- 1 Origin
- 2 Villages founded by clan
- 3 History
- 4 Distribution in Patiala district
- 5 Distribution in Nawanshahr district
- 6 Distribution in Ropar district
- 7 Distribution in Amritsar district
- 8 Distribution in Sangrur district
- 9 Notable persons
- 10 Gallery of Shergill people
- 11 External links
- 12 References
They are said to have descended from the Raja of Garh Mithila. The Shergills are said to have come from this great tribe. The Gill Jats are from the Caspian Sea area, homeland of Massagetae. As the Caspian Sea was once known as the Sea of Gillan, per Sir Sikes. The plural of Gill in Punjabi is Gillan, ie Gillan De Munde. Moreover, the Gill and Gillian presence in England may well be the result of Alanic (Massagetae) settlement in 400s A.D. The Maharajas of the Nishanwalia Misl, Sukha Singh and Mehar Singh were Shergill. So are the Majithia of Majha. World famous painter Amrita Sher-Gil, who was the daughter of Sikh Aristocrat Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Majithia, also belonged to Shergill Jats.
Villages founded by clan
- Naoshera: Sir Lepel H. Griffin writes that Chaudhari Sarwani 15th in descend from Sher, founder of clan, Shergill, built the village of Naoshera, otherwise known as Raipur Sarwani and got in jagir. 
Distribution in Patiala district
There are two villages of Shergills in district Patiala (i.e. Pind Behal and Majaal-Khurd). Behal village is located on the Patiala-Pehowa road and Manjal-Khurd is located a kilometre aside of Guhla-Cheeka Road.
Sardar Dhann Singh Shergill of Village Manjal Khurd was one of the prominent and respectable people of the area.
Distribution in Nawanshahr district
Distribution in Ropar district
Distribution in Amritsar district
Distribution in Sangrur district
- Amrita Shergill - Artist/Painter
- Jimmy Shergill - Actor
- Vikram Shergill - Actor
- Jai Inder Shergill - Pol
- Ganjendra Singh Majithia, Shergill - Jat, From Amritsar district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs.
- Umrao Singh Majithia, Shergill - Jat, From Amritsar district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs.
- Arur Singh Naushahria, Shergill - Jat, From Amritsar district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs.
- Surat Singh Mari, Shergill - Jat, From Lahore district was in the List of Punjab Chiefs of Pakistan.
Gallery of Shergill people
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