Thakuri People

Thakuri (ठकुरी) is generally considered as one the Pahadi (पहाडी) race in Nepal. According to 2011 census, Thakuri population in Nepal is 425,623 (Link1). According to joshuaproject 98.71% of Thakuri people believe in Hinduism and majority of them speak Nepali as the first language  (Link2). Majority of Thakuri people live in mid and far western regions of Nepal. (Link1)


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(1)Thakuri vs Chhettri (2)Thakuri as a historical meaning (3)History of king Ansu-Varma (605AD), Raghav dev (869 AD),  Thakuris in 12th-18th century Nepal (4)shah dynasty.

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List of Thakuri Last names
  1. Thakuri (ठकुरी),
  2. Bam (बम),
  3. Banshi (बंसी),
  4. Barma (बर्मा),
  5. Chand (चन्द),
  6. Chauhan (चौहान),
  7. Dev (देव),
  8. Hamal (हमाल),
  9. Khand (खाँड),
  10. Malla (मल्ल),
  11. Paal (पाल),
  12. Rathore (राठोर),
  13. Raya (राय),
  14. Samal (समाल),
  15. Sen (सेन),
  16. Shah (शाह),
  17. Shahi (शाही),
  18. Singh (सिंह)