ⓘ Dadwal (surname)

                                     

ⓘ Dadwal (surname)

According to Brentnall 2004, Dadwals are Katoch Rajputs. Hutchison and Vogel 1933, 1994 state that the Dadwal clan takes its name from a place called Dada which was within Siba State. Dada is also called Dadasiba and is now in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. The clan came into existence after Hari Chand seceded from the kingdom of Kangra and established his own kingdom in Guler 1415. His descendant, Sibarn Chand then seceded from Guler and established the kingdom of Siba and in turn one of his descendants, Khammi Chand, had three sons one of whom was Lakhuda Chand who lived at Dada and adopted the clan name Dadwal.

According Ranken 1895, "in Dadwals call from Dada, a Fort on the Beas, which was built by the founder of the clan when she came from Siba". Lakhuda grandson uruki, Datar Chand established the state of Datarpur in 1550, which is currently Hoshiarpur district. The current head of the Royal family of Datarpur is Kunwar Deepak Singh, who is a descendant of Raja Datarchand.

According to rose 1919, however, the 1990 Dhadwals also JAT who migrated from Hoshiarpur to Kapurthala district. Barstow 1928 reported that in the census of Punjab 1911, 515 people were returned Dadwal JAT in the Amritsar district. In modern times, Oxford dictionary of family names in great Britain and Ireland 2016 lists Dhadwal clan JAT.

                                     
  • times. The other major clans are Jaswal, Guleria, Sibaia and Dadwal and Pathania. Dadwal stems from Dada, a place in Siba. Sibaia also stems from Siba