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Sambar (साम्बर)[1] Sanbar (सांबर)[2] is a Muslim Jat clan found in Pakistan.


Jat Gotras Namesake

Mention by Pliny

Pliny[3] mentions Arabia....We find also the islands of Pteros, Labatanis, Coboris, and Sambrachate, with a town of the same name28 on the mainland.

28 From which came the myrrh mentioned by Pliny in B. xii. c. 36.

Jat Gotras Namesake


Distribution in Pakistan

Distribution in Dera Ghazi Khan


According to 1911 census the Sambar were the principal Muslim Jat clan in Dera Ghazi Khan District with population of Sambar ( 2,030) . [4]

Notable persons

External links


  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. स-203
  2. O.S.Tugania:Jat Samuday ke Pramukh Adhar Bindu,p.62,s.n. 2428
  3. Natural History by Pliny Book VI/Chapter 32
  4. Census Of India 1911 Volume xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul

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