Magar caste list

Magars are one of the oldest known tribes in Nepal and during the period 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 a 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 the 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.

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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.

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44 thoughts on “Magar caste list”

  1. “Are Pahare Pun and Sut Pahare Pun considered the same within the Magar ethnic group of Nepal? Additionally, is intermarriage between individuals from Pahare Pun and Sut Pahare Pun communities culturally accepted?”

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  2. Me magar hu muze gotra Pata nahihe.bacchapan me dadi se suna Tha ki Hamara cast somai magar he.agar he to Hamara gotra kya he?

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    • Magar ka gotra nahi hota uska kairan hota hai ..Somai hi tumhara kairan hai…jo hindu me convert huye hain wahi gotra rakhte hain….asliyet mein magar log prakriti ko pujte hain…aur shamanism mein biswas rakhthe hain…buddhism aur Hinduism mein baad mein convert huye hain

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    • Gotra aur jaat alag chij hai aap somai ho somai ko nepali me thar bolte hain jaat magar hai aur goutara aapko koi aur nahi bata skta apke dad ya phir chacha chachi bua dada dadi wo log hi bta skte hain yha tak ki koi brahmin bhi nahi bta skta

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  3. रैका मगर को बारेमा केही थप जानकारी …………कृपया ।

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    • 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?

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      • List ma naako ho natra ajhai aru ni hunxan magar haru maile mero thauma vako magar haru ko ni thar list ma paayena so dont worry

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        • Haina Mitra gotra bhinnai hunxa aba malai Hera ma Rana magar thari hu Kun rana bhanda suryavanshi Rana hu gotra mero bhardwaj ho shakha mero dhurbhashe ho yo chai kina huni raixa bhanda blood line ma bihe wari nahis bhanera ho hajur buwa pujari hunu huthyo wahaan le bhannu bhako

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  4. मुरी मगरकाे गाेत्र र डिटेल प्पिज

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