Kunwar (title)

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Kunwar, a feudal title originating from the Indian subcontinent meaning "Son of Thakur" where Thakur means "lord".[1] It is a title that belongs to a Rajput, a member of one of the patrilineal clans of western, central, northern India and current eastern Pakistan. The title is also adopted by Thakuri royals of Western Nepal. The surname Kunwar is also widely used as the surname by Bhumihar community, traditionally landlords and in constant touch with the mother earth Brahmin family, in northern India. People with title Kunwar includes:

  • Kunwar Amar
  • Kunwar Narayan
  • Kunwar Natwar Singh
  • Kunwar Vikram Singh
  • Kunwar Sone Singh Ponwar
  • Kunwar Manvendra Singh
  • Kunwar Digvijay Singh
  • Kunwar Natwar Singh
  • Kunwar Sarvraj Singh
  • Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar Singh
  • Kunwar Pranav Singh
  • Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh
  • Kunwar Singh (cricketer)
  • Kunwar Jitin Prasad
  • Kunwar Bhim Singh
  • Kunwar Nau Nihal Singh
  • Kunwar Inderjit Singh; 20th Prime Minister of Nepal. Royalty of Doti Region. Born as Indradhwoj Shahi later adopted title of Kunwar

References[edit]

  1. "Glossary". Indian Rajputs. Retrieved 23 September 2015.



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