Tun

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Tun (तूण) is gotra of Jats found in Afghanistan.[1]

Villages founded by Tun clan

Origin

It is of Nagavanshi Origin.

History

Tunwa (तूणवा) is a village in Laxmangarh tahsil, Sikar district in Rajasthan. Its ancient name, mentioned in Harsha Inscription 961 AD (L-38), was Tunakupaka (तूणकूपक). (See- Towns and Villages of Chauhan Dominions. S.No.88)

H. W. Bellew[2] writes that Tun or Tani, probably represent the Thrakian Thynoi, who moved into these parts in the time of Alexander, from their Asiatic settlement in Bithynia.

Notable persons

References

  1. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, The Oriental University Institute, Woking, 1891, p.14,28
  2. An Inquiry Into the Ethnography of Afghanistan By H. W. Bellew, 1891, p.16

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