Khatri & Arora Sikh Subcastes

Khatri and Arora Sikhs are also sometimes called "Kirar" or "Bhapa Sikhs". Both groups intermarry freely and are identical for all practical purposes . They used to constitute chiefly of shopkeepers, small money-lenders, accountants, grocers, perfume sellers, grain traders, etc.

Khatri Surnames: Anand, Awal, Bachewal, Badhwar, Baijal, Bagga, Bajaj, Bakshi, Batta, Bedi, Behal (Behl), Bhalla, Bhola, Bhasin, Bhandari, Bhandula, Bindra, Birghi, Chadha, Chandok, Charan, Chona, Chopra, Choudhary,Chetal, Dhall, Dhawan, Dhingra, Dhir, Dua, Duggal, Dhupar, Dumra, Gambhir, Gandhi, Gandhoke, Gadok, Gadhiok, Ghai, Gujral, Gulati, Gulla, Handa, Jerath, Jairath, Jaggi, Jalota, Jolly, Kakkar (Kacker) ,Kapoor (Kapur), Katyal, Keer, Khanna, Kehar, Khosla, Khullar, Kohli, Koshal, Lala, Lamba, Loomba, Madhok, Mahendru, Maini, Malhotra, Malik, Mangal, Mankhand, Manraj, Mehra, Mehrotra, Midha, Monga, Nair(Nayyar), Nagpal, Nakra, Nayer, Nehra, Nijhawan, Nikhanj, Oberoi, Ohri, Parwanda, Passi, Phull, Phul, Phool, Puri, Rai, Rehan, Roshan, Sabharwal, Sablok, Sadana, Saggar (Sagar), Saggi, Sahi (Shahi), Sahni(Sawhney), Sami, Sarin (Sareen), Sarna, Sehgal (Sahgal), Sekhri, Sethi, Seth, Sial (Syal), Sibal, Sikka, Singh, Sobti, Sodhi, Sondhi, Soni, Suri, Talwar, Tandan (Tandon), Tehim, Tuli, Thapar, Trehan, Uberoi, Uppal, Vadehra, Vasudeva, Ved, Verma, Vig, Vij, Vinaik (Vinayak), Vohra, Wadhawan, Wahi (Wahie), Wassan(Wasan/Wason).

Arora Surnames: Ahuja, Alreja, Arya, Aneja, Asija, Babbar, Bajaj, Balana, Bagai, Bakhru, Batra, Baweja, Bhathheja, Baseeja, Bhyana, Bhutani, Buddhiraja, Chawla, Charaipotra, Chhabra, Chhabaria, Chugh, Chuggha, Dhamija, Dawar, Dhingra, Dureja, Doda, Doomra, Dua, Dudeja, Gambhir, Gaba, Gagneja, Gakhar, Ganda, Gandhi, Gavri, Gawri, Gera, Ghawri, Ghavri, Girdhar, Gogia, Grover, Gulati, Guliani, Hangal, Handa, Hasija, Huria, Jhamb, Jhandai, Juneja, Kakkar, Kalra, Kamra, Kataria, Kathpal, Kharbanda, Khera, Khetarpal, Khirbaat, Khurana, Khorana, Kukreja, Kumar, Lakhina, Lal, Leekha, Lekhi, Loona, Lulla, Luthra, Madaan, Mahatta, Mahtta, Makhija, Makkar, Malik, Manaktala, Manchanda, Manocha, Mehndiratta, Mendiratta, Middha, Miglani, Mongia, Munjal, Nagpal, Narang, Narula, Nirula, Nijhawan, Pahuja, Pahwa, Papneja, Pasricha, Pujara, Raheja, Rahuria, Rajpal, Rehani, Relan, Sachdev, Sachdeva, Saluja, Sardana, Sehtiya, Sethi, Setia, Shreedar, Siddhar, Sidana, Sikri, Sindhwani/Sindhuria, Sukhija, Suneja, Taneja, Thakral, Tuteja,Vasant, Virmani, Wadhwa