Kohli (clan)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kohli
Regions with significant populations
India, Pakistan
Languages
Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu
Religion
Hinduism, Sikhism, with some Muslim minority
Related ethnic groups
Kukhrain

Kohli is a Khatri clan originating from Punjab in north-western India and parts of Jammu in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The clan is a member of the Khukhrain of the Khatri sub-caste, the other seven members being Anand, Sahni/Sawhney, Sethi, Bhasin, Sabharwal, Chadha and Suri.[1]

Kohli is also a Swiss-German surname, originally spelled Köhli.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gupta, Shilpy; Kapoor, A.K. (2009). Human rights among Indian populations : knowledge, awareness and practice. New Delhi: Gyan Pub. House. p. 121. ISBN 9788121210157.