Sami

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For village of this name see Saamikhera

Sami (सामी)[1] [2]is Jat Gotra. Sami clan is found in Afghanistan.[3]

Origin

History

According to H. W. Bellew[4]The Shitak tribe is said to descend from one Shah Afrid; a circumstance which seems to indicate some hazy connection with the Afridi, who also are said to descend from one Afrid. The Shitak inhabit the Banu subdivision of the Banu district, and are now-a-days more commonly known as Banuchi. They are in three main divisions, viz. : Kevi, Surani, and Sami.

Notable persons

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. स-239
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.62,s.n. 2439
  3. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, 1891, p.123,185
  4. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan,p.110-11

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