Afghan, Baloch and Brahui

Prof. D N Jha dnjha at DEL2.VSNL.NET.IN
Mon Oct 23 12:40:52 UTC 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: Yashwant <malaiya at CS.COLOSTATE.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 5:32 AM
Subject: Re: Afghan, Baloch and Brahui

> On Wed, 18 Oct 2000 03:00:41 +0100, Narayan R. Joshi <giravani at JUNO.COM>
> wrote:

> Incidentally it is well known that many muslims with last name
> Khan, are converts from Rajputs. Some very specific examples are
> known.
> Yashwant

What about Maithil brahmins who continue to use the surname  Khan? I know of
some "high caste" brahmins from the Maithili speaking area of north Bihar
using the surname Khan.
Best wishes,

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