|Classification||Muslim, farmers, Shaikhs|
|Languages||Hindi and Urdu|
|Populated states||Uttar Pradesh India and Sindh Pakistan|
In Muzaffarnagar District, they are found in the towns of Khatauli, Charthaval, Kandhla, Kairana jhinjana Purquazi and Thana Bhawan., while in Saharanpur District, they are found mainly in Deoband, Nanauta, Rampur, Gangoh, Titron and Nakur.
A large number of Shaikhazada have also emigrated to Pakistan, especially those from Thanabhawan and Charthaval. More than half of Hakim Sadaruddin's family and other Shaikhzadas from Charthaval and members of the Thanvi family from Thanabhawan, had migrated to Pakistan Karachi after independence of India. They now form part of the Muhajir ethnic group.
- People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part three by K S Singh Manohar publications page 1303
- A Gazetteer of Muzaffarnagar District page 91