Kachchhawa (कच्छवा) Kachhwaha (कछवाहा)  Kachhwala (कछवाला) gotra Suryavanshi Jats live in Rajasthan, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.This is a Jat gotra which has Rana Jat sub-clan based on lineage and title. 
Distribution of Kachchawas
Villages in Jodhpur district
Villages in Nawanshahr district
Ram Sarup Joon writes that ...The Pehwa edict describes the rule of three Tomar kings. It is mentioned that they were the descendants of 'Jabala', the Hun who had ruled there before them- the third edict narrates the rule of Jabla Toraman.
There is an old saying in Rohilkhand that the Chief Toraman Kachwaha attacked Iran in 943 A.D. He conquered the territory from Iran to Bhopal. He constructed a fort at Gwalior. The descendants of Bhur Sen came to be called Kachhwaha in 945 A.D., and ruled Gwalior till 933 A.D., when Pratihars seized power. Therefore, if we accept this the Kachwaha Rajputs are the descendants of Torman, Jabla Gujars.
Charak Rai (the Bhat] who lived during the reign of Emperor Shah Jehan writes that the king of Iran was Torman. Shri Bhanderkar and General Cunningham and Mr. Smith all prove that Torman, Kachwaha and Pratihars are all descendants of Jabla Gujars. One of the edicts of Hun Chief Jabla was excavated in Malwa, at Mandsor, and is said to have been inscribed in 533 A.D.
- Padam Shree Moti Singh Rana
- Nar Singh Kachhwaha (नरसिंह कछवाह), from ----, Jodhpur, was a social worker in Marwar, Rajasthan. He was a fredom fighter and hero of The Dabra farmers movement-1947 for abolition of Jagirs in Rajasthan. 
- Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n.क-15
- Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. क-135
- Jat History Thakur Deshraj/Chapter VIII,s.n. 215, p. 586
- Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Adhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p.226
- James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II,Annals of Haravati,p.414-416
- History of the Jats/ChapterVIII,p. 135-136
- Ram Sarup Joon: History of the Jats/ChapterVIII,p. 138
- Thakur Deshraj:Jat Jan Sewak, 1949, p.220-221
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