Salkhad, Al-Suwayda Governorate, Syria Genealogy

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Salkhad District[edit | edit source]

The Salkhad District (#3 on the map below) is one of the three district in the Al Suwayda Governorate in the southern tip of Syria. It is divided into 5 sub-districts and the administrative center is found in the Salkhad sub-district.

Al Suwayda Governorate


Salkhad Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Amtan امتان
    • Anat العانات
    • Arman عرمان
    • Karbes الكاربس
    • Mashquq المشقوق
    • Mneizreh المنيذرة
    • Os عوس
    • Oyun عيون
    • Rafqa الرافقة
    • Salkhad صلخد
    • Sama El Bardan صما البردان
    • Shnireh شنيرة
    • Tahula تحولا

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 Salkhad Sub-District.

Village: Sama El Bardan صما البردان

    • Abu Trabe أبو ترابه
    • El Shoufi الشوفي
    • Jammoul جمول

Al Quraya Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Afineh العفينة
    • Bard برد
    • Hut حوط
    • Al Quraya القريا

Al Gharyeh Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Anz عنز
    • Al Gharyeh الغارية
    • Kherbet Awad خربة عواد
    • Maghir المغير

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 Gharyeh Sub-District.

Village: Al Gharyeh الغارية

    • Gharzeddine غرز الدين

Zibin Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Baka بكا
    • Zibin ذيبين
    • Um Elruman أم الرمان

Milh Sub-District[edit | edit source]

Cities/Villages/Towns[edit | edit source]

    • Abu Zreik أبو زريق
    • Behem بهم
    • Hoya الهويا
    • Hreiseh الحريسة
    • Khazmeh خازمة
    • Milh ملح
    • Qaysama قيصما
    • Shaaf شعف
    • Sheab الشعاب
    • Tal El Loz تل اللوز
    • Tleilin طليلين
    • Um Shama أم شامة