Kanyakubja Brahmins

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Kanyakubja Brahmins
Regions with significant populations
Historical: Awadhi, Kannauji
Modern: Local languages, primarily: Standard Hindi, Bengali, Oriya
Om.svg Hinduism (100%)
Related ethnic groups
Sanadhya Brahmins, Saryupareen Brahmins and different Bengali Brahmin Communities.

Kanyakubja Brahmins are a Brahmin community found in Northern India, including the state of Uttar Pradesh. The word Kanyakubja means Brahmins of the Kannauj region. Kannauj region was spread to border of Vidisha in ancient times. Other sub-group of Kanyakubja are the Saryupareen Brahmin, and Jujhautiya Brahmin.[1]


  1. ^ People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part Two edited by A Hasan & J C Das pages 718 to 724 Manohar Publications

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