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Rajput

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Rulers in Rājputana (now Rājasthan) in India. They were Kṣatriyas who rose to prominence before and during the Gupta dynasty.

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain

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2021
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20 words

... 1881: 0. Indian (Rajasthan and neighbouring states): Hindu, (Rajput), from Sanskrit rājaputra ‘prince’ ( rāja ‘king’ + putra ...

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

...and into Dogra companies in Punjabi regiments. Rajputs from Rajasthan usually entered the 6th Rajputana Regiment (which included battalions from the old Bombay army) and the 7th Rajput Regiment (which also recruited in the traditional areas of Bihar and Oudh and which embraced the debris of many of the regiments of the old Bengal army). Recruitment was conducted with great care: the Dogra recruitment handbook lists 420 subdivisions of Rajputs suitable for recruitment ranked in four grades. Many Rajputs also served in the armies of princely states;...

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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2015
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... (Sanskrit, ‘son of a king’) The predominantly landowning class, also called Thakurs, living mainly in central and northern India, who claim descent from the Hindu Ksatriya (warrior) caste. Many leading clans are of royal lineage, but others include cultivators of Sudra (menial) caste. Their clans are divided into four lines: Solar, Lunar, Fire, and Snake....

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World Encyclopedia

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... Predominantly Hindi warrior caste from nw India. They became powerful in the 7th century ad gaining control of an historic region named Rajputana. They retained their independence despite the Muslim conquests in the 12th century, but by the early 17th century had submitted to the Mogul Empire . In the early 18th century, they extended their control. In the 19th century, they lost most of their territorial gains to the Marathas, Sikhs, and the British Empire. During the colonial period, much of Rajputana retained its independence under local princely...

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Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)

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2022
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... US frequency (2010): 897 Indian (Rajasthan and neighboring states): from Sanskrit rājaputra ‘prince’ (a compound formed from rāja ‘king’ + putra ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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2016
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... • Current frequencies: GB 955, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 0 Indian (Rajasthan and neighbouring states) : Hindu, (Rajput), from Sanskrit rājaputra ‘prince’ ( rāja ‘king’ + putra ‘son’)....

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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... a member of a Hindu military caste claiming Kshatriya ...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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... • afoot , clubfoot, foot, hotfoot, kaput, put, soot, splay-foot, underfoot, wrong-foot, Yakut • Blackfoot • flatfoot • barefoot • pussyfoot • forefoot • crowfoot • coltsfoot • goosefoot • tenderfoot • per caput • Rajput • output • throughput •...

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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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...Rajput , a member of a Hindu soldier caste, is now spelt as shown, not Rajpoot . Pronounced /ˈrɑːʤpʊt/ ....

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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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2015
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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2005
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2004
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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2005
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Rulers in Rājputana (now Rājasthan) in India. They were Kṣatriyas who rose to prominence before and during the Gupta dynasty.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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... . Rulers in Rājputana (now Rājasthan) in India. They were Kṣatriyas who rose to prominence before and during the Gupta dynasty...

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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...and a period at the mercy of the Marāṭhās , the Rājpūt principalities were assigned the status of subordinate ‘princely states’ under the British. Since Independence ( 1947 ), and the dissolution of the old princely states, the Rājpūts, or those claiming descent from them, have continued to make up the dominant, land-owning castes in central and northern India. The Rājpūts are renowned for their fierce martial spirit and heroism, the most spectacular instances being the mass self-immolation of Rājpūt women and children (known as jauhar), preceding the...

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Rocky Miranda and Urvashi Prasannanshu Jain

Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)

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2022
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2,803 words
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...clan names: lad , more , and savant . Rajput clan names: bhatti , chauhan , parmar , rathod , and solanki . Reddi clan name: bandi . Clan names in a subgroup of Saraswat Brahmans of the Panjab: bali , dutt , and mohan . The name of the community itself is adopted by some as a surname: agarwal , arora , bhatia , iyengar , iyer , khatri , nair , reddy , and sood . Some Indian surnames come from names or nicknames of ancestors: bhargava ‘descendant of Bhrigu ’; bhatti , ancestor of a Rajput clan; lakhani ‘descendant of Lakh(man) ’....

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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3,254 words
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...of India. A microfiche copy of its India catalogue may also be obtained by writing to the Genealogical Society of Utah, 50 East North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA. The preservation of pedigrees and successions was practised for many centuries, especially with the Rajput royal families, who kept the lineal succession of kings from very early times. Some genealogical lineages of Hindu rulers appear in the form of inscriptions on stones in local villages. For pedigrees of early Pallava kings, consult the Bombay Gazetteer: History of the Konkan...

Rajasthan

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State in nw India, on the border with Pakistan; the capital is Jaipur. Other major cities include Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer. Rajasthan was the homeland of the Rajputs. The state ...

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