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Rajput Clan: Nathyal
Vansh Chandravanshi
Descended from: Janjua rajput
Languages Potohari, Pahari and Punjabi
Surnames: Raja or Chaudhry

The Nathyal are a tribe of Rajputs and Jats found principally in the Potohar region of Punjab, Pakistan, Azad Kashmir, and Jammu.

History and origins[edit]

The Nathyal are descendants of the Janjua Rajputs. It is not clear what is the origin of this term 'nathyal'. According to one account, a legend warrior 'Nath', an ancestor in their pedigree, who was a Janjua rajput, gave his name to his tribe.[citation needed]