Ranwa (Hindi: रणवा), also Rinwa & Ranva, is a gotra of Jats found in Sri ganganagar, Churu, Sikar and Jhunjhunu districts in Rajasthan, India. Due to being the horrible warriors they were called Ranwa.
According to the historical records of Ranwa gotra Rao Mutia Kamas of Dahiya Kshatriyas clan came from Kannauj in samvat 905 and constructed a fort in Nagaur city in Rajasthan. Lakhan Rao, Ballu Rao, Joon Rao and Pipa Rao ruled here for about 200 years. Rao Pipaji married with Deyoo Jakhar the daughter of Maihan Raja. Their sons were Sahajarao, Rajdeo, Mandeo, and Gangdeo. The descendants of Sahajarao were known as Ranwa, those of Rajdeo were known as Roja. The descendants of Mandeo were known as Mandiwal and those of Gangdeo were known as Gugal Jats.
Sahajarao left Nagaur in vikram samvat 1111 and founded village Saamikhera and constructed fort and Shiva temple there. Later on 12 sons of Sahaja founded the villages Jachas, Bhikhanwasi, Khanadi, Karkedi, Maulasar, Makrana, Bai, Buchyasi, Bhurbhura, Jabdinagar, Chausal and Hirani.
- Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudi, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Adhunik Jat Itihasa (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998
- Mansukh Ranwa ‘Manu’, Amar Shaheed Lotu Jat, J C Ranwa Prakashan, Sikar, 2001