Index of tribes in the 19th century
How does it work ?
This is a name index to a number of 19th century sources about Kurdish, Arabic and Turkmen tribes in the Eastern provinces of the Ottoman Empire.
For an explanation on the sources click on the source name, clicking on the page number, brings you to the relevant page of the source, where the tribe is mentioned.
No attempt has been made to change or standardize the spelling of the tribe names. The original names of the districts mentioned in the sources are also retained.
For more information see here
Sources currently included:
website of Jelle Verheij, historian
Abbas Usaghi (subdivision of Lertik, Dersim Kurds)
Abbasinli (Dersim) Sykes p.468 (Sec. B, 31H)
Abdelanli (subdivision of Chareg, Dersim Kurds)
Abessa (subdivision of Mazidagh Kurds, Diarbekr District)
Abu Asi (subdivision of Tai Arabs, Torabdin District)
Abu Maria (subdivision of Tai Arabs, Torabdin District)
Adamatli (subdivision of Haideranli, Erzurum Lamb 1901
Aduwan Arabs (subdivision of Milli, Mardin District)
Ahekan (subdivision of Alikanli, Diarbekr District)
Alian (subdivision of Nerib, Diarbekr District)
Alika (subdivision of Hawerki, Torabdin District)
Alkhan (subdivision of Kharan, Dersim Kurds)
Arel (subdivision of Dersimli, Erzurum)
Areli (subdivision of Chareg, Dersim Kurds)
Arnas (subdivision of Dekshuri, Torabdin District)
Ashuranli (subdivision of Lertik, Dersim Kurds)
- Ashmishart (no location given) Sykes 1908: 467 (B,25)
Atmanakin (Ankara) Sykes 1908: 482 (F, 16)
Ayyib (subdivision of Jambeg, Western Malatya District)