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Guru (गुरु)[1][2] [3] Gurun (गुरुं) Gur (गुर)[4] [5][6] is Gotra of Jats in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. [7] Gurun (गुरुं) is a Hindu Jat clan found in Montgomery, Pakistan. [8]


This gotra originated from people of fair colour. Guru is also name of shresha (श्रेष्ठ) or superior people. Descendants of such people got the gotra name Guru. [9]


Bhim Singh Dahiya identifies Goruai of Greek with Guru/Gaur/Ghor of Indian clan.[10]

It is mentioned by James Tod[11]: Guru — West side of the Luni ; town of seven hundred houses ; the chief is styled Rana, and of the Chauhan tribe.

Distribution in Rajasthan

Villages in Barmer district

Guruon Ka Tala,

Villages in Bikaner district


Villages in Churu district

Bidasar, Sujangarh (7), Balera

Villages in Nagaur district

Burdi, Chau, Deh, Kitalsar Nagaur, Makori,

Notable persons

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