Index of tribes in the 19th century

Tribes Index

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:

Lamb 1901; Maunsell 1899;  Maunsell 1904; Sykes 1908 (not reproduced here because of copyright restrictions)

website of Jelle Verheij, historian


Habbeshbini (subdivision of Dekshuri, Torabdin District)

Haddi Yen (Arab) (Urfa District) Maunsell 1904: 19

Haideran (subdivision of Jambeg, Western Malatya District)

Haideranli (Dersim Kurds) Maunsell 1904:  18

Haideranli (Erzurum) Lamb 1901

Haji Banli [S of Yozgat] Sykes 1908: 481 (F, 7)

Hajikan (subdivision of Milli, Mardin District)

Haranli (subdivision of Sinamenli, Western Malatya District)

Harunani Baffi (Torabdin District) Maunsell 1904:  12

Hasimli (Western Malatya District) Maunsell 1904:  4

Haska (Jebel Sinjar) Maunsell 1904:  20

Hassan Chelebi (Western Malatya District)

Maunsell 1904: 3

Hassan Kaif (subdivision of Dekshuri, Torabdin District)

Hassanan (Torabdin District) Maunsell 1904:  12

Hassananli (Erzurum) Lamb 1901

Hassar (subdivision of Dekshuri, Torabdin District)

Hasseka (Diarbekr District) Maunsell 1904: 8

Hasseran (Diarbekr District) Maunsell 1904: 9

Haveidan (Sairt District) Maunsell 1904:  13

Havedik (Diarbekr District) Maunsell 1904:  8

Hawerki (Torabdin District) Maunsell 1904: 11

Hawiri (subdivision of Chukhsor or Miran, Torabdin District)

Hebaba (Jebel Sinjar) Maunsell 1904:  20

Herb (subdivision of Tai Arabs, Torabdin District)

Hevedi (Western Malatya District) Maunsell 1904: 4

Hisol (Dersim Kurds) Maunsell 1904:  17

Hoshin (subdivision of Milli, Mardin District)