Category Archives: History :Sindhi Surnames

Sindhi Surnames and the Historical Linkage.

Aror ( Rohri) citizens were called Arorvanshis:

Ahuja

Bajaj

Sachdev

Ajwani

Bhavnani

Gidwani

Jagtiani

Karanmalani

Motwanis of Sukkur

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Advani Branches:

Khandaranis,( Named after Adoomal’s Grandson: Khandarimal) – They had become Khalsas or Akalis.

Diwan Manikchand Kishinchand became Khalsa in Darbar of  Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Punjab in 1843.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh invaded Sindh in 1836, Many Sindhis became Khalsas- Sindh was conquered by the English in 1843.

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Hyderabad:

In 1768 Diwan Gidumal got the Job of making Nerankot ( latter on it was called Hyderabad).

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Diwan Jagatrai had 2 Sons.

From one Jagtianis orignated and from the other Ajwani orignated.

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