Dab clan

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The Dab is a kalan of Khokhar Rajputs and jats near Chakwal in the province of Punjab in Pakistan. Dab is a sub-clan of Jatt and mainly live in Jhang, Gojra, Chakwal and in Indian Punjab. The Dabs always resided in the Chenab Jhelum Doab. The Dab's claim their descent from Dab,They came into Punjab around 1469 AD. Many of the Dab's converted to sikhism at this time.

In Pakistan they were found mainly in the Shorkot Tehsil of Jhang District, Sialkot and western Punjab. Their main villages are Dab Jalala and Dab Kalan. The village of Kotli Sultan Dab in Khanewal District(Pakistan), is also centre of this clan.

Before the partition of India, many Sikh and Muslim jat Dab's lived in Jhang and Sialkot districts of West Punjab. Few Sikh Dab's come to India after partition making it a rare clan although there are many Muslim Dab Jatts still in Pakistan.