One of the Surname
used by people of JAT
There are several variations of spelling depending on local religion and customs.Phogat, Phougat, Fogat (फोगाट), Faugat (फौगाट) Phaugat (फौगाट) Fageria (फगेडिया) Fagernya (फगेडन्या) Fagonracha (फगोंडचा) Faug (फौग), Faur .e.t.c..
Majority of Phogat's leave out "Phogat", when they fill any paper work they just use "Singh" (The Lion) or "Chowdhary" (Village Chief), or "Kumar" (Prince) as last name, which by default becomes their surname on official papers. Phogat's also use "shree" or "sh" in short in place of "Mr" for example Mr Maroo Singh is written as sh. Maroo Singh. The correct way to write their name should be "Mr Maroo Singh Phogat" or just "Maroo Singh Phogat".
Meaning of word Phogat:(1)Blunt weapon (pre 1200 AD) used in triabal warfare.(2)organization of Faur (फौर) people was called Faurgath (फौरगाथ) which in due time became Faugat.
This surname is found in North Indian states of Haryana
and Uttar Pradesh
Place of origin of this surname Phogat
: Charkhi Dadri, Haryana, India
Charkhi Dadri was founded by Raja Bilhan Singh, younger son of Maharaja Prithviraj Chauhan
, all Phogats are descendants of Raja Bilhan Singh, current population of Phogats is approximately 350 000 people spread mainly in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and... Read More