Jordan Genealogy

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Guide to Jordan ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Jordan Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Jordan Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Jordan is a country in the Middle East bordered by Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Israel, and Palestine. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Jordan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Jordan research.

Jordan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Jordan research.

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Jordan Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Jordan.

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Governorates[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Jordan. Governorates:

  • Ajloun
  • Amman
  • Aqaba
  • Balqa
  • Irbid
  • Jerash
  • Karak
  • Ma'an
  • Madaba
  • Mafraq
  • Tafilah
  • Zarqa

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Jordan," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan, accessed 27 April 2016.