Khair

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For town named Khair see - Khair Aligarh

Khair (खैर) is a Gotra of Jats[1] [2] found in Pakistan.

Origin

Khair is one of Thirty-Five branches of the Pramaras. [3]

History

Bhim Singh Dahiya [4] Identifies Khair clan with the Indian Kher:

Sl West Asian/Iranian Greek Chines Central Asian Indian Present name
73. Khair Chorsmian - - - Kher

According to him[5] Khair/Kher are the Chorasmians of ancient writers, the Khairsao of Avesta. Their king Khera Khan is mentioned in Mricehitika.

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