The Kahlon Jats claim descent from Raja Vikramajit, through Raja Jag Deo of Daranager, of the Lunar Dynasty. The home of the clan is Batala in the Gurdaspur District. There are three divisions of the clan corresponding with three sons of soli, their founder.The first division inhabits Dhamthal, the part of the Raya Tehsil, and a small part of Shakargarh; the second, the remaining villages in Zafarwal; and the third, the rest of Shakargarh.
Today, one can find Kahlon Jats on both sides of the Punjab. In Pakistan Punjab they are mainly based in Narowal District and Sialkot District, where they have 45 villages most populous Jat clan in the area, some are also scattered in different cities of Punjab; of whom many are settled around Toba Tek Singh District, Sargodha District and Faisalabad District after the establishment of an irrigation system in late 19th century.
In India Punjab they are mainly based in Gurdaspur District, but few of them also settled in Amritsar District, Jalandhar District, Nawashahr District and RS Purra Sector in Jammu & Kashmir.
Kahlons in India follow Sikhism and those in Pakistan follow Islam.