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  • Ala Singh (1691 - 1765)
    Claiming descent from Jaisal, founder of the State of Jaisalmer in 1156, the founder of this Sikh dynasty, Phul, was Chaudhri (Governor) of a country located at the south east of Dihli. Phul’s descenda...
  • Amar Singh (1748 - 1782)
    Raja-i-Rajgan AMAR SINGH 1765/1781, born 6th June 1748, Raja-i-Rajgan [cr.1767], married (a) Rani Raj Kaur, (b) Mai Deso, his brothers widow, (c) Rani Khem Kaur died June 1821, and had issue. He died 5...
  • Bhupendra Singh (1891 - 1938)
    Maharaja Bhupinder Singh,GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, GBE (Punjabi: ਭੁਪਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ; 12 October 1891, Patiala–23 March 1938, Patiala) was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Patiala from 1900 to 1938... mar...
  • Karam Singh (1797 - 1845)
    Maharaja KARAM SINGH 1813/1845, born 12th October 1797, Maharaja [cr.1840], married and had issue. He died 23rd December 1845. Maharaja NARENDRA SINGH (qv) Maharajkumar Dip Singh, 1825-1862.
  • Maharaja Ajit Singh (1907 - 1978)

About the Singh surname

Singh is a title, middle name or surname, which originated in India. Derived from the Sanskrit word for lion, it was adopted as a title by the certain castes in India. It was later adopted by several castes and communities, including the Sikhs, whose Guru Gobind Singh mandated it for all the baptized males. As a surname or a middle name, it is now found throughout the Indian subcontinent and among the Indian diaspora, cutting across communities and religious groups.