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Who use surnames Nayar and Nayyar?

Asked by Good Citizen, 15 Jun '10 01:31 pm
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Nayar is Kerali surname where as Nayyar is a Punjabi surname from the region of Punjab
Answered by Naresh Swain, 15 Jun '10 01:37 pm

 
  
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It is Nair (casts in Kerala) and Nayyar (coste in Punjab)
Answered by sankaran iyer, 15 Jun '10 02:01 pm

 
  
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Nayars Nair is the name of a Hindu upper caste from the southern Indian state of Kerala. The Nairs were a martial nobility and figured prominently in the history of Kerala.

The Nairs were classed as a martial race by the British, however were de-listed after rebelling against them under Velu Thampi Dalawa, and thereafter recruited in lower numbers into the British Indian Army. Only Nairs were recruited into the Thiruvithamkoor Nayar Pattalam (Travancore State Army), until 1945 when non-Nairs were admitted to join. This State Force (known also as the Nair Brigade) was merged into the Indian Army after independence and became the 9th Battalion Madras Regiment (the oldest Battalion in the Indian Army). . Nayyar is a Punjabi surname from the region of Punjab, India. The people who bear the name are mainly Khatris belonging to the Sareen sub-group. Village folklore says they really are Nijjars (same as Sikh Jatt). The origin of the word is from Sanskrit Nayaka, meaning "Ruler"
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 15 Jun '10 01:42 pm

 
  
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Keralites
Answered by hitler, 15 Jun '10 01:32 pm

 
  
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