Guru Mangat is a town, now in Pakistan, owned Punjab  and from its name, it may be said that the town was founded by the Jats of Mangat clan. Today, Mangat is a well known Jat clan name, at least among the Jat Sikhs . 
B S Dahiya writes about Mangat clan: In the Tang period of Chinese history, the Chinese called the Mongols as Mengu Pronounced as Mung-nguet.  It is this word Mung-nguet which is now written as Mongait In Russia , e.g. A.L. Mongait, author of the Archeology in USSR, Pelican series, London (1961) and is written as Mangat (a Jat clan) in India, This clan’s name appears in Mahabharata as Manonugat-a country in Kroncha Dvipa, east of Pamirs.  This has almost exact similarity with the Chinese form.
Distribution in Punjab
Villages in Hoshiarpur district
Villages in Patiala district
Villages in Ludhiana district
Villages in Nawanshahr district
Distribution in Pakistan
Mangat - The Mangat claim Rajput ancestry. They are found in Mandi Bahauddin and Gujrat districts. Muslim Mangat were also found in Ambala and Ludhiana districts. They too have settled in Mandi Bahauddin.
Notable persons from this gotra
- B.S. Mangat, Deputy Inspector–General of Police, Punjab is a scion of his clan.
- B S Dahiya:Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), p.240, s.n.140
- O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.56,s.n. 2029
- Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. म-66
- O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.55,s.n. 2006
- History and study of the Jats/Chapter 10
- Gupta, H.R., editor, Panjab or Punjab on the eve of First Sikh War, Published by the Publication Bureau of the Punjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab, 1956, pp. 212, 295, 135, 266.
- A glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North-West Frontier Province By H.A. Rose Vol II, pp. 237
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.105
- Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study)/Jat Clan in India,p. 264
- Journal Asiatique 1920 , I, quoted by Studies in Indian History and Civilization by Buddha Prakash p. 409
- Bhisma Parva, 12 / 21
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.126
- History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.123
- Census Of India 1911 Volume Xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul
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