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|Rajput Clan: Naipal|
|Surnames:||Rana or Khan|
History and origin
The tribe gets its name from Naipal, son of Bhuni, a Bhatti Rajput. They were initially found in Firozpur District of Punjab, India, and said to have earlier come from Sirsa. The Naipal at one time occupied the entire Sutlej valley, north of Firuzpur town, they also occupying the Makhu illaqa, in present Firozpur District. It is said to have been named Makkah by a Muslim holyman, by the name Mohammed, but was corrupted into Makhu.