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Hooth is a Baloch tribe.According to the Balochi narration, Hooth are descended from Qureshi Arabs from the generation of Hazrat Ameer Hamza. The Balochs living in Aleppo, largest city of Syria, were confederates of Hazrat Imam Hussain against Yazid I, second Caliph of the Umayyad Caliphate. The caliph ejected Hazrat Imam Hussain, so they left Aleppo and migrated to Balochistan.Hooth are mainly settled in areas of Chabahar, Turbat, Gwadar, Tump, Zhob, Dera Gazi Khan, Dera Ismail Khan, Sindh, Punjab, and Dasht.

They are descendants of Mir Jalal Khan, the Founder and Ruler of the First Baloch Confederacy in the 12th Century. Mir Jalal Khan is the Ancestor of the Rinds, Lasharis, Hooths, Korais and Jatois.

Clans of The Hooth are