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Arabi (अरबी) Arbi (अरबी)/(अर्बी)[1] Jat gotra gets its name from people who came from Arab. In Russia they are known as Arwat.[2] Arabi clan is found in Afghanistan.[3]

Origin

History

H. W. Bellew writes that Arabi for the Indian tribe anciently seated on the Arabius river (modern Hab), on the Sind border adjoining Las province of Balochistan, the Arbies tribe of Strabo ; there are the ruins of an ancient town on the Kabul river near Peshawar, called Arabai (the Orobates of Arrian), as before related ; this may formerly have been a city of the Arabi, ancestors of those whose name we have here. [4]

H.A. Rose[5] tells us that Arbi (अरबी) a Muhammadan clan, said to be of Arabian origin, which was, in Mughal times, given several villages round Multan, but it has now to a large extent lost its hold of them. It is classed as Jat (agricultural) both in Multan and Montgomery and is also found in the Ahmadpur East tahsil of Bahawalpur.

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