KANYAKUBJ BRAHMINS Edit
Kanyakubj brahmins mean brahmins of kannauj region.kanyakubj brahmins are also called kannaujia brahmins.The ancient name of kanyakubj was mahodaya.kanyakubj brahmins controlled vast empire of terrotiry of the great india on the time of shaungianputra achraya.
Kanyakubj brahmins are considered the best among the Pancha Gauda Brahmin communities native to the north of the Vindhyas. It is said that - कन्याकुब्जा महाश्रेष्ठा || pushyamitra shung upadhyay and king of ayodhya raja dhandev was belong to the shung family,who was kanyakubj brahmins of bhardwajgotra.pushamitrashung done two ashwamedh ajna.the grand father of god parshuram,maharshi rucheek was belong to kannauj.kannauj is famous for scent.the region
of kanyakubj brahmins are kannauj region and awadhregion,unnao,shahjahnpur,farukhabad,pilibhit,hardoi e.t.c of uttarpradesh,madhya pradesh,chhatishgarh and region of bhojpuri language of bihar and jharkhand .big zamindars like ayodhya naresh,raja machhedani,maharaj of old kanpur e.t.c. was belong to kanyakubj brahmins.surnames of kanyakubj brahmins are bajpai,awasthi,shukla,mishra,agnihotri,dixit,tiwari or tripathi,dubey or dwivedi,choubey or chaturvedi,trivedi,pandey,upadhyay or upadhyaya,pathak and Dash.