Mata, Budavaay / Gudavaay|
|Mahair||Ghatavaasan Mata, Ghaataaraanee|
|Manatwal / Manajwal, Mahar||Jeen Mata|
|Barwal / Barwad||Chauth Mata|
|Marmat||Dugaay Mata / Durga Mata / Jvaalaamaata|
|Baidwal / Vyanadwal||Baankee Mata|
|Nayi Maiain, Kakrod Kukald||Naaraayanee Mata|
|Susawat||Amba Mata / Aamber|
|Bainad, Gohli||Aashaajaee Mata, Chaamunda Mata|
|Chhanawat, Gagarwal||Kaila Mata|
|Sahair, Sahariy||Gumaanee Mata|
|Dadarwal, Mandad||Khuree / Khurra Mata|
|Dobwal / Dinbhwal||Khalakaee Mata|
|Chharnawat Pargi, Natrawat, Tor Mandlawat||Kaalee Mata|
|Ghunawat||Lahakoh Mata / Lahakod Mata|
|Maiwal||Mainasee / Asaavaree / Baan / Aavaree Mata|
|Kotwali / Kotwal||Mora Mata|
|Sihr||Daant Mata, Saptamaatrka|
|Mandal / Mandiy||Joganiya Mata|
|Jaraid, Janhad||Beerataee Mata|
|Kakas, Gohli||Chaamunda Mata|
|Kanjoli, Karailwal||Eent Mata|
|Adi Maiain||Gondala Mata|
|Gothwal, Barwal||Banajaaree Mata|
|Naimin||Panch Mata, Doodhaakhedee Panch Mata|
|Jahail, Ilichh||Manasa Mata|
|Meena Sambhaag Ka Teerth||Ghumanda Mata|
Some Sub-Caste of meena are comes under upper caste and others comes under Scheduled Tribes. Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are thoes example where meena comes under Upper Caste and Scheduled Tribes according to meena sub-caste.
|Name||Profession / Popular|
|Golma Devi Meena||Indian Politician|
|Kirodi Lal Meena||Indian Politician|
|Namo Narain Meena||Indian Politician|
Ques 1. Who is known as Meena?
Ans.: The Meena is also transliterated as 'Meenanda' or 'Mina'. they are found mainly in the rajasthan and madhya pradesh regions of india. the meenas claim a mythological descent from the 'Matsya Avatar', or fish incarnation, of vishnu.
Ques 2. What does the surname Meena mean?
Ans.: People from Meena community.
Ques 3.: Is Meena high caste?
Ans.: Meena are considered as lower caste (Scheduled Tribe category) according to Rajasthan caste reservation.
Ques 4. What is last name for Meena?
Ans.: Last name for Meena are Meena, Parmar, Rana.
Ques 5. In which state Meena population is more?
Ans.: The Meena population are found in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (India).
Ques 6. What is the population of Meena?
Ans.: Most of Meena community live in Western and Central India. total population of Meena is 4.6 Million approximately.
Ques 7. what is other names for Meena?
Ans.: Meena are also known as Maina, Mena, Meenas, Mina.
Ques 8. what is the meaning of Meena?
Ans.: The meaning of Meena is 'Derived from the word Meen, which means Fish'.
Ques 9. Who are famous Meena?
Ans.: List of Famous Personalities of Agrawal community.
Golma Devi Meena - Indian Politician
Kirodi Lal Meena - Indian Politician
Namo Narain Meena - Indian Politician.
Ques 10. What religion is Meena?
Ans.: Meena community is part of Hinduism. which mostly live in rajasthan and madhya pradesh.
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