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Nanda (also Nandha and Nandhra) is a Kamboj, Rajput and Khatri surname. Various clans of Gujjar, Ahluwalia, Khatri, Rajput, Sonar, Lubana, Tonk Kshatriya/Chhimba tribes have a close genetic and ancestral relationship with each other, and together they are the descendants of ancient Kamboja/Kamboh/Kamboj tribe . Same is the case of Nanda clan.

Gujjar Clan, Kamboj Clan,: Nanda
Distribution Punjab (Pakistan), Punjab (India), Haryana, Balochistan, etc.
Descended from Chechen, Georgian, Abkhaz
Religion Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism
Languages Punjabi, Haryanvi, Rajasthani, Urdu, Balochi
Surnames Nanda, Nandhra, Nandey, Nandhrah, Nandra, Nandhar, Nandharah, Nandhera, Nandha, Nandan, Nandal, Wattu, Wattoo

Among Kamboj people[edit]

Nanda (and Nandha) is a Kamboj clan name found among the Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus Kamboj of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan .[1][2][3][4]

Notable Nandas[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chandigarh?, 1997, p 83, Swaran Singh, V. Bhalla, Anthropological Survey of India - Social Science.
  2. ^ Kamoj Itihaas, 1972, p 42, H. S. Thind.
  3. ^ The Kambojas Through the Ages, 2005, p 423, K. S. Dardi.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]