Memon

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Memon may refer to:

  • Memon people, a collection of ethnic groups from the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. Memons come from the Lohana caste of Gujarat.
    • Memons from Kathiawar, usually simply called Memons that speaks Memoni Language, further divided into sub-group which is generally refer to their ancestral village or town
    • Sindhi Memons a related group native to Sindh, that speaks Sindhi
    • Kutchi Memons, a group from Kutch that speaks Kutchi
    • Okhai Memons, a group from Okha Port that speaks Memoni Language

Geographical Areas Named Memon[edit]

Languages[edit]

  • Memon language, spoken by Memons of Kathiwar mostly now they speak Sindhi.

People[edit]

  • Abdul Jalil Memon (born 1970), Agriculturist by profession and an active politician from the District of Thatta, Province of Sindh, Pakistan
  • Jan Muhammad A. Memon (born 1949), medical professional and an educationist par excellence.
  • Marvi Memon (born 1972), Pakistani politician
  • Muhammad Umar Memon (born 1939), Professor Emeritus of Urdu Literature and Arabic Studies
  • Nasrullah Memon (born 1978), Pakistani first-class cricketer who plays for Hyderabad
  • Nisar Memon (born 1942), Pakistani politician
  • Nasir Memon, American computer scientist
  • Sattar Memon (born 1947), Associate Professor of Medicine emeritus at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island since 1996 and holds M.D. and F.A.C.P. degrees.
  • Shaikh Ibrahim Memon Madani, imam and Muslim scholar
  • Sharjeel Inam Memon Pakistani politician, affiliated with Pakistan Peoples Party
  • Sirajul Haq Memon (1933–2013), acclaimed Pakistani Sindhi language novelist, journalist, historian, scholar, linguist, story-writer, and advocate of the Supreme Court
  • Siddiq Memon (born 1953), Pakistani businessman born in Karachi, Sindh. He is the current Chairman of Traders Action Committee Pakistan.
  • Saud Memon (1963–2007), Pakistani businessman
  • Tiger Memon (born 1960), Indian gangster
  • Yakub Memon (1962–2015), Indian gangster
  • Salim Mohamed yakub Suriya ( Sydney)