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|Ramgarhia / Jatt|
The origin of Matharu was a Jatt clan. Later they were thought of and were accepted as majorly Jatt and Tarkhan. Matharu Jatts are dominant in some villages of Punjab including Jattana, Chounkimaan, Nakodar and areas around Moga. Matharus are widely known as successful landowning farmers through Punjab today.
Variant forms of the name include Matharoo, Matharu, Matharo, Mathru and Matroo.
- Talvin Singh Matharu (born 1970), British musician
- Kiran Matharu (born 1989), British sportswoman