Kumar (title)

Kumar is a title from the Indian subcontinent denoting prince, referring to sons of a Raja, Rana or Thakur. It is synonymous to the Rajput title Kunwar.[1][2][3][4] The female version is Kumari.


  1. ^ Ulian, Eva (23 March 2010). "Rajput". WestBow Press – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Meaning of कुवँर in English". HinKhoj Dictionary. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
  3. ^ "Glossary". Indian Rajputs. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  4. ^ Lethbridge, Sir Roper (1893). The Golden Book of India: A Genealogical and Biographical Dictionary of the Ruling Princes, Chiefs, Nobles, and Other Personages, Titled Or Decorated of the Indian Empire. Aakar Books. ISBN 9788187879541. The Thakur has two sons, Kunwar Takhtsinghji and Kunwar Jawansinghji