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

Ideal Jain Tirthankara
Meaning Oswal derived from Osiya City (Jodhpur)
Religions Jainism
Languages Hindi, Marwari
Country India, Pakistan
Original State Rajasthan
Populated States Rajasthan, Sindh (Pakistan)
Region Western India
Population 0.5 Million
Surnames Oswal
Alternative Names Oshwal or Osval
Festivals Jain Festivals

Who are Oswal

The Oswal are a jain community with origins in the marwar region of rajasthan (india) and tharparkar district in sindh (pakistan). they claim to be of rajput descent. this is perhaps the most important sub-division of the banias after the Agrawal.

Oswal Clan (Gotra)

Main Gotra (Clans) of Oswal Community list.
1. Aadityanag Gotra
2. Bappanag Gotra
3. Bhadra Gotra
4. Bhuri Gotra
5. Chinchat Gotra
6. Didu Gotra
7. Kannojiye Gotra
8. Karnat Gotra
9. Kulhat Gotra
10. Kumat Gotra
11. Laghushresthi Gotra
12. Moraksh Gotra
13. Shresthi Gotra
14. Shri Shrimal Gotra
15. Suchanti Gotra
16. Tatahar Gotra
17. Valah Gotra
18. Virharat Gotra

Marwari Oswal Meaning

The marwari or marwadi are an indian ethnic group that originate from the jodhpur region (Western Rajasthan) of india. its groups of all hindu, sikh, jain, buddhist people from western rajasthan.
The name 'Oswal' is derived from a small village named Osianor Osiya in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan (India). Once upon a time there used to be a large city on the site of Osiya (osian). In ancient times it was known as Uplesh Pattan, Urkesh, Melpur Pattan and Navmeri City.
Oswal Community is mainly belong to Marwar Region (Jodhpur Region) that's why oswal also known as marwari Oswal

Famous People of the Oswal Community

NameProfession / Popular
Motilal OswalFounder of Motilal Oswal Group
Pankaj OswalIndian Businessman
Shael OswalIndian Businessman, Pop Singer
S. P. OswalPadma Bhushan Awardee

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques 1. Who is known as Oswal?
Ans.: The Oswal are a jain community with origins in the marwar region of rajasthan (india) and tharparkar district in sindh (pakistan). they claim to be of rajput descent.

Ques 2. What does the surname Oswal mean?
Ans.: People from Oswal community and belong to Jainism.

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

Ques 4. In which state Oswal population is more?
Ans.: The Oswal population are found in Rajasthan (India) as well Sindh (Pakistan).

Ques 5. What is the population of Oswal?
Ans.: Most of Oswal community live in Western India. total population of Oswal is 0.5 Million approximately.

Ques 6. what is other names for Oswal?
Ans.: Oswal are also known as Oshwal or Osval.

Ques 7. what is the meaning of Oswal?
Ans.: Oswal derived from Osiya City (Jodhpur).

Ques 8. Who are famous Oswal?
Ans.: List of Famous Personalities of Oswal community.
Motilal Oswal - Founder of Motilal Oswal Group
Pankaj Oswal - Indian Businessman
Shael Oswal - Indian Businessman, Pop Singer
S. P. Oswal - Padma Bhushan Awardee.

Ques 9. Is Oswal A bania?
Ans.: Yes Oswal is bania. Bania have six groups which are the Bisa or Vaish Aggarwal, Dasa or Gata Aggarwal, Saralia, Saraogi or Jain, Maheshwari or Shaiva and Oswal.

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