Meo

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Meo (मेव) is a Muslim Jat clan found in Pakistan. Meo clan is found in Afghanistan.[1]

History

James Tod[2] writes that The warriors assembled under Visaladeva Chauhan against the Islam invader included the Meo ruler - with Mohes the lord of Mewat. The Meo race of Mewat is well known ; all are Muhammadans now.

Distribution in Pakistan

According to 1911 census the Meo were the principal Muslim Jat clan in Dera Ghazi Khan District with population of Meo (524) . [3]

Notable persons

References

  1. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.133,185,186
  2. James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II,Annals of Haravati,p.414-416
  3. Census Of India 1911 Volume xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul

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