Until the 20th Century, Bhumihars were a land-owning community who had nine small princely states and zamindari estates. Bhumihars also played important role in peasant movements of India.
Bhumihar Brahmin Surnames:-
Bhumihars use many different types of surnames like
- Rai - Bhumihars of the Eastern Uttar Pradesh use this Rai surname.
- Thakur - Villages in Muzaffarpur use this Thakur surname.
- Chaudhary - Bhumihars of Muzaffarpur, Katihar, Purnea use Chaudhary surname.
- Sharma - Majority of Bhumihars use the Sharma surname.
- Tiwari - Many Bhumihars in UP and Bihar use this Tiwari surname.
- Ojha - Villages in Chhapara and Muzaffarpur use Ojha surname.
- Mishra - Bhumihars from Chhapra and Madhubani use Mishra surname.
- Singh- Bhumihars who own large lands have Singh Surname.
- Pandey -Many Bhumihars use Pandey surname.
- Shahi - Many Bhumihars use Shahi surname.
Famous Bhumihar Drawings:-
Bhumihar Brahmins are famous not only in Bihar or UP but all over the world. They are famous in Arts, Medicine, Movies, Politics, Media, Literature, Freedom fighter etc. Here are Drawing sketch of some famous Bhumihar Brahmins made by Artist Akshay Kumar.
Shri Samprada Singh is a famous Bhumihar from Bihar. He is the owner of Alkem Laboratories.
|Shri Krishna Singh|
Giriraj Singh is a famous Politician.