tribe in North India
|Rajput noble royal family|
|Parent family||Agnivanshi Rajput|
|Etymology||One who Strike the Enemy|
|Place of origin||Mount Abu, Rajputana|
|Founded||possibly 9th century CE|
|Founder||Upendra Raj Parmar|
|Current head||Manish Singh Parmar (heir of the Ujjainiya sub-clan)|
|Dissolution||26 January 1950|
The name Parmar means ‘one that strikes the enemy’, from Sanskrit para meaning ‘enemy’ + mara meaning ‘strike’. There are numerous variants of the name, including Pramar, Pavar, Powar, Pawar, Panwar, and Ponwar.
- Walker, Benjamin (1968). The Hindu World: An Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism, Volume 2. Praeger.