Magars are one of the oldest known tribes in Nepal and during the peroid of Medieval from Gorkha to Palpa was called the Magarat. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, 7.1% of the population of Nepal was identified as Magar which is total 1,887,733 people. In former days, any Thapa who had lost three generations of ancestors in battle became a Rana, but with the prefix of his Thapa clan. Thus, a Reshmi Thapa would become a Reshmi Rana. The frequency of Magar people was higher than national average in the following districts: Palpa (52.3%), Rolpa (43.2%), Myagdi (39.5%), Pyuthan (32.6%), Baglung (28.0%), Tanahun (26.9%), Rukum (23.8%), Syangja (21.5%), Gulmi (20.7%), Surkhet (18.9%), Arghakhanchi (18.0%), Nawalparasi (17.5%), Salyan (15.1%), Sindhuli (14.9%), Udayapur (13.9%), Dang (13.6%), Dolpa (12.5%), Gorkha (11.6%), Okhaldhunga (11.2%), Ramechhap (11.1%), Parbat (11.0%), Rupandehi (10.7%), Dhankuta (9.7%), Dailekh (9.2%), Jajarkot (9.0%), Kaski (8.6%), Dhading (8.5%) and Mustang (8.3%).
Magar caste list – Ale, Bura/Burathoki, Gharti, Pun, Rana, Thapa and they have the same customs which are subdivided into many sub-clans.
Ale Magars: Arghali, Hiski, Hungchen, Limel, Pade, Rakhal, Suyal, Sirpali.
Burathoki Magars: Barakoti, Gamal, Jugjali, Pahari, Thami, Ulange.
Gharti Magars: Dagami, Galami, Kalikotey, Masrangi, Pahari or Panre, Phagami, Rangu, Rawal, Rijal, Sawangi, Sene, Surai, Sinjapati, Talaji, Tirukia, Wale.
Pun Magars: Balali, Birkali, Baijali, Burduja, Garbuja, Namjali, Phungali, Purja, Sain, Sanangi, Sothi, Tajali.
Rana Magars: Aachhami, Aslami, Bangling, Chumi, Chitorey/Chitaurey, Darlami, Gyangmi/Gyami, Kharka/Khadka, Kyapchaki, Lamchanney, Lungeli, Makkim, Maski, Palli, Pulami, Rilami, Ruchal, Shrees, Surjabansi/Suryabangsi.
Thapa Magars: To name a few— Āthaghare, Bagale, Bakabal, Bakheti, Bāhraghare/Baraghare, Birkatta, Kala, Khapangi, Palunge, Puwar/Punwar, Sunari, Sāthighare, Sinjali/Singjali.
Gaha Thapa consists of Bucha, Chidi, Gora, khan or khangaha/khanga
Reshmi Thapa consists of Dangal
Saru Thapa consists of Jhapurluk, Jhendi/Jhedi, Kala. Besides these, Gurbachan, Purbachhaney, Phounja, Pachabhaiya, Khamcha, Khandaluk, Ghale, Baral, Somai, Pithakote, Jhakote, Rakaskoti/Raskoti, Uchai, Samal, Ramjali.
24 thoughts on “Magar caste list”
soti chai kun gotrama parxa?
Rana magar : Gandrama xaki xaina ?
रैका मगर को बारेमा केही थप जानकारी …………कृपया ।
What about kanung magar origin ???
Sala molai ta mero nai mo ko.magar ho vanera tha vayens lekhxu regami magar molai sanai dekhi je bata ko mero ta list nai xen ta mo kun magar hi vanera plz krupa garam mo kaha parxu hola?
What about rajan ?? Is it there or not .. as it just named its self my ancester but caste not included hahahaha…
Pahari caste ko barema bujhum na gotra k ho
gotar kasai le bhandina
Mero naam chai Pritam Bura ho
Mo Choi kunchai tribe ma aanchu.. Please comment..
Tme magar naihaina vai
Burathoki clan ma aauncha timi
Kunwar / kanwar Magar ?
मुरी मगरकाे गाेत्र र डिटेल प्पिज
Ma ghaga magar ho mero gotro dhojo ho right ho ki wrong plz comment.
ma pani ghaga magar ho tara gotra xai tha xaina
Please , purbachhaney gotra magar cast give me details
What about Garanja Magar?
Karan Gaha Magar
I couldn’t find kharoja magar ??
Thank you so much. Could you please comment here something about Kharoja Magar ?
Please , purbachhaney gotra magar cast of give me details