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
Sources currently included:
; ; ; Sykes 1908 (not reproduced here because of copyright restrictions)
website of Jelle Verheij, historian
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Chakali (Western Malatya District) :
Chalika (subdivision of Rashkotanli, Diarbekr District)
Chai Kessen (Diarbekr District) :
Chaoush (subdivision of Jambeg, Western Malatya District)
Chaputan (subdivision of Karagechi, Mardin District)
Chareg (Dersim Kurds) :
Cheli Merdesi (subdivision of Merdesi, Western Malatya District)
Chelik (subdivision of Hawerki, Torabdin District)
Chemika (subdivision of Milli, Mardin District)
Cherikanli (subdivision of Dersimli, Erzurum,
Chiaresk (subdivision of Bujakh, Mardin District)
Chighrishanli (subdivision of Sinamenli, Western Malatya District)
Chilka (Jebel Sinjar) :
Chocheli (subdivision of Atmalu, Western Malatya District)
Chukhsor, or Miran (Torabdin District) :
Chuvan (subdivision of Milli, Mardin District)