Here is the list of Kurmi Kshatriya sub castes of World.
Kurmi caste is also commonly known as Kurmi Kshatriyas. Kurmis are known by different names in different parts of India for example – Kurmis in Gujarat are known as Patidars. Each state may have different sub castes and some sub castes of Kurmis may be present in more than one state. So, here is the name of various sub castes that belong to the Kurmi caste.
Awadhiya Kurmi – They are also known as Awadh wanshi Kurmi. They are mainly found some districts of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. The current chief Minister of Bihar Shri Nitish Kumar Ji belongs to the Awadhiya Sub caste of Kurmi. After globalization, they have migrated to different parts of India and World. Today Awadhiya Kurmis also live in Europe, North America etc.
Gangwar Kurmi – Gangwar Kurmis are a sub caste of Kurmi which is mainly found in Uttar Pradesh state of India.
Sachan Kurmi – Sachan is a sub caste of Kurmi caste which is mainly found in Uttar Pradesh state of India.
The list is going to be updated shortly. More names of Kurmi sub castes are going to be added to the list.
Read this article to Know various Surnames used by Kurmi caste people throughout the globe.
Here is the list of popular surnames used by Kurmi caste People in India. Some surnames like Patel, Sachan, Gangwar, Katiyar, Mahato are primarily used by Kurmi Kshatriyas but some other castes may also use it but there is more than 95% chance that the person who is using Patel, Gangwar, Katiyar, Sachan, Patil, Shinde etc. surnames are from Kurmi caste.
Patel – Patel surname is used by Kurmi Caste in Gujarat, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh etc. Kurmis are also known as Patidars in Gujarat.
Sachan – Sachan surname is primarily used by Kurmis of Uttar Pradesh.
Gangwar – Gangwar is a Kurmi caste surname which is popularly used by the Kurmis of Uttar Pradesh.
Katiyar – Katiyar is another popular Kurmi caste surname which is primarily used by the Kurmis of Uttar Pradesh.
Awadhiya – Awadhiya is a surname which is used by some Kurmis in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh who are from Awadhiya sub caste of Kurmi Caste.
Singh – Singh is Popular surname in India and is used by multiple communities like Sikhs, Rajputs etc. Lot of Kurmis from Bihar, Jharkhand also use the Singh surname.
Kumar – Kumar is a popular surname which is used by large number of communities in India. Many Kurmis of Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chattisgarh use Kumar surname.
Patil – Patil is a popular Marathi surname which is primarily used by Kurmis of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
Verma – Verma is a popular surname used by multiple castes across India. Large number of Kurmis of Uttar Pradesh use Verma surname.
Sinha – Sinha is a popular surname used by multiple castes. Large number of Kurmis of Bihar use Sinha surname.
Shinde – Shinde is a popular Kurmi caste surname which is used mainly by the Kurmis of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Goa etc. Kurmis are also known as Kunbis in Maharashtra.
Baghel – Baghel is a popular Surname mainly used in Chattisgarh region. A large number of Kurmis from Chattisgarh also use Baghel Surname. For example – The current chief minister of Chattisgarh Bupesh Baghel belongs to Kurmi caste and use Baghel surname.
Pawar – Pawar is a popular surname in Maharashtra. It is mainly used by Maratha community. Maratha Kunbis who are also known as Kurmis in north India also use the Pawar Surname.
Mahato – Mahato is a popular Kurmi caste surname used by Kurmis in Jharkhand and Bihar.
Mohanti – Mohanti is a popular surname used by many castes in Orissa. Many Kurmis from Orissa use Mohanti surname.
Kannaujia – It is a surname which is used by some castes in Uttar Pradesh. Some Kurmis from Uttar Pradesh use Kannaujia surname.
Patidar – Kurmis of Gujarat are known as Patidars. Many Kurmis of Gujarat directly use their Caste name as their surname. Hence many Kurmis in Gujarat use Patidar surname.
Kurmi – Kurmi is the caste name of Kurmis. Many Kurmis especially in Assam, West Bengal directly use their caste name as their surname. Hence Many Kurmis use Kurmi as a surname.
Chandrakar – It is a popular surname used by many castes. Some Kurmis of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chattisgarh also use Chandrakar surname.
Jaiswal -Jaiswal surname is used by many castes. Kurmi caste of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal also use this surname.
Patanwar -It is a surname used by some castes especially in Uttar Pradesh. Some Kurmis of Uttar Pradesh also use Patanwar surname.
Niranjan -It is a surname mainly used in North India. Some Kurmis of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal use Niranjan as their surname.
Chaudhary – It is a popular surname used in North India. Many Kurmis of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, West Bengal use Chaudhary as their surname.