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Mahajan is an Indian title and a surname. "Mahajan" is literally means great people. Mahajan surname is used by khatri caste ( shatriya ) and in some places by vaishya caste ( baniya ) in north india. In Maharastra Mahajan surname is used by brahmins like Pramod mahajan .[1]


The word "Mahajan" is an amalgam of two Sanskrit words: Maha meaning great, and Jan meaning people or individuals. As a generic title, the term Mahajan is used to denote people involved in money lending.

Notable People[edit]

Notable people with the surname Mahajan include: