Khaira (Hindi:खैरा, Punjabi: ਖੈਰਾ ) are a Jat gotra (clan) found in Indian Punjab , Uttar Pradesh and Pakistani Punjab and parts of Afghanistan. Alternate transliterations include Khera, Khara, Khehra, Khahra.
Distribution in Punjab
Villages in Jalandhar district
Villages in Ludhiana district
Villages in Mansa district
Distribution in Pakistan
Khaira - The Khaira claim descent from the Suryavanshi Rajputs. They are found throughout central Punjab, and prior to partition, were also found in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana districts. They are now found in Faisalabad, Sargodha, Khanewal, Lahore, Sialkot, Kasur and Gujranwala districts.
- Jat History Dalip Singh Ahlawat/Parishisht-I, s.n. ख-16
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