Daraa, Daraa Governorate, Syria Genealogy

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Daraa District[edit | edit source]

The Daraa District (#3 on the map below) is one of the 3 district in the Daraa Governorate in southern Syria. It is divided into 8 sub-districts and the administrative center is found in the Daraa sub-district.

Daraa Governorate


Daraa Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Atman عتمان
    • Daraa درعا
    • Kahil كحيل
    • Nasib نصيب
    • Neimeh النعيمة
    • Saida صيدا
    • Tiba الطيبة
    • Um El Mayazen أم المياذن

Common Family Names[edit | edit source]

Knowing your ancestor’s family name can help in finding what part of the country they may have lived in. Here are some of the common family names found throughout the Daraa Sub-District.

Village: Um El Mayazen أم المياذن

    • Mahamid محاميد
    • Mafaalani مفعلاني
    • Awdat عودات
    • Masri المصري
    • Doss دوس
    • Al Rifaii الرفاعي
    • Korkomas قرقماس
    • Kodah قداح
    • Fashtki فشتكي

Bosra Al Sham Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Abu Katuleh أبو كاتولة
    • Bosra Al Sham بصرى الشام
    • Jemrine جمرين
    • Moraba معربة
    • Nada ندى
    • Simej سمج
    • Smad صماد
    • Smaqiyat السماقيات
    • Tisiya طيسيا

Common Tribe Names[edit | edit source]

Knowing your ancestor’s tribe name can help in finding what part of the country they may have lived in. Here are some of the common tribes found throughout the Bosra Al Sham Sub-District.

Village: Bosra Al Sham بصرى الشام

    • Mokdad المقداد
    • Hamad حمد

Kherbet Ghazaleh Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Alma علما
    • Eastern Ghariyeh الغارية الشرقية
    • Kherbet Ghazaleh خربة غزالة
    • Western Ghariyeh الغارية الغريبة

Common Family Names[edit | edit source]

Knowing your ancestor’s family name can help in finding what part of the country they may have lived in. Here are some of the common family names found throughout the Kherbet Ghazaleh Sub-District.

Village: Western Ghariyeh الغارية الغريبة

    • Ghbeit غبيط
    • Awir عوير
    • Meshmesh مشمش
    • Zohbi الزعبي
    • Hariri حريري

Al Shajara Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Abdin عابدين
    • Abu Hartein أبو حارتين
    • Al Qusayr القصير
    • Arda العارضه
    • Al Shajara الشجرة
    • Beit Ara بيت أرة
    • Ein Zakar عين ذكر
    • Hit حيط
    • Jomleh جملة
    • Koya كويا
    • Lweiheq اللويحق
    • Maariya معرية
    • Manshiyet Koya منشية كويا
    • Mseirtiyeh مسيرتية
    • Nafea نافعة
    • Sahm El Golan سحم الجولان
    • Shabraq الشبرق

Common Family Names[edit | edit source]

Knowing your ancestor’s family name can help in finding what part of the country they may have lived in. Here are some of the common family names found throughout the Al Shajara Sub-District.

Village: Beit Ara بيت أرة

    • Khutatba الخطاطبة
    • Massadine مسادين
    • Damarat دمارات
    • Yassasina يساسنة

Village: Sahm El Golan سحم الجولان

    • Zamel الزامل
    • Rini ريني
    • Hijani هيجاني
    • Qobt القبط
    • Nuweihi نويهي
    • Taani طعاني
    • Ijaj عجاج
    • Zein El Abidine زين العابدين
    • Matroud مطرود

Dael Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Abtaa أبطع
    • Dael داعل

Mzayrib Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Ajami العجمي
    • Jlein جلين
    • Mzayrib مزيريب
    • Nahj نهج
    • Tabriyat الطبريات
    • Tafs طفس
    • Tal Shihab تل شهاب
    • Yadudeh اليادودة
    • Zayzun زيزون

Al Jiza Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Ghasm غصم
    • Al Jiza الجيزة
    • Mataiyeh المتاعية

Common Family Names[edit | edit source]

Knowing your ancestor’s family name can help in finding what part of the country they may have lived in. Here are some of the common family names found throughout the Al Jiza Sub-District.

Village: Al Jiza الجيزة

    • Zohbi الزعبي
    • Khatib خطيب
    • Saiid سعيد
    • Antabli عنتبلي
    • Hariri حريري
    • Burm برم
    • Sweidan سويدان
    • Al Rifaii الرفاعي
    • Chukeiri شقيري
    • Amour عمور
    • Shareh شرع
    • Wardan وردان
    • Tbaishi طبيشي

Al Mseifra Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Eastern Karak الكرك الشرقي
    • Al Mseifra المسيفرة
    • Sahwa السهوة
    • Um Walad أم ولد

Common Tribe Names[edit | edit source]

Knowing your ancestor’s tribe name can help in finding what part of the country they may have lived in. Here are some of the common tribes found throughout the Al Mseifra Sub-District.

Village: Um Walad أم ولد

    • Al Rifaii الرفاعي