Uppal

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Uppal (उप्पल)[1] is a gotra of Jats in Punjab, India and Pakistan.

History

Jats of Uparnam (ऊपरनाम) village were known as Uppal. The land of Tushars was also known as 'Uparla Hind' (ऊपरला हिन्द). Uppal gotra is also supposed to be derived from it.[2]

Distribution in Punjab

Villages in Gurdaspur district

Uppal named village is in Gurdaspur tahsil of Gurdaspur district in Punjab, India.

Villages in Patiala district

Uppal population is 2,400 in Patiala district. [3]

Uppal are found in Montgomery, Ludhiana, Amritsar districts in Punjab. [4],[5]

Villages in Jalandhar district

Villages in Ludhiana district

Villages in Sangrur district


Distribution in Pakistan

Uppal - The Uppal claim Rajput ancestry. They are found mainly in Lahore, Gujranwala and Faisalabad districts.

According to 1911 census, the population of the Uppal Muslim Jat clan was 87 in Lahore Distric in Pakistan. [6]

Notable persons from this clan

See also

References

  1. Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. उ-5
  2. Mahendra Singh Arya et al.: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, p.223
  3. History and study of the Jats, B.S Dhillon, p.126
  4. Jats the Ancient Rulers (A clan study), Bhim Singh Dahiya, p. 334
  5. Rose:'Tribes and Castes', Vol. III, p. 483
  6. Census Of India 1911 Volume Xiv Punjab Part 2 by Pandit Narikishan Kaul

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